H.Res. 34 (113th): Calling on the United States and Russia to continue cooperation in securing safe and loving homes for unparented children.


Jan 15, 2013
113th Congress, 2013–2015

Died in a previous Congress

This resolution was introduced on January 15, 2013, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Christopher “Chris” Smith

Representative for New Jersey's 4th congressional district



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Last Updated: Jan 15, 2013
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About the resolution

Summary (CRS)

1/15/2013--Introduced.Appeals to the Russian government to allow the adoptions initiated before January 1, 2013, to proceed to conclusion, and invites Russia to continue participation in the bilateral adoption agreement that ... Read more >

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Jan 15, 2013

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This is a House simple resolution in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.Res.” in “H.Res. 34”). 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.


2 cosponsors (2R) (show)
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