S. 1622 (112th): Jerusalem Embassy and Recognition Act of 2011


Sep 23, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on September 23, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Dean Heller

Senator from Nevada



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Last Updated: Sep 23, 2011
Length: 4 pages

About the bill

Full Title

A bill to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, to relocate to Jerusalem the United States Embassy in Israel, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

9/23/2011--Introduced.Jerusalem Embassy and Recognition Act of 2011 - States that it is U.S. policy to recognize Jerusalem as the undivided capital of the State of Israel.Amends the Jerusalem Embassy Act ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Sep 23, 2011

This is the first step in the legislative process.

This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 1622”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


5 cosponsors (5R) (show)
Committee Assignments

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

Related Bills

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S. 604 (113th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Mar 19, 2013

H.R. 1006 (Related)
Jerusalem Embassy and Recognition Act of 2011

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Mar 10, 2011

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