S.J.RES.36: A joint resolution relating to the approval and implementation of the proposed agreement for nuclear cooperation between the United States and the Socialist Republic of Vietnam.

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This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress
This bill is primarily about international affairs
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Sponsor Robert Menendez, D-N.J.
Total Cosponsors 2 (All Democrats)
Introduced May 22, 2014
Latest Major Action Aug. 1, 2014
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Bill Summary

(This measure has not been amended since it was reported to the Senate on July 29, 2014. The summary of that version is repeated here.)

States that: (1) Congress favors the Agreement for Cooperation Between the Government of the United States of America and the Government of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam Concerning Peaceful Uses of Nuclear Energy, signed on May 6, 2014; and (2) such Agreement becomes effective in accordance with this joint resolution and other applicable law.

Prohibits issuance of any export license pursuant to a civil nuclear cooperation agreement 30 years after the agreement's entry into force unless:

  • (1) the President, within the agreement's final five years, has certified to Congress that the party to such agreement has continued to fulfill its terms and conditions and that the agreement continues to be in the interest of the United States; and
  • (2) Congress enacts a joint resolution permitting the continuation of the ...

    (Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
Aug. 1, 2014 Referred to the House Committee on Foreign Affairs.
Aug. 1, 2014 Message on Senate action sent to the House.
Aug. 1, 2014 Received in the House.
July 31, 2014 Passed Senate with an amendment by Voice Vote. (consideration: CR 8/1/2014 S5312-5313; text as passed Senate: CR 8/1/2014 S5312-5313)
July 29, 2014 Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 494.
July 29, 2014 Committee on Foreign Relations. Reported by Senator Menendez with an amendment in the nature of a substitute. With written report No. 113-221.
July 22, 2014 Committee on Foreign Relations. Ordered to be reported with an amendment in the nature of a substitute favorably.
May 22, 2014 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Foreign Relations.