H.R.2529 - To take certain steps toward recognition by the United States of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel.106th Congress (1999-2000)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Reynolds, Thomas M. [R-NY-27] (Introduced 07/15/1999)|
|Committees:||House - International Relations|
|Latest Action:||09/01/1999 Referred to the Subcommittee on International Operations and Human Rights.|
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Summary: H.R.2529 — 106th Congress (1999-2000)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (07/15/1999)
Authorizes appropriations for FY 2000 for the construction of a U.S. embassy in Jerusalem, Israel. Prohibits the United States from operating a U.S. consulate in Jerusalem unless it is under the supervision of the U.S. Ambassador to Israel. Requires any official U.S. Government document which lists countries and their capital cities to identify Jerusalem as the capital of Israel.
Declares that, for purposes of registration of birth, certification of nationality, or issuance of a passport of a U.S. citizen born in the city of Jerusalem, the Secretary of State shall, upon the citizen's request, record the place of birth as Israel.