H.Res. 1044 (109th): Calling for the immediate and unconditional release of Israeli soldiers held captive by Hamas and Hezbollah, and for other purposes.


Sep 27, 2006
109th Congress, 2005–2006

Died in a previous Congress

This resolution was introduced on September 27, 2006, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Gary Ackerman

Representative for New York's 5th congressional district



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Last Updated: Sep 27, 2006
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About the resolution

Summary (CRS)

9/27/2006--Introduced.Demands that: (1) Hamas release Israeli soldier Gilad Shalit; (2) Hezbollah accept the mandate of U.N. Security Council Resolution 1701 by releasing Israeli soldiers Ehud Goldwasser and Eldad Regev; and ... Read more >

The resolution’s title was written by its sponsor.


Sep 27, 2006

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This is a House simple resolution in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.Res.” in “H.Res. 1044”). A simple resolution is used for matters that affect just one chamber of Congress, often to change the rules of the chamber to set the manner of debate for a related bill. It must be agreed to in the chamber in which it was introduced. It is not voted on in the other chamber and does not have the force of law.


2 cosponsors (2D) (show)
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There have been no roll call votes related to this resolution.

Related Bills
H.Res. 107 (110th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Agreed To (Simple Resolution)
Mar 13, 2007

H.Res. 921 (Related)
Condemning the recent attacks against the State of Israel, holding terrorists and their state-sponsors ...

Agreed To (Simple Resolution)
Jul 20, 2006

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