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H.Res. 147 (113th): Calling for the release of United States citizen Saeed Abedini and condemning the Government of Iran for its persecution of religious minorities.

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Bill Cassidy

Sponsor. Representative for Louisiana's 6th congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: Apr 10, 2013
Length: 3 pages
Introduced
Apr 10, 2013
113th Congress, 2013–2015
Status
Died in a previous Congress

This resolution was introduced on November 20, 2013, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

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Position statements

What legislators are saying

American Citizen Pastor Saeed’s Unjust Imprisonment is Emblematic of Abysmal Human Rights Record in Iran; The Administration Must Do More to Ensure His Immediate Release, Says Ros-Lehtinen
    — Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen [R-FL27, 2013-2018] (Co-sponsor) on Dec 12, 2013

Congressman Labrador Calls for Saeed Abedini to Be Freed
    — Rep. Raúl Labrador [R-ID1, 2011-2018] (Co-sponsor) on Apr 17, 2013

Smith a Leader in Effort Calling on Iranian Gov’t to Free American Pastor
    — Rep. Christopher “Chris” Smith [R-NJ4] on Nov 20, 2013

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History

Apr 10, 2013
 
Introduced

Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.

Nov 13, 2013
 
Considered by Middle East, North Africa, and International Terrorism

A committee held a hearing or business meeting about the resolution.

Nov 20, 2013
 
Ordered Reported

A committee has voted to issue a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.

H.Res. 147 (113th) was a 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.

This simple resolution was introduced in the 113th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2013 to Jan 2, 2015. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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