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House Simple Resolution 470
115th Congress(2017-2018)
Recognizing that international education and exchange programs further national security and foreign policy priorities, enhance economic competitiveness, and promote mutual understanding and cooperation among nations.
Introduced
Introduced
Introduced in House on Jul 24, 2017
Overview
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Introduced
Jul 24, 2017
Latest Action
Jul 24, 2017
Origin Chamber
House
Type
Simple Resolution
Simple Resolution
A form of legislative measure introduced and potentially acted upon by only one congressional chamber and used for the regulation of business only within the chamber of origin. Depending on the chamber of origin, they begin with a designation of either H.Res. or S.Res. Joint resolutions and concurrent resolutions are other types of resolutions.
Bill Number
470
Congress
115
Policy Area
International Affairs
International Affairs
Primary focus of measure is matters affecting foreign aid, human rights, international law and organizations; national governance; arms control; diplomacy and foreign officials; alliances and collective security. Measures concerning trade agreements, tariffs, foreign investments, and foreign loans may fall under Foreign Trade and International Finance policy area.
Sponsorship by Party
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Illinois
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California
New York
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Washington
Wisconsin
House Votes (0)
No House votes have been held for this bill.
Summary

Recognizes that international education and exchange programs enhance national security, significantly further U.S. foreign policy goals and economic competitiveness, and promote mutual understanding and cooperation among nations.

Encourages such programs to ensure that the United States maintains a broad international knowledge base. Supports such programs as a means to strengthen foreign language skills and foster a better understanding of the world by U.S. citizens.

Commends American and international education and exchange participants, volunteers, educators, program alumni, host families, high schools, institutions of higher education, and host communities for their involvement in such programs.

Celebrates the integral role such programs play for the United States and its people.

Text (1)
July 24, 2017
Actions (2)
07/24/2017
Referred to the House Committee on Foreign Affairs.
07/24/2017
Introduced in House
Public Record
Record Created
Jul 25, 2017 3:11:31 AM
Record Updated
Sep 27, 2021 12:38:55 PM