S.Res.63 - A resolution calling for an investigation into the assassination of Prime Minister Rafiq Hariri and urging steps to pressure the Government of Syria to withdraw from Lebanon.109th Congress (2005-2006)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Biden, Joseph R., Jr. [D-DE] (Introduced 02/17/2005)|
|Latest Action:||Senate - 02/17/2005 Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S1689-1692; text as passed Senate: CR S1691-1692; text of measure as introduced: CR S1683) (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.Res.63 — 109th Congress (2005-2006)All Information (Except Text)
Passed Senate without amendment (02/17/2005)
(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary of that version is repeated here.)
Condemns the assassination of Rafiq Hariri, the former Prime Minister of Lebanon, and extends condolences to Prime Minister Hariri's family and the people of Lebanon.
Supports United Nations (UN) Security Council Resolution 1559 calling for the withdrawal of all foreign forces from Lebanon.
Urges the President to: (1) seek a UN Security Council resolution creating an independent investigation into the assassination; and (2) consider imposing sanctions under the Syria Accountability and Lebanese Sovereignty Restoration Act of 2003.
Supports the call of the Lebanese people for an end to Syria's presence in Lebanon, and for free, internationally-monitored elections.