US SR616 | 2017-2018 | 115th Congress

Status

Spectrum: Slight Partisan Bill (Democrat 3-1)
Status: Introduced on August 23 2018 - 25% progression
Action: 2018-08-23 - Referred to the Committee on Foreign Relations. (text of measure as introduced: CR S5934)
Pending: Senate Foreign Relations Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]

Summary

A resolution urging the Government of Kenya to respect human rights, protect democratic space for civil society, and promote transparent and accountable democratic governance. Calls upon the government of Kenya and President Kenyatta to: (1) ensure that extrajudicial killings and other violations are investigated and prosecuted by an independent judicial inquiry, and (2) safeguard human rights and civil and political freedoms. Calls upon the President and other senior U.S. officials, as well as international partners, to support the development of democratic institutions in Kenya.

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Title

A resolution urging the Government of Kenya to respect human rights, protect democratic space for civil society, and promote transparent and accountable democratic governance.

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History

DateChamberAction
2018-08-23SenateReferred to the Committee on Foreign Relations. (text of measure as introduced: CR S5934)

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