S.Res.386 - A resolution urging the Government of the Democratic Republic of the Congo to fulfill its agreement to hold credible elections, comply with constitutional limits on presidential terms, and fulfill its constitutional mandate for a democratic transition of power by taking concrete and measurable steps towards holding elections not later than December 2018 as outlined in the existing election calendar, and allowing for freedom of expression and association.115th Congress (2017-2018) |
|Sponsor:||Sen. Flake, Jeff [R-AZ] (Introduced 01/30/2018)|
|Committees:||Senate - Foreign Relations|
|Latest Action:||Senate - 07/16/2018 Resolution agreed to in Senate with an amendment and an amended preamble by Voice Vote. (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.Res.386 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)All Information (Except Text)
Passed Senate amended (07/16/2018)
Expresses concern that: (1) the government of the Democratic Republic of the Congo failed to hold elections in 2016 or 2017; and (2) the growing security, humanitarian, and human rights crisis is exacerbated by the lack of a duly elected leadership.
Calls on the government to hold elections by December 23, 2018.
Urges the President of the United States, in coordination with regional and international partners, to provide electoral assistance.