H.Res. 34 (111th): Recognizing Israel’s right to defend itself against attacks from Gaza, reaffirming the United States’ strong support for Israel, and supporting the Israeli-Palestinian peace process.


Jan 8, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010


Agreed To (Simple Resolution) on Jan 9, 2009

This simple resolution was agreed to on January 9, 2009. That is the end of the legislative process for a simple resolution.


Nancy Pelosi

Representative for California's 8th congressional district



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Last Updated: Jan 9, 2009
Length: 5 pages

About the resolution

Summary (CRS)

1/9/2009--Passed House without amendment.Expresses commitment to the welfare and survival of Israel as a Jewish and democratic state with secure borders and recognizes its right to act in self-defense.Reiterates that ... Read more >


Jan 8, 2009

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Jan 9, 2009
Agreed To

The resolution was passed in a vote in the House. A simple resolution is not voted on in the other chamber and does not have the force of law.

Jan 9, 2009
Text Published

Updated bill text was published as of Passed the House (Engrossed).

This is a House simple resolution in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.Res.” in “H.Res. 34”). 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.


116 cosponsors (68D, 48R) (show)
Committee Assignments

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On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Agree
Jan 9, 2009 1:40 p.m.
Passed 390/5

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