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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

John Joyce voted Yea (Passage) on this Legislation.

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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 targeting Israel.

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  • Specifies that the House of Representatives opposes the Global Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions Movement, including the targeting of United States companies engaged in commercial activities considered 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 government-wide coordinated cooperation 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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