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Passed House without amendment (06/24/2010)

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

Recognizes: (1) Japan as an indispensable U.S. security partner in providing peace and stability to the Asia-Pacific region; and (2) that the support and understanding of the Japanese people are indispensable for the stationing of U.S. Armed Forces in Japan.

Expresses appreciation to the people of Japan, and especially on Okinawa, for their continued hosting of U.S. Armed Forces.

Encourages Japan to continue its international engagement in humanitarian, development, and environmental issues.

Anticipates another 50 years of friendship and cooperation under the auspices of the United States-Japan Treaty of Mutual Cooperation and Security.