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H.RES.190: Condemning the April 15, 2013, Improvised Explosive Device (IED) attacks in Boston, Massachusetts and calling upon the United States Government, the governments of all nations, the United Nations, and other international organizations to renounce the use of IEDs and take actions to stop their proliferation.

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Sponsor Richard Hanna, R-N.Y.
Total Cosponsors 98 (74 Democrats, 24 Republicans)
Introduced April 26, 2013
Latest Major Action May 8, 2013
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Bill Summary

Condemns the use of Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs) and calls for the full prosecution of those responsible for the IED terrorist attack in Boston, Massachusetts, on April 15, 2013.

Expresses condolences to the families of those who were killed in the Boston terrorist attack, and support for those who were injured and their families.

Supports U.S. service members, first responders, and explosive ordnance disposal personnel who face the IED threat.

Calls on all relevant U.S. agencies to: (1) coordinate with international partners and other responsible entities to reduce the use of IEDs and curb their proliferation; and (2) support the care of active duty service members, veterans, and first responders who are victims of IEDs by facilitating the exchange of blast trauma research data among law enforcement agencies, the Department of Defense (DOD), the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), and veterans service organizations.

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(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
May 8, 2013 Referred to the Subcommittee on Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs.
April 30, 2013 Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, and Investigations.
April 26, 2013 Referred to House Veterans' Affairs
April 26, 2013 Referred to House Armed Services
April 26, 2013 Referred to House Judiciary
April 26, 2013 Referred to House Foreign Affairs