Senate Simple Resolution 709
116th Congress(2019-2020)
A resolution expressing the sense of the Senate that the August 13, 2020, and September 11, 2020, announcements of the establishment of full diplomatic relations between the State of Israel and the United Arab Emirates and the State of Israel and the Kingdom of Bahrain are historic achievements.
Introduced
Introduced
Introduced in Senate on Sep 17, 2020
Overview
Text
Introduced
Sep 17, 2020
Latest Action
Sep 17, 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
709
Congress
116
Policy Area
International Affairs
International Affairs
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Summary

This resolution expresses the sense of the Senate that the establishment of full diplomatic relations between Israel and the United Arab Emirates and between Israel and Bahrain are historic achievements. Further, it encourages other Arab nations to establish full relations with Israel, and it reaffirms the Senate's support for a negotiated, two-state solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.

Text (1)
September 17, 2020
Actions (2)
09/17/2020
Referred to the Committee on Foreign Relations. (text: CR S5713-5714)
09/17/2020
Introduced in Senate
Public Record
Created
Sep 18, 2020 4:27:10 AM
Updated
Feb 1, 2021 10:22:34 PM