IL SR1777 | 2017-2018 | 100th General Assembly

Status

Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Bipartisan Bill
Status: Passed on May 23 2018 - 100% progression
Action: 2018-05-24 - Added as Co-Sponsor Sen. Michael Connelly
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [HTML]

Summary

Recognizes the historic significance of the 70th anniversary of the reestablishment of the sovereign and independent state of Israel as a homeland for the Jewish people. Reaffirms the bonds of friendship and cooperation which have existed between the United States, Illinois, and Israel for the past 70 years, and commits to strengthening those bonds. Commends the people of Israel for their remarkable achievements in building a new state and a pluralistic, democratic society in the face of terrorism, as well as hostility, ostracism, and belligerence from many of their neighbors. Reaffirms our support for Israel's right to defend itself against threats to its security and existence. Reaffirms our enduring support for Israel as Israel pursues peace with its neighbors. Extends the warmest congratulations and best wishes to the state of Israel and Israeli people for a peaceful and prosperous future.

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Title

SUPPORT ISRAEL

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History

DateChamberAction
2018-05-24SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Michael Connelly
2018-05-24SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Tim Bivins
2018-05-23SenateResolution Adopted
2018-05-23SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of Secretary's Desk Resolutions
2018-05-23SenateApproved for Consideration Assignments
2018-05-23SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Iris Y. Martinez
2018-05-23SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Emil Jones, III
2018-05-22SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Karen McConnaughay
2018-05-22SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Chris Nybo
2018-05-22SenateReferred to Assignments
2018-05-22SenateFiled with Secretary

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