US HR395 | 2019-2020 | 116th Congress

Status

Spectrum: Slight Partisan Bill (Republican 8-5)
Status: Introduced on May 22 2019 - 25% progression
Action: 2019-06-07 - Referred to the Subcommittee on Middle East, North Africa and International Terrorism.
Pending: House Middle East, North Africa and International Terrorism Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]

Summary

Condemning the senseless attacks on hospitals and medical personnel in Syria, and for other purposes. This resolution condemns the attacks on hospitals, medical personnel, and emergency responders by Syria and Russia and calls on all parties to (1) end the attacks on medical facilities; (2) cease targeting medical workers; and (3) allow unhindered medical assistance, humanitarian assistance, and medical evacuation of urgent cases to besieged areas. Additionally, the resolution calls on the Department of State to work with the international community to conduct full, prompt, impartial, and effective investigations of violations of international humanitarian law related to attacks on medical personnel and facilities.

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Title

Condemning the senseless attacks on hospitals and medical personnel in Syria, and for other purposes.

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History

DateChamberAction
2019-06-07HouseReferred to the Subcommittee on Middle East, North Africa and International Terrorism.
2019-05-22HouseReferred to the House Committee on Foreign Affairs.
2019-05-22HouseIntroduced in House

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