This resolution was introduced on the same day that the Israeli Defense Forces (IDF) launched Operation Protective Edge. It upholds Israel’s right to ‘self-defense’ and condemns rocket attacks from the Gaza Strip.
Prior to this resolution’s passage, House Foreign Affairs chair Ed Royce (R-CA) added an amendment to include language recognizing the destabilizing role that Iran plays in the region.
AIPAC praised the passage of this legislation.
166 cosponsors (92D, 74R).
See also: *S. Res. 498 of 7/10/14.
Last major action: 7/11/14 Agreed to without objection.