Senate Simple Resolution 357
115th Congress(2017-2018)
A resolution expressing the sense of the Senate that international education and exchange programs further United States national security and foreign policy priorities, enhance United States economic competitiveness, and promote mutual understanding and cooperation among nations, and for other purposes.
Active
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Passed Senate on Dec 12, 2017
Overview
Text
Introduced
Dec 12, 2017
Latest Action
Dec 12, 2017
Origin Chamber
Senate
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
357
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
Oregon
Minnesota
Connecticut
Delaware
Delaware
Illinois
Massachusetts
Massachusetts
Michigan
Minnesota
Mississippi
New Hampshire
New Jersey
New Jersey
New Mexico
Arkansas
Oregon
Rhode Island
Virginia
Wisconsin
Senate Votes (1)
Passed
December 12, 2017
Type
Voice Vote
Voice Vote
A vote in which the presiding officer states the question, then asks those in favor and against to say "Yea" or "Nay," respectively, and announces the result according to his or her judgment. The names or numbers of senators voting on each side are not recorded.
Passed/agreed to in Senate: Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Voice Vote.(consideration: CR S7978; text: CR S7976-7977)
Summary

Recognizes that international education and exchange programs enhance national security, 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 of strengthening foreign language skills and fostering 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, colleges, universities, 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)
December 12, 2017
Actions (3)
12/12/2017
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Voice Vote. (consideration: CR S7978; text: CR S7976-7977)
12/12/2017
Passed/agreed to in Senate: Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Voice Vote.(consideration: CR S7978; text: CR S7976-7977)
12/12/2017
Introduced in Senate
Public Record
Record Created
Dec 13, 2017 12:26:07 AM
Record Updated
Sep 28, 2020 10:41:32 PM