Legislation of the 111th Congress

Legislation of the 111th Congress

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Title: Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives concerning the humanitarian crisis in Gaza.
Sponsor: Rep Kucinich, Dennis J. [OH-10] (introduced 1/15/2009) Cosponsors (8)
Latest Major Action: 1/15/2009 Referred to House committee. Status: Referred to the House Committee on Foreign Affairs.
Rep Conyers, John, Jr. [MI-14] - 1/15/2009 Rep Ellison, Keith [MN-5] - 1/15/2009 Rep Hinchey, Maurice D. [NY-22] - 1/15/2009 Rep Kaptur, Marcy [OH-9] - 1/15/2009 Rep McDermott, Jim [WA-7] - 1/15/2009 Rep Rahall, Nick J., II [WV-3] - 1/15/2009 Rep Watson, Diane E. [CA-33] - 1/15/2009 Rep Woolsey, Lynn C. [CA-6] - 1/15/2009
H.RES.34 (passed)
Title: Recognizing Israel's right to defend itself against attacks from Gaza, reaffirming the United States' strong support for Israel, and supporting the Israeli-Palestinian peace process.
Sponsor: Rep Pelosi, Nancy [CA-8] (introduced 1/8/2009) Cosponsors (116)
Latest Major Action: 1/9/2009 Passed/agreed to in House. Status: On motion to suspend the rules and agree to the resolution Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 390 - 5, 22 Present (Roll no. 10).
Text of Legislation Two versions: H.Res.34IH and H.Res.34EH

Thank the five members of Congress who voted against H.Res 34:
Rep. Maxine Waters (CA) Email  Phone: (202) 225-2201
Rep. Ron Paul (TX) Email  Phone: (202) 225-2831
Rep. Dennis Kucinich (OH) Email  Phone: (202) 225-5871
Rep. WI Gwen Moore (WI) Email Phone: 202-225-4572 
S.RES.10 (passed)
Title: A resolution recognizing the right of Israel to defend itself against attacks from Gaza and reaffirming the United States' strong support for Israel in its battle with Hamas, and supporting the Israeli-Palestinian peace process.
Sponsor: Sen Reid, Harry [NV] (introduced 1/8/2009) Cosponsors (33)
Latest Major Action: 1/8/2009 Passed/agreed to in Senate. Status: Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent.
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