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S.RES.255: A resolution welcoming the Prime Minister of India to the United States for meetings to advance the United States-India partnership.

About this Bill

This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress
This bill is primarily about international affairs
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Sponsor Mark Warner, D-Va.
Total Cosponsors 3 (1 Democrat, 2 Republicans)
Introduced Sept. 25, 2013
Latest Major Action Sept. 25, 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.)

Welcomes the Prime Minister of India, Dr. Manmohan Singh, on his U.S. visit.

States the Senate's belief that India and the United States can bring immense benefits to their people and make enormous contributions to addressing the global challenges of the 21st century.

Favors expanding the strategic partnership between India and the United States.

Supports the U.S.-India civil nuclear agreement.

Welcomes continued progress towards a Bilateral Investment Treaty and acknowledges that India's progress on economic reforms has opened new channels for foreign direct investment.

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
Sept. 25, 2013 Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR 9/24/2013 S6901; text as passed Senate: CR 9/24/2013 S6892)