H.Res. 447 (114th): Calling upon the President to use the United States’ voice and vote in the United Nations Security Council to condemn the ongoing sexual violence against women and children from Yezidi, Christian, Shabak, and other religious communities by Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant militants as crimes against humanity, to prosecute all perpetrators and those complicit in these crimes, and to support other United Nations member states prosecuting these perpetrators and those complicit.

Overview

Introduced:

Sep 29, 2015
114th Congress, 2015–2017

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This resolution was introduced on September 29, 2015, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Sponsor:

Trent Franks

Representative for Arizona's 8th congressional district

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Sep 29, 2015
Length: 6 pages

History

Sep 29, 2015
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

H.Res. 447 (114th) 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 114th Congress, which met from Jan 6, 2015 to Jan 3, 2017. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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