H.Res.568 - Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives regarding the importance of preventing the Government of Iran from acquiring a nuclear weapons capability.112th Congress (2011-2012)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Ros-Lehtinen, Ileana [R-FL-18] (Introduced 03/01/2012)|
|Committees:||House - Foreign Affairs|
|Latest Action:||05/17/2012 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.|
|Major Recorded Votes:||05/17/2012 : Passed House|
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Summary: H.Res.568 — 112th Congress (2011-2012)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Passed House amended (05/17/2012)
Warns that time is limited to prevent Iran from acquiring a nuclear weapons capability.Urges continued and increasing economic and diplomatic pressure on Iran to secure an agreement that includes: (1) Iran's suspension of all uranium enrichment-related and reprocessing activities, (2) complete cooperation with the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) on all outstanding questions related to Iran's nuclear activities, and (3) a permanent agreement that verifiably assures that Iran's nuclear program is entirely peaceful.
Supports the universal rights and democratic aspirations of the Iranian people.
Affirms that it is a vital U.S. national interest to prevent Iran from acquiring a nuclear weapons capability.
Supports U.S. policy to prevent Iran from acquiring a nuclear weapons capability.
Rejects any policy that would rely on efforts to contain a nuclear weapons-capable Iran.
Urges the President to reaffirm the unacceptability of an Iran with nuclear-weapons capability and the opposition to any policy that would rely on containment as an option in response to the Iranian nuclear threat.