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S.RES.90: A resolution congratulating the people of Kenya on their commitment to peaceful elections, as demonstrated on March 4, 2013, and calling on Kenyans to come together to continue to implement political, institutional, and accountability reforms envisioned in the Kenyan constitution.

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This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress
This bill is primarily about international affairs
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Sponsor Christopher A. Coons, D-Del.
Total Cosponsors 3 (2 Democrats, 1 Republican)
Introduced March 22, 2013
Latest Major Action April 22, 2013
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Bill Summary

(This measure has not been amended since it was reported to the Senate on April 17, 2013. The summary of that version is repeated here.)

Congratulates the people of Kenya on their commitment to peaceful elections, as demonstrated on March 4, 2013.

Calls on Kenyans to implement political, institutional, and accountability reforms envisioned in the Kenyan constitution.

Affirms that accountability for the 2007-2008 post-election violence is a critical element to ensure Kenya's democracy and long-term stability.

Calls on the government of Kenya to seek justice for the victims of political violence, including by honoring its obligations to cooperate with the International Criminal Court.

Encourages the people and government of Kenya to support implementation of constitutional reforms, rule of law, and efforts to strengthen governing, security, and judicial institutions.

Supports the devolution process in order to enable constitutiona...

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
April 22, 2013 Resolution agreed to in Senate with an amendment and an amendment to the Title and an amended preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S2853-2854; text of measure as reported in Senate: CR S2853-2854; text as passed Senate: CR S2854)
April 17, 2013 Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 42.
April 17, 2013 Committee on Foreign Relations. Reported by Senator Menendez with an amendment in the nature of a substitute and an amendment to the title and with an amended preamble. Without written report.
April 16, 2013 Committee on Foreign Relations. Ordered to be reported with amendments favorably.
March 22, 2013 Referred to the Committee on Foreign Relations. (text of measure as introduced: CR S2338-2339)