Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives regarding United States support for the State of Israel as it defends itself against unprovoked rocket attacks from the Hamas terrorist organization.

H.Res.657
Introduced: 
July 8, 2014
113
Second
July 11, 2014
Agreed to in House

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.

Sponsor/Cosponsors:

Robert Aderholt(R-AL)Ron Barber(D-AZ)Louis Barletta(R-PA)John Barrow(D-GA)Gus Bilirakis(R-FL)Timothy Bishop(D-)Sanford Jr Bishop(D-GA)Robert Brady(D-PA)Bruce Braley(D-IA)Jim Bridenstine(R-OK)Mo Brooks(R-AL)Corrine Brown(D-FL)Julia Brownley(D-CA)Vernon Buchanan(R-FL)Cheri Bustos(D-IL)Shelly Moore Capito(R-WV)Steve Chabot(R-OH)David Cicilline(D-RI)Katherine Clark(D-MA)Yvette Clarke(D-)Curt Clawson(R-FL)Stephen Cohen(D-TN)Tom Cole(R-OK)Chris Collins(R-NY)Gerry Connolly(D-VA)Paul Cook(R-CA)Jim Costa(D-CA)Joe Courtney(D-CT)Joseph Crowley(D-)Henry Cuellar(D-TX)Danny Davis(D-IL)Susan Davis(D-CA)Rodney Davis(R-IL)Rosa Delauro(D-CT)Charlie Dent(R-PA)Ted Deutch(D-FL)Mario Diaz-Balart(R-FL)Tammy Duckworth(D-IL)Renee Ellmers(R-NC)Eliot Engel(D-)William Enyart(D-IL)Elizabeth Esty(D-CT)Blake Farenthold(R-TX)Michael Fitzpatrick(R-PA)Randy Forbes(R-VA)Lois Frankel(D-FL)Rodney Frelinghuysen(R-NJ)Marcia Fudge(D-OH)Tulsi Gabbard(D-HI)Pete Gallego(D-TX)Joe Garcia(D-FL)Cory Gardner(R-CO)Scott Garrett(R-NJ)Chris Gibson(R-NY)Gene Green(D-TX)Morgan Griffith(R-VA)Janice Hahn(D-CA)Colleen Hanabusa(D-HI)Richard Hanna(R-NY)Andy Harris(R-MD)Alcee Hastings(D-FL)Brian Higgins(D-)Jim Himes(D-CT)Ruben Hinojosa(D-TX)Rush Holt(D-NJ)Steven Horsford(D-NV)Jared Huffman(D-CA)Bill Huizenga(R-MI)Hakeem Jeffries(D-NY)Lynn Jenkins(R-KS)James Jordan(R-OH)David Joyce(R-OH)Mike Kelly(R-PA)Joseph Kennedy III(D-MA)Pete King(R-)Adam Kinzinger(R-IL)Ann Kirkpatrick(D-AZ)Ann M. Kuster(D-NH)Douglas Lamborn(R-CO)Leonard Lance(R-NJ)Jim Langevin(D-RI)James Lankford(R-OK)Rick Larsen(D-WA)Sander Levin(D-MI)Frank Lobiondo(R-NJ)David Loebsack(D-IA)Alan Lowenthal(D-CA)Nita Lowey(D-)Frank Lucas(R-OK)Blaine Luetkemeyer(R-MO)Dan Maffei(D-NY)Carolyn Maloney(D-)Tom Marino(R-PA)Jim Matheson(D-UT)Vance McAllister(R-LA)Carolyn McCarthy(D-)Michael McCaul(R-TX)Patrick Meehan(R-PA)Grace Meng(D-NY)Mike Michaud(D-ME)Markwayne Mullin(R-OK)Patrick Murphy(D-PA)Tim Murphy(R-PA)Jerrold Nadler(D-NY)Alan Nunnelee(R-MS)Pete Olson(R-TX)Bill Owens(D-NY)Frank Pallone Jr(D-NJ)Edwin Perlmutter(D-CO)Scott Perry(R-PA)Gary Peters(D-MI)Scott Peters(D-CA)Collin Peterson(D-MN)Ted Poe(R-TX)Jared Polis(D-CO)Mike Pompeo(R-KS)Tom Price(R-GA)Mike Quigley(D-IL)Nick Rahall(D-WV)Tom Reed(R-NY)James Renacci(R-OH)Cedric Richmond(D-LA)Scott Rigell(R-VA)David "Phil" Roe(R-TN)Ileana Ros-Lehtinen(R-FL)Peter Roskam(R-IL)Raul Ruiz(D-CA)Tim Ryan(D-OH)Loretta Sanchez(D-CA)Linda Sanchez(D-CA)Mark Sanford(R-SC)John Sarbanes(D-MD)Jan Schakowsky(D-IL)Adam Schiff(D-CA)Brad Schneider(D-IL)Kurt Schrader(D-OR)Allyson Schwartz(D-PA)David Schweikert(R-AZ)Jose Serrano(D-)Pete Sessions(R-TX)Brad Sherman(D-CA)John Shimkus(R-IL)Kyrsten Sinema(D-AZ)Albio Sires(D-NJ)Steve Stivers(R-OH)Eric Swalwell(D-CA)Mark Takano(D-CA)Glenn Thompson(R-PA)Patrick Tiberi(R-OH)Dina Titus(D-NV)David Valadao(R-CA)Marc Veasey(D-TX)Nydia Velazquez(D-)Ann Wagner(R-MO)Greg Walden(R -OR)Jackie Walorski(R-IN)Debbie Wasserman-Shultz(D-FL)Henry Waxman(D-CA)Randy K. Weber(R-TX)Frederica Wilson(D-FL)Frank Wolf(R-VA)Steve Womack(R-AR)Kevin Yoder(R-KS)Don Young(R-AK)

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