S.RES.517: A resolution expressing support for Israel's right to defend itself and calling on Hamas to immediately cease all rocket and other attacks against Israel.

About this Bill

This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress
This bill is primarily about international affairs
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Sponsor Lindsey Graham, R-S.C.
Total Cosponsors 7 (5 Democrats, 2 Republicans)
Introduced July 24, 2014
Latest Major Action July 24, 2014
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Bill Summary

Supports Israel's right to defend its citizens and ensure Israel's survival.

Calls on the United Nations (U.N.) Secretary General to condemn Hamas's attacks on Israel, and urges the international community to condemn the rocket fire at Israel.

Recognizes that Israel must be allowed to take actions necessary to remove the present and future threats posed by Hamas's rockets and tunnels.

Calls on Hamas to cease all rocket and other attacks against Israel and to stop using Gaza residents as human shields.

Opposes efforts to impose a cease fire that does not allow Israel to protect its citizens from threats posed by Hamas rockets and tunnels.

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
July 24, 2014 Referred to the Committee on Foreign Relations. (text of measure as introduced: CR S4908)