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H.RES.679: Condemning the Ukrainian separatists illegally occupying the Ukrainian city of Donetsk, and the surrounding territory, as terrorists for shooting down a civilian passenger airliner, Malaysian Airlines Flight MH17, and condemning the Government of the Russian Federation for supplying the arms.

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This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress
This bill is primarily about international affairs
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Sponsor Michael G. Fitzpatrick, R-Pa.
Total Cosponsors 12 (3 Democrats, 9 Republicans)
Introduced July 22, 2014
Latest Major Action Sept. 8, 2014
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Bill Summary

Condemns: (1) the Ukrainian separatists illegally occupying the Ukrainian city of Donetsk and the surrounding territory as terrorists for shooting down a civilian passenger airliner, Malaysian Airlines Flight MH17; and (2) the government of the Russian Federation for supplying the arms that shot down the plane.

Calls on: (1) the Ukrainian separatists of Donetsk to disband and relinquish control of Donetsk and the surrounding area to the government of Ukraine, and (2) the government of the Russian Federation to end attempts to undermine the government of Ukraine and to cease arming militaristic and terroristic groups.

Urges the President and Secretary of State to utilize all available means to compel the government of the Russian Federation to withdraw support from such groups.

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
Sept. 8, 2014 Referred to the Subcommittee on Europe, Eurasia, and Emerging Threats.
July 22, 2014 Referred to the House Committee on Foreign Affairs.