H.RES.744: Expressing support for the Good Friday Agreement of 1998 as the blueprint for lasting peace in Northern Ireland and support for continued police reform in Northern Ireland as a critical element in the peace process.

About This Bill

  • This bill was introduced in the 109th Congress
  • This bill is primarily about congress
  • Introduced March 29, 2006
  • Latest Major Action April 4, 2006

Bill Summary

Reiterates the House of Representatives' support for the Good Friday Agreement as the blueprint for a lasting peace in Northern Ireland. Commends: (1) the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom Tony Blair and the Irish Taoiseach Bertie Ahern for their leadership in seeing to a peaceful resolution in Northern Ireland; (2) the Sinn Fein leadership in successfully urging the Irish Republican Army (IRA) to end its armed struggle and put its weapons...

(Source: Library of Congress)

Bill Actions

Date Description
Referred to the House Committee on International Relations.
Mr. Leach 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. 744.
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 Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 399 - 1, 1 Present (Roll no. 84).
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
March 29, 2006

Introduced in the House by Henry John Hyde (R-Ill.)

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