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S.RES.498: A resolution expressing the sense of the Senate regarding United States support for the State of Israel as it defends itself against unprovoked rocket attacks from the Hamas terrorist organization.
About this Bill
|This bill was introduced in the||113th Congress|
|This bill is primarily about||international affairs|
|You can||read the bill|
|Sponsor||Lindsey Graham, R-S.C.|
|Total Cosponsors||79 (40 Democrats, 39 Republicans)|
|Introduced||July 10, 2014|
|Latest Major Action||July 17, 2014|
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When this bill was on the Most Viewed List on Congress.gov
|3rd||July 27, 2014|
|5th||July 20, 2014|
- Bill introduced in the Senate
- Bill passed in the Senate
- Bill passed in the House
- Bill signed into law
(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary of that version is repeated here.)
Reaffirms the support of the Senate 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.
Calls on Palestinian Authority (PA) President Mahmoud Abbas to dissolve the unity governing arrangement with Hamas and condemn the attacks on Israel.
(Source: Congressional Research Service)
|July 17, 2014||Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S4626)|
|July 16, 2014||Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 469.|
|July 16, 2014||Committee on Foreign Relations. Reported by Senator Menendez without amendment and with a preamble. Without written report.|
|July 16, 2014||Committee on Foreign Relations. Ordered to be reported without amendment favorably.|
|July 10, 2014||Referred to the Committee on Foreign Relations. (text of measure as introduced: CR S4417)|