H.Res.583 - Expressing support for robust efforts by the United States to see Joseph Kony, the leader of the Lord's Resistance Army, and his top commanders brought to justice and the group's atrocities permanently ended.112th Congress (2011-2012)
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|Sponsor:||Rep. McGovern, James P. [D-MA-3] (Introduced 03/13/2012)|
|Committees:||House - Foreign Affairs; Armed Services|
|Latest Action:||House - 06/07/2012 Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.Res.583 — 112th Congress (2011-2012)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (03/13/2012)
Condemns the Lord's Resistance Army's (LRA) continued atrocities and calls for renewed efforts by the United States, governments in the affected region, and the international community to end the LRA's terror and bring Joseph Kony to justice.
Calls for the United States to place restrictions on individuals or governments, including the Republic of Sudan, found to be supporting in any way Joseph Kony or the LRA.
Stresses the importance that civilian protection be prioritized.
Urges Uganda, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Republic of South Sudan, Republic of Sudan, and Central African Republic to work together to address the LRA threat.