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Passed House without amendment (03/10/2010)

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

Declares that the House of Representatives mourns the significant loss of life, as well as the physical damage, caused by the February 27, 2010, earthquake and resulting tsunami in Chile.

Expresses the deepest condolences of the House and sympathy to the families of the victims.

Recognizes that Chile is a close ally and friend of the United States, and that its embrace of democratic ideals and the Chilean government's ability to implement strict building standards greatly mitigated the impact of this disaster.

Commends the rescue, relief, and recovery actions, still underway, taken by the government of Chile.

Commends the U.S. government, the entire international community, and nongovernmental organizations for their prompt deployment of assistance to Chile.

Urges the President to continue to support the government of Chile as it assesses its relief and recovery needs.