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A resolution condemning the Assad regime for its continued use of chemical weapons against the Syrian people.


Actions Overview (2)

Date
04/07/2017Committee on Foreign Relations. Reported by Senator Corker with amendments and with an amended preamble. Without written report.
04/05/2017Introduced in Senate

All Actions (4)

Date
04/07/2017Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 34.
04/07/2017Committee on Foreign Relations. Reported by Senator Corker with amendments and with an amended preamble. Without written report.
04/06/2017Committee on Foreign Relations. Ordered to be reported with amendments favorably.
04/05/2017Referred to the Committee on Foreign Relations. (text as introduced in Senate: CR S2370)

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Committee / Subcommittee Date Activity Reports
Senate Foreign Relations04/05/2017 Referred to
04/06/2017 Markup by
04/07/2017 Reported by

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Reported to Senate with amendment(s) (04/07/2017)

Holds the Assad regime responsible for war crimes and crimes against humanity, including its confirmed use of chemical weapons.

Condemns Russia and China for repeatedly blocking a U.N. Security Council response to Bashar al-Assad's confirmed use of chemical weapons.

Calls on the Security Council to act in response to the Assad regime's continued use of chemical weapons.

Supports the work of the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons-United Nations Joint Investigative Mechanism.

Expresses alarm that the Assad regime's continued use of chemical weapons undermines the integrity of the Chemical Weapons Convention.

Reiterates that Bashar al-Assad has lost legitimacy as Syria's leader and insists that he must be held accountable for his war crimes and crimes against humanity.