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H.R. 4169: United States Commitment to Peacekeeping Act of 2023

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In the mere six years between 1988 and 1994, the cost of United Nations peacekeeping missions surged by 13 times. At the time, the U.S. was paying 31.7% of the cost of UN peacekeeping missions.

Concerned by the ballooning costs, Congress in 1994 enacted a law which set U.S. funding at a maximum 25% of the cost of UN peacekeeping missions.

Although that may seem like more of a Republican policy today, the law — the Foreign Relations Authorization Act, Fiscal Years 1994 and 1995 — was actually enacted primarily by Democrats, the year before Republicans regained majority control of Congress.

“The U.S. remains concerned that the UN has not …

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Sara Jacobs

Sponsor. Representative for California's 51st congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Jun 15, 2023
Length: 16 pages
Jun 15, 2023
118th Congress (2023–2025)

Introduced on Jun 15, 2023

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8 Cosponsors (8 Democrats)

0% chance of being enacted (details)


Jun 15, 2023

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