H.Res. 247 (112th): Calling for the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela to be designated a state sponsor of terrorism for its support of Iran, Hezbollah, and the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC).


May 4, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Died in a previous Congress

This resolution was introduced on May 4, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Connie Mack IV

Representative for Florida's 14th congressional district



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5/4/2011--Introduced.Condemns the government of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela for its state-sponsored support of international terrorist groups.Calls on the Secretary of State to designate Venezuela as a state sponsor of ... Read more >

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May 4, 2011

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This is a House simple resolution in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.Res.” in “H.Res. 247”). 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.


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