There is 1 version of this bill. View text

Click the check-box to add or remove the section, click the text link to scroll to that section.
Titles Actions Overview All Actions Cosponsors Committees Related Bills Subjects Latest Summary All Summaries

Titles (1)

Official Titles

Official Titles - Senate

Official Titles as Introduced

A joint resolution to require certifications regarding actions by Saudi Arabia in Yemen, and for other purposes.

Actions Overview (1)

Date Actions Overview
03/08/2018Introduced in Senate

All Actions (1)

Date All Actions
03/08/2018Read twice and referred to the Committee on Foreign Relations.
Action By: Senate

Cosponsors (1)

* = Original cosponsor
CosponsorDate Cosponsored
Sen. Shaheen, Jeanne [D-NH]* 03/08/2018

Committees (1)

Committees, subcommittees and links to reports associated with this bill are listed here, as well as the nature and date of committee activity and Congressional report number.

Committee / Subcommittee Date Activity Related Documents
Senate Foreign Relations03/08/2018 Referred to

A related bill may be a companion measure, an identical bill, a procedurally-related measure, or one with text similarities. Bill relationships are identified by the House, the Senate, or CRS, and refer only to same-congress measures.

Latest Summary (1)

There is one summary for S.J.Res.55. View summaries

Shown Here:
Introduced in Senate (03/08/2018)

This joint resolution requires the Department of State, by 30, 180, and 360 days after this bill's enactment, to submit to Congress certifications of whether the government of Saudi Arabia is undertaking: (1) a good faith effort to conduct diplomatic negotiations to end the civil war in Yemen, and (2) appropriate measures to increase access for all Yemenis to food, fuel, and medicine.

If the State Department is unable to certify that such government is taking such action, no federal funds may be obligated or expended for U.S. air refueling of Saudi-led coalition non-U.S. aircraft conducting missions in Yemen other than missions related to:

  • al Qaeda, al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula, and the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria;
  • Iranian terrorist activities in Yemen;
  • countering the transport, assembly, or employment of Iranian ballistic missiles or components in Yemen;
  • helping coalition aircraft return safely to base in emergency situations; or
  • force protection of U.S. aircraft or personnel.