Tell Your Congressperson to Sign on to H.R.780 "Responsible End to the War in Afghanistan Act"

H.R.780
Latest Title: Responsible End to the War in Afghanistan Act
Sponsor: Rep Lee, Barbara [CA-9] (introduced 2/17/2011)      Cosponsors (51)

Summary as of: 2/17/2011–Introduced.

Responsible End to the War in Afghanistan Act – States that it is the policy of the United States to ensure that funds made available for operations of the Armed Forces in Afghanistan are to be used only for providing for the safe and orderly withdrawal of all U.S. military personnel and Department of Defense (DOD) contractor personnel in Afghanistan.

Allows such funds to be obligated and expended only for such purpose.

Latest Major Action: 2/17/2011 Referred to House committee. Status: Referred to the Committee on Armed Services, and in addition to the Committee on Foreign Affairs, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.

Check to see if your Rep. has co-sponsored; ask them to co-sponsor if they haven’t. You can reach your Rep. through the Congressional switchboard: 202-225-3121.

You can view the cosponsors here (recent: Velazquez, 3/3/2011; Nadler, 3/3/2011; Hirono, 3/3/2011):
http://thomas.loc.gov/cgi-bin/bdquery/z?d112:HR00780:@@@P

You can ask your Rep. to co-sponsor here:
http://www.justforeignpolicy.org/act/hr780

 

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