Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for New York's 16th congressional district. Democrat.
Last Updated: Mar 13, 2019
Length: 5 pages
Ordered Reported on Jun 26, 2019
The committees assigned to this resolution sent it to the House or Senate as a whole for consideration on June 26, 2019.
What legislators are saying
“Engel & McCaul Offer Legislation Reaffirming the Pillars of American Foreign Policy”
— Rep. Eliot Engel [D-NY16] (Sponsor) on Mar 13, 2019
Mar 13, 2019
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Jun 26, 2019
A committee has voted to issue a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.
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H.Res. 221 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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Reaffirming the importance of upholding democracy, human rights, and the rule of law in United States foreign policy, H.R. Res. 221, 116th Cong. (2019).
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