Federal - S J Res 42

Bill to Block Bomb Sale to Saudi Arabia

Introduced

May 25, 2017

Description

A joint resolution of disapproval to compell a vote in the Senate to block a part of the new weapons sales, comprising of bombs, to Saudi Arabia to show opposition to their war in Yemen.

Our Position

Support

Original Sponsor 1

Co-Sponsors 4

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  • June 13, 2017Senate Vote 143 Saudi Arms Sale Disapproval — Motion to Discharge
    Paul, R-Ky., motion to discharge the Senate Foreign Relations Committee from further consideration of a joint resolution that would prohibit the proposed sale of laser-guided weapons systems, fighter aircraft, warhead fuze systems, and other weaponry and defense services to Saudi Arabia. The proposed sale was submitted to Congress on May 19, 2017. Motion rejected 47-53. Congressional Record p. S3416-S3428

  • June 13, 2017 — Additional cosponsor(s): 1

    Warren, (D-Mass.)
  • June 7, 2017 — Additional cosponsor(s): 1

    Merkley, (D-Ore.)
  • May 25, 2017 — Original cosponsor(s): 2

    Franken, (D-Minn.)Murphy, C. (D-Conn.)
  • May 25, 2017 — Read twice and referred to: Senate Foreign Relations.Congressional Record p. S3213