House Simple Resolution 888
117th Congress(2021-2022)
Condemning the killing of 14 individuals and violence on Bloody Sunday, one of the most tragic of days during the Troubles 50 years ago, and calling on all parties to take meaningful steps toward peace and reconciliation.
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Passed House on Mar 17, 2022
Overview
Text
Introduced
Jan 28, 2022
Latest Action
Mar 17, 2022
Origin Chamber
House
Type
Simple Resolution
Simple Resolution
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Bill Number
888
Congress
117
Policy Area
International Affairs
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House Votes (1)
Passed
March 17, 2022
Type
Voice Vote
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Passed/agreed to in House: On motion to suspend the rules and agree to the resolution, as amended Agreed to by voice vote.(text: CR H3798)
Summary

This resolution expresses support on the 50th anniversary of Bloody Sunday for the 14 individuals killed and those injured on Bloody Sunday in Northern Ireland.

The resolution supports the full implementation of the Good Friday Agreement to ensure peace and stability in Ireland.

The resolution supports justice for the victims of Bloody Sunday and the Troubles as well as the families of those victims.

The resolution calls upon British authorities to charge individuals who committed unjustifiable crimes on Bloody Sunday.

The resolution supports a devolved government of Northern Ireland and recognizes a devolved government as a successful outcome and tenet of the Good Friday Agreement.

Finally, this resolution urges the European Union, including the Republic of Ireland, and the United Kingdom to act in good faith with regard to negotiations around Brexit and implementation of the Northern Ireland Protocol.

Text (2)
March 17, 2022
January 28, 2022
Actions (9)
03/17/2022
The title of the measure was amended. Agreed to without objection.
03/17/2022
On motion to suspend the rules and agree to the resolution, as amended Agreed to by voice vote. (text: CR H3798)
03/17/2022
Passed/agreed to in House: On motion to suspend the rules and agree to the resolution, as amended Agreed to by voice vote.(text: CR H3798)
03/17/2022
DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H. Res. 888.
03/17/2022
Considered under suspension of the rules. (consideration: CR H3798-3802)
03/17/2022
Mr. Keating moved to suspend the rules and agree to the resolution, as amended.
02/22/2022
Referred to the Subcommittee on Europe, Energy, the Environment and Cyber.
01/28/2022
Referred to the House Committee on Foreign Affairs.
01/28/2022
Introduced in House
Public Record
Record Created
Jan 29, 2022 8:14:27 AM
Record Updated
Apr 8, 2022 5:46:55 PM