H.Res.145 - Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives regarding the fight against corruption in Central America.115th Congress (2017-2018) |
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|Sponsor:||Rep. Torres, Norma J. [D-CA-35] (Introduced 02/16/2017)|
|Committees:||House - Foreign Affairs|
|Latest Action:||05/17/2017 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.Res.145 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (02/16/2017)
Declares that combating corruption in the Northern Triangle must remain a top policy priority for the United States in Central America.
The International Commission against Impunity in Guatemala (CICIG) and the Mission to Support the Fight against Corruption and Impunity in Honduras (MACCIH) are important contributions to such effort.
Urges the government of Guatemala to continue to cooperate with CICIG and the government of Honduras to continue to cooperate with MACCIH.
Urges the governments of Honduras, Guatemala, and El Salvador to:
- publicly support efforts to fight corruption,
- respect the independence of the judicial branch and the Office of the Attorney General, and
- ensure that such office in each Northern Triangle country receives sufficient domestic budget allocations in a timely manner to carry out core responsibilities.