S.Res. 75 (113th): 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.


Mar 12, 2013
113th Congress, 2013–2015


Agreed To (Simple Resolution) on Dec 20, 2013

This simple resolution was agreed to on December 20, 2013. That is the end of the legislative process for a simple resolution.


Mark Kirk

Junior Senator from Illinois



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Last Updated: Dec 20, 2013
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About the resolution

Summary (CRS)

(This measure has not been amended since it was reported to the Senate on December 18, 2013. The summary of that version is repeated here.)Condemns Iran for its state-sponsored persecution ... Read more >


Mar 12, 2013

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Dec 18, 2013
Reported by Committee

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

Dec 20, 2013
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 Unanimous Consent 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. 75”). 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.


35 cosponsors (22D, 12R, 1I) (show)
Committee Assignments

The committee chair determines whether a resolution will move past the committee stage.


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

Related Bills
S.Res. 80 (112th) was a previous version of this bill.

Agreed To (Simple Resolution)
Mar 29, 2012

H.Res. 109 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Mar 12, 2013

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