Home > 106th Congressional Bills > H.Con.Res. 426 (ih) Concerning the violence in the Middle East. [Introduced in House] ...

H.Con.Res. 426 (ih) Concerning the violence in the Middle East. [Introduced in House] ...


Google
 
Web GovRecords.org


  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
106th CONGRESS
  2d Session
H. CON. RES. 426

_______________________________________________________________________

                         CONCURRENT RESOLUTION

Whereas the Arab-Israeli conflict must be resolved by peaceful negotiation;
Whereas since 1993 Israel and the Palestinians have been engaged in intensive 
        negotiations over the future of the West Bank and Gaza;
Whereas the United States, through its consistent support of Israel and the 
        cause of peace, made the current peace process possible;
Whereas the underlying basis of those negotiations was recognition of the 
        Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO) by Israel in exchange for the 
        renunciation of violence by the PLO and its Chairman Yasser Arafat, 
        first expressed in a letter to then-Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin 
        dated September 9, 1993, in which Mr. Arafat stated: ``[T]he PLO 
        renounces the use of terrorism and other acts of violence, and will 
        assume responsibility over all PLO elements and personnel in order to 
        assure their compliance, prevent violations and discipline violators.'';
Whereas as a result of those negotiations, the Palestinians now fully control 
        over 40 percent of the West Bank and Gaza, with over 95 percent of the 
        Palestinian population under the civil administration of the Palestinian 
        Authority;
Whereas as a result of peace negotiations, Israel turned over control of these 
        areas to the Palestinian Authority with the clear understanding and 
        expectation that the Palestinians would maintain order and security 
        there;
Whereas the Palestinian Authority, with the assistance of Israel and the 
        international community, created a strong police force, almost twice the 
        number allowed under the Oslo Accords, specifically to maintain public 
        order;
Whereas the Government of Israel made clear to the world its commitment to peace 
        at Camp David, where it expressed its readiness to take wide-ranging and 
        painful steps in order to bring an end to the conflict, but these 
        proposals were rejected by Chairman Arafat;
Whereas perceived provocations must only be addressed at the negotiating table;
Whereas it is only through negotiations, and not through violence, that the 
        Palestinians can hope to achieve their political aspirations;
Whereas even in the face of the desecration of Joseph's Tomb, a Jewish holy site 
        in the West Bank, the Government of Israel has made it clear that it 
        will withdraw forces from Palestinian areas if the Palestinian Authority 
        maintains order in those areas; and
Whereas the Palestinian leadership not only did too little for far too long to 
        control the violence, but in fact encouraged it: Now, therefore, be it
    Resolved by the House of Representatives (the Senate concurring), 
That the Congress--
            (1) expresses its solidarity with the state and people of 
        Israel at this time of crisis;
            (2) condemns the Palestinian leadership for encouraging the 
        violence and doing so little for so long to stop it, resulting 
        in the senseless loss of life;
            (3) calls upon the Palestinian leadership to refrain from 
        any exhortations to public incitement, urges the Palestinian 
        leadership to vigorously use its security forces to act 
        immediately to stop all violence, to show respect for all holy 
        sites, and to settle all grievances through negotiations;
            (4) commends successive Administrations on their continuing 
        efforts to achieve peace in the Middle East;
            (5) urges the current Administration to use its veto power 
        at the United Nations Security Council to ensure that the 
        Security Council does not again adopt unbalanced resolutions 
        addressing the uncontrolled violence in the areas controlled by 
        the Palestinian Authority; and
            (6) calls on all parties involved in the Middle East 
        conflict to make all possible efforts to reinvigorate the peace 
        process in order to prevent further senseless loss of life by 
        all sides.

            Passed the House of Representatives October 25, 2000.

            Attest:

                                                                 Clerk.
106th CONGRESS

  2d Session

                            H. CON. RES. 426

_______________________________________________________________________

                         CONCURRENT RESOLUTION

              Concerning the violence in the Middle East.

Pages: 1

Other Popular 106th Congressional Bills Documents:

1 H.R. 3657 (eh) To provide for the conveyance of a small parcel of public domain land in the San Bernardino National Forest in the State of California, and for other purposes. [Engrossed in House] ...
2 H.R. 4977 (ih) To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide a credit against tax for energy efficient appliances. [Introduced in House] ...
3 H.R. 4404 (eh) To permit the payment of medical expenses incurred by the United States [Engrossed in House] ...
4 S.Res. 297 (ats) To authorize testimony and legal representation in Martin A. Lopow v. William J. Henderson. [Agreed to Senate] ...
5 H.Res. 274 (eh) [Engrossed in House] ...
6 H.R. 695 (rh) To direct the Secretary of Agriculture and the Secretary of the Interior to convey an administrative site in San Juan County, New Mexico, to San Juan College. [Reported in House] ...
7 S. 2953 (is) To amend title 38, United States Code, to improve outreach programs carried out by the Department of Veterans Affairs to provide for more fully informing veterans of benefits available to them under laws administered by the Secretary of Veter...
8 H.R. 776 (ih) To amend the Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970 to provide for coverage under that Act of employees of States and political subdivisions of States. [Introduced in House] ...
9 H.R. 3905 (ih) To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to repeal the provision taxing policyholder dividends of mutual life insurance companies and to repeal the policyholders surplus account provisions. [Introduced in House] ...
10 H.Res. 101 (ih) Providing amounts for the expenses of certain committees of the House of Representatives in the One Hundred Sixth Congress. [Introduced in House] ...
11 H.R. 358 (ih) To amend the Public Health Service Act, the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974, and the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to protect consumers in managed care plans and other health coverage. [Introduced in House] ...
12 S.Res. 69 (is) To prohibit the consideration of retroactive tax increases in the Senate. [Introduced in Senate] ...
13 H.R. 525 (ih) To provide for the defense of the environment, and for other purposes. [Introduced in House] ...
14 H.Con.Res. 241 (enr) [Enrolled bill] ...
15 H.R. 1444 (enr) To authorize the Secretary of the Interior to establish a program to [Enrolled bill] ...
16 S. 3244 (is) To amend title 49, United States Code, relating to the airport noise and access review program. [Introduced in Senate] ...
17 S. 827 (is) To establish drawback for imports of N-cyclohexyl-2- benzothiazolesulfenamide based on exports of N-tert-Butyl-2- benzothiazolesulfenamide. [Introduced in Senate] ...
18 S. 239 (is) To amend title 38, United States Code, to revise certain provisions relating to the appointment of professional psychologists in the Veterans Health Administration, and for other purposes. [Introduced in Senate] ...
19 S.Res. 34 (is) Designating the week beginning April 30, 1999, as ``National Youth Fitness Week''. [Introduced in Senate] ...
20 S. 738 (is) To assure that innocent users and businesses gain access to solutions to the year 2000 problem-related failures through fostering an incentive to settle year 2000 lawsuits that may disrupt significant sectors of the American economy. [Introduc...
21 H.R. 2738 (ih) To amend the Food Stamp Act of 1977 to improve onsite inspections of State food stamp programs, to provide grants to develop community partnerships and innovative outreach strategies for food stamp and related programs, and for other purpos...
22 H.R. 3995 (rfs) To establish procedures governing the responsibilities of court- appointed receivers who administer departments, offices, and agencies of the District of Columbia government. [Referred in Senate] ...
23 H.R. 4611 (ih) To strengthen the authority of the Federal Government to protect individuals from certain acts and practices in the sale and purchase of Social Security numbers and Social Security account numbers, and for other purposes. [Introduced in Hou...
24 S. 1832 (pcs) To amend the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 to increase the Federal minimum wage. [Placed on Calendar Senate] ...
25 H.R. 211 (pcs) To designate the Federal building and United States courthouse located at 920 West Riverside Avenue in Spokane, Washington, as the ``Thomas S. Foley United States Courthouse'', and the plaza at the south entrance of such building and courth...
26 H.Con.Res. 383 (ih) Expressing the sense of the Congress that environmentally sound processes for dry and wet cleaning should be accepted by financial institutions as safe investments. [Introduced in House] ...
27 S.Con.Res. 113 (rfh) Expressing the sense of the Congress in recognition of the 10th anniversary of the free and fair elections in Burma and the urgent need to improve the democratic and human rights of the people of Burma. [Referred in House] %%Filename:...
28 H.R. 158 (rh) To designate the Federal Courthouse located at 316 North 26th Street in Billings, Montana, as the ``James F. Battin Federal Courthouse''. [Reported in House] ...
29 H.R. 947 (ih) To address resource management issues in Glacier Bay National Park, Alaska. [Introduced in House] ...
30 H.R. 421 (ih) To direct the Secretary of Health and Human Services to reduce the amount of coinsurance payable in conjunction with outpatient department services furnished under the Medicare Program, and for other purposes. [Introduced in House] %%Filenam...


Other Documents:

106th Congressional Bills Records and Documents

GovRecords.org presents information on various agencies of the United States Government. Even though all information is believed to be credible and accurate, no guarantees are made on the complete accuracy of our government records archive. Care should be taken to verify the information presented by responsible parties. Please see our reference page for congressional, presidential, and judicial branch contact information. GovRecords.org values visitor privacy. Please see the privacy page for more information.
House Rules:

104th House Rules
105th House Rules
106th House Rules

Congressional Bills:

104th Congressional Bills
105th Congressional Bills
106th Congressional Bills
107th Congressional Bills
108th Congressional Bills

Supreme Court Decisions

Supreme Court Decisions

Additional

1995 Privacy Act Documents
1997 Privacy Act Documents
1994 Unified Agenda
2004 Unified Agenda

Congressional Documents:

104th Congressional Documents
105th Congressional Documents
106th Congressional Documents
107th Congressional Documents
108th Congressional Documents

Congressional Directory:

105th Congressional Directory
106th Congressional Directory
107th Congressional Directory
108th Congressional Directory

Public Laws:

104th Congressional Public Laws
105th Congressional Public Laws
106th Congressional Public Laws
107th Congressional Public Laws
108th Congressional Public Laws

Presidential Records

1994 Presidential Documents
1995 Presidential Documents
1996 Presidential Documents
1997 Presidential Documents
1998 Presidential Documents
1999 Presidential Documents
2000 Presidential Documents
2001 Presidential Documents
2002 Presidential Documents
2003 Presidential Documents
2004 Presidential Documents

Home Executive Judicial Legislative Additional Reference About Privacy