H.Res.639 - Condemning the abuse of Iraqi prisoners at Abu Ghraib prison, urging a full and complete investigation to ensure justice is served, and expressing support for all Americans serving nobly in Iraq.108th Congress (2003-2004)
|Sponsor:||Rep. McCollum, Betty [D-MN-4] (Introduced 05/12/2004)|
|Committees:||House - Armed Services; International Relations|
|Latest Action:||05/12/2004 Referred to the Committee on Armed Services, and in addition to the Committee on International Relations, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.|
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Summary: H.Res.639 — 108th Congress (2003-2004)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (05/12/2004)
Commends all Americans serving nobly abroad.
Condemns the despicable acts at Abu Ghraib prison and joins with the President in expressing apology for the humiliation suffered by the prisoners in Iraq and their families.
Urges: (1) the Government of the United States to take appropriate measures to ensure that such acts do not occur in the future; and (2) that all individuals responsible for such acts be held accountable.
Expresses the belief that the appropriate committees of the House of Representatives and the President should conduct a full investigation of the abuses alleged to have occurred at Abu Ghraib.