Federal - H Con Res 121

A concurrent resolution expressing the sense of the Congress condemning the gross violations of international law amounting to war crimes and crimes against humanity by the Government of Syria (official title to be confirmed).

Introduced

March 1, 2016

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A concurrent resolution expressing the sense of the Congress condemning the gross violations of international law amounting to war crimes and crimes against humanity by the Government of Syria (official title to be confirmed).

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  • March 21, 2016Becerra, D-Calif., House speech: Personal explanation for roll call vote no.113, and would have voted yea if present. Congressional Record p. E347

  • March 21, 2016Bonamici, D-Ore., House speech: Personal explanation for roll call vote no.113, and would have voted yea if present. Congressional Record p. E342

  • March 17, 2016Adam Smith, D-Wash., House speech: Personal explanation for roll call vote no.113, and would have voted yea if present. Congressional Record p. H1446

  • March 17, 2016Roskam, R-Ill., House speech: Personal explanation for roll call vote no.113, and would have voted yea if present. Congressional Record p. E330

  • March 16, 2016Costa, D-Calif., House speech: Personal explanation for roll call vote no.113, and would have voted yea if present. Congressional Record p. E326

  • March 16, 2016Duckworth, D-Ill., House speech: Personal explanation for roll call vote no.113, and would have voted yea if present. Congressional Record p. E320

  • March 16, 2016Babin, R-Texas, House speech: Personal explanation for roll call vote no.113, and would have voted yea if present. Congressional Record p. E319

  • March 16, 2016M. Blackburn, R-Tenn., House speech: Personal explanation for roll call vote no.113, and would have voted yea if present. Congressional Record p. H1403

  • March 15, 2016A. Schiff, D-Calif., House speech: Personal explanation for roll call vote no.113, and would have voted yea if present. Congressional Record p. E314

  • March 15, 2016Grayson, D-Fla., House speech: Personal explanation for roll call vote no.113, and would have voted yea if present. Congressional Record p. E313

  • March 15, 2016Wenstrup, R-Ohio, House speech: Personal explanation for roll call vote no.113, and would have voted yea if present. Congressional Record p. E312

  • March 15, 2016S. Graves, R-Mo., House speech: Personal explanation for roll call vote no.113, and would have voted yea if present. Congressional Record p. E311

  • March 15, 2016Gutierrez, D-Ill., House speech: Personal explanation for roll call vote no.113, and would have voted yea if present. Congressional Record p. E308

  • March 15, 2016Frelinghuysen, R-N.J., House speech: Personal explanation for roll call vote no.113, and would have voted yea if present. Congressional Record p. E315

  • March 15, 2016 — Received in the Senate and referred to the Senate Foreign Relations Committee. Congressional Record p. S1502-S1503

  • March 14, 2016 — Resolution, as amended, agreed to in the House by roll call vote, 392-3, under suspension of the rules (two-thirds vote required). Congressional Record p. H1327

  • March 14, 2016House Vote 113 Syrian Violence Against Civilians — Passage
    Smith, R-N.J., motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill that would express that it is Congress' sense that Syria and its allies, specifically Russia, should be condemned for continued use of unlawful violence against Syrian civilians, which would be considered a war crimes, crimes against humanity, and genocide. Additionally, the resolution would urge the United States and its partners to work toward the cessation of these attacks and to collect documentation relation to these human rights violations. The bill would also urge the administration to establish mechanisms for the protection of civilians and to ensure consistent access to humanitarian, to direct the United States representative of the United Nations to promote the establishment of a Syrian war crimes tribunal, and would urge other nations to take any person indicted for these crimes into custody. Motion agreed to 392-3. Note: A two-thirds majority of those present and voting (264 in this case) is required for passage under suspension of the rules. Congressional Record p. H1326-H1327

  • March 2, 2016 — Foreign Affairs Committee vote: War Crimes Measures-Vote to Report
    Ordered reported favorably to the full House (en bloc) by voice vote.

  • March 2, 2016 — Full committee consideration and markup held by the House Foreign Affairs Committee.

    March 2, 2016 — Committee Vote: War Crimes Measures — Vote to Report
    Ordered reported favorably to the full House (en bloc) by voice vote.

  • March 2, 2016 — Additional cosponsor(s): 1

    Paulsen, (R-Minn.)
  • March 1, 2016 — Original cosponsor(s): 3

    Engel, (D-N.Y.)Pitts, (R-Pa.)Royce, (R-Calif.)
  • March 1, 2016 — Read twice and referred to: House Foreign Affairs.Congressional Record p. H1084