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H.RES.657: Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives regarding United States support for the State of Israel as it defends itself against unprovoked rocket attacks from the Hamas terrorist organization.

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This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress
This bill is primarily about international affairs
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Sponsor Steve Israel, D-N.Y.
Total Cosponsors 166 (92 Democrats, 74 Republicans)
Introduced July 8, 2014
Latest Major Action July 11, 2014
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Bill Summary

Reaffirms the support of the House of Representatives for Israel's right to defend its citizens and ensure Israel's survival.

Condemns the unprovoked rocket fire at Israel and calls on Hamas to cease all rocket and other attacks against Israel.

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
July 11, 2014 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
July 11, 2014 On agreeing to the resolution Agreed to by voice vote.
July 11, 2014 On agreeing to the resolution Agreed to without objection.
July 11, 2014 Considered by unanimous consent.
July 11, 2014 Committee on Foreign Affairs discharged.
July 11, 2014 Mr. Royce asked unanimous consent to discharge from committee and consider.
July 8, 2014 Referred to the House Committee on Foreign Affairs.