H.Res.729 - Expressing support for the expeditious consideration and finalization of a new, robust, and long-term Memorandum of Understanding on military assistance to Israel between the United States Government and the Government of Israel.114th Congress (2015-2016)
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|Sponsor:||Rep. Ros-Lehtinen, Ileana [R-FL-27] (Introduced 05/13/2016)|
|Committees:||House - Foreign Affairs|
|Latest Action:||09/13/2016 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection. (All Actions)|
|Roll Call Votes:||There has been 1 roll call vote|
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Summary: H.Res.729 — 114th Congress (2015-2016)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Passed House without amendment (09/13/2016)
(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary of that version is repeated here.)
- that Israel is a major U.S. strategic partner,
- that it is U.S. policy and law to ensure that Israel maintains its qualitative military edge and self-defense capacity, and
- support of an Israeli tiered missile defense program.
Urges finalization of a new Memorandum of Understanding between the United States and Israel.
Supports a long-term Memorandum of Understanding between the United States and Israel that increases the amount of aid from previous agreements and enhances Israel's military capabilities.