S.RES.292: A resolution expressing support for the victims of the typhoon in the Philippines and the surrounding region.

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This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress
This bill is primarily about international affairs
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Sponsor Brian Schatz, D-Hawaii
Total Cosponsors 13 (11 Democrats, 2 Republicans)
Introduced Nov. 13, 2013
Latest Major Action Nov. 14, 2013
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Bill Summary

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Mourns the loss of life resulting from Typhoon Yolanda (Typhoon Haiyan).

Expresses: (1) deepest condolences to the victims' families, and (2) solidarity with the survivors and all those who lost loved ones or otherwise been affected by the tragedy.

Supports efforts of: (1) the government of the Philippines to coordinate humanitarian and reconstruction assistance; and (2) the U.S. government, the international community, relief agencies, and private citizens to assist the governments and peoples of the Philippines and the surrounding region.

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
Nov. 14, 2013 Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S8069-8070)
Nov. 14, 2013 Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 245.
Nov. 14, 2013 Committee on Foreign Relations. Reported by Senator Menendez without amendment. Without written report.
Nov. 14, 2013 Committee on Foreign Relations. Ordered to be reported without amendment favorably.
Nov. 13, 2013 Referred to the Committee on Foreign Relations. (text of measure as introduced: CR s8006-8007)