S.Res.523 - A resolution relating to the death of Elie Wiesel, Holocaust survivor, powerful advocate for peace and human rights, and award-winning author.114th Congress (2015-2016)
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|Sponsor:||Sen. McConnell, Mitch [R-KY] (Introduced 07/07/2016)|
|Latest Action:||Senate - 07/07/2016 Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.Res.523 — 114th Congress (2015-2016)All Information (Except Text)
Passed Senate without amendment (07/07/2016)
(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary of that version is repeated here.)
Extends condolences to the family of Elie Wiesel, an award-winning author who helped the world understand the horrors of the Holocaust and gave a voice to those who suffered and perished in Nazi death camps.
Honors Wiesel's lifelong commitment to advancing human dignity, freedom, and respect throughout the world.
Expresses continued support for human rights and protection of religious liberty.
Expresses admiration for Wiesel's legacy as an example and advocate of the enduring power of the human spirit in the face of evil.