Summary: H.Res.509 — 114th Congress (2015-2016)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in House (11/02/2015)

Commends the leadership of Turkey, Jordan, and Lebanon in providing refuge and assistance to the people fleeing the conflict in Syria.

Recognizes the strain that hosting such significant numbers of refugees can place on public services, particularly for education and health, and the need to mitigate the impact of these stresses on host communities.

Expresses sympathy to the Syrian refugees and their families for the loss of life, displacement, and massive destruction caused by this regional conflict.

Condemns the loss of innocent civilian life during the course of the conflict in Syria.