H.Res.222 - Expressing the support of the House of Representatives for the Good Friday Agreement, signed on April 10, 1998, as a blueprint for a lasting peace in Northern Ireland, and for other purposes.110th Congress (2007-2008)
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|Sponsor:||Rep. McCarthy, Carolyn [D-NY-4] (Introduced 03/07/2007)|
|Committees:||House - Foreign Affairs|
|Latest Action:||03/13/2007 On motion to suspend the rules and agree to the resolution Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 419 - 1 (Roll no. 141).|
|Major Recorded Votes:||03/13/2007 : Passed House|
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Summary: H.Res.222 — 110th Congress (2007-2008)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Passed House without amendment (03/13/2007)
(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary of that version is repeated here.)
Reiterates support for the April 1998 Good Friday Agreement as a blueprint for a lasting peace in Northern Ireland.
Declares support for the October 2006 St. Andrews Agreement.
Commends: (1) British Prime Minister Tony Blair and Irish Taoiseach Bertie Ahern for their leadership in seeking a peaceful resolution in Northern Ireland; and (2) all parties for abiding by the St. Andrews Agreement.
Expresses the sense of the House of Representatives that all political parties in Northern Ireland should: (1) agree to share power according to the democratic mandate of the Good Friday Agreement; and (2) commit to work with all the institutions of the Good Friday Agreement which established the Northern Ireland Assembly and an inclusive Executive, the North-South Ministerial Council, and the British-Irish Inter-Governmental Conference.