Summary: S.Con.Res.83 — 108th Congress (2003-2004)All Information (Except Text)

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Passed Senate without amendment (06/24/2004)

(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary of that version is repeated here.)

Urges the President to instruct any U.S. representative to a United Nations (UN) body to use the voice and vote of the United States to seek to establish a democracy caucus within the UN.

Describes the intended purpose of the caucus as the advancement of the interests of the United States and other nations committed to promoting democratic norms and practices. Lists activities of states that will advance such interests.

Limits participation in the caucus to countries that are qualified to participate in the Community of Democracies and have demonstrated a commitment to specified democratic principles and practices.

Urges members to hold a ministerial-level meeting at least annually.