Please join us for a reception in support of Rep. Ed Royce (R-CA), Chairman of the House Foreign Relations Committee.
Representative Ed Royce (R-CA) is serving his eleventh term in Congress representing Southern California’s 39th District. For the 113th Congress, Royce was selected by the Speaker and his Caucus to be Chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee. Royce has served on the Committee since entering Congress in 1993. Royce also serves as Chairman of the Subcommittee on Terrorism, Nonproliferation, and Trade and a member of the Subcommittee on Asia and the Pacific.
Royce has been a leading voice on Iran sanctions; in 2010 he served on the Conference Committee for the Comprehensive Iran Sanctions, Accountability and Divestment Act. Last year, Royce was one of the Original Sponsors of the Iran Threat Reduction and Syrian Human Rights Act of 2012. Following the bill’s passage, with Royce’s support, Iranian regime officials engaging in censorship activities were targeted with asset freezes and travel bans. Royce was also a Conferee to the National Defense Authorization Act of 2013, and strongly supported the sanctions against Iran contained in that legislation.
This year Ed Royce was the Principal Republican Sponsor of the Nuclear Iran Prevention Act of 2013 (H.R. 850) which NORPAC members advocated for during our Mission to Washington and passed overwhelmingly in the House of Representatives by a vote of 400 – 20. This legislation has been referred to the Senate Banking Committee which is currently drafting similar legislation to move forward with crippling sanctions against Iran, the world’s leading state sponsor of terrorism.
Please join us to discuss the issues of importance to the U.S.-Israel relationship with this stalwart supporter of US-Israel relations. Contact Avi Schranz at Avi@NORPAC.net for more information.