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S.RES.526: A resolution supporting Israel's right to defend itself against Hamas, and for other purposes.

About this Bill

This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress
This bill is primarily about international affairs
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Sponsor Harry Reid, D-Nev.
Total Cosponsors 7 (3 Democrats, 4 Republicans)
Introduced July 29, 2014
Latest Major Action July 29, 2014
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Bill Summary

(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary of that version is repeated here.)

Laments all loss of innocent civilian life.

Condemns the United Nations (U.N.) Human Rights Council's July 23, 2014 resolution calling for: (1) an investigation of Israel while not mentioning Hamas's continued assault against Israel, and (2) an investigation into potential human rights violations by Israel in the current Gaza conflict without mentioning Hamas's assault against innocent civilians and its use of civilian shields.

Supports Israel's right to defend itself against Hamas's rocket assault and destroy Hamas's tunnel system into Israel's territory.

Condemns Hamas's terrorist actions and use of civilians as human shields.

Supports U.S. mediation efforts for a durable cease fire agreement that ends Hamas's rocket assault and leads to Gaza's demilitarization.

Supports additional funding to replenish Israel's Iron Dome...

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
July 29, 2014 Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S5039; text of measure as passed Senate: CR S5066)