S.Res. 65: A resolution strongly supporting the full implementation of United States and international sanctions on Iran and urging the President to continue to strengthen enforcement of sanctions legislation.

Feb 28, 2013 (113th Congress, 2013–2015)
Agreed To (Simple Resolution)
83% chance of being agreed to
Lindsey Graham
Senior Senator from South Carolina
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Last Updated
May 22, 2013
9 pages

This simple resolution was agreed to on May 22, 2013. That is the end of the legislative process for a simple resolution.

Introduced Feb 28, 2013
Referred to Committee Feb 28, 2013
Reported by Committee Apr 16, 2013
Agreed To (Simple Resolution) May 22, 2013

83% chance of being agreed to.

97% of simple resolutions that made it past committee in 2011–2013 were agreed to. [show factors | methodology]


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May 22, 2013 4:36 p.m.
Resolution Agreed to 99/0

91 cosponsors (47D, 43R, 1I) (show)

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S.Res. stands for Senate simple resolution.

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5/22/2013--Passed Senate amended.
States that Congress:
reaffirms the long-standing bonds of friendship and cooperation between the United States and Israel which enjoy bipartisan support in Congress and among the people of the United States; supports the close military, intelligence, and security cooperation that President Obama has pursued with Israel; condemns the statements and policies of the leaders of the Islamic Republic of Iran threatening Israel's security and existence; recognizes the tremendous threat posed to the United States, the West, and Israel by Iran's pursuit of a nuclear weapons capability; reiterates that U.S. policy is to prevent Iran from acquiring a nuclear weapon capability and to take necessary action to implement such policy; supports the full implementation of U.S. and international sanctions on Iran; declares that the United States has a vital national interest and commitment to ensuring Israel's existence and security; supports Israel's right to self-defense; and urges that if Israel is compelled to take military action in self-defense against Iran's nuclear weapons program the U.S. government should provide Israel with diplomatic, military, and economic support.
States that nothing in this resolution shall be construed as an authorization for the use of force or a declaration of war.

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