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S.RES.166: A resolution commemorating the 50th anniversary of the founding of the Organization of African Unity (OAU) and commending its successor, the African Union.

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This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress
This bill is primarily about international affairs
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Sponsor Christopher A. Coons, D-Del.
Total Cosponsors 1 (All Republicans)
Introduced June 10, 2013
Latest Major Action June 26, 2013
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Bill Summary

(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary of that version is repeated here.)

Congratulates the former member states of the Organization of African Unity on the 50th year anniversary of its founding, in particular its original 32 member states.

Commends African Union (AU) member states for their efforts to promote democratic societies, sustainable economic practices, and peace on the continent.

Urges the President to support efforts to strengthen U.S.-AU cooperation, and encourages the President to expand U.S. efforts to achieve the goals of his United States Strategy Toward Sub-Saharan Africa.

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
June 26, 2013 Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S5304-5305)
June 25, 2013 Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 96.
June 25, 2013 Committee on Foreign Relations. Reported by Senator Menendez without amendment and with a preamble. Without written report.
June 25, 2013 Committee on Foreign Relations. Ordered to be reported without amendment favorably.
June 10, 2013 Referred to the Committee on Foreign Relations. (text of measure as introduced: CR S4062)