Subcommittee Markup: H.R. 1897, H.R. 1951, and H. Res. 131

Subcommittee on Africa, Global Health, Global Human Rights, and International Organizations | 2172 House Rayburn Office Building Washington, DC 20515 | May 15, 2013 11:30am

Opening Statements

Bill Markups

H.R. 1951, Sean and David Goldman International Child Abduction Prevention and Return Act of 2013 [ H.R. 1951, Sean and David Goldman International Child Abduction Prevention and Return Act of 2013 ]

H.R. 1951, To ensure compliance with the 1980 Hague Convention on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction by countries with which the United States enjoys reciprocal obligations, to establish procedures for the prompt return of children abducted to other countries, and for other purposes.

An Amendment offered by Mr. Meadows (R-NC), agreed to by voice vote. 

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H.R. 1897, Vietnam Human Rights Act of 2013 [ H.R. 1897, Vietnam Human Rights Act of 2013 ]

H.R. 1897, To promote freedom and democracy in Vietnam.

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H. Res. 131, Concerning the ongoing conflict in the Democratic Republic of the Congo and the need for international efforts toward long-term peace, stability, and observance of human rights. [ H. Res. 131, Concerning the ongoing conflict in the Democratic Republic of the Congo... ]

H. Res.131, Concerning the ongoing conflict in the Democratic Republic of the Congo and the need for international efforts toward long-term peace, stability, and observance of human rights.

An Amendment in the Nature of a Substitute offered by Ms. Bass (D-CA), agreed to by voice vote. 

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