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S.RES.319: A resolution expressing support for the Ukrainian people in light of President Yanukovych's decision not to sign an Association Agreement with the European Union.

About this Bill

This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress
This bill is primarily about international affairs
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Sponsor Christopher S. Murphy, D-Conn.
Total Cosponsors 10 (6 Democrats, 4 Republicans)
Introduced Dec. 12, 2013
Latest Major Action Jan. 7, 2014
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Bill Summary

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

Supports the sovereign right of the people of Ukraine to chart an independent and democratic future for their country.

Urges U.S. and European leaders to work together to support a peaceful and democratic resolution to the current crisis that moves Ukraine toward a future in the Euro-Atlantic community and a long-term solution to Ukraine's economic crisis.

Encourages demonstrators and members of the opposition and civil society in Ukraine to avoid violence and engage in a dialogue of national reconciliation.

Urges all political parties to refrain from hate speech or actions of an anti-Semitic or other character which further divide the Ukrainian people.

Calls on the government of Ukraine to respect the internationally recognized human rights of the Ukrainian people, especially the freedoms of speech and as...

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
Jan. 7, 2014 Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S82-83; text as passed Senate: CR S83)
Dec. 18, 2013 Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 274.
Dec. 18, 2013 Committee on Foreign Relations. Reported by Senator Menendez without amendment and with a preamble. Without written report.
Dec. 18, 2013 Committee on Foreign Relations. Ordered to be reported without amendment favorably.
Dec. 12, 2013 Referred to the Committee on Foreign Relations. (text of measure as introduced: CR S8776)