H.Res. 1008 (110th): Condemning the persecution of Baha’is in Iran.


Feb 28, 2008
110th Congress, 2007–2009

Agreed To (Simple Resolution)
on Aug 1, 2008

This simple resolution was agreed to on August 1, 2008. That is the end of the legislative process for a simple resolution.


Mark Kirk
Representative for Illinois's 10th congressional district


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Last Updated: Aug 1, 2008
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Summary (CRS)
8/1/2008--Passed House amended.Condemns the government of Iran for its: (1) state-sponsored persecution of Baha'is and continues to hold the government of Iran responsible for upholding all the rights of its ...

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What is a resolution?

The “H.Res.” in “H.Res. 1008” means this is a House simple resolution in the United States Congress. A simple resolution is used for matters that affect just one chamber of Congress, often to change the rules of the chamber to set the manner of debate for a related bill. It must be agreed to in the chamber in which it was introduced. It is not voted on in the other chamber and does not have the force of law.


Feb 28, 2008
Agreed To
Aug 1, 2008
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56 cosponsors (31D, 25R) (show)
Committee Assignments

The committee chair determines whether a resolution will move past the committee stage.

On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Agree, as Amended
Aug 1, 2008 10:58 a.m.
Passed 408/3

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