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H.Res. 657 (113th): Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives regarding United States support for the State of Israel as it defends itself against unprovoked rocket attacks from the Hamas terrorist organization.

Overview

Introduced:

Jul 8, 2014
113th Congress, 2013–2015

Status:

Agreed To (Simple Resolution) on Jul 11, 2014

This simple resolution was agreed to on July 11, 2014. That is the end of the legislative process for a simple resolution.

Sponsor:

Steve Israel

Representative for New York's 3rd congressional district

Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: Jul 11, 2014
Length: 2 pages

History

Jul 8, 2014
 
Introduced

Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.

Jul 11, 2014
 
Agreed To

The resolution was passed in a vote in the House. A simple resolution is not voted on in the other chamber and does not have the force of law. The vote was without objection so no record of individual votes was made.

H.Res. 657 (113th) was a simple resolution in the United States Congress.

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.

This simple resolution was introduced in the 113th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2013 to Jan 2, 2015. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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