Summary: H.Con.Res.131 — 110th Congress (2007-2008)All Information (Except Text)

There is one summary for H.Con.Res.131. Bill summaries are authored by CRS.

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Introduced in House (04/25/2007)

Congratulates: (1) the residents of Jerusalem and the people of Israel on the 40th anniversary of the reunification of that historic city; and (2) the people of Israel on the 59th anniversary of their independence.

Believes that Jerusalem must remain an undivided city in which the rights of every ethnic and religious group are protected as they have been by Israel during the past 40 years.

Calls upon the President and Secretary of State to affirm as a matter of U.S. policy that Jerusalem must remain the undivided capital of Israel.

Urges: (1) the President to discontinue the waiver contained in the Jerusalem Embassy Act of 1995 and begin the process of relocating the U.S. Embassy in Israel to Jerusalem; and (2) U.S. officials to refrain from any actions that contradict U.S. law on this subject.

Reaffirms Israel's right to take necessary steps to prevent any future division of Jerusalem.