US HR795 | 2019-2020 | 116th Congress

Status

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 2-0)
Status: Introduced on January 14 2020 - 25% progression
Action: 2020-01-14 - Referred to the House Committee on Foreign Affairs.
Pending: House Foreign Affairs Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]

Summary

Supporting the commitment of the United States to lawfully protect international cultural sites. This resolution expresses the sense of the House of Representatives that (1) targeting or destroying cultural property in the absence of imperative military necessity violates the law of armed conflict and is counter to U.S. values, (2) the United States is committed to following the law of armed conflict and the international agreements to which it is a party, and (3) the President should not threaten or order the commission of war crimes or other violations of the law of armed conflict.

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Title

Supporting the commitment of the United States to lawfully protect international cultural sites.

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History

DateChamberAction
2020-01-14HouseReferred to the House Committee on Foreign Affairs.
2020-01-14HouseIntroduced in House

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