Senate Concurrent Resolution 21
116th Congress(2019-2020)
A concurrent resolution strongly condemning human rights violations, violence against civilians, and cooperation with Iran by the Houthi movement and its allies in Yemen.
Introduced
Introduced
Introduced in Senate on Jun 27, 2019
Overview
Text
Sponsor
Introduced
Jun 27, 2019
Latest Action
Jun 27, 2019
Origin Chamber
Senate
Type
Concurrent Resolution
Concurrent Resolution
A form of legislative measure used for the regulation of business within both chambers of Congress, not for proposing changes in law. Depending on the chamber of origin, they begin with a designation of either H.Con.Res. or S.Con.Res. Joint resolutions and simple resolutions are other types of resolutions.
Bill Number
21
Congress
116
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.
Sponsorship by Party
Arkansas
Indiana
Missouri
Oklahoma
South Dakota
No Senate votes have been held for this bill.
Summary

This concurrent resolution (1) condemns the Houthi movement in Yemen for violence and humanitarian and other violations, (2) expresses concern about Iran's support for the Houthis, (3) urges parties in the Yemeni civil war to uphold a December 2018 ceasefire and withdrawal agreement, and (4) urges the U.S. government to support a peace process to end the civil war and humanitarian crisis.

Text (1)
Actions (2)
06/27/2019
Referred to the Committee on Foreign Relations. (text: CR S4638)
06/27/2019
Introduced in Senate
Public Record
Created
Jun 28, 2019 4:42:11 AM
Updated
Feb 1, 2021 10:22:33 PM