capitolbkCitizen activists have seen great success in changing U.S. policy toward Sudan by working with Congress.

Starting in 2004 when both the House and Senate declared the situation in Darfur a genocide to today where a there is a steadfast commitment to supporting peacekeepers, Congress has listened closely to the anti-genocide movement and has taken action.

Focusing on legislation remains one on of our core activities. Click on the titles of legislation below to learn more about what we’ve accomplished:

113th Congress

H.R. 1692: Sudan Peace, Security, and Accountability Act of 2013

112th Congress

S.Con.Res. 25: A concurrent resolution welcoming the independence of the Republic of South Sudan

S.Res. 397: A resolution promoting peace and stability in Sudan, and for other purposes.

S.Res. 402: Condemning Joseph Kony and the Lord’s Resistance Army for committing crimes against humanity and mass atrocities

H.R. 2055: Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2012

H.R. 1473: Department of Defense and Full-Year Continuing Appropriations Act, 2011

111th Congress

H.R. 1105: Omnibus Appropriations Act, 2009

H.R. 3288: Omnibus Appropriations Act, 2010

Senate Resolution 404: A resolution supporting full implementation of the Comprehensive Peace Agreement

110th Congress

House Resolution 1370: Calling on China to end its support for Sudan and to ensure that the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games take place in an atmosphere that honors the Olympic traditions of freedom and openness

House Resolution 1351: Expressing support for the United Nations – African Union Mission in Darfur (UNAMID)

House Resolution 22: Calling on the Government of the People’s Republic of China to use its unique influence and economic leverage to stop genocide and violence in Darfur, Sudan

House Resolution 573: Recognizing and commending the efforts of the United States public and advocacy groups to raise awareness about and help end the worsening humanitarian crisis and genocide in Darfur, Sudan

House Resolution 726: Calling on the U.S. and international community to respond to and prevent acts of rape and sexual violence in Darfur, Chad, and the Central African Republic.

House Resolution 740: Condemning attacks on African Union peacekeepers that occurred in Haskanita, Darfur, Sudan

House Resolution 1011: Calling for a Comprehensive Regional Strategy for Chad and Darfur

H.R. 180: Darfur Accountability and Divestment Act

H.R. 2764: Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2008

Senate Resolution 76: Calling on the United States and the international community to promptly develop, fund, and implement a comprehensive regional strategy

Senate Resolution 203: Calling on China to use its unique influence and economic leverage to stop genocide and violence in Darfur

Senate Resolution 276: Calling for the urgent deployment of a robust and effective multilateral peacekeeping mission

Senate Resolution 432: Urging the international community to provide the United Nations-African Union Mission in Sudan with essential tactical and utility helicopters

Senate Resolution 455: Calling for peace in Darfur

Senate Resolution 470: Calling for a Comprehensive Regional Strategy for Chad, the Central African Republic, and Darfur

S. 2271: Sudan Accountability and Divestment Act of 2007

H.R. 2642: Supplemental Appropriations Act, 2008

Senate Resolution 684: A resolution calling for a comprehensive strategy to address the crisis in Darfur, Sudan.

Senate Resolution 660: Condemning ongoing sales of arms to belligerents in Sudan

Congressional Letter to President Bush regarding China’s continuing violation of the Sudan arms embargo

109th Congress

House Resolution 333: Supporting the goals and ideals of a National Weekend of Prayer and Reflection for Darfur, Sudan

House Resolution 723: Calling on the President to take immediate steps to help improve the security situation in Darfur

House Resolution 992: Supporting the appointment of a Presidential Special Envoy for Sudan

H.R. 3057: Foreign Operations, Export Financing, and Related Programs Appropriations Act, 2006

H.R. 3127: Darfur Peace and Accountability Act of 2006

H.R. 1268: Emergency Supplemental Appropriations Act for Defense, the Global War on Terror, and Tsunami Relief, 2005

Senate Resolution 186: Affirming the importance of a national weekend of prayer for the victims of genocide and crimes against humanity in Darfur

Senate Resolution 202: Urging the full implementation of the Comprehensive Peace Agreement

Senate Resolution 383: Calling on the President to take immediate steps to help improve the security situation in Darfur

Senate Resolution 388: A resolution urging the Government of National Unity of Sudan and the Government of Southern Sudan to implement fully the Comprehensive Peace Agreement that was signed on January 9, 2005

Senate Resolution 559: Calling on the President to take immediate steps to help stop the violence in Darfur

Senate Resolution 631: Urging Sudan and the international community to implement the agreement for a peacekeeping force

108th Congress

House Concurrent Resolution 467: Declaring genocide in Darfur, Sudan

H.R. 4613: Department of Defense Appropriations Act, 2005

H.R. 4818: Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2005

Senate Concurrent Resolution 133: Declaring genocide in Darfur, Sudan

S. 2781: Comprehensive Peace in Sudan Act of 2004

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