H.R.895 - To take certain steps toward recognition by the United States of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel.110th Congress (2007-2008)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Reynolds, Thomas M. [R-NY-26] (Introduced 02/07/2007)|
|Committees:||House - Foreign Affairs|
|Latest Action:||02/07/2007 Referred to the House Committee on Foreign Affairs.|
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Summary: H.R.895 — 110th Congress (2007-2008)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (02/07/2007)
Prohibits the United States from operating a U.S. consulate or diplomatic facility 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 Israel's capital.
Declares that, for purposes of registration of birth, certification of nationality, or issuance of a passport of a U.S. citizen born in 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.