H.Res. 1350 (111th): Recognizing June 20, 2010, as World Refugee Day.

Introduced:
May 11, 2010 (111th Congress, 2009–2010)
Status:
Agreed To (Simple Resolution)
Sponsor
Diane Watson
Representative for California's 33rd congressional district
Party
Democrat
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Last Updated
Jun 23, 2010
Length
4 pages
 
Status

This simple resolution was agreed to on June 23, 2010. That is the end of the legislative process for a simple resolution.

Progress
Introduced May 11, 2010
Referred to Committee May 11, 2010
Agreed To (Simple Resolution) Jun 23, 2010
 
Summary

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Cosponsors
58 cosponsors (51D, 7R) (show)
Committees

House Foreign Affairs

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H.Res. stands for House simple resolution.

A simple resolution is used for matters that affect just one chamber of Congress, often to change the rules of the chamber to set the manner of debate for a related bill. It must be agreed to in the chamber in which it was introduced. It is not voted on in the other chamber and does not have the force of law.

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6/23/2010--Passed House amended.
Reaffirms: (1) the commitment of the United States to promote the safety, health, and well-being of the millions of refugees who flee war, famine, persecution, and torture in search of peace and freedom; and (2) the goals of World Refugee Day.
Calls on the Department of State to continue to support: (1) the efforts of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees; and (2) the work of nongovernmental organizations.
Calls on the U.S. government to continue its international leadership role in response to those who have been displaced, including the most vulnerable populations who endure sexual violence, human trafficking, forced conscription, genocide, and exploitation.
Commends those who have risked their lives working individually and for the multitude of nongovernmental organizations, along with the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, to provide lifesaving assistance and protection for those displaced by conflict.

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