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H.RES.499: Condemning the violation of Ukrainian sovereignty, independence, and territorial integrity by military forces of the Russian Federation.

About this Bill

This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress
This bill is primarily about international affairs
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Sponsor Edward Royce, R-Calif.
Total Cosponsors 19 (7 Democrats, 12 Republicans)
Introduced March 5, 2014
Latest Major Action March 11, 2014
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Bill Summary

Condemns Russia's military violation of Ukrainian sovereignty, independence, and territorial integrity.

States that Russia's military intervention: (1) is in breach of its United Nations (U.N.) obligations, and of the 1994 Budapest Memorandum on Security Assurances in which it pledged to respect Ukraine's independence and existing borders; and (2) poses a threat to international peace and security.

Calls on Russia to remove its military forces from Ukraine's Crimean peninsula, other than those operating in accordance with its 1997 agreement on the Status and Conditions of the Black Sea Fleet Stationing on the Territory of Ukraine, and to refrain from interference in all regions of Ukraine, including ending support of separatist and paramilitary forces in Crimea.

Declares that the Ukrainian people have the right to determine their own future free from outside interference.

Commends the Ukrainian government for its restraint and avoidance of military p...

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
March 11, 2014

On motion to suspend the rules and agree to the resolution, as amended Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 402 - 7, 1 Present (Roll no. 117). (text: CR H2268-2269)

March 11, 2014 Considered as unfinished business. (consideration: CR H2286)
March 11, 2014 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.
March 11, 2014 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H. Res. 499.
March 11, 2014 Considered under suspension of the rules. (consideration: CR H2268-2273)
March 11, 2014 Mr. Royce moved to suspend the rules and agree to the resolution, as amended. (consideration: CR H2268)
March 7, 2014 Subcommittee on Immigration and Border Security Discharged.
March 6, 2014 Referred to the Subcommittee on Immigration and Border Security.
March 6, 2014 Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
March 6, 2014 Committee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
March 5, 2014 Referred to House Judiciary
March 5, 2014 Referred to House Ways and Means
March 5, 2014 Referred to House Foreign Affairs