H.Res. 269: Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives regarding the need for investigation and prosecution of war crimes and crimes against humanity, whether committed by officials of the Government of Syria or other parties to the civil war in Syria, and calling on the President to direct the United States representative to the United Nations to use the voice and vote of the United States to immediately promote the establishment of a Syrian war crimes tribunal, and for other purposes.

Introduced:

May 15, 2015

Status:

Referred to Committee on May 15, 2015

This resolution was assigned to a congressional committee on May 15, 2015, which will consider it before possibly sending it on to the House or Senate as a whole.

Sponsor:

Christopher “Chris” Smith

Representative for New Jersey's 4th congressional district

Republican

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Last Updated: May 15, 2015
Length: 4 pages

Prognosis:

48% chance of being agreed to (details)

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History

May 15, 2015
 
Introduced

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Agreed To

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