H.Res.1307 - Commemorating the Kingdom of Bhutan's participation in the 2008 Smithsonian Folklife Festival and commending the people and the Government of the Kingdom of Bhutan for their commitment to holding elections and broadening political participation.110th Congress (2007-2008)
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|Sponsor:||Rep. Baird, Brian [D-WA-3] (Introduced 06/26/2008)|
|Committees:||House - Foreign Affairs|
|Latest Action:||09/09/2008 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.|
|Major Recorded Votes:||09/09/2008 : Passed House|
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Summary: H.Res.1307 — 110th Congress (2007-2008)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Passed House amended (09/09/2008)
Commemorates Bhutan's participation in the 2008 Smithsonian Folklife Festival.
Recognizes the cultural, artistic, agricultural, and environmental achievements of Bhutan and the Bhutanese people.
Commends the Bhutanese people, the government of the Kingdom of Bhutan, and His Majesty King Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck for their commitment to conducting parliamentary elections and transitioning from a monarchy to a parliamentary democracy.
States that the House of Representatives remains committed to working with Bhutan, should it so desire, to foster cultural exchange and to assist in promoting democratic reform.