H.RES.520: Calling for an end to attacks on Syrian civilians and expanded humanitarian access.

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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 6 (4 Democrats, 2 Republicans)
Introduced March 14, 2014
Latest Major Action April 30, 2014
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Bill Summary

Condemns all parties' attacks on civilians in Syria.

Calls for the United Nations (U.N.)-monitored implementation of the provisions of U.N. Security Council Resolution 2139 to allow unhindered humanitarian access to people in need throughout Syria.

Urges the Administration and U.S. allies to formally withdraw their recognition of Bashar al-Assad's regime unless the Assad regime and its supporting militias discontinue their grave human rights abuses.

Calls upon the U.N. Security Council to suspend Syria's General Assembly membership until the Assad regime has ceased attacks upon civilians and granted access for deliveries of humanitarian assistance throughout Syria.

Commends regional governments and communities for continuing to host Syrian refuges.

Calls upon the Assad regime, the Syrian opposition, the Administration, and the U.N. to improve their support for the Syrian-American community as they work to aid the Syrian people.


(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
April 30, 2014 Ordered to be Reported in the Nature of a Substitute (Amended) by Unanimous Consent.
April 30, 2014 Committee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
April 2, 2014 Referred to the Subcommittee on Middle East and North Africa.
March 14, 2014 Referred to the House Committee on Foreign Affairs.