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H.Res. 727: Affirming United States support for the State of Israel’s right to defend itself from terrorist attacks.

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Josh Gottheimer

Sponsor. Representative for New Jersey's 5th congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Nov 21, 2019
Length: 3 pages
Nov 21, 2019
116th Congress (2019–2021)

Introduced on Nov 21, 2019

This resolution is in the first stage of the legislative process. It was introduced into Congress on November 21, 2019. It will typically be considered by committee next before it is possibly sent on to the House or Senate as a whole.


Position statements

What legislators are saying

Reps. Zeldin, Gottheimer Lead Bipartisan Coalition Condemning Terrorist Rocket Attacks on Israel; Supporting Israels Right to Defend Itself from Terrorists
    — Rep. Lee Zeldin [R-NY1] (Co-sponsor) on Nov 25, 2019

Congressman Jeff Van Drew Condemns Attacks Against Israel After Launch of 450+ Missiles at Key U.S. Ally
    — Rep. Jefferson Van Drew [R-NJ2] (Co-sponsor) on Nov 22, 2019

Rep. Susie Lee, Bipartisan Coalition Condemn Terrorist Rocket Attacks on Israel, Support Israel’s Right to Defend Itself from Terrorists
    — Rep. Susie Lee [D-NV3] (Co-sponsor) on Nov 22, 2019

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Nov 21, 2019

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H.Res. 727 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.

Resolutions numbers restart every two years. That means there are other resolutions with the number H.Res. 727. This is the one from the 116th Congress.

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