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S.Res. 376: A resolution urging the Governments of Burma and Bangladesh to ensure the safe, dignified, voluntary, and sustainable return of the Rohingya refugees who have been displaced by the campaign of ethnic cleansing conducted by the Burmese military.

Sponsor and status

Jeff Merkley

Sponsor. Junior Senator for Oregon. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Jan 23, 2018
Length: 8 pages

Jan 23, 2018


Introduced on Jan 23, 2018

This resolution is in the first stage of the legislative process. It was introduced into Congress on January 23, 2018. It will typically be considered by committee next before it is possibly sent on to the House or Senate as a whole.

This resolution is scheduled for the following committee meetings:
Mar 20, 2018 10:30 a.m. — Senate Committee on Foreign Relations


Jan 23, 2018

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Mar 20, 2018
Considered by Senate Committee on Foreign Relations

A committee held a hearing or business meeting about the resolution.

Ordered Reported

Agreed To

S.Res. 376 is a simple resolution in the United States Congress.

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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