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Legislation

House Bills: (H.R.)  A House Bill is proposed legislation under consideration by a legislature. A bill does not become law until it is passed by the legislature and, in most cases, approved by the executive. Once a bill has been enacted into law, it is called an Act or a statute.

05/24/2007 | H.R.2526 – To designate Greece as a program country for purposes of the visa waiver program established under section 217 of the Immigration and Nationality Act   [INTRODUCED]

House Resolutions (H.Res.)  A House Resolution is a non-binding motion introduced by a member that cannot progress into a law. If passed by the House, it is merely a gesture reflects the opinion of a majority in the House.

03/21/2013 | H.Res.136 – Urging Turkey to respect the rights and religious freedoms of the Ecumenical Patriarchate   [INTRODUCED]

05/10/2012 | H.Res.650 – Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives that the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia should work within the framework of the United Nations process with Greece to achieve longstanding United States and United Nations policy goals of finding a mutually acceptable name, for all uses, for the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia   [INTRODUCED]

03/17/2011 | H.Res.179 – Recognizing and appreciating the historical significance and the heroic human endeavor and sacrifice of the people of Crete during World War II and commending the PanCretan Association of America   [INTRODUCED]

03/17/2011 | H.Res.180 – Urging Turkey to respect the rights and religious freedoms of the Ecumenical Patriarchate   [INTRODUCED]

03/11/2009 | H.Res.236 – Urging Turkey to respect the rights and religious freedoms of the Ecumenical Patriarchate   [INTRODUCED]

03/09/2009 | H.Res.227 – Recognizing and appreciating the historical significance and the heroic human endeavor and sacrifice of the people of Crete during World War II and commending the PanCretan Association of America   [INTRODUCED]

03/04/2009 | H.Res.209 – Commemorating the 80th anniversary of the Daughters of Penelope, a preeminent international women’s association and affiliate organization of the American Hellenic Educational Progressive Association (AHEPA)   [INTRODUCED]—[PASSED HOUSE]

05/15/2007 | H.Res.407 – Expressing the strong support of the House of Representatives for the positive actions by the Government of the Republic of Cyprus aimed at opening additional crossing points along the cease-fire line, thereby contributing to efforts for the reunification of the island   [INTRODUCED]

05/03/2007 | H.Res.373 – Urging Turkey to respect the rights and religious freedoms of the Ecumenical Patriarchate   [INTRODUCED]

05/01/2007 | H.Res.356 – Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives that the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (FYROM) should stop the utilization of materials that violate provisions of the United Nations-brokered Interim Agreement between the FYROM and Greece regarding “hostile activities or propaganda” and should work with the United Nations and Greece to achieve longstanding United States and United Nations policy goals of finding a mutually-acceptable official name for the FYROM   [INTRODUCED]

02/08/2007 | H.Res.148 – Recognizing and appreciating the historical significance and the heroic human endeavor and sacrifice of the people of Crete during World War II and commending the PanCretan Association of America   [INTRODUCED]

09/12/2006 | H.Res.999 – Urging Turkey to respect the rights and religious freedoms of the Ecumenical Patriarch   [INTRODUCED]

10/27/2005 | H.Res.521 – Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives that the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (FYROM) should cease its distribution of negative and nationalist propaganda and should work with the United Nations and Greece to find a mutually acceptable official name for the FYROM   [INTRODUCED]

06/15/2005 | H.Res.322 – Expressing support for the European Court of Human Rights for its decisions in the Loizidou v. Turkey and Xenides-Arestis v. Turkey cases and for admitting similar cases before the European Court of Human Rights   [INTRODUCED]

05/19/2005 | H.Res.290 – Recognizing and appreciating the historical significance and the heroic human endeavor and sacrifice of the people of Crete during World War II and commending the PanCretan Association of America   [INTRODUCED]

05/20/2003 | H.Res.244 – To recognize and appreciate the historical significance and the heroic human endeavor and sacrifice of the people of Crete during World War II and commend the PanCretan Association of America   [INTRODUCED]

10/16/2002 | H.Res.592 – To recognize and appreciate the historical significance and the heroic human endeavor and sacrifice of the people of Crete during World War II and commend the PanCretan Association of America   [INTRODUCED]

House Concurrent Resolutions (H.Con.Res.)  A House Concurrent Resolution is a resolution that is introduced by a member of each body in the hope of passage by both Houses. If adopted by both houses of Congress, it is non-binding and therefore lacks the force of law. Like the House Resolution, it is a gesture that reflects the opinion of a majority in both Houses of Congress.

02/16/2007 | H.Con.Res.71 – Commemorating the 85th Anniversary of the founding of the American Hellenic Educational Progressive Association (AHEPA), a leading association for the Nation’s 1.3 million American citizens of Greek ancestry, and Philhellenes   [INTRODUCED]—[PASSED HOUSE]—[PASSED SENATE]

09/29/2006 | H.Con.Res.493 – Urging the Republic of Turkey to comply with all European Union standards and criteria prior to its accession to the European Union   [INTRODUCED]

03/26/1998 | H.Con.Res.252 – Relating to a United States initiative to help resolve the situation in Cyprus   [INTRODUCED]

09/09/1997 | H.Con.Res.148 – Commemorating the 75th anniversary of the burning of Smyrna and honoring the memory of its civilian victims, and for other purposes   [INTRODUCED]

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