H.R. 1175 (106th): To locate and secure the return of Zachary Baumel, an American citizen, and other Israeli soldiers missing in action.


Mar 18, 1999
106th Congress, 1999–2000


Enacted — Signed by the President on Nov 8, 1999

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on November 8, 1999.


Pub.L. 106-89


Tom Lantos

Representative for California's 12th congressional district



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Last Updated: Oct 28, 1999
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About the bill

Summary (CRS)

8/5/1999--Passed Senate amended.Requires the Department of State to raise the matter of Zachary Baumel (a U.S. citizen), Yehuda Katz, and Zvi Feldman with the appropriate government officials of Syria, Lebanon, ... Read more >


Mar 18, 1999

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Jun 10, 1999
Reported by Committee

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Jun 22, 1999
Passed House

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Jun 30, 1999
Text Published

Updated bill text was published as of Reported by Senate Committee.

Aug 5, 1999
Passed Senate with Changes

The Senate passed the bill with changes not in the House version and sent it back to the House to approve the changes. The vote was by Unanimous Consent so no record of individual votes was made.

Oct 26, 1999
House Agreed to Changes

The bill was passed by both chambers in identical form. It goes to the President next who may sign or veto the bill.

Nov 8, 1999
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 1175”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


100 cosponsors (66D, 34R) (show)
Committee Assignments

The committee chair determines whether a bill will move past the committee stage.

On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Pass, as Amended
Jun 22, 1999 5:47 p.m.
Passed 415/5
Suspend the Rules and Agree to Senate Amendments
Oct 26, 1999 5:16 p.m.
Passed 421/0

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