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H.Res. 359: Urging the European Union to designate Hizballah in its entirety as a terrorist organization and increase pressure on it and its members.

About the resolution

Source: Republican Policy Committee

H. Res. 359 expresses appreciation to the European Union (EU) for progress since designating Hizballah’s military wing as a terrorist organization; supports increased U.S.-EU cooperation in thwarting Hizballah’s criminal and terrorist activities; supports cooperation between European police and security services in combating terrorism; encourages the EU to implement sanctions against Hizballah-affiliated terrorist in tandem with the U.S.; and urges the EU to designate the Hizballah in its entirety as a terrorist organization and increase pressure on the group.

Hizballah, an Iran-backed Shia Muslim militia, political ...

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Theodore Deutch

Sponsor. Representative for Florida's 22nd congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Oct 25, 2017
Length: 6 pages
Introduced:

May 25, 2017
115th Congress, 2017–2019

Status:

Agreed To (Simple Resolution) on Oct 25, 2017

This simple resolution was agreed to on October 25, 2017. That is the end of the legislative process for a simple resolution.

History

May 25, 2017
 
Introduced

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Jun 29, 2017
 
Considered by The Middle East and North Africa

A committee held a hearing or business meeting about the resolution.

Jul 27, 2017
 
Ordered Reported

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Oct 20, 2017
 
On House Schedule

The House indicated that this resolution would be considered in the week ahead.

Oct 25, 2017
 
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 by voice vote so no record of individual votes was made.

H.Res. 359 is 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.

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