Bill Summaries: all (2023-2024 Session)

  • Summary date: Mar 13 2023 - View summary

    Contains whereas clauses.  Urges the United States Congress to work more closely with the nation of Japan on mutually beneficial trade relations to encourage the reciprocal flow of foreign direct investment and participation of Japanese and American companies in the economy of both the United States and Japan, respectively. Applauds the friendship between Japan and the United States, as well as North Carolina. Expresses profound grief and condolences over the death of former Japanese Prime Minister Abe Shinzō, and condemns his killing as an attack on Japan's democracy and on its unparalleled friendship with the United States. Affirms the continuing friendship and cooperation between Japan and North Carolina and expresses optimism for deeper ties. Express to Congress the House's full support of the 70 year old alliance between the United States of America and Japan. Urges the United States Congress to recognize the strategic importance of the Indo-Pacific region to the economies of the United States and North Carolina and the necessity of a Free and Open Indo-Pacific to safeguard the sanctity of friendly trade and international law. Specifies methods by which the approved resolution should be delivered to the Clerk of the United States House of Representatives, Secretary of the United States Senate, President of the United States, members of the North Carolina Congressional Delegation, and Japan.