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Official Title as Introduced

Calling upon the United States Senate to give its advice and consent to the ratification of the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea.


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03/01/2016Introduced in House

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03/01/2016Referred to the House Committee on Foreign Affairs.
03/01/2016Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR H1047-1048)
03/01/2016Introduced in House

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House Foreign Affairs03/01/2016 Referred to

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Introduced in House (03/01/2016)

Affirms that it is in the U.S. national interest to become a formal signatory to the United Nations Convention of the Law of the Sea.

Urges the Senate to give its advice and consent to the convention's ratification.

Recommends the ratification remain a top Administration priority, having received bipartisan support from every President since 1994, and having most recently been underscored by the strategic challenges the United States faces in the Asia-Pacific region and more specifically in the South China Sea.