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.

Introduced:
Jan 09, 2007 (110th Congress, 2007–2009)
Status:
Died (Passed House)
Sponsor
Steven Rothman
Representative for New Jersey's 9th congressional district
Party
Democrat
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Last Updated
Jun 21, 2007
Length
5 pages
 
Status

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.

Progress
Introduced Jan 09, 2007
Referred to Committee Jan 09, 2007
Reported by Committee May 23, 2007
Passed House Jun 20, 2007
 
Summary

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

Cosponsors
103 cosponsors (57D, 46R) (show)
Committees

House Foreign Affairs

Oversight and Investigations

The Middle East and North Africa

Senate Foreign Relations

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Notes

H.Con.Res. stands for House concurrent resolution.

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.

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Library of Congress Summary

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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 Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide and Article 2, Section 4, of the U.N. Charter.
Calls on the Security Council and all U.N. member states to consider stronger measures to prevent Iran from obtaining nuclear weapons, which would be a dangerous violation of the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty and a potential means of carrying out President Ahmadinejad's threats against Israel.
Reaffirms the U.S.-Israeli strategic partnership and close friendship and reasserts the U.S. commitment to defend Israel's right to exist as a free and democratic state.

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