Bill summaries are authored by CRS.

Shown Here:
Passed Senate without amendment (04/22/2013)

(This measure has not been amended since it was reported to the Senate on April 17, 2013. The summary of that version is repeated here.)

Congratulates the people of Kenya on their commitment to peaceful elections, as demonstrated on March 4, 2013.

Calls on Kenyans to implement political, institutional, and accountability reforms envisioned in the Kenyan constitution.

Affirms that accountability for the 2007-2008 post-election violence is a critical element to ensure Kenya's democracy and long-term stability.

Calls on the government of Kenya to seek justice for the victims of political violence, including by honoring its obligations to cooperate with the International Criminal Court.

Encourages the people and government of Kenya to support implementation of constitutional reforms, rule of law, and efforts to strengthen governing, security, and judicial institutions.

Supports the devolution process in order to enable constitutional reform to be fully implemented.

Encourages the government of Kenya to respect the freedom of civil society organizations and activists.

Reaffirms that the people of the United States will stand with the people of Kenya in support of democracy, partnership, and peace.