H.Res.542 - Concerning the implementation of the General Framework Agreement for Peace in Bosnia and Herzegovina.104th Congress (1995-1996)
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|Sponsor:||Rep. Hoyer, Steny H. [D-MD-5] (Introduced 09/26/1996)|
|Committees:||House - International Relations|
|Latest Action:||09/26/1996 Referred to the House Committee on International Relations.|
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Summary: H.Res.542 — 104th Congress (1995-1996)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (09/26/1996)
Declares that the United States is committed to the goals enunciated in the General Framework Agreement for Peace in Bosnia, Herzegovina, and associated annexes.
Urges: (1) the United States and the international community to oppose efforts to advocate secession and to support the work of the parties to the Agreement to establish democratic institutions and the rule of law in Bosnia and Herzegovina; (2) the signatories to such Agreement and those nations and organizations participating in its implementation to make it an urgent priority to bring to justice persons indicted by the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia; and (3) the latter entities to ensure implementation of the arms control and confidence building agreements reached as part of the Agreement, including the Agreement on Sub-Regional Arms Control, and to undertake the destruction of those weapons above agreed ceilings.
Commends the members of the NATO-led Peace Implementation Forces in Bosnia and Herzegovina for their work in carrying out their mandate and in ensuring a calm and orderly election process.