S.Con.Res.53 - A concurrent resolution condemning the kidnapping and hostage-taking of 3 United States citizens for over 4 years by the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC), and demanding their immediate and unconditional release.110th Congress (2007-2008)
Concurrent ResolutionHide Overview
|Sponsor:||Sen. Nelson, Bill [D-FL] (Introduced 11/16/2007)|
|Committees:||Senate - Foreign Relations | House - Foreign Affairs|
|Latest Action:||House - 12/19/2007 Referred to the House Committee on Foreign Affairs. (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.Con.Res.53 — 110th Congress (2007-2008)All Information (Except Text)
Passed Senate without amendment (12/19/2007)
(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary has been expanded because action occurred on the measure.)
Condemns: (1) the kidnappings of Keith Stansell, Thomas Howes, and Marc Gonsalves by the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) and calls for their immediate release; (2) FARC for the murder of Tom Janis and for its use of kidnapping for ransom, extortion, and drug trafficking, and for supporting and spreading terror within Colombia.
Expresses sympathy to the hostages' relatives.
Reconfirms that the U.S. government does not make concessions to terrorists.
Reiterates that the U.S. government supports efforts to secure the hostages' safe return to the United States.