H.Res.1465 - Reaffirming the longstanding friendship and alliance between the United States and Colombia.111th Congress (2009-2010)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Ros-Lehtinen, Ileana [R-FL-18] (Introduced 06/22/2010)|
|Committees:||House - Foreign Affairs|
|Latest Action:||06/23/2010 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.|
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Text: H.Res.1465 — 111th Congress (2009-2010)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Engrossed in House (06/23/2010)
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[Congressional Bills 111th Congress] [From the U.S. Government Printing Office] [H. Res. 1465 Engrossed in House (EH)] H. Res. 1465 In the House of Representatives, U. S., June 23, 2010. Whereas nearly 15,000,000 Colombians participated in the first round of Colombia's presidential elections on May 30, 2010; Whereas no candidate received an outright majority of the vote, thereby requiring a runoff election between Juan Manuel Santos and Antanas Mockus, the two candidates with the highest vote totals; Whereas Juan Manuel Santos, of the National Unity Party, received 46.7 percent of the votes and Antanas Mockus, of the Green Party, received 21.5 percent of the votes; Whereas in the second round on June 20, 2010, Juan Manuel Santos received 69 percent of the votes and was thereby declared President-elect of Colombia; Whereas Colombia has overcome tremendous challenges to build their democracy; and Whereas Colombia remains a vital ally and friend of the United States: Now, therefore, be it Resolved, That the House of Representatives-- (1) reaffirms the longstanding friendship and alliance between the United States and Colombia; (2) recognizes Colombia's commitment to the democratic process as demonstrated by the free and fair nature of these multiparty, internationally recognized elections; and (3) congratulates President-elect Juan Manuel Santos on his recent victory in Colombia's June 20, 2010, presidential election. Attest: Clerk.