H.Res.42 - Calling on the President and the Secretary of State to withhold United States funding for and participation in the Durban Review Conference and its preparatory activities, and for other purposes.111th Congress (2009-2010)
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|Sponsor:||Rep. Ros-Lehtinen, Ileana [R-FL-18] (Introduced 01/09/2009)|
|Committees:||House - Foreign Affairs|
|Latest Action:||01/09/2009 Referred to the House Committee on Foreign Affairs. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.Res.42 — 111th Congress (2009-2010)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (01/09/2009)
Urges the President and the Secretary of State to: (1) build upon U.S. policy by publicly declaring that the United States will not fund or participate in any portion of the Durban Review Conference or its preparatory activities; (2) withhold from U.S. funding for the United Nations regular budget an amount equivalent to the U.S. share of assessed contributions for the Conference and such activities; and (3) lead high-level diplomatic efforts to encourage other responsible nations to not fund or participate in the Conference or such activities and to explore alternative forums for combating racism, racial discrimination, xenophobia, and related intolerance.
Commends Canada and Israel for publicly refusing to fund or participate in the Conference.