On 1/22/15, House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) announced that Israeli PM Netanyahu had accepted his invitation to address a joint meeting of Congress on the alleged dangers of Iran and its nuclear program. Following the announcement, Netanyahu’s visit became a partisan issue, further stoking tensions between the Israeli PM and the Obama administration. (See the quarterly Updates in JPS 45 [1–2] for details.)
50 cosponsors (50R).
Last major action: 2/26/15 passed in Senate by unanimous consent.