Jun 09 2011
Summary of the Legislation:
Declaring that it is the policy of the United States to support and facilitate Israel in maintaining defensible borders and that it is contrary to United States policy and national security to have the borders of Israel return to the armistice lines that existed on June 4, 1967.
The full text of the bill available here
News Articles about this Legislation:
On June 9, 2011 this Resolution was referred to the Committee on Foreign Relations. To understand the process of how a bill becomes a law click here.
This bill has been co-sponsored by 33 Senators including: Kelly Ayotte (NH), John Barrasso (WY), Roy Blunt (MO), John Boozman (AR), Scott Brown (MA), Richard Burr (NC), Saxby Chambliss (GA), Daniel Coats (IN), Tom Coburn (OK), Susan Collins (ME), John Cornyn (TX), Michael Enzi (ID), Chuck Grassley (IA), Dean Heller (NV), James Inhofe (OK), Johnny Isakson (GA), Mike Johann (NE), Mark Kirk (IL), Jon Kyle (AZ), Mike Lee (UT), Joseph Lieberman (CT), Richard Lugar (IN), Jerry Moran (KS), Lisa Murkowski (AK), Ben Nelson (NE), Rob Portman (OH), Pat Roberts (KS), Marco Rubio (FL), John Thune (SD), Pat Toomey (PA), David Vitter (LA), Roger Wiker (MS), Ron Wyden (OR)
The following groups have written letters of support:
Please click on the name of the group to see their letter.