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H Res 246 - Opposing Efforts to Delegitimize the State of Israel and The Global Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions Movement Targeting Israel - National Key Vote

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Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (398-17) - (Key vote)
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Title: Opposing Efforts to Delegitimize the State of Israel and The Global Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions Movement Targeting Israel

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Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a House resolution disapproving the Global Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions Movement, and urging Israel to exist alongside of Palestine.

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  • Specifies that the House of Representatives opposes the Global Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions Movement, which targets United States companies that are engaged in commercial activities that are legal under US law. 

  • Specifies that the House encourages Israelis and Palestinians to return to direct negotiations to achieve an end to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict resulting in two states of mututal regognition. 

  • Specifies that the House supports the full implementation of the United States-Israel Strategic Partnership Act of 2014 and new efforts to enhance a government-wide coordinated corporation in order to counter the effects of actions to boycott, divest from, or sanction Israel.

  • Specifies that the House affirms the constitutional right of free speech, including the right to protest or criticize the policies of the US or foreign governments.

Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: Opposing Efforts to Delegitimize the State of Israel and The Global Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions Movement Targeting Israel

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