H.Con.Res. 7 (113th): Expressing the sense of Congress that the United States should provide, on an annual basis, an amount equal to at least one percent of United States gross domestic product (GDP) for nonmilitary foreign assistance programs.


Jan 4, 2013
113th Congress, 2013–2015

Died in a previous Congress

This resolution was introduced on January 4, 2013, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Barbara Lee

Representative for California's 13th congressional district



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Summary (CRS)

1/4/2013--Introduced.Recognizes the importance of foreign assistance programs in promoting national security, demonstrating the American people's humanitarian spirit, and improving U.S. credibility in world affairs.Expresses support for providing at least 1% ... Read more >

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Jan 4, 2013

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This is a House concurrent resolution in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.Con.Res.” in “H.Con.Res. 7”). A concurrent resolution is often used for matters that affect the rules of Congress or to express the sentiment of Congress. It must be agreed to by both the House and Senate in identical form but is not signed by the President and does not carry the force of law.


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H.Con.Res. 6 (114th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

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Last Action: Jan 9, 2015

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