H.RES.199: Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives regarding the massacre at Srebrenica in July 1995.

About This Bill

  • This bill was introduced in the 109th Congress
  • This bill is primarily about congress
  • Introduced April 6, 2005
  • Latest Major Action June 27, 2005

Bill Summary

Expresses the sense of the House of Representatives that: (1) the thousands of innocent people executed at Srebrenica in Bosnia and Herzegovina in July 1995, along with all individuals who were victimized during the conflict and genocide in Bosnia and Herzegovina from 1992 to 1995, should be remembered and honored; (2) the Serbian policies of aggression and ethnic cleansing meet the terms defining genocide; (3) foreign nationals, including...

(Source: Library of Congress)

Bill Actions

Date Description
Referred to the House Committee on International Relations.
Referred to the Subcommittee on Africa, Global Human Rights and International Relations.
Referred to the Subcommittee on Europe and Emerging Threats.
Sponsor introductory remarks on measure.
Subcommittee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
Forwarded by Subcommittee to Full Committee by Voice Vote.
Mr. Smith (NJ) 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. Res. 199.
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): 370 - 1 (Roll no. 322).
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
April 6, 2005

Introduced in the House by Christopher H. Smith (R-N.J.)

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