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H.CON.RES.30: Recognizing the 65th anniversary of the independence of the State of Israel.

About this Bill

This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress
This bill is primarily about international affairs
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Sponsor Trey Radel, R-Fla.
Total Cosponsors 157 (59 Democrats, 99 Republicans)
Introduced April 10, 2013
Latest Major Action May 6, 2013
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Bill Summary

Recognizes the independence of Israel as a significant event in providing refuge and a national homeland for the Jewish people and in establishing a democracy in the Middle East.

Commends the bipartisan commitment of successive U.S. administrations and Congresses since 1948 to stand by Israel.

Asserts the commitment of Congress to stand with Israel during times of uncertainty and reaffirms its bipartisan support for the alliance and friendship between the United States and Israel.

Supports Israel's right to exist as a democratic, Jewish state and to defend itself and its people.

Congratulates the United States and Israel for the strengthening of bilateral relations during the past decade in the fields of defense, diplomacy, and homeland security.

Congratulates the people of Israel as they celebrate the 65th anniversary of Israel's independence.

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
May 6, 2013 Referred to the Subcommittee on Middle East and North Africa.
April 10, 2013 Referred to the House Committee on Foreign Affairs.