S.Res. 10 (111th): A resolution recognizing the right of Israel to defend itself against attacks from Gaza and reaffirming the United States’ strong support for Israel in its battle with Hamas, and supporting the Israeli-Palestinian peace process.


Jan 8, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010


Agreed To (Simple Resolution) on Jan 8, 2009

This simple resolution was agreed to on January 8, 2009. That is the end of the legislative process for a simple resolution.


Harry Reid

Senator from Nevada



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Last Updated: Jan 8, 2009
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About the resolution

Summary (CRS)

1/8/2009--Passed Senate without amendment.Expresses commitment to the welfare and survival of Israel as a Jewish and democratic state with secure borders and recognizes Israel's right to act in self-defense.Reiterates that ... Read more >


Jan 8, 2009

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Jan 8, 2009
Agreed To

The resolution was passed in a vote in the Senate. A simple resolution is not voted on in the other chamber and does not have the force of law. The vote was by Unanimous Consent so no record of individual votes was made.

This is a Senate simple resolution in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.Res.” in “S.Res. 10”). 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.


34 cosponsors (22D, 11R, 1I) (show)

There have been no roll call votes related to this resolution.

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