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Actions (12)

Date Senate Actions
09/28/2016Resolution of advice and consent to ratification agreed to in Senate by Division Vote.
09/28/2016Treaty moved through its parliamentary stages up to and including presentation of the resolution of advice and consent to ratification.
09/28/2016Considered by Senate. By Unanimous Consent.
09/13/2016Committee on Foreign Relations filed written report Ex. Rept.114-11.
06/28/2016Reported favorably by Senator Corker, Committee on Foreign Relations without printed report and a resolution of advice and consent to ratification with 1 declaration and 1 understanding. Executive Calendar No. 9.
06/23/2016Committee on Foreign Relations. Ordered to be reported without amendment favorably.
05/19/2016Committee on Foreign Relations. Hearings held. Hearings printed: S.Hrg. 114-324.
12/22/2010No further action at sine die adjournment of the 111th Congress; automatically rereferred to the Committee on Foreign Relations under the provisions of Rule XXX, section 2, of the Standing Rules of the Senate.
12/15/2010Reported by Senator Kerry, Committee on Foreign Relations with printed Ex. Rept.111-7 and a resolution of advice and consent to ratification with one understanding and one declaration. Executive Calendar No. 8.
12/14/2010Committee on Foreign Relations. Ordered to be reported without amendment favorably.
11/10/2009Committee on Foreign Relations. Hearings held.
07/07/2008Received in the Senate and referred to the Committee on Foreign Relations by unanimous consent removing the injunction of secrecy.

Titles

Formal Title: International Treaty on Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture, adopted by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations on November 3, 2001, and signed by the United States on November 1, 2002 (the "Treaty")

Short Title: Treaty on Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture


Resolution Text

As approved by the Senate:

Resolved, (two-thirds of the Senators present concurring therein),

SECTION 1. SENATE ADVICE AND CONSENT SUBJECT TO AN UNDERSTANDING AND A DECLARATION.

The Senate advises and consents to the ratification of the International Treaty on Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture, adopted by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations on November 3, 2001, and signed by the United States of America on November 1, 2002 (the Treaty) (Treaty Doc. 110-19), subject to the understanding of section 2 and the declaration of section 3.

SEC. 2. UNDERSTANDING.

The advice and consent of the Senate under section 1 is subject to the following understanding, which shall be included in the United States instrument of ratification: The United States of America understands that Article 12.3d shall not be construed in a manner that diminishes the availability or exercise of intellectual property rights under national laws.

SEC. 3. DECLARATION.

The advice and consent of the Senate under section 1 is subject to the following declaration: The Treaty is not self-executing.


Related Documents

Related Documents

Ex.Rept. 111-7; Ex. Rept. 114-11


Index Terms

United Nations
agriculture
food
genetic
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