H.R.3629 - Israel Sovereignty and Security Recognition Act113th Congress (2013-2014)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Franks, Trent [R-AZ-8] (Introduced 12/02/2013)|
|Committees:||House - Foreign Affairs|
|Latest Action:||01/10/2014 Referred to the Subcommittee on Middle East and North Africa. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.3629 — 113th Congress (2013-2014)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (12/02/2013)
Israel Sovereignty and Security Recognition Act - Expresses the sense of Congress that: (1) the United States should recognize Israel's sovereignty and legal right to its lands, including the Golan Heights and Jerusalem as Israel's capital; and (2) the Secretary of State should transfer the U.S. Embassy from Tel Aviv, Israel, to Jerusalem, Israel, and either repurpose or sell the U.S. Embassy in Tel Aviv.
Amends the Jerusalem Embassy Act of 1995 to eliminate the President's authority to waive certain funding limitations for Department of State acquisition and maintenance of buildings abroad until the U.S. Embassy in Jerusalem has officially opened.