H.RES.922: Condemning the use of hunger as a weapon of war and recognizing the effect of conflict on global food security and famine.

About This Bill

  • This bill was introduced in the 117th Congress
  • This bill is primarily about agriculture and food
  • Introduced Feb. 9, 2022
  • Latest Major Action Dec. 1, 2022

Bill Versions

Bill Summary

This resolution condemns the use of starvation of civilians as a weapon of warfare. It also calls on the U.S. government to prioritize diplomatic efforts to call out and address instances where hunger and intentional deprivation of food is being utilized as a weapon of war, including efforts to ensure that security operations do not undermine livelihoods of local populations to minimize civilian harm.

(Source: Library of Congress)

What Lawmakers Are Saying About This Bill

There are 5 statements associated with H.RES.922.

Bill Actions

Date Description
Dec. 1, 2022
Pursuant to section 5 of H. Res. 1499, and the motion offered by Mr. Hoyer, the following bills passed under suspension of the rules: H.R. 4601, as amended; H.R. 4772, as amended; H.R. 4899; H.R. 5943, as amended; H.R. 7158, as amended; H.R. 8203; H.R. 9308; and S. 3825; and the following resolutions were agreed to under suspension of the rules: H. Res. 744, as amended; and H. Res. 922, as amended. (consideration: CR H8696-8700; text: CR H8699)
Dec. 1, 2022
Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 1499, proceedings on H. Res. 922 are considered vacated.
Nov. 29, 2022
Considered under suspension of the rules.
Nov. 29, 2022
Considered under suspension of the rules. (consideration: CR H8629-8631; text: CR H8629-8630)
Nov. 29, 2022
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.
Nov. 29, 2022
DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H. Res. 922.
Nov. 29, 2022
Ms. Jacobs (CA) moved to suspend the rules and agree to the resolution, as amended.
July 28, 2022
Ordered to be Reported in the Nature of a Substitute (Amended) by Voice Vote.
July 28, 2022
Committee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
Feb. 9, 2022
Referred to the House Committee on Foreign Affairs.
Feb. 9, 2022

Introduced in the House by Sara Jacobs (D-Calif.)

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