H.Res.567 - Expressing opposition to the European Commission interpretive notice regarding labeling Israeli products and goods manufactured in the West Bank and other areas, as such actions undermine efforts to achieve a negotiated Israeli-Palestinian peace process.114th Congress (2015-2016)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Lowey, Nita M. [D-NY-17] (Introduced 12/16/2015)|
|Committees:||House - Foreign Affairs|
|Committee Prints:||H.Prt. 114th Congress|
|Latest Action:||House - 02/12/2016 Referred to the Subcommittee on Middle East and North Africa. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.Res.567 — 114th Congress (2015-2016)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (12/16/2015)
Opposes: (1) the European Commission interpretive notice regarding labeling Israeli products and goods manufactured in the West Bank and other areas; and (2) politically motivated acts of boycott, divestment, and sanctions against Israel or Israeli-controlled territory.
Calls upon the European Commission, the Council of the European Union, and the European Parliament to oppose boycott, divestment, or sanctions initiatives aimed at singling out Israel, and to refrain from actions counterproductive to resolving the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.
Encourages European Union (EU) member states to exert prudence in the implementation of the EU labeling guidelines.
Urges the Administration to increase its influence in international forums to oppose boycott, divestment, and sanctions actions against Israel.
Supports efforts by U.S. state legislatures to enact measures that oppose such acts against Israel.
Reaffirms support for a negotiated two-state solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.