H Res 951 in Congressional Session 110

Official Summary

 

Bill Number : H Res 951

 

Title : Condemning the ongoing Palestinian rocket attacks on Israeli civilians by Hamas and other Palestinian terrorist organizations, and for other purposes.

 

SUMMARY AS OF:
3/5/2008--Passed House amended.    (There is 1 other summary) Condemns: (1) Hamas and other Palestinian terrorist organizations for the ongoing rocket attacks on Israeli civilians and continued human rights violations; (2) state sponsors of terror, such as Iran and Syria, for enabling Palestinian terrorist organizations to carry out such attacks; and (3) the use of innocent Palestinian civilians as human shields by those who carry out rocket and other attacks. Expresses: (1) condolences to the families of the innocent victims on both sides of the conflict; and (2) sympathy and support for innocent Palestinian civilians who reject terrorism and desire to live in peace with their Israeli neighbors but who continue to be utilized as human shields by terrorist organizations. Supports the government of Israel's sovereign right to defend its territory. Considers rocket attacks against Israel and the fostering of terrorism in the Palestinian territories as direct and serious impediments to the achievement of Israeli-Palestinian peace. Calls on the President to: (1) direct the U.S. Permanent Representative to the United Nations to introduce a U.N. Security Council resolution condemning Palestinian rocket and other attacks against innocent Israeli civilians; and (2) direct the Secretary of State to raise this issue in all applicable bilateral and international fora. Calls on responsible countries and U.S. allies in the Middle East to officially and publicly condemn Palestinian rocket attacks and other terrorist actions against Israel. Reaffirms the friendship between the governments and the people of Israel and the United States.

Votes

Title : Condemning the ongoing Palestinian rocket attacks on Israeli civilians by Hamas and other Palestinian terrorist organizations, and for other purposes.
Votes in the US Senate
This Bill was not Voted in the US Senate
Votes in the US House
Roll NumberVote DateQuestionDescriptionVote Result
932008-03-05On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Agree, as Amended Condemning the ongoing Palestinian rocket attacks on Israeli civilians, and for other purposesP

Sponsors

 
Congressional Sponsors of H Res 951
 
Bill Number : H Res 951

Title : Condemning the ongoing Palestinian rocket attacks on Israeli civilians by Hamas and other Palestinian terrorist organizations, and for other purposes.

Sponsor: Rep Garrett, Scott [NJ-5] (introduced 1/29/2008)      

, ALPHABETICAL [followed by Cosponsors withdrawn]:     (Sort: by date)

    Rep Aderholt, Robert B. [AL-4] - 3/4/2008

    Rep Akin, W. Todd [MO-2] - 3/4/2008

    Rep Alexander, Rodney [LA-5] - 2/6/2008

    Rep Allen, Thomas H. [ME-1] - 3/4/2008

    Rep Altmire, Jason [PA-4] - 3/4/2008

    Rep Andrews, Robert E. [NJ-1] - 2/7/2008

    Rep Arcuri, Michael A. [NY-24] - 2/14/2008

    Rep Baca, Joe [CA-43] - 2/25/2008

    Rep Bachmann, Michele [MN-6] - 3/4/2008

    Rep Bachus, Spencer [AL-6] - 2/26/2008

    Rep Barrett, J. Gresham [SC-3] - 3/4/2008

    Rep Barrow, John [GA-12] - 2/25/2008

    Rep Bartlett, Roscoe G. [MD-6] - 2/25/2008

    Rep Barton, Joe [TX-6] - 2/25/2008

    Rep Bean, Melissa L. [IL-8] - 2/26/2008

    Rep Berkley, Shelley [NV-1] - 1/29/2008

    Rep Berman, Howard L. [CA-28] - 3/5/2008

    Rep Biggert, Judy [IL-13] - 3/3/2008

    Rep Bilbray, Brian P. [CA-50] - 3/3/2008

    Rep Bilirakis, Gus M. [FL-9] - 3/4/2008

    Rep Bishop, Timothy H. [NY-1] - 3/4/2008

    Rep Blackburn, Marsha [TN-7] - 2/6/2008

    Rep Blumenauer, Earl [OR-3] - 3/4/2008

    Rep Blunt, Roy [MO-7] - 2/12/2008

    Rep Bonner, Jo [AL-1] - 2/13/2008

    Rep Bono Mack, Mary [CA-45] - 2/27/2008

    Rep Bordallo, Madeleine Z. [GU] - 2/14/2008

    Rep Boren, Dan [OK-2] - 3/4/2008

    Rep Boswell, Leonard L. [IA-3] - 3/4/2008

    Rep Boyd, Allen [FL-2] - 2/12/2008

    Rep Brady, Kevin [TX-8] - 2/12/2008

    Rep Brady, Robert A. [PA-1] - 3/5/2008

    Rep Broun, Paul C. [GA-10] - 2/6/2008

    Rep Brown, Henry E., Jr. [SC-1] - 3/4/2008

    Rep Brown-Waite, Ginny [FL-5] - 3/5/2008

    Rep Buchanan, Vern [FL-13] - 3/4/2008

    Rep Burgess, Michael C. [TX-26] - 3/4/2008

    Rep Burton, Dan [IN-5] - 2/6/2008

    Rep Camp, Dave [MI-4] - 3/3/2008

    Rep Campbell, John [CA-48] - 3/3/2008

    Rep Cannon, Chris [UT-3] - 2/27/2008

    Rep Cantor, Eric [VA-7] - 2/6/2008

    Rep Capito, Shelley Moore [WV-2] - 3/3/2008

    Rep Carney, Christopher P. [PA-10] - 3/5/2008

    Rep Carter, John R. [TX-31] - 2/13/2008

    Rep Castle, Michael N. [DE] - 3/3/2008

    Rep Castor, Kathy [FL-11] - 2/26/2008

    Rep Chabot, Steve [OH-1] - 2/7/2008

    Rep Chandler, Ben [KY-6] - 2/25/2008

    Rep Clarke, Yvette D. [NY-11] - 2/14/2008

    Rep Coble, Howard [NC-6] - 2/25/2008

    Rep Cohen, Steve [TN-9] - 2/7/2008

    Rep Cole, Tom [OK-4] - 2/27/2008

    Rep Conaway, K. Michael [TX-11] - 2/12/2008

    Rep Costa, Jim [CA-20] - 3/4/2008

    Rep Costello, Jerry F. [IL-12] - 2/25/2008

    Rep Courtney, Joe [CT-2] - 2/12/2008

    Rep Crowley, Joseph [NY-7] - 2/6/2008

    Rep Cubin, Barbara [WY] - 2/12/2008

    Rep Cuellar, Henry [TX-28] - 3/4/2008

    Rep Culberson, John Abney [TX-7] - 2/6/2008

    Rep Davis, Artur [AL-7] - 3/4/2008

    Rep Davis, Danny K. [IL-7] - 2/25/2008

    Rep Davis, David [TN-1] - 2/12/2008

    Rep Davis, Geoff [KY-4] - 2/13/2008

    Rep Davis, Susan A. [CA-53] - 3/4/2008

    Rep Davis, Tom [VA-11] - 3/4/2008

    Rep DeGette, Diana [CO-1] - 3/4/2008

    Rep Dent, Charles W. [PA-15] - 2/12/2008

    Rep Diaz-Balart, Lincoln [FL-21] - 2/25/2008

    Rep Diaz-Balart, Mario [FL-25] - 2/7/2008

    Rep Donnelly, Joe [IN-2] - 3/4/2008

    Rep Doolittle, John T. [CA-4] - 2/12/2008

    Rep Doyle, Michael F. [PA-14] - 3/4/2008

    Rep Drake, Thelma D. [VA-2] - 3/4/2008

    Rep Duncan, John J., Jr. [TN-2] - 3/3/2008

    Rep Edwards, Chet [TX-17] - 2/25/2008

    Rep Ellsworth, Brad [IN-8] - 2/27/2008

    Rep Emanuel, Rahm [IL-5] - 3/5/2008

    Rep Engel, Eliot L. [NY-17] - 1/29/2008

    Rep English, Phil [PA-3] - 3/4/2008

    Rep Etheridge, Bob [NC-2] - 2/14/2008

    Rep Fallin, Mary [OK-5] - 2/6/2008

    Rep Fattah, Chaka [PA-2] - 3/5/2008

    Rep Feeney, Tom [FL-24] - 2/6/2008

    Rep Ferguson, Mike [NJ-7] - 2/12/2008

    Rep Filner, Bob [CA-51] - 3/4/2008

    Rep Forbes, J. Randy [VA-4] - 2/7/2008

    Rep Fortenberry, Jeff [NE-1] - 3/4/2008

    Rep Fortuno, Luis G. [PR] - 2/6/2008

    Rep Fossella, Vito [NY-13] - 2/12/2008

    Rep Foxx, Virginia [NC-5] - 2/6/2008

    Rep Frank, Barney [MA-4] - 2/12/2008

    Rep Franks, Trent [AZ-2] - 2/7/2008

    Rep Frelinghuysen, Rodney P. [NJ-11] - 2/12/2008

    Rep Gallegly, Elton [CA-24] - 2/25/2008

    Rep Gerlach, Jim [PA-6] - 2/7/2008

    Rep Giffords, Gabrielle [AZ-8] - 2/25/2008

    Rep Gillibrand, Kirsten E. [NY-20] - 2/12/2008

    Rep Gingrey, Phil [GA-11] - 2/6/2008

    Rep Gohmert, Louie [TX-1] - 2/6/2008

    Rep Gonzalez, Charles A. [TX-20] - 3/4/2008

    Rep Goode, Virgil H., Jr. [VA-5] - 2/13/2008

    Rep Goodlatte, Bob [VA-6] - 2/6/2008

    Rep Gordon, Bart [TN-6] - 2/25/2008

    Rep Granger, Kay [TX-12] - 2/27/2008

    Rep Green, Gene [TX-29] - 2/7/2008

    Rep Grijalva, Raul M. [AZ-7] - 3/4/2008

    Rep Hall, John J. [NY-19] - 2/12/2008

    Rep Hare, Phil [IL-17] - 2/12/2008

    Rep Harman, Jane [CA-36] - 2/7/2008

    Rep Hastings, Alcee L. [FL-23] - 2/6/2008

    Rep Hastings, Doc [WA-4] - 2/26/2008

    Rep Hayes, Robin [NC-8] - 3/4/2008

    Rep Heller, Dean [NV-2] - 2/13/2008

    Rep Hensarling, Jeb [TX-5] - 1/29/2008

    Rep Herger, Wally [CA-2] - 3/4/2008

    Rep Herseth Sandlin, Stephanie [SD] - 3/4/2008

    Rep Higgins, Brian [NY-27] - 2/25/2008

    Rep Hill, Baron P. [IN-9] - 3/4/2008

    Rep Hodes, Paul W. [NH-2] - 2/25/2008

    Rep Hoekstra, Peter [MI-2] - 2/6/2008

    Rep Holden, Tim [PA-17] - 2/14/2008

    Rep Hulshof, Kenny C. [MO-9] - 3/4/2008

    Rep Hunter, Duncan [CA-52] - 3/4/2008

    Rep Israel, Steve [NY-2] - 3/3/2008

    Rep Jackson, Jesse L., Jr. [IL-2] - 3/4/2008

    Rep Johnson, Henry C. "Hank," Jr. [GA-4] - 2/25/2008

    Rep Johnson, Sam [TX-3] - 2/25/2008

    Rep Johnson, Timothy V. [IL-15] - 2/12/2008

    Rep Jones, Walter B., Jr. [NC-3] - 2/27/2008

    Rep Jordan, Jim [OH-4] - 2/13/2008

    Rep Kagen, Steve [WI-8] - 2/14/2008

    Rep Kennedy, Patrick J. [RI-1] - 3/5/2008

    Rep Kind, Ron [WI-3] - 2/25/2008

    Rep King, Peter T. [NY-3] - 2/7/2008

    Rep King, Steve [IA-5] - 2/7/2008

    Rep Kirk, Mark Steven [IL-10] - 2/6/2008

    Rep Klein, Ron [FL-22] - 3/3/2008

    Rep Kline, John [MN-2] - 2/7/2008

    Rep Knollenberg, Joe [MI-9] - 2/6/2008

    Rep Kuhl, John R. "Randy", Jr. [NY-29] - 2/6/2008

    Rep Lamborn, Doug [CO-5] - 2/6/2008

    Rep Lantos, Tom [CA-12] - 2/7/2008

    Rep Larsen, Rick [WA-2] - 3/3/2008

    Rep Latham, Tom [IA-4] - 2/27/2008

    Rep Latta, Robert E. [OH-5] - 3/4/2008

    Rep Linder, John [GA-7] - 2/25/2008

    Rep Lipinski, Daniel [IL-3] - 2/14/2008

    Rep LoBiondo, Frank A. [NJ-2] - 2/6/2008

    Rep Lowey, Nita M. [NY-18] - 3/4/2008

    Rep Lucas, Frank D. [OK-3] - 3/4/2008

    Rep Lynch, Stephen F. [MA-9] - 2/27/2008

    Rep Mack, Connie [FL-14] - 2/6/2008

    Rep Mahoney, Tim [FL-16] - 2/13/2008

    Rep Maloney, Carolyn B. [NY-14] - 2/13/2008

    Rep Manzullo, Donald A. [IL-16] - 3/3/2008

    Rep Markey, Edward J. [MA-7] - 2/27/2008

    Rep Marshall, Jim [GA-8] - 2/26/2008

    Rep Matsui, Doris O. [CA-5] - 3/5/2008

    Rep McCarthy, Carolyn [NY-4] - 2/12/2008

    Rep McCarthy, Kevin [CA-22] - 3/4/2008

    Rep McCaul, Michael T. [TX-10] - 2/7/2008

    Rep McCotter, Thaddeus G. [MI-11] - 2/7/2008

    Rep McHenry, Patrick T. [NC-10] - 2/6/2008

    Rep McHugh, John M. [NY-23] - 2/7/2008

    Rep McMorris Rodgers, Cathy [WA-5] - 2/6/2008

    Rep McNerney, Jerry [CA-11] - 3/4/2008

    Rep McNulty, Michael R. [NY-21] - 2/7/2008

    Rep Meek, Kendrick B. [FL-17] - 2/25/2008

    Rep Melancon, Charlie [LA-3] - 3/3/2008

    Rep Miller, Brad [NC-13] - 3/4/2008

    Rep Miller, Candice S. [MI-10] - 2/12/2008

    Rep Miller, Gary G. [CA-42] - 2/14/2008

    Rep Miller, Jeff [FL-1] - 2/25/2008

    Rep Mitchell, Harry E. [AZ-5] - 2/7/2008

    Rep Moore, Dennis [KS-3] - 2/6/2008

    Rep Murphy, Patrick J. [PA-8] - 3/4/2008

    Rep Murphy, Tim [PA-18] - 3/3/2008

    Rep Musgrave, Marilyn N. [CO-4] - 2/14/2008

    Rep Myrick, Sue Wilkins [NC-9] - 2/7/2008

    Rep Nadler, Jerrold [NY-8] - 3/5/2008

    Rep Napolitano, Grace F. [CA-38] - 2/27/2008

    Rep Pallone, Frank, Jr. [NJ-6] - 2/12/2008

    Rep Pastor, Ed [AZ-4] - 2/7/2008

    Rep Pearce, Stevan [NM-2] - 2/13/2008

    Rep Pence, Mike [IN-6] - 2/6/2008

    Rep Perlmutter, Ed [CO-7] - 3/4/2008

    Rep Peterson, John E. [PA-5] - 2/12/2008

    Rep Pitts, Joseph R. [PA-16] - 3/5/2008

    Rep Platts, Todd Russell [PA-19] - 2/7/2008

    Rep Poe, Ted [TX-2] - 2/6/2008

    Rep Pomeroy, Earl [ND] - 3/4/2008

    Rep Porter, Jon C. [NV-3] - 2/6/2008

    Rep Price, Tom [GA-6] - 2/6/2008

    Rep Pryce, Deborah [OH-15] - 3/4/2008

    Rep Putnam, Adam H. [FL-12] - 3/4/2008

    Rep Radanovich, George [CA-19] - 3/3/2008

    Rep Ramstad, Jim [MN-3] - 3/4/2008

    Rep Rangel, Charles B. [NY-15] - 2/25/2008

    Rep Reichert, David G. [WA-8] - 2/12/2008

    Rep Renzi, Rick [AZ-1] - 2/7/2008

    Rep Reynolds, Thomas M. [NY-26] - 2/7/2008

    Rep Rogers, Mike D. [AL-3] - 3/3/2008

    Rep Rogers, Mike J. [MI-8] - 2/12/2008

    Rep Ros-Lehtinen, Ileana [FL-18] - 2/25/2008

    Rep Roskam, Peter J. [IL-6] - 2/12/2008

    Rep Rothman, Steven R. [NJ-9] - 2/7/2008

    Rep Ryan, Paul [WI-1] - 3/4/2008

    Rep Ryan, Tim [OH-17] - 3/4/2008

    Rep Salazar, John T. [CO-3] - 3/4/2008

    Rep Sali, Bill [ID-1] - 2/13/2008

    Rep Sarbanes, John P. [MD-3] - 3/4/2008

    Rep Saxton, Jim [NJ-3] - 2/27/2008

    Rep Schakowsky, Janice D. [IL-9] - 2/25/2008

    Rep Schiff, Adam B. [CA-29] - 3/5/2008

    Rep Schmidt, Jean [OH-2] - 3/4/2008

    Rep Schwartz, Allyson Y. [PA-13] - 2/26/2008

    Rep Scott, David [GA-13] - 3/4/2008

    Rep Sensenbrenner, F. James, Jr. [WI-5] - 2/7/2008

    Rep Sessions, Pete [TX-32] - 2/6/2008

    Rep Sestak, Joe [PA-7] - 2/25/2008

    Rep Shadegg, John B. [AZ-3] - 2/6/2008

    Rep Shays, Christopher [CT-4] - 2/6/2008

    Rep Sherman, Brad [CA-27] - 2/27/2008

    Rep Shimkus, John [IL-19] - 2/25/2008

    Rep Shuster, Bill [PA-9] - 2/6/2008

    Rep Simpson, Michael K. [ID-2] - 2/14/2008

    Rep Sires, Albio [NJ-13] - 2/27/2008

    Rep Smith, Adrian [NE-3] - 2/26/2008

    Rep Smith, Christopher H. [NJ-4] - 3/4/2008

    Rep Smith, Lamar [TX-21] - 2/25/2008

    Rep Souder, Mark E. [IN-3] - 2/25/2008

    Rep Stearns, Cliff [FL-6] - 2/25/2008

    Rep Stupak, Bart [MI-1] - 2/26/2008

    Rep Sullivan, John [OK-1] - 2/25/2008

    Rep Tancredo, Thomas G. [CO-6] - 2/6/2008

    Rep Tanner, John S. [TN-8] - 2/27/2008

    Rep Tauscher, Ellen O. [CA-10] - 3/4/2008

    Rep Terry, Lee [NE-2] - 2/7/2008

    Rep Thompson, Mike [CA-1] - 3/4/2008

    Rep Tiahrt, Todd [KS-4] - 2/14/2008

    Rep Tiberi, Patrick J. [OH-12] - 2/6/2008

    Rep Towns, Edolphus [NY-10] - 2/12/2008

    Rep Tsongas, Niki [MA-5] - 3/4/2008

    Rep Udall, Mark [CO-2] - 2/27/2008

    Rep Udall, Tom [NM-3] - 3/4/2008

    Rep Upton, Fred [MI-6] - 2/12/2008

    Rep Van Hollen, Chris [MD-8] - 3/4/2008

    Rep Walberg, Timothy [MI-7] - 2/6/2008

    Rep Wamp, Zach [TN-3] - 2/7/2008

    Rep Wasserman Schultz, Debbie [FL-20] - 2/12/2008

    Rep Waxman, Henry A. [CA-30] - 2/27/2008

    Rep Weiner, Anthony D. [NY-9] - 2/26/2008

    Rep Weldon, Dave [FL-15] - 2/27/2008

    Rep Weller, Jerry [IL-11] - 2/6/2008

    Rep Westmoreland, Lynn A. [GA-3] - 2/12/2008

    Rep Wexler, Robert [FL-19] - 2/14/2008

    Rep Wilson, Joe [SC-2] - 2/13/2008

    Rep Wolf, Frank R. [VA-10] - 2/12/2008

    Rep Wu, David [OR-1] - 2/27/2008

    Rep Wynn, Albert Russell [MD-4] - 2/6/2008

    Rep Yarmuth, John A. [KY-3] - 3/4/2008

    Rep Young, C.W. Bill [FL-10] - 2/13/2008

    Rep Young, Don [AK] - 3/3/2008

Other Info

Bill Number : H Res 951

Title : Condemning the ongoing Palestinian rocket attacks on Israeli civilians by Hamas and other Palestinian terrorist organizations, and for other purposes.

 
MAJOR ACTIONS:
 
1/29/2008 Introduced in House
 
3/5/2008 Passed/agreed to in House: On motion to suspend the rules and agree to the resolution, as amended Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 404 - 1, 4 Present (Roll no. 93).

 
ALL ACTIONS:
 
1/29/2008:Referred to the House Committee on Foreign Affairs.
 
2/27/2008:Committee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
 
2/27/2008:Committee Agreed to Seek Consideration Under Suspension of the Rules, by Unanimous Consent.
 
3/5/2008 11:12am:Mr. Berman moved to suspend the rules and agree to the resolution, as amended.
 
3/5/2008 11:12am:Considered under suspension of the rules. (consideration: CR H1234-1239)
 
3/5/2008 11:12am:DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H. Res. 951.
 
3/5/2008 11:45am: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.
 
3/5/2008 12:18pm:Considered as unfinished business. (consideration: CR H1241)
 
3/5/2008 12:25pm:On motion to suspend the rules and agree to the resolution, as amended Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 404 - 1, 4 Present (Roll no. 93). (text: CR H1234)
 
3/5/2008 12:25pm:Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
 
3/5/2008 12:25pm:The title of the measure was amended. Agreed to without objection.