S.Res. 580 (110th): A resolution expressing the sense of the Senate on preventing Iran from acquiring a nuclear weapons capability.


Jun 2, 2008
110th Congress, 2007–2009

Died in a previous Congress

This resolution was introduced on June 2, 2008, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Evan Bayh
Senator from Indiana


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Last Updated: Jun 2, 2008
Length: 6 pages

About the resolution

Summary (CRS)
6/2/2008--Introduced.Declares that: (1) preventing the government of Iran from acquiring a nuclear weapons capability through economic, political, and diplomatic means is vital to U.S. national security; and (2) nothing in ...

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Referred to Committee
Last Action: May 22, 2008

What is a resolution?

The “S.Res.” in “S.Res. 580” means this is a Senate 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.

The resolution’s title was written by its sponsor.


Jun 2, 2008


51 cosponsors (33R, 17D, 1I) (show)
Committee Assignments

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


There have been no votes related to this resolution.

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