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Sponsors: Reps. M.A. Pitts and Duncan
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Introduced in the House on January 28, 2010
Currently residing in the House Committee on Invitations and Memorial Resolutions
HISTORY OF LEGISLATIVE ACTIONS
Date Body Action Description with journal page number ------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 1/28/2010 House Introduced HJ-9 1/28/2010 House Referred to Committee on Invitations and Memorial Resolutions HJ-9
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MEMORIALIZING THE CONGRESS OF THE UNITED STATES TO WITHDRAW THE UNITED STATES FROM THE SECURITY AND PROSPERITY PARTNERSHIP OF NORTH AMERICA AND ANY OTHER ACTIVITY THAT SEEKS TO CREATE A NORTH AMERICAN UNION, AND REQUESTING THE CONGRESSIONAL DELEGATION OF EACH STATE INCLUDING SOUTH CAROLINA TO WORK TO WITHDRAW THE UNITED STATES FROM THE SECURITY AND PROSPERITY PARTNERSHIP OF NORTH AMERICA AND ANY OTHER ACTIVITY THAT SEEKS TO CREATE A NORTH AMERICAN UNION.
Whereas, the United States established the Security and Prosperity Partnership of North America with Mexico and Canada on March 23, 2005; and
Whereas, the executive branch expressed a desire for a union of the United States, Canada, and Mexico based on free trade and a commitment to markets, democracy, transparency, and the rule of law; and
Whereas, the gradual creation of a North American Union from the merger of the United States, Mexico, and Canada would be a direct threat to the constitution and national independence of the United States, and also implies an eventual dissolution of the national border within North America; and
Whereas, the trilateral partnership to develop a North American Union has never been presented to the United States Congress as an agreement or treaty, and has virtually no congressional oversight; and
Whereas, state and local governments throughout the United States would be negatively impacted by the Security and Prosperity Partnership of North America and the North American Union process, including its "open borders" vision, eminent domain takings of private property along the planned NAFTA superhighways, and increased law enforcement challenges along the planned NAFTA superhighways. Now, therefore,
Be it resolved by the House of Representatives, the Senate concurring:
That the members of the United States Congress, and in particular the members of each Congressional delegation including South Carolina, are hereby memorialized to support, work to pass, and vote for legislation withdrawing the United States from any further participation in the Security and Prosperity Partnership of North America and any other bilateral or multilateral activity that seeks to advance, authorize, or promote the creation of a structure to accomplish any form of North American Union.
Be it further resolved that a copy of this resolution be forwarded to the United States Senate, the United States House of Representatives, and to each member of the South Carolina Congressional Delegation.
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