S.Res. 80 (112th): A resolution condemning the Government of Iran for its state-sponsored persecution of its Baha’i minority and its continued violation of the International Covenants on Human Rights.

Introduced:

Mar 1, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Status:

Agreed To (Simple Resolution) on Mar 29, 2012

This simple resolution was agreed to on March 29, 2012. That is the end of the legislative process for a simple resolution.

Sponsor:

Mark Kirk

Junior Senator from Illinois

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Mar 29, 2012
Length: 5 pages

About the resolution

Summary (CRS)
3/29/2012--Passed Senate amended.Condemns the government of Iran for its state-sponsored persecution of its Baha'i minority and its continued violation of the International Covenants on Human Rights.Calls on the government of ... Read more >
Related Bills
S.Res. 75 (113th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Agreed To (Simple Resolution)
Dec 20, 2013

H.Res. 134 (identical)

Agreed To (Simple Resolution)
Jan 1, 2013

What is a resolution?

The “S.Res.” in “S.Res. 80” 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.

History

Introduced
Mar 1, 2011
Reported by Committee
Mar 27, 2012
Agreed To
Mar 29, 2012
Vote was by Voice Vote so no record of individual votes was made.

Details

Cosponsors
30 cosponsors (19D, 10R, 1I) (show)
Committee Assignments

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Votes

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