Summary: H.Res.397 — 100th Congress (1987-1988)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in House (03/08/1988)

Expresses the concern of the House of Representatives over events in Panama and U.S.-Panamanian relations. Reaffirms the U.S. commitment to the full implementation of the Panama Canal Treaties.

Affirms U.S. recognition of Eric Arturo Delvalle as President of Panama.

Calls on President Reagan to consider imposing additional economic and political sanctions to encourage the reestablishment of civilian authority in Panama.

Urges the U.S. private sector to act in accordance with U.S. policy toward Panama. Calls upon the nations of the hemisphere to take actions to support the reestablishment of democracy in Panama.

Calls upon General Noriega to comply with President Delvalle's order dismissing him as commander of the Panamanian Defense Forces.