H.Res. 704 (111th): Deploring the ongoing violence by Iraqi security forces against the residents of Camp Ashraf in Iraq.


Jul 31, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010

Died in a previous Congress

This resolution was introduced on July 31, 2009, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Bob Filner

Representative for California's 51st congressional district



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Summary (CRS)

7/31/2009--Introduced.Deplores the violence by Iraqi security forces against the residents of Camp Ashraf.Calls upon the Iraqi government and the President of the United States to ensure the security and protection ... Read more >

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Jul 31, 2009

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This is a House simple resolution in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.Res.” in “H.Res. 704”). 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.


223 cosponsors (125D, 98R) (show)
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