H.AMDT.195 to H.R.2410

Amendment sought to express the sense of Congress that Eritrea's support for armed insurgents in Somalia poses a direct threat to the national security interests of the United States, that the Secretary of State should designate Eritrea a State Sponsor of Terrorism, and that the United Nations Security Council should impose sanctions against Eritrea.

H.AMDT.195(A015)
Amends: H.R.2410
Sponsor: Rep Royce, Edward R. [CA-40](offered 6/10/2009)

AMENDMENT DESCRIPTION:
Amendment sought to express the sense of Congress that Eritrea`s support for armed insurgents in Somalia poses a direct threat to the national security interests of the United States, that the Secretary of State should designate Eritrea a State Sponsor of Terrorism, and that the United Nations Security Council should impose sanctions against Eritrea.

AMENDMENT PURPOSE:
An amendment numbered 15 printed in part C of House Report 111-143 to express the sense of Congress that Eritrea`s support for armed insurgents in Somalia poses a direct threat to the national security interests of the United States, that the Secretary of State should designate Eritrea a State Sponsor of Terrorism, and that the United Nations Security Council should impose sanctions against Eritrea.

STATUS:

    6/10/2009 3:56pm:
    Amendment (A015) offered by Mr. Royce. (consideration: CR H6498-6500, H6513; text: CR H6498-6499)
    6/10/2009 6:06pm:
    On agreeing to the Royce amendment (A015) Failed by recorded vote: 183 - 245 (Roll no. 325).

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