H.RES.129: Calling on the Department of Defense, other appropriate elements of the Federal Government, and foreign governments to resolutely continue efforts to investigate, recover, and identify all United States personnel designated as unaccounted-for from past wa

About This Bill

  • Introduced Feb. 15, 2017
  • Latest Major Action Feb. 14, 2018

Bill Cosponsors

120 (38 Democrats, 82 Republicans)

Bill Summary

Calls upon: (1) the Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency, other elements of the federal government, and foreign governments to resolutely continue efforts to investigate, recover, identify, and account as fully as possible for all U.S. personnel designated as unaccounted-for from past wars and conflicts; and (2) all foreign governments with information on such personnel, or with such personnel within their territories, to cooperate fully with...

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

What Lawmakers Are Saying About This Bill

There are 11 statements associated with H.RES.129.

Bill Actions

Date Description
Feb. 14
Motion to reconsider laid on the table. Agreed to without objection.
Feb. 14
The title of the measure was amended. Agreed to without objection.
Feb. 14

On motion to suspend the rules and agree to the resolution, as amended Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 411 - 0 (Roll no. 75).

Feb. 14
Considered as unfinished business.
Feb. 14

On motion to suspend the rules and agree to the resolution, as amended Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 411 - 0 (Roll no. 75). (text: CR 2/13/2018 H1087)

Feb. 14
Considered as unfinished business. (consideration: CR H1147)
Feb. 13
At the conclusion of debate, the Yeas and Nays were demanded and ordered. Pursuant to the provisions of clause 8, rule XX, the Chair announced that further proceedings on the motion would be postponed.
Feb. 13
DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H. Res. 129.
Feb. 13
Considered under suspension of the rules.
Feb. 13
Mr. Wilson (SC) moved to suspend the rules and agree to the resolution, as amended.
Feb. 13
Considered under suspension of the rules. (consideration: CR H1087-1090; text: CR H1087)
Feb. 13
Considered under suspension of the rules. (consideration: CR H1087-1090)
Feb. 24, 2017
Referred to the Subcommittee on Military Personnel.
Feb. 15, 2017
Referred to the Committee on Foreign Affairs, and in addition to the Committee on Armed Services, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.
Feb. 15, 2017
Referred to House Armed Services
Feb. 15, 2017
Referred to House Foreign Affairs
Feb. 15, 2017

Introduced in the House by Sam Johnson (R-Texas)

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