H.RES.526: Expressing the sympathy of the House of Representatives for the victims of the devastating earthquake that occurred on December 26, 2003, in Bam, Iran.

About This Bill

  • This bill was introduced in the 108th Congress
  • This bill is primarily about congress
  • Introduced Feb. 11, 2004
  • Latest Major Action March 2, 2004

Bill Summary

Expresses: (1) the sympathy of the House of Representatives for the victims of the earthquake that occurred on December 26, 2003, in Bam, Iran, and their loved ones; and (2) gratitude and appreciation for the courageous work of the United States and international aid personnel saving lives in Iran. Welcomes the President's decision to issue a general license for donations to nongovernmental entities engaged in humanitarian relief activities in...

(Source: Library of Congress)

Bill Actions

Date Description
Referred to the House Committee on International Relations.
Committee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
Mr. Hyde moved to suspend the rules and agree to the resolution.
Considered under suspension of the rules.
DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H. Res. 526.
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.
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
On motion to suspend the rules and agree to the resolution Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 381 - 0 (Roll no. 33).
Feb. 11, 2004

Introduced in the House by Robert William Ney (R-Ohio)

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