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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: May 14, 2019
Length: 5 pages
Introduced
May 14, 2019
Status

Introduced on May 14, 2019

This resolution is in the first stage of the legislative process. It was introduced into Congress on May 14, 2019. It will typically be considered by committee next before it is possibly sent on to the House or Senate as a whole.

This resolution is scheduled for the following committee meetings:
Jun 25, 2019 2:15 p.m. — Senate Committee on Foreign Relations

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History

May 14, 2019
 
Introduced

Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.

Jun 25, 2019
 
Considered by Senate Committee on Foreign Relations

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

If this resolution has further action, the following steps may occur next:
 
Passed Committee

 
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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