S.Con.Res. 33: A concurrent resolution expressing the sense of Congress that those who commit or support atrocities against Christians and other ethnic and religious minorities, including Yezidis, Turkmen, Sabea-Mandeans, Kaka’e, and Kurds, and who target them specifically for ethnic or religious reasons, are committing, and are hereby declared to be committing, “war crimes”, “crimes against humanity”, and “genocide”.

Introduced:

Mar 14, 2016

Status:

Referred to Committee on Mar 14, 2016

This resolution was assigned to a congressional committee on March 14, 2016, which will consider it before possibly sending it on to the House or Senate as a whole.

Sponsor:

Benjamin Sasse

Junior Senator from Nebraska

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Mar 14, 2016
Length: 6 pages

Prognosis:

51% chance of being agreed to (details)

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History

Mar 14, 2016
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

 
Reported by Committee

 
Passed Senate

 
Passed House

This page is about a resolution in the United States Congress. A concurrent resolution is often used for matters that affect the rules of Congress or to express the sentiment of Congress. It must be agreed to by both the House and Senate in identical form but is not signed by the President and does not carry the force of law.

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