|Sponsor||Rep. Peters, Gary C.|
|Date||February 23, 2010 (111th Congress, 2nd Session)|
|Staff Contact||Ja'Ron Smith|
H.Res. 944 is expected to be considered on the floor of the House on Tuesday, February 23, 2010, under a motion to suspend the rules, requiring a two-thirds vote for passage. The legislation was introduced by Rep. Gary C. Peters (D-MI) on December 3, 2009.
H.Res. 944 would resolve that the House of Representatives:
According to the resolution's findings, threats against the smallest religious minorities in Iraq jeopardize the future of Iraq as a diverse, pluralistic, and free society. According to the United States Commission on International Religious Freedom, there are grave threats to religious freedom in Iraq, particularly for the smallest, most vulnerable religious minorities in Iraq, including Chaldeans, Syriacs, Assyrians, and other Christians, Sabean Mandeans, and Yazidis.