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H.RES.622: Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives regarding the national security interests of the United States and its allies and partners with respect to the Palestinian Authority.

About this Bill

This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress
This bill is primarily about international affairs
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Sponsor Trent Franks, R-Ariz.
Total Cosponsors 29 (2 Democrats, 27 Republicans)
Introduced June 12, 2014
Latest Major Action Sept. 8, 2014
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Bill Summary

Reaffirms U.S. law and appropriations legislation conditioning assistance to, and cooperation with, the Palestinian Authority (PA).

Reaffirms the U.S. commitment to a democratic framework for peace decided through direct negotiations between Israeli and Palestinian leadership, without the interference of Hamas.

Calls on the Department of State to work with European partners to support implementation of all necessary measures on suspending multilateral assistance to, and and security cooperation with, the PA.

Expresses the sense of the House of Representatives that since Hamas and Fatah have unified, regardless of the unity government being made up of Hamas and Fatah technocrats, the Secretary of State should, if the unity government is not dissolved, designate the PA and such unity government as a foreign terrorist organization and redesignate the Palestinian Liberation Organization (PLO) as a foreign terrorist organization.

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(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
Sept. 8, 2014 Referred to the Subcommittee on Middle East and North Africa.
June 12, 2014 Referred to the House Committee on Foreign Affairs.