H.CON.RES.117: Concerning United Nations General Assembly Resolution ES-10/6.

About This Bill

  • This bill was introduced in the 106th Congress
  • This bill is primarily about congress
  • Introduced May 25, 1999
  • Latest Major Action July 13, 1999

Bill Summary

Commends the Department of State for the vote of the United States against United Nations (UN) General Assembly Resolution ES-10-6, Illegal Israeli Actions In Occupied East Jerusalem And The Rest Of The Occupied Palestinian Territory, to convene a conference of the participants of the Fourth Geneva Convention for the Protection of Civilians in Time of War. Urges: (1) the Department of State to continue its efforts against convening and...

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Bill Actions

Date Description
Referred to the House Committee on International Relations.
Committee Agreed to Seek Consideration Under Suspension of the Rules, (Amended) by Voice Vote.
Mr. Salmon moved to suspend the rules and agree to the resolution, as amended.
Considered under suspension of the rules.
DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H. Con. Res. 117.
At the conclusion of debate, the Yeas and Nays were demanded and ordered. Pursuant to the provisions of clause 8, rule XX, the Chair announced that further proceedings on the motion would be postponed.
Considered as unfinished business.
On motion to suspend the rules and agree to the resolution, as amended Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 365 - 5 (Roll no. 279).
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
Received in the Senate. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 206.
May 25, 1999

Introduced in the House by Steven R. Rothman (D-N.J.)

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