Summary: H.Res.397 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)All Information (Except Text)

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Passed House without amendment (06/27/2017)

(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary of that version is repeated here.)

Reaffirms the U.S. commitment to the North Atlantic Treaty Organization's (NATO's) principle of collective defense.

Supports the decision at the NATO Wales Summit in 2014 that each member would spend at least 2% of its gross domestic product on defense by 2024.

Condemns any threat to the sovereignty, territorial integrity, freedom, and democracy of any NATO ally.

Welcomes the Republic of Montenegro as the 29th NATO member.