S.Res.482 - A resolution urging the European Union to designate Hizballah in its entirety as a terrorist organization and to increase pressure on the organization and its members to the fullest extent possible.114th Congress (2015-2016)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Shaheen, Jeanne [D-NH] (Introduced 06/06/2016)|
|Committees:||Senate - Foreign Relations|
|Latest Action:||Senate - 07/06/2016 Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S4837) (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.Res.482 — 114th Congress (2015-2016)All Information (Except Text)
Passed Senate without amendment (07/06/2016)
(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary of that version is repeated here.)
Expresses appreciation to the European Union (EU) for the progress made in countering Hizballah since the EU designated Hizballah's military wing as a terrorist organization.
Supports cooperation between the United States and the EU in thwarting Hizballah's criminal and terrorist activities.
Urges the EU to designate Hizballah in its entirety as a terrorist organization and increase pressure on the group, including through:
- better cross-border cooperation among EU members,
- issuing arrest warrants against Hizballah members and active supporters,
- freezing Hizballah's assets in Europe, and
- prohibiting fund raising activities in support of Hizballah.