H.R.588 - To take certain steps toward recognition by the United States of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel.109th Congress (2005-2006)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Reynolds, Thomas M. [R-NY-26] (Introduced 02/02/2005)|
|Committees:||House - International Relations|
|Latest Action:||03/17/2005 Referred to the Subcommittee on Middle East and Central Asia.|
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Summary: H.R.588 — 109th Congress (2005-2006)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (02/02/2005)
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 (or the citizen's legal guardian's) request, record the place of birth as Israel.