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S.RES.317: A resolution expressing the sense of the Senate on the continuing relationship between the United States and Georgia.

About this Bill

This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress
This bill is primarily about international affairs
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Sponsor Jeff Sessions, R-Ala.
Total Cosponsors 7 (2 Democrats, 5 Republicans)
Introduced Dec. 11, 2013
Latest Major Action Dec. 11, 2013
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Bill Summary

Supports the sovereignty, independence, and territorial integrity of Georgia and expresses concerns over the continued occupation of the Georgian regions of Abkhazia and South Ossetia by the Russian Federation.

Encourages the President to enhance U.S.-Georgia defense cooperation.

Supports Georgia's North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) membership aspirations.

Commends Georgia's determination to extend its Afghanistan mission beyond 2014.

Congratulates the government and people of Georgia on the Presidential election of October 27, 2013, and encourages the government to defend the rule of law, improve judicial independence, and protect the rights of political opposition.

Supports a U.S. and international election monitoring mission for this final phase of Georgia's election cycle.

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
Dec. 11, 2013 Referred to the Committee on Foreign Relations. (text of measure as introduced: CR S8673-8674)