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Sponsor. Senior Senator for Oregon. Democrat.
Last Updated: Dec 21, 2017
Length: 6 pages
115th Congress, 2017–2019
Agreed To (Simple Resolution) on Dec 21, 2017
This simple resolution was agreed to on December 21, 2017. That is the end of the legislative process for a simple resolution.
What legislators are saying
“Toomey Condemns Iranian Human Rights Violations Against Religious Minorities”
— Sen. Patrick “Pat” Toomey [R-PA] (Co-sponsor) on Nov 16, 2017
Apr 25, 2017
Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.
Dec 5, 2017
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.
Dec 21, 2017
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.
Dec 12, 2018
Companion Bill — Agreed To
This activity took place on a related bill, H.Res. 274 (115th), possibly in lieu of similar activity on S.Res. 139 (115th).
S.Res. 139 (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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A resolution condemning the Government of Iran’s state-sponsored persecution of its Baha’i minority and its continued violation of the International Covenants on Human Rights, S. Res. 139, 115th Cong. (2017).
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