H.Con.Res. 21 (110th): Calling on the United Nations Security Council to charge Iranian leader Mahmoud Ahmadinejad with violating the 1948 Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide and United Nations Charter because of his calls for the destruction of the State of Israel.


Jan 9, 2007
110th Congress, 2007–2009

Died in a previous Congress

This resolution was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on June 20, 2007 but was never passed by the Senate.


Steven Rothman

Representative for New Jersey's 9th congressional district



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Last Updated: Jun 21, 2007
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About the resolution

Summary (CRS)

6/20/2007--Passed House amended.Condemns Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad's statements and policies aimed at Israel's destruction.Calls on the U.N. Security Council to charge President Ahmadinejad with violating the 1948 Convention on the ... Read more >

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Jan 9, 2007

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May 23, 2007
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Jun 20, 2007
Passed House

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This is a House concurrent resolution in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.Con.Res.” in “H.Con.Res. 21”). A concurrent resolution is often used for matters that affect the rules of Congress or to express the sentiment of Congress. It must be agreed to by both the House and Senate in identical form but is not signed by the President and does not carry the force of law.


103 cosponsors (57D, 46R) (show)
Committee Assignments

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On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Agree, As Amended
Jun 20, 2007 12:29 p.m.
Passed 411/2

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