Summary: H.R.1632 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in House (03/07/2019)

Southeast Asia Strategy Act

This bill directs the Department of State to submit to Congress and update for the next four years a multi-year strategy for engagement with Southeast Asia and the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN). The strategy shall include various elements including (1) an identification of enduring U.S. interests in the region and efforts to bolster ASEAN as a regional leader; (2) a list of ongoing and planned initiatives to strengthen U.S. relationships in the region through trade, investment, energy, and economic and political diplomacy; and (3) an assessment of ongoing efforts to engage countries in the region on human rights and democracy.