H.Res.218 - Recognizing the importance of the United States-Israel economic relationship and encouraging new areas of cooperation.115th Congress (2017-2018) |
|Sponsor:||Rep. Lieu, Ted [D-CA-33] (Introduced 03/21/2017)|
|Committees:||House - Foreign Affairs|
|Latest Action:||House - 06/29/2017 Forwarded by Subcommittee to Full Committee in the Nature of a Substitute (Amended) by Voice Vote . (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.Res.218 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (03/21/2017)
Affirms that the U.S.-Israel economic partnership has benefitted both countries and is a foundational component of the strong alliance.
Recognizes that science and technology innovation present promising new frontiers for U.S.-Israel economic cooperation, particularly in light of widespread drought, cybersecurity attacks, and other major challenges impacting the United States.
Encourages the President to regularize and expand forums of economic dialogue with Israel and foster public and private sector participation.
Supports the exploration of new agreements with Israel, including in the fields of energy, water, agriculture, medicine, neurotechnology, and cybersecurity.