H.Res.631 - 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.114th Congress (2015-2016)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Courtney, Joe [D-CT-2] (Introduced 03/01/2016)|
|Committees:||House - Foreign Affairs|
|Latest Action:||House - 03/01/2016 Referred to the House Committee on Foreign Affairs. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.Res.631 — 114th Congress (2015-2016)All Information (Except Text)
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.