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Washington, D.C. – House Foreign Affairs Committee Chairman Michael McCaul announced the full committee will hold a markup to consider various measures in response to Hamas’ brutal, unprovoked war against our ally Israel and to address the threat posed by Iran’s ongoing nuclear escalation on Thursday, October 19th.

What: Markup of H.Res 559, H.R. 340, H.R. 3266, H.R. 3774, H.R. 5826, H.R. 2973, H.Res. 599, and H.R. 1809. 

Date: Thursday, October 19th, 2023

Time: 10:20 am ET

Location: U.S. Capitol, HVC-210


H.Res. 559, Declaring it is the policy of the United States that a nuclear Islamic Republic of Iran is not acceptable;

H.R. 340, To impose sanctions with respect to foreign support for terrorist organizations, including Hamas and the Palestinian Islamic Jihad;

H.R. 3266, To require the Secretary of State to submit annual reports reviewing the curriculum used by the Palestinian Authority, and for other purposes;

H.R. 3774, To impose additional sanctions with respect to the importation or facilitation of the importation of petroleum products from Iran, and for other purposes;

H.R. 5826, To require a report on sanctions under the Robert Levinson Hostage Recovery and Hostage-Taking Accountability Act, and for other purposes;

H.R. 2973, To require the Secretary of Defense to develop, in cooperation with allies and partners in the Middle East, an integrated maritime domain awareness and interdiction capability, and for other purposes;

H.Res. 599, Urging the European Union to designate Hizballah in its entirety as a terrorist organization.

H.R. 1809, To require the development of strategies and options to prevent the export to Iran of certain technologies related to unmanned aircraft systems, and for other purposes.


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