Senate Simple Resolution 746
115th Congress(2017-2018)
A resolution calling for a prompt multinational freedom of navigation operation in the Black Sea and urging the cancellation of the Nord Stream 2 pipeline.
Introduced
Introduced
Introduced in Senate on Jan 2, 2019
Overview
Text
Introduced
Jan 2, 2019
Latest Action
Jan 2, 2019
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
746
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.
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No Senate votes have been held for this bill.
Summary

This resolution urges the President to work with allies to lead a multinational freedom of navigation operation in the Black Sea to push back against excessive Russian claims of sovereignty. It also calls for the North Atlantic Treaty Organization to enhance allied maritime presence and capabilities in the Black Sea and for European governments to cancel the Nord Stream 2 pipeline due to its threat to European energy security. The resolution also urges the President to provide additional security assistance to Ukraine and states that the President is required by statute to impose mandatory sanctions on Russia.

Text (1)
January 2, 2019
Actions (2)
01/02/2019
Referred to the Committee on Foreign Relations. (text of measure as introduced: CR S8061)
01/02/2019
Introduced in Senate
Public Record
Created
Jan 3, 2019 5:25:22 AM
Updated
Apr 16, 2021 8:27:13 PM