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A resolution reaffirming the strong support of the United States for the 2002 declaration of conduct of parties in the South China Sea among the member states of ASEAN and the People's Republic of China, and for other purposes.


Actions Overview (3)

Date
08/02/2012Passed/agreed to in Senate: Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and an amended preamble by Unanimous Consent.(text: CR S6011-6012)
08/02/2012Senate Committee on Foreign Relations discharged by Unanimous Consent.
07/23/2012Introduced in Senate

All Actions (6)

Date
08/02/2012Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and an amended preamble by Unanimous Consent. (text: CR S6011-6012)
08/02/2012S.Amdt.2779 Amendment SA 2779 agreed to in Senate by Unanimous Consent.
08/02/2012S.Amdt.2779 Amendment SA 2779 proposed by Senator Reid for Senator Webb. (consideration: CR S6011; text: CR S6011) To amend the preamble.
08/02/2012Measure laid before Senate by unanimous consent. (consideration: CR S6011-6012)
08/02/2012Senate Committee on Foreign Relations discharged by Unanimous Consent.
07/23/2012Referred to the Committee on Foreign Relations. (text of measure as introduced: CR S5263)

Cosponsors (7)

* = Original cosponsor
CosponsorDate Cosponsored
Sen. Lugar, Richard G. [R-IN]* 07/23/2012
Sen. Webb, Jim [D-VA]* 07/23/2012
Sen. Inhofe, James M. [R-OK]* 07/23/2012
Sen. Lieberman, Joseph I. [ID-CT]* 07/23/2012
Sen. McCain, John [R-AZ]* 07/23/2012
Sen. Levin, Carl [D-MI] 07/31/2012
Sen. Collins, Susan M. [R-ME] 07/31/2012

Committees (1)

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Committee / Subcommittee Date Activity Reports
Senate Foreign Relations07/23/2012 Referred to
08/02/2012 Discharged from

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Passed Senate without amendment (08/02/2012)

(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary of that version is repeated here.)

Reaffirms U.S. support for the 2002 declaration of conduct of parties in the South China Sea among the member states of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) and China.

Urges all parties to exercise self-restraint in the conduct of activities that would complicate disputes and stability, including refraining from inhabiting presently uninhabited islands, reefs, shoals, and other features.

Supports a diplomatic process by all claimants for resolving outstanding territorial and jurisdictional disputes.

Supports U.S. Armed Forces operations in the Western Pacific, including in the South China Sea, in support of freedom of navigation, the maintenance of peace, respect for international law, and unimpeded lawful commerce.