S.RES.321: A resolution honoring the life, accomplishments, and legacy of Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela and expressing condolences on his passing.

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This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress
This bill is primarily about international affairs
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Sponsor Harry Reid, D-Nev.
Total Cosponsors 99 (52 Democrats, 2 Independents, 45 Republicans)
Introduced Dec. 13, 2013
Latest Major Action Dec. 13, 2013
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Bill Summary

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Honors the life, accomplishments, and legacy of former South African President Nelson Mandela.

Extends condolences to the members of his family and his fellow citizens.

Requests: (1) the Secretary of State to communicate these expressions of honor and condolence to Nelson Mandela's family and to the Parliament of the Republic of South Africa, and (2) the President to identify an appropriate and lasting U.S. government program to honor Nelson Mandela's legacy.

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
Dec. 13, 2013 Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S8813; text as passed Senate: CR S8812)