S.Res. 435: A resolution calling for democratic change in Syria, and for other purposes.

S.Res. 435 condemns Syrian President Bashar al-Assad’s ongoing slaughter of his own people and reaffirms U.S. policy that Bashar al-Assad must relinquish power and step aside. It also calls upon the President to support organizations in Syria that: (1) are representative of the Syrian people, (2) protect human rights and religious freedom, (3) cooperate with international counterterrorism and nonproliferation efforts, and (4) abstain from destabilizing neighboring countries.

Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders 5/7/12 (11 co-sponsor).