|Sponsor||Rep. Ros-Lehtinen, Ileana|
|Date||June 23, 2010 (111th Congress, 2nd Session)|
|Staff Contact||Adam Hepburn|
H.Res. XX is expected to be considered on the floor of the House on Wednesday, June 23, 2010, under a motion to suspend the rules, requiring a two-thirds vote for passage. The legislation was introduced by Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (R-FL) on June 23, 2010.
H.Res. XX would resolve that the House of Representatives:
According to the resolution's findings, January 19, 2010, marked the 50th anniversary of the signing of the United States-Japan Treaty of Mutual Cooperation and Security which has played an indispensable role in ensuring the security and prosperity of both the U.S. and Japan, as well as in promoting regional peace and stability. The forward presence (approximately 36,000 personnel) of the U.S. Armed Forces in Japan, including in Okinawa, provides the deterrence and capabilities necessary for the defense of Japan and for the maintenance of Asia-Pacific peace, prosperity, and regional stability.