US SJR59 | 2019-2020 | 116th Congress

Status

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 24-0)
Status: Introduced on October 22 2019 - 25% progression
Action: 2019-10-23 - Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 259.
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]

Summary

A joint resolution expressing the sense of Congress on the precipitous withdrawal of United States Armed Forces from Syria and Afghanistan, and Turkey's unprovoked incursion into Syria. This joint resolution condemns Turkey's hostilities against Kurdish forces in northeastern Syria and expresses support for a continued U.S. military presence in Syria, Iraq, and Afghanistan. Specifically, the joint resolution (1) calls on the U.S. government to pressure Turkey to curtail its hostilities against U.S. partner forces in Syria; (2) calls on the U.S. government and other nations to continue supporting, or to increase support for, stabilization efforts in northeastern Syria; (3) warns that a precipitous withdrawal of U.S. forces from the ongoing fight against terrorist groups in the region would be detrimental to the interests of the United States and its allies; and (4) otherwise expresses the sense of Congress regarding military, diplomatic, and humanitarian support in the region.

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Title

A joint resolution expressing the sense of Congress on the precipitous withdrawal of United States Armed Forces from Syria and Afghanistan, and Turkey's unprovoked incursion into Syria.

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History

DateChamberAction
2019-10-23SenateRead the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 259.
2019-10-22SenateIntroduced in the Senate. Read the first time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under Read the First Time. (text: CR S5974)

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