H.RES.559: Calling for the release of United States citizens being held by the Government of Egypt.

About This Bill

  • This bill was introduced in the 112th Congress
  • This bill is primarily about international affairs
  • Introduced Feb. 17, 2012
  • Latest Major Action Feb. 17, 2012

Bill Cosponsors

2 (All Republicans)

Bill Summary

Calls on Egypt to: (1) without delay, release the U.S. citizens who are nongovernmental organization employees facing politically motivated charges; (2) return all assets and funds that have been seized from the nongovernmental organizations and U.S. citizens; and (3) allow the nongovernmental organizations to continue working to promote a free and democratic Egypt. Calls on the Secretary of State to withhold assistance to Egypt if the U.S....

(Source: Library of Congress)

Bill Actions

Date Description
Referred to the House Committee on Foreign Affairs.
Feb. 17, 2012

Introduced in the House by David McKinley (R-W.Va.)

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