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      house Committees
      House Committee on House Administration
      House Committee on Foreign Affairs
    IntroducedNovember 19th, 2013

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Official Title

Honoring the life, legacy, and example of Congressman Leo J. Ryan 35 years after his tragic death.

Summary

Honors the legacy of Congressman Leo J. Ryan for his lifelong commitment to objective fact-finding and for his extraordinary commitment to advancing freedom and basic human rights at home and abroad. Honors his bravery, including his team members', and now-Congresswoman Jackie Speier's, for undertaking a dangerous yet essential fact-finding mission in Guyana. Extends condolences to all those affected by the Jonestown tragedy. Reiterates continued support for the safety of all government officials traveling on behalf of the United States on fact-finding missions. Calls upon the Speaker of the House of Representatives to establish protocols for memorializing Members who die in the line of duty.

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