Senate Simple Resolution 682
116th Congress(2019-2020)
A resolution recognizing the devastating explosion that rocked the Port of Beirut on August 4, 2020, and expressing solidarity with the Lebanese people.
Active
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Passed Senate on Dec 22, 2020
Overview
Text
Introduced
Aug 13, 2020
Latest Action
Dec 22, 2020
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
682
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
New Jersey
Connecticut
New Hampshire
Virginia
Passed
December 22, 2020
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 Senate: Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and with a preamble by Voice Vote.
Summary

This resolution expresses the Senate's affirmation that U.S. assistance should be delivered directly to the Lebanese people following the recent explosion in Beirut. Further, it calls on Lebanon to conduct a transparent investigation into the cause of, and responsibility for, the explosion and to prioritize policies and programs that advance the interests of the Lebanese people.

Text (2)
December 22, 2020
August 13, 2020
Actions (6)
12/22/2020
Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and with a preamble by Voice Vote.
12/22/2020
Passed/agreed to in Senate: Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and with a preamble by Voice Vote.
12/22/2020
Senate Committee on Foreign Relations discharged by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S7928)
12/22/2020
Senate Committee on Foreign Relations discharged by Unanimous Consent.(consideration: CR S7928)
08/13/2020
Referred to the Committee on Foreign Relations.
08/13/2020
Introduced in Senate
Public Record
Created
Aug 14, 2020 4:27:08 AM
Updated
Jan 9, 2021 5:51:54 AM