US SR406 | 2019-2020 | 116th Congress

Status

Spectrum: Bipartisan Bill
Status: Introduced on November 5 2019 - 25% progression
Action: 2020-06-03 - Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 466.
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]

Summary

A resolution recognizing that for 50 years, the Association of South East Asian Nations (ASEAN) and its ten members, Brunei, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, and Vietnam, have worked with the United States toward stability, prosperity, and peace in Southeast Asia, and expressing the sense of the Senate that the United States will continue to remain a strong, reliable, and active partner in the ASEAN region. This resolution reaffirms support for elevated collaboration between the United States and the Association of South East Asian Nations (ASEAN), particularly in terms of economic cooperation and human rights; urges ASEAN to foster multilateral relations with non-ASEAN partners; expresses support for ASEAN nations in addressing maritime and territorial disputes, as well as corruption in the public and private sectors; calls on ASEAN nations to ensure human rights, a protected marine environment, and safe access to international waterways in the Asia-Pacific; urges ASEAN nations to uphold international agreements with respect to North Korea's missile programs; and expresses support for the Lower Mekong Initiative, a partnership between the United States, Cambodia, Laos, Burma (Myanmar), Thailand, and Vietnam to promote sustainability and economic development in the region.

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Title

A resolution recognizing that for 50 years, the Association of South East Asian Nations (ASEAN) and its ten members, Brunei, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, and Vietnam, have worked with the United States toward stability, prosperity, and peace in Southeast Asia, and expressing the sense of the Senate that the United States will continue to remain a strong, reliable, and active partner in the ASEAN region.

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History

DateChamberAction
2020-06-03SenatePlaced on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 466.
2020-06-03SenateCommittee on Foreign Relations. Reported by Senator Risch with an amendment in the nature of a substitute and with an amended preamble. Without written report.
2020-05-21SenateCommittee on Foreign Relations. Ordered to be reported with an amendment in the nature of a substitute favorably.
2019-11-05SenateReferred to the Committee on Foreign Relations. (text: CR S6394-6396)

Subjects

Arms control and nonproliferation
ASEAN countries
Asia
Australia
Brunei
Burma
Business ethics
Cambodia
China
Conflicts and wars
Detention of persons
Diplomacy, foreign officials, Americans abroad
Economic development
Europe
European Union
Foreign aid and international relief
Government ethics and transparency, public corruption
Human rights
Human trafficking
Indonesia
International affairs
International exchange and broadcasting
International law and treaties
International organizations and cooperation
Laos
Malaysia
Marine and coastal resources, fisheries
Marine and inland water transportation
Navigation, waterways, harbors
North Korea
Nuclear weapons
Pacific Ocean
Philippines
Refugees, asylum, displaced persons
Religion
Singapore
Smuggling and trafficking
South Korea
Sovereignty, recognition, national governance and status
Taiwan
Thailand
Transportation safety and security
United Nations
Vietnam

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