S.Res. 609 (112th): A resolution calling for the immediate and unconditional release of United States citizen Alan Phillip Gross from detention in Cuba and urging the Government of Cuba to address his medical issues.


Dec 5, 2012
112th Congress, 2011–2013


Agreed To (Simple Resolution) on Dec 5, 2012

This simple resolution was agreed to on December 5, 2012. That is the end of the legislative process for a simple resolution.


Jerry Moran

Junior Senator from Kansas



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Last Updated: Dec 5, 2012
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About the resolution

Summary (CRS)

Calls for the immediate and unconditional release of U.S. citizen Alan Phillip Gross.Urges the government of Cuba to provide all appropriate diagnostic and medical treatment to address the full range ... Read more >


Dec 5, 2012

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Dec 5, 2012
Agreed To

The resolution was passed in a vote in the Senate. A simple resolution is not voted on in the other chamber and does not have the force of law. The vote was by Voice Vote so no record of individual votes was made.

This is a Senate simple resolution in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.Res.” in “S.Res. 609”). 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.


31 cosponsors (19D, 11R, 1I) (show)

There have been no roll call votes related to this resolution.

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