S.Res.288 - A resolution supporting enhanced maritime security in the Gulf of Guinea and encouraging increased cooperation between the United States and West and Central African countries to fight armed robbery at sea, piracy, and other maritime threats.113th Congress (2013-2014)
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|Sponsor:||Sen. Flake, Jeff [R-AZ] (Introduced 11/06/2013)|
|Committees:||Senate - Foreign Relations|
|Latest Action:||01/07/2014 Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.Res.288 — 113th Congress (2013-2014)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Passed Senate without amendment (01/07/2014)
(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The expanded summary of the Senate reported version is repeated here.)
Condemns acts of armed robbery at sea, piracy, and other maritime crime in the Gulf of Guinea, and supports U.S. efforts to assist West and Central African countries in combatting such activities.
Commends the African Union (AU) and the various subregional entities and international agencies that have worked to develop policy and program frameworks for enhancing maritime security in West and Central Africa.