S.Res. 599 (112th): A resolution expressing vigorous support and unwavering commitment to the welfare, security, and survival of the State of Israel as a Jewish and democratic state with secure borders, and recognizing and strongly supporting its right to act in self-defense to protect its citizens against acts of terrorism.


Nov 15, 2012
112th Congress, 2011–2013


Agreed To (Simple Resolution) on Nov 15, 2012

This simple resolution was agreed to on November 15, 2012. That is the end of the legislative process for a simple resolution.


Kirsten Gillibrand

Senator from New York



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Nov 15, 2012

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Nov 15, 2012
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.

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.


66 cosponsors (35D, 30R, 1I) (show)

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

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H.Res. 813 (identical)

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