H.Res.782 - Affirming the commitments made by the United States at the World Summit on Sustainable Development in Johannesburg, South Africa, to improve worldwide access to safe drinking water and basic sanitation services.108th Congress (2003-2004)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Blumenauer, Earl [D-OR-3] (Introduced 09/21/2004)|
|Committees:||House - International Relations|
|Latest Action:||09/28/2004 Sponsor introductory remarks on measure.|
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Summary: H.Res.782 — 108th Congress (2003-2004)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (09/21/2004)
Affirms the commitments made by the United States at the 2002 World Summit on Sustainable Development in Johannesburg, South Africa, to halve the number of people lacking safe drinking water and basic sanitation services and calls on developed nations to join the United States in such commitments.
Expresses support for an increased effort to meet such commitments and calls on the President to report to Congress on U.S. progress.
Declares that the House of Representatives shares the goals of the Water for the Poor Initiative.
Expresses support for targeting U.S. water aid toward countries of greatest need and communities in which such aid can make the greatest impact.