S.Res.441 - A resolution expressing the support of the Senate for the reconvening of the Parliament of Nepal and for an immediate, peaceful transition to democracy.109th Congress (2005-2006)
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|Sponsor:||Sen. Lugar, Richard G. [R-IN] (Introduced 04/25/2006)|
|Committees:||Senate - Foreign Relations|
|Latest Action:||04/25/2006 Referred to the Committee on Foreign Relations. (text of measure as introduced: CR S3514-3515) (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.Res.441 — 109th Congress (2005-2006)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in Senate (04/25/2006)
Expresses support for the reconvening of the Parliament of Nepal and for a peaceful transition to democracy.
Commends the desire of the people of Nepal for a democratic government and expresses support for their right to protest peacefully in pursuit of this goal.
Acknowledges the April 24, 2006, statement by King Gyanendra regarding his intent to reinstate Parliament.
Urges the Palace, the political parties, and the Maoists to support a process that returns the country to a stable, multi-party democracy.
Calls on Nepal's security forces to exercise maximum restraint and to uphold the highest standards of conduct in their response to the protests.