Summary: S.Res.155 — 110th Congress (2007-2008)All Information (Except Text)

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Passed Senate without amendment (05/01/2007)

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

Expresses the sense of the Senate that the International Commission against Impunity in Guatemala is an innovative mechanism to support local efforts to confront the problem posed by illegal armed groups and clandestine security organizations in Guatemala and their infiltration into state institutions.

Encourages the Guatemalan Congress to enact legislation to implement the International Commission against Impunity in Guatemala and other pending legislation needed to fulfill the 1996 peace agreement.

Calls on the government of Guatemala and all sectors of society in Guatemala to support the investigation and prosecution of illegal armed groups and clandestine security organizations.

Reiterates the Senate's commitment to support the government of Guatemala in its efforts to strengthen the rule of law.