H.R.4681: Palestinian Anti-Terrorism Act of 2006

About This Bill

  • This bill was introduced in the 109th Congress
  • This bill is primarily about congress
  • Introduced Feb. 1, 2006
  • Latest Major Action May 25, 2006

Bill Cosponsors

294 (121 Democrats, 174 Republicans)

Bill Summary

Palestinian Anti-Terrorism Act of 2006 - (Sec. 2) States that it shall be U.S. policy to: (1) support a two-state solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict; (2) oppose those organizations, individuals, and countries that support terrorism and violence; (3) urge members of the international community to avoid contact with and refrain from financially supporting the terrorist organization Hamas or a Hamas-controlled Palestinian Authority (PA)...

(Source: Library of Congress)

What Lawmakers Are Saying About This Bill

There is one statement associated with H.R.4681.

Congressional Budget Office Estimate

The Congressional Budget Office has produced a cost estimate for H.R.4681.

Bill Actions

Date Description
Referred to the Committee on International Relations, and in addition to the Committees on the Judiciary, and Financial Services, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.
Referred to House International Relations
Referred to House Judiciary
Referred to House Financial Services
Referred to the Subcommittee on Domestic and International Monetary Policy, Trade, and Technology.
Committee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 36 - 2.
Committee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
Reported (Amended) by the Committee on International Relations. H. Rept. 109-462, Part I.
House Committee on Judiciary Granted an extension for further consideration ending not later than May 15, 2006.
House Committee on Financial Services Granted an extension for further consideration ending not later than May 15, 2006.
Reported (Amended) by the Committee on Judiciary. H. Rept. 109-462, Part II.
Committee on Financial Services discharged.
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 258.
Ms. Ros-Lehtinen moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended.
Considered under suspension of the rules.
DEBATE - By unanimous consent, the House proceeded with 2 hours of debate on the motion to suspend the rules and pass H.R. 4681, as amended.
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 until May 23.
Considered as unfinished business.
On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 361 - 37, 9 Present (Roll no. 181).
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
Received in the Senate.
Read twice and referred to the Committee on Foreign Relations.
Feb. 1, 2006

Introduced in the House by Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (R-Fla.)

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