Senate Simple Resolution 176
115th Congress(2017-2018)
A resolution commemorating the 50th anniversary of the reunification of Jerusalem.
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Passed Senate on Jun 5, 2017
Overview
Text
Introduced
May 24, 2017
Latest Action
Jun 5, 2017
Origin Chamber
Senate
Type
Simple Resolution
Simple Resolution
A form of legislative measure introduced and potentially acted upon by only one congressional chamber and used for the regulation of business only within the chamber of origin. Depending on the chamber of origin, they begin with a designation of either H.Res. or S.Res. Joint resolutions and concurrent resolutions are other types of resolutions.
Bill Number
176
Congress
115
Policy Area
International Affairs
International Affairs
Primary focus of measure is matters affecting foreign aid, human rights, international law and organizations; national governance; arms control; diplomacy and foreign officials; alliances and collective security. Measures concerning trade agreements, tariffs, foreign investments, and foreign loans may fall under Foreign Trade and International Finance policy area.
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Passed
June 5, 2017
Type
Agreed To In Senate
Senate Roll Call Votes
Summary

Recognizes the 50th anniversary of Jerusalem's reunification and extends the Senate's friendship and hopes for peace to Jerusalem's residents and Israel's people.

Reaffirms support for Israel's commitment to religious freedom and administration of holy sites in Jerusalem.

Supports strengthening the mutually beneficial American-Israeli relationship.

Commends Egypt and Jordan, former combatant states of the Six Day War, for embracing a vision of peace and coexistence with Israel and continuing to uphold their respective peace agreements.

Reaffirms: (1) that it is long-standing U.S. bipartisan policy that the permanent status of Jerusalem remains a matter to be decided between the parties through final status negotiations towards a two-state solution; and (2) the Jerusalem Embassy Act of 1995 as U.S. law, and calls upon the President and all U.S. officials to abide by its provisions.

Text (3)
June 5, 2017
May 25, 2017
Actions (7)
06/05/2017
Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and with a preamble by Yea-Nay Vote. 90 - 0. Record Vote Number: 138. (consideration: CR S3235-3238)
06/05/2017
Passed/agreed to in Senate: Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and with a preamble by Yea-Nay Vote. 90 - 0. Record Vote Number: 138.(consideration: CR S3235-3238)
05/25/2017
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 107.
05/25/2017
Committee on Foreign Relations. Reported by Senator Corker without amendment and with a preamble. Without written report.
05/25/2017
Committee on Foreign Relations. Ordered to be reported without amendment favorably.
05/24/2017
Referred to the Committee on Foreign Relations. (text of measure as introduced: CR S3148)
05/24/2017
Introduced in Senate
Public Record
Created
May 25, 2017 12:26:37 AM
Updated
Sep 28, 2020 10:41:00 PM