House Simple Resolution 922
117th Congress(2021-2022)
Condemning the use of hunger as a weapon of war and recognizing the effect of conflict on global food security and famine.
Active
Active
Passed House on Dec 1, 2022
Overview
Text
Introduced
Feb 9, 2022
Latest Action
Dec 1, 2022
Origin Chamber
House
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
922
Congress
117
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
California
Maryland
California
California
California
California
California
California
Connecticut
Connecticut
District of Columbia
California
Maryland
Massachusetts
Massachusetts
Michigan
Minnesota
Minnesota
New Hampshire
New Jersey
New Jersey
New York
New York
Pennsylvania
Pennsylvania
Rhode Island
Tennessee
Washington
Washington
House Votes (1)
Passed on December 1, 2022
Status
Passed
Type
Voice Vote
Voice Vote
A vote in which the presiding officer states the question, then asks those in favor and against to say "Yea" or "Nay," respectively, and announces the result according to his or her judgment. The names or numbers of senators voting on each side are not recorded.
Passed/agreed to in House: Pursuant to section 5 of H. Res. 1499, and the motion offered by Mr. Hoyer, the following bills passed under suspension of the rules: H.R. 4601, as amended; H.R. 4772, as amended; H.R. 4899; H.R. 5943, as amended; H.R. 7158, as amended; H.R. 8203; H.R. 9308; and S. 3825; and the following resolutions were agreed to under suspension of the rules: H. Res. 744, as amended; and H. Res. 922, as amended.(consideration: CR H8696-8700; text: CR H8699)
Summary

This resolution condemns the use of starvation of civilians as a weapon of warfare. It also calls on the U.S. government to prioritize diplomatic efforts to call out and address instances where hunger and intentional deprivation of food is being utilized as a weapon of war, including efforts to ensure that security operations do not undermine livelihoods of local populations to minimize civilian harm.

Text (2)
December 1, 2022
February 9, 2022
Actions (11)
12/01/2022
Pursuant to section 5 of H. Res. 1499, and the motion offered by Mr. Hoyer, the following bills passed under suspension of the rules: H.R. 4601, as amended; H.R. 4772, as amended; H.R. 4899; H.R. 5943, as amended; H.R. 7158, as amended; H.R. 8203; H.R. 9308; and S. 3825; and the following resolutions were agreed to under suspension of the rules: H. Res. 744, as amended; and H. Res. 922, as amended. (consideration: CR H8696-8700; text: CR H8699)
12/01/2022
Passed/agreed to in House: Pursuant to section 5 of H. Res. 1499, and the motion offered by Mr. Hoyer, the following bills passed under suspension of the rules: H.R. 4601, as amended; H.R. 4772, as amended; H.R. 4899; H.R. 5943, as amended; H.R. 7158, as amended; H.R. 8203; H.R. 9308; and S. 3825; and the following resolutions were agreed to under suspension of the rules: H. Res. 744, as amended; and H. Res. 922, as amended.(consideration: CR H8696-8700; text: CR H8699)
12/01/2022
Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 1499, proceedings on H. Res. 922 are considered vacated.
11/29/2022
At the conclusion of debate, the Yeas and Nays were demanded and ordered. Pursuant to the provisions of clause 8, rule XX, the Chair announced that further proceedings on the motion would be postponed.
11/29/2022
DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H. Res. 922.
11/29/2022
Considered under suspension of the rules. (consideration: CR H8629-8631; text: CR H8629-8630)
11/29/2022
Ms. Jacobs (CA) moved to suspend the rules and agree to the resolution, as amended.
07/28/2022
Ordered to be Reported in the Nature of a Substitute (Amended) by Voice Vote.
07/28/2022
Committee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
02/09/2022
Referred to the House Committee on Foreign Affairs.
02/09/2022
Introduced in House
Public Record
Record Updated
Dec 29, 2022 8:48:23 AM