About the resolution
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 party, and U.S.-designated terrorist organization, continues to pose a significant threat to the United States, our allies and other interests globally. Hizballah has been militarily involved in the conflict in Syria, has a growing presence on the Israeli ...
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Florida's 22nd congressional district. Democrat.
Last Updated: Oct 25, 2017
Length: 6 pages
115th Congress (2017–2019)
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.
What legislators are saying
“VIDEO: House Unanimously Passes Rep. Deutch's Hezbollah Bill”
— Rep. Theodore “Ted” Deutch [D-FL22] (Sponsor) on Oct 25, 2017
“Cramer: house passes sanctions against sponsors of terrorism”
— Sen. Kevin Cramer [R-ND] on Oct 27, 2017
Jul 14, 2016
Earlier Version — Ordered Reported
This activity took place on a related bill, H.Res. 750 (114th).
May 25, 2017
Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.
Jun 29, 2017
Considered by Middle East, North Africa, and International Terrorism
A committee held a hearing or business meeting about the resolution.
Jul 27, 2017
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Oct 25, 2017
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 (115th) 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.
Resolutions numbers restart every two years. That means there are other resolutions with the number H.Res. 359. This is the one from the 115th Congress.
This simple resolution was introduced in the 115th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2017 to Jan 3, 2019. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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Urging the European Union to designate Hizballah in its entirety as a terrorist organization and increase pressure on it and its members, H.R. Res. 359, 115th Cong. (2017).
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