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S.Res. 386: A resolution urging the Government of the Democratic Republic of the Congo to fulfill its agreement to hold credible elections, comply with constitutional limits on presidential terms, and fulfill its constitutional mandate for a democratic transition of power by taking concrete and measurable steps towards holding elections not later than December 2018 as outlined in the existing election calendar, and allowing for freedom of expression and association.

Sponsor and status

Jeff Flake

Sponsor. Junior Senator for Arizona. Republican.

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Last Updated: Jan 30, 2018
Length: 5 pages

Jan 30, 2018


Introduced on Jan 30, 2018

This resolution is in the first stage of the legislative process. It was introduced into Congress on January 30, 2018. It will typically be considered by committee next before it is possibly sent on to the House or Senate as a whole.


Jan 30, 2018

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S.Res. 386 is a simple resolution in the United States Congress.

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