Summary: H.Res.503 — 113th Congress (2013-2014)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in House (03/05/2014)

Expresses the sense of the House of Representatives that it should be U.S. policy to encourage and facilitate: (1) implementation of the January 23, 2014, cessation of hostilities agreement between the government of South Sudan and the Sudan People's Liberation Movement/Army in Opposition, (2) efforts to disarm and reintegrate armed groups in South Sudan, (3) elevation of the U.S. government's presence at the Addis Ababa-based peace negotiations, (4) observance of the rule of law leading to either the lawful prosecution or unconditional release of all arrested political leaders, (5) negotiation of a political framework for governance until the next general elections, (6) creation of a framework for security sector reform, (7) support for the African Union Commission of Inquiry into atrocities and human rights abuses committed during the current conflict in South Sudan, (8) support for a South Sudan version of a Truth and Reconciliation Commission, and (9) U.S. financial support to meet humanitarian needs and provide for capacity building.