H.RES.810: Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives regarding the life and work of Elie Wiesel in promoting human rights, peace, and Holocaust remembrance.

About This Bill

  • Introduced July 7, 2016
  • Latest Major Action Sept. 12, 2016

Bill Cosponsors

170 (129 Democrats, 41 Republicans)

Bill Versions

Bill Summary

Extends the deepest sympathies of the House of Representatives to the members of the family of Elie Wiesel. Urges the continuation of Wiesel's work and legacy to preserve the memory of individuals who perished in the Holocaust, to prevent the recurrence of another Holocaust, to combat hate and intolerance, and to never forget and learn from the lessons of history.

(Source: Library of Congress)

What Lawmakers Are Saying About This Bill

There are 4 statements associated with H.RES.810.

Bill Actions

Date Description
Sept. 12, 2016

On motion to suspend the rules and agree to the resolution, as amended Agreed to by voice vote. (text: CR H5259)

Sept. 12, 2016
DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H. Res. 810.
Sept. 12, 2016
Considered under suspension of the rules. (consideration: CR H5259-5263)
Sept. 12, 2016
Ms. Ros-Lehtinen moved to suspend the rules and agree to the resolution, as amended.
July 14, 2016
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
July 14, 2016
Committee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
July 7, 2016
Referred to the House Committee on Foreign Affairs.
July 7, 2016

Introduced in the House by Steve Israel (D-N.Y.)

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