S.RES.12: A resolution recognizing the third anniversary of the tragic earthquake in Haiti on January 12, 2010, honoring those who lost their lives in that earthquake, and expressing continued solidarity with the people of Haiti.

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This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress
This bill is primarily about international affairs
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Sponsor Bill Nelson, D-Fla.
Total Cosponsors 12 (All Democrats)
Introduced Jan. 24, 2013
Latest Major Action March 11, 2013
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Bill Summary

(This measure has not been amended since it was reported to Senate on February 14, 2013. The summary of that version is repeated here.)

Mourns the loss of lives as a result of the earthquake in Haiti on January 12, 2010, and the subsequent cholera epidemic.

Honors the sacrifice made by the government and civil society of Haiti, the U.S. government, the United Nations (U.N.), and the international community in their response to those affected by the calamity.

Reaffirms the Senate's solidarity with the government and people of Haiti.

Supports the long-term reconstruction efforts of the United States in full cooperation with the government of Haiti, its Office of the Secretary of State for the Integration of Persons with Disabilities, and Haitian civil society, and with private sector support.

Urges the President and the international community to: (1) focus assistance on increasing the Haitian public sector's capacity to provide servic...

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
March 11, 2013 Resolution agreed to in Senate with an amendment and an amended preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S1668-1669; text as passed Senate: CR S1668-1669)
Feb. 14, 2013 Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 15.
Feb. 14, 2013 Committee on Foreign Relations. Reported by Senator Menendez with an amendment and with an amended preamble. Without written report.
Feb. 13, 2013 Committee on Foreign Relations. Ordered to be reported with an amendment favorably.
Jan. 24, 2013 Referred to the Committee on Foreign Relations. (text of measure as introduced: CR S291-292)