Proceedings, Debates of the U.S. Congress
September 13, 2012
112th Congress, 2nd Session
Issue: Vol. 158, No. 123 — Daily Edition
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SENATE RESOLUTION 556--EXPRESSING THE SENSE OF THE SENATE THAT FOREIGN ASSISTANCE FUNDING TO THE GOVERNMENTS OF LIBYA AND EGYPT SHOULD BE SUSPENDED UNTIL THE PRESIDENT CERTIFIES TO CONGRESS THAT...
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[Page S6345] From the Congressional Record Online through the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov] SENATE RESOLUTION 556--EXPRESSING THE SENSE OF THE SENATE THAT FOREIGN ASSISTANCE FUNDING TO THE GOVERNMENTS OF LIBYA AND EGYPT SHOULD BE SUSPENDED UNTIL THE PRESIDENT CERTIFIES TO CONGRESS THAT BOTH GOVERNMENTS ARE PROVIDING PROPER SECURITY AT UNITED STATES EMBASSIES AND CONSULATES PURSUANT TO THE VIENNA CONVENTION ON CONSULAR RELATIONS Mr. INHOFE submitted the following resolution; which was referred to the Committee on Foreign Relations: S. Res. 556 Resolved, That it is the sense of the Senate that foreign assistance funding to the Governments of Libya and Egypt should be suspended until the President certifies to Congress that both governments are providing, and will provide in the future, security necessary to protect United States personnel in and around the United States embassies and consulates in these two countries, pursuant to the Vienna Convention on Consular Relations, done at Vienna April 24, 1963. ____________________