S.Con.Res.30 - A concurrent resolution expressing the support of the United States Congress for the initial efforts of President Ernesto Zedillo of Mexico to eliminate drug-related and other corruption within the political system of Mexico and urging the President of the United States to encourage President Zedillo to continue with reforms, and for other purposes.104th Congress (1995-1996)
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|Sponsor:||Sen. Helms, Jesse [R-NC] (Introduced 10/12/1995)|
|Committees:||Senate - Foreign Relations|
|Latest Action:||Senate - 10/12/1995 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Foreign Relations. (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.Con.Res.30 — 104th Congress (1995-1996)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in Senate (10/12/1995)
Recognizes the initial steps taken by the Mexican Government of President Zedillo to investigate drug-related and other corruption in Mexico.
Calls for: (1) the President of the United States to encourage and support Zedillo's efforts to create an independent Mexican judicial body to evaluate the financial holdings of former and present Mexican officials, to investigate possible corruption and economic malfeasance in an effort to bring about a true democracy in Mexico, and to investigate the killings of Cardinal Juan Posadas, PRI presidential candidate Luis Donaldo Colosio, and PRI Secretary General Jose Francisco Ruiz Massieu; (2) the U.S. Congress to pursue efforts to strengthen relations with the Mexican Congress; (3) the U.S. Attorney General to pursue greater cooperation with the Mexican Government to investigate cross-border corruption and to provide protection for those willing to come forward publicly; (4) the Mexican Government to replace and prosecute corrupt regional police commanders; and (5) the interdiction of illegal narcotics to be a top priority for the United States in its management of such border. Expresses support for efforts of the Mexican people to eliminate illegal drug trafficking on both sides of the U.S.-Mexico border.