Condemning the use of toxic chemicals as weapons in the Syrian Arab Republic

June 25, 2015
December 9, 2015
Ordered to be reported

Introduced in response to repeated reports of chlorine attacks in Syria, this resolution condemned the Syrian government for its ‘atrocities against the Syrian people,’ urged the president to report to Congress on the use of chemical weapons in Syria, and called on the international community to create a ‘comprehensive strategy regarding Syria,’ possibly including a no-fly zone. It also called on the administration to continue supporting programs and people collecting evidence of chemical weapons attacks in Syria, assist in the cataloging and preservation of the evidence, and facilitate its transfer to appropriate legal forums.

41 cosponsors (29R, 12D).

Last major action: 12/9/15 ordered to be reported by unanimous consent.

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