Introduced 5 days after the death of Elie Wiesel, this resolution recognized his support for human rights and religious liberty and expressed support for his legacy as “an example and advocate of the enduring power of the human spirit in the face of evil.” It did not mention his support for Israel’s settlements and occupation of Palestinian land.
99 cosponsors (53R, 44D, 2I).
See also: H.R. 5691 of 7/8/16 and *H. Res. 810 of 7/7/16.
Last major action: 7/7/16 agreed to by unanimous consent.