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H.RES.222: Recognizing the long-term partnership and friendship between the United States and the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan, working together towards peace and security in the Middle East.

About this Bill

This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress
This bill is primarily about international affairs
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Sponsor Gregory W. Meeks, D-N.Y.
Total Cosponsors 44 (25 Democrats, 19 Republicans)
Introduced May 17, 2013
Latest Major Action Aug. 2, 2013
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Bill Summary

Commends: (1) the people and government of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan for their friendship with the United States and commitment to peace, security, and stability in the Middle East; and (2) Jordan for its response to the Syrian humanitarian crisis.

Supports Jordan as it faces regional challenges and works toward a more peaceful Middle East.

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
Aug. 2, 2013 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
Aug. 2, 2013 On agreeing to the resolution Agreed to without objection.
Aug. 2, 2013 Considered by unanimous consent. (consideration: CR H5361-5362; text of measure as introduced: CR H5361)
Aug. 2, 2013 Committee on Foreign Affairs discharged.
Aug. 2, 2013 Mr. Royce asked unanimous consent to discharge from committee and consider.
June 27, 2013 Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Unanimous Consent.
June 27, 2013 Committee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
June 7, 2013 Referred to the Subcommittee on Middle East and North Africa.
May 17, 2013 Referred to the House Committee on Foreign Affairs.