US HR1077 | 2019-2020 | 116th Congress

Status

Spectrum: Slight Partisan Bill (Republican 22-12)
Status: Introduced on July 31 2020 - 25% progression, died in chamber
Action: 2020-10-01 - Subcommittee on Middle East, North Africa and International Terrorism Discharged.
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]

Summary

This resolution recognizes the role of Lebanon and its institutions as historic examples of democratic values in the Middle East and expresses support for the continuation of democracy and democratic ideals in Lebanon. Further, the resolution recognizes the Lebanese Armed Forces (LAF) as the sole institution entrusted with the defense of the sovereignty of Lebanon and supports strengthening U.S. partnerships with the LAF. The resolution also expresses support for the rights of the Lebanese people, and it encourages Lebanon to combat corruption in government, execute structural reforms, and work with international financial institutions to stabilize the economy.

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Title

Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives on the continued importance of the United States-Lebanon relationship.

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History

DateChamberAction
2020-10-01HouseSubcommittee on Middle East, North Africa and International Terrorism Discharged.
2020-10-01HouseOrdered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
2020-10-01HouseCommittee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
2020-08-07HouseReferred to the Subcommittee on Middle East, North Africa and International Terrorism.
2020-07-31HouseReferred to the House Committee on Foreign Affairs.
2020-07-31HouseIntroduced in House

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