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S.Res. 206: A resolution marking the 70th anniversary of the four Geneva Conventions of 1949, expressing concern about significant violations of international humanitarian law on contemporary battlefields, and encouraging United States leadership in ensuring greater respect for international humanitarian law in current conflicts, particularly with its security partners.

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Cory Booker

Sponsor. Junior Senator for New Jersey. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Jul 15, 2019
Length: 10 pages
Introduced
May 14, 2019
Status

Ordered Reported on Jun 25, 2019

The committees assigned to this resolution sent it to the House or Senate as a whole for consideration on June 25, 2019.

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History

May 14, 2019
 
Introduced

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Jun 25, 2019
 
Ordered Reported

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Agreed To

S.Res. 206 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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