Summary: H.Res.222 — 110th Congress (2007-2008)All Information (Except Text)

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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.