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Sponsor. Representative for Florida's 27th congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: Jul 26, 2017
Length: 4 pages
115th Congress, 2017–2019
Agreed To (Simple Resolution) on Jul 26, 2017
This simple resolution was agreed to on July 26, 2017. That is the end of the legislative process for a simple resolution.
What legislators are saying
“House Unanimously Passes Ros-Lehtinen Resolution Demanding Irans Unconditional Release of All American Citizens and Legal Permanent Residents”
— Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen [R-FL27, 2013-2018] (Sponsor) on Jul 26, 2017
May 4, 2017
Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.
Jun 29, 2017
Considered by Middle East, North Africa, and International Terrorism
A committee held a hearing or business meeting about the resolution.
Jul 20, 2017
On House Schedule
The House indicated that this resolution would be considered in the week ahead.
Jul 26, 2017
The resolution was passed in a vote in the House. 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.
H.Res. 317 (115th) 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 115th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2017 to Jan 3, 2019. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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Calling for the unconditional release of United States citizens and legal permanent resident aliens being held for political purposes by the Government of Iran, H.R. Res. 317, 115th Cong. (2017).
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