H. Res. 658, Condemning in the strongest terms the terrorist attacks in Brussels on March 22, 2016, which murdered more than 30 innocent people, and severely wounded many more

H.Res. 658

Condemning in the strongest terms the terrorist attacks in Brussels on March 22, 2016, which murdered more than 30 innocent people, and severely wounded many more

Sponsor
Rep. Ted Poe

Date
March 23, 2016 (114th Congress, 2nd Session)

Staff Contact
John Huston

Floor Situation

On Wednesday, March 23, 2016, the House will consider H. Res. 658, a resolution condemning in the strongest terms the terrorist attacks in Brussels on March 22, 2016, which murdered more than 30 innocent people, and severely wounded many more, under suspension of the rules. H. Res. 4119 was introduced on March 22, 2016, by Rep. Ted Poe (R-TX) and was referred to the Committee on Foreign Affairs.

Bill Summary

H. Res. 658 condemns, in the strongest terms, the terrorist attacks in Brussels on March 22, 2016, which murdered more than 30 innocent people, and severely wounded many more.

Background

On March 22, 2016, at least three Islamist terrorists conducted coordinated attacks against two sites in Brussels, Belgium, killing more than 30 innocent lives and injuring nearly 230 more.[1] There were at least four Americans injured, three of which are missionaries.[2] The Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) has claimed responsibility for the attacks.

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[1] http://www.cnn.com/2016/03/22/europe/brussels-explosions/
[2] http://www.wsj.com/articles/three-american-mormon-missionaries-among-those-injured-in-brussels-attack-1458661391

Cost

A Congressional Budget Office (CBO) cost estimate is not currently available.

Additional Information

For questions or further information please contact John Huston with the House Republican Policy Committee by email or at 6-5539.