H.Res. 35 (112th): Recognizing the anniversary of the tragic earthquake in Haiti on January 12, 2010, honoring those who lost their lives, and expressing continued solidarity with the Haitian people.

Introduced:
Jan 12, 2011 (112th Congress, 2011–2013)
Status:
Died (Referred to Committee)
See Instead:

H.Res. 510 (same title)
Referred to Committee — Jan 17, 2012

Sponsor
Barbara Lee
Representative for California's 9th congressional district
Party
Democrat
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Last Updated
Jan 12, 2011
Length
7 pages
Related Bills
H.Res. 31 (113th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jan 15, 2013

H.Res. 510 (Related)
Recognizing the anniversary of the tragic earthquake in Haiti on January 12, 2010, honoring ...

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jan 17, 2012

 
Status

This resolution was introduced on January 12, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Progress
Introduced Jan 12, 2011
Referred to Committee Jan 12, 2011
 
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Cosponsors
66 cosponsors (66D) (show)
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House Foreign Affairs

The Western Hemisphere

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1/12/2011--Introduced.
Honors: (1) those who lost their lives due to the tragic earthquake of January 12, 2010; and (2) the sacrifice of the men and women of the government of Haiti, the U.S. government, the United Nations (U.N.), and the international community for their response to the calamity.
Expresses solidarity with the people of Haiti as they work to rebuild their neighborhoods, livelihoods, and country.
Reaffirms the commitment of the House of Representatives to support long-term Haitian reconstruction.
Supports the Administration's efforts to prevent the spread of cholera, treat persons who contract the disease, provide technical assistance to the Haitian Ministry of Public Health, and improve water, sanitation, and health systems.
Urges the President and the international community to: (1) focus assistance on the government of Haiti's priorities, (2) develop and improve communications and participatory mechanisms to more substantially involve Haitian civil society at all stages of the cholera and post-earthquake responses, and (3) give priority to programs that protect vulnerable populations.
Urges the President to: (1) make necessary resources available to U.S. and U.N. agencies, nongovernmental organizations, private volunteer organizations, and regional institutions; (2) assess the long-term needs for confronting the cholera epidemic in Haiti; and (3) lead humanitarian and development efforts with the government of Haiti, the Haitian Diaspora, and international actors who share in the goal of a better future for Haiti.

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