H.RES.246: Opposing efforts to delegitimize the State of Israel and the Global Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions Movement targeting Israel.

About This Bill

  • Introduced March 21, 2019
  • Latest Major Action July 23, 2019

Bill Cosponsors

351 (175 Democrats, 176 Republicans)

Bill Versions

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Week Ending Rank
Aug. 4, 2019 6th
July 28, 2019 2nd

Bill Summary

This resolution opposes the Global Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions Movement and other efforts targeting Israel. The resolution urges both sides to return to direct negotiations and expresses support for a solution resulting in the state of Israel existing alongside a democratic Palestinian state. It also affirms the right of U.S. citizens to free speech, including the right to protest or criticize U.S. or foreign government policies.

(Source: Library of Congress)

What Lawmakers Are Saying About This Bill

There are 44 statements associated with H.RES.246.

Bill Actions

Date Description
July 23, 2019
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
July 23, 2019
On motion to suspend the rules and agree to the resolution, as amended Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 398 - 17, 5 Present (Roll no. 497). (text: CR H7181-7182)
July 23, 2019
Considered as unfinished business. (consideration: CR H7222)
July 23, 2019
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.
July 23, 2019
DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H. Res. 246.
July 23, 2019
Considered under suspension of the rules. (consideration: CR H7181-7188)
July 23, 2019
Mr. Engel moved to suspend the rules and agree to the resolution, as amended.
July 17, 2019
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Unanimous Consent.
July 17, 2019
Committee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
March 21, 2019
Referred to the Committee on Foreign Affairs, and in addition to the Committees on Financial Services, Science, Space, and Technology, and the Judiciary, 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.
March 21, 2019

Introduced in the House by Brad Schneider (D-Ill.)

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