S.J.Res. 41 (112th): A joint resolution expressing the sense of Congress regarding the nuclear program of the Government of the Islamic Republic of Iran.


May 24, 2012
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Died in a previous Congress

This resolution was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the Senate on September 22, 2012 but was never passed by the House.


Lindsey Graham

Senator from South Carolina



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Last Updated: Sep 25, 2012
Length: 7 pages

About the resolution

Summary (CRS)

9/22/2012--Passed Senate without amendment.Reaffirms that the U.S. government and the governments of other responsible countries have a vital interest in working together to prevent Iran from acquiring a nuclear weapons ... Read more >

The resolution’s title was written by its sponsor.


May 24, 2012

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Jun 4, 2012
Reported by Committee

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Sep 22, 2012
Passed Senate

The resolution was passed in a vote in the Senate. It goes to the House next.

This is a Senate joint resolution in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.J.Res.” in “S.J.Res. 41”). A joint resolution is often used in the same manner as a bill. If passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and signed by the President, it becomes a law. Joint resolutions are also used to propose amendments to the Constitution.


83 cosponsors (42R, 40D, 1I) (show)
Committee Assignments

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On the Joint Resolution
Sep 22, 2012 12:25 a.m.
Joint Resolution Passed 90/1

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Agreed To (Simple Resolution)
May 17, 2012

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Referred to Committee
Last Action: Feb 16, 2012

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