Markup: H.R. 4347, H.R. 4411, H.R. 4640, H.R. 4653, H.R. 2283, H.Res. 435, H.Res. 588, and H.Res. 562

2172 Rayburn House Office Building Washington, DC 20515 | Jun 26, 2014 9:00am to 12:00pm

Opening Statements

Chairman Royce's Opening Statement on H.R. 4347, Turkey Christian Churches Accountability Act:

Chairman Royce's Opening Statement on the Other Seven Measures:

Bill Markups

H.R. 4411, Hezbollah International Financing Prevention Act of 2014 [ H.R. 4411, Hezbollah International Financing Prevention Act of 2014 ]

H.R. 4411, To prevent Hezbollah and associated entities from gaining access to international financial and other institutions, and for other purposes

An Amendment in the Nature of a Substitute offered by Chairman Royce, agreed to by voice vote.

[Summary of Committee Action]

H.R. 4640, Western Hemisphere Drug Policy Commission Act of 2014 [ H.R. 4640, Western Hemisphere Drug Policy Commission Act of 2014 ]

H.R. 4640, To establish the Western Hemisphere Drug Policy Commission

An Amendment in the Nature of a Substitute offered by Ranking Member Engel, agreed to by voice vote.

[Summary of Committee Action]

H. Res. 435, Calling on the government of Iran to fulfill their promises of assistance in this case of Robert Levinson, one of the longest held United States civilians in our Nation's history [ H. Res. 435, Calling on the government of Iran to fulfill their promises of assistance in this case of Robert Levinson, one of the longest held United States civilians in our Nation's history ]

H. Res. 435, Calling on the government of Iran to fulfill their promises of assistance in this case of Robert Levinson, one of the longest held United States civilians in our Nation's history

An Amendment in the Nature of a Substitute offered by Subcommittee Chairman Ros-Lehtinen, agreed to by voice vote.

[Summary of Committee Action]

H. Res. 588, Concerning the suspension of exit permit issuance by the Government of the Democratic Republic of Congo for adopted Congolese children seeking to depart the country with their adoptive parents [ H. Res. 588, Concerning the suspension of exit permit issuance by the Government of the Democratic Republic of Congo for adopted Congolese children seeking to depart the country with their adoptive parents ]

H. Res. 588, Concerning the suspension of exit permit issuance by the Government of the Democratic Republic of Congo for adopted Congolese children seeking to depart the country with their adoptive parents

An Amendment in the Nature of a Substitute offered by Subcommittee Chairman Smith, agreed to by voice vote.

[Summary of Committee Action]

H.R. 2283, To prioritize the fight against human trafficking within the Department of State according to congressional intent in the Trafficking Victims Protection Act of 2000 without increasing the size of the Federal Government, and for other purposes [ H.R. 2283, To prioritize the fight against human trafficking within the Department of State according to congressional intent in the Trafficking Victims Protection Act of 2000 without increasing the size of the Federal Government, and for other purposes ]

H.R. 2283, To prioritize the fight against human trafficking within the Department of State according to congressional intent in the Trafficking Victims Protection Act of 2000 without increasing the size of the Federal Government, and for other purposes

An Amendment in the Nature of a Substitute offered by Subcommittee Chairman Smith, agreed to by voice vote.

[Summary of Committee Action]

H. Res. 562, Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives with respect to enhanced relations with the Republic of Moldova and support for Moldova's territorial integrity [ H. Res. 562, Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives with respect to enhanced relations with the Republic of Moldova and support for Moldova's territorial integrity ]

H. Res. 562, Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives with respect to enhanced relations with the Republic of Moldova and support for Moldova's territorial integrity

An Amendment in the Nature of a Substitute offered by Chairman Royce, agreed to by voice vote.

[Summary of Committee Action]

H.R. 4653, United States Commission on International Religious Freedom Reauthorization Act of 2014 [ H.R. 4653, United States Commission on International Religious Freedom Reauthorization Act of 2014 ]

H.R. 4653, To reauthorize the United States Commission on International Religious Freedom, and for other purposes

An Amendment in the Nature of a Substitute offered by Subcommittee Chairman Smith, agreed to by voice vote.

[Summary of Committee Action]

H.R. 4347, Turkey Christian Churches Accountability Act [ H.R. 4347, Turkey Christian Churches Accountability Act ]

H.R. 4347, To require the Secretary of State to provide an annual report to Congress regarding United States Government efforts to survey and secure the return, protection, and restoration of stolen, confiscated, or otherwise unreturned Christian properties in the Republic of Turkey and in those areas currently occupied by the Turkish military in northern Cyprus.

An Amendment in the Nature of a Substitute offered by Chairman Royce, agreed to by voice vote.

[Summary of Committee Action]

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