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S.Res. 245: A resolution calling on the Government of Iran to release unjustly detained United States citizens and legal permanent resident aliens, and for other purposes.

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Overview

Introduced:

Aug 3, 2017

Status:

Ordered Reported on Oct 5, 2017

The committees assigned to this resolution sent it to the House or Senate as a whole for consideration on October 5, 2017.

Sponsor:

Ted Cruz

Junior Senator from Texas

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Oct 16, 2017
Length: 6 pages

History

Aug 3, 2017
 
Introduced

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

Oct 5, 2017
 
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.

Pending
 
Agreed To

S.Res. 245 is 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.

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