US Congress Rejects UNSC Resolution 2334

B”H

115th CONGRESS
1st Session

S. 169

To counter anti-Semitism at the United Nations, and for other purposes.


IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

January 17, 2017

Mr. Rubio (for himself and Mr. Cotton) introduced the following bill; which was read twice and referred to the Committee on Foreign Relations


A BILL

To counter anti-Semitism at the United Nations, and for other purposes.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. Short title; table of contents.

(a) Short title.—This Act may be cited as the “Countering Anti-Semitism and Anti-Israel Activities at the United Nations Act of 2017”.

SEC. 3. Anti-Semitism and the United Nations.

(c) United States policy regarding United Nations Security Council Resolution 2334.—

(1) FINDINGS.—Congress makes the following findings:

(A) Clause 10 of section 8 of Article I of the Constitution of the United States reserves to Congress the power “To define and punish … Offenses against the Law of Nations”.

(B) United Nations Security Council Resolution 2334, adopted on December 23, 2016, seeks to reaffirm that “the establishment by Israel of settlements in the Palestinian territory occupied since 1967, including East Jerusalem … constitutes a flagrant violation under international law”.

(C) Congress has never included the building of such settlements in the definition of an Offence against the Law of Nations.

(2) POLICY.—It shall be the policy of the United States—

(A) to reject the premise in United Nations Security Council Resolution 2334 that the establishment by Israel of settlements in the Palestinian territory occupied since 1967 constitutes a violation of international law;

(B) to affirm that the establishment by Israel of settlements in the Palestinian territory occupied since 1967, including East Jerusalem, does not constitute an Offence against the Law of Nations, as defined by Congress; and

(C) to prohibit United States funding of any United Nations entity that attempts to enforce United Nations Security Council Resolution 2334.

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