H.Res.709 - Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives that Iran, by failing to adhere to international maritime law, ignoring United Nations resolutions, and conducting military operations in a manner that raises tensions within the Arabian Gulf, has undermined stability in the Arabian Gulf, raised the danger of inadvertent escalation, and increased the risk to members of the United States Armed Forces overseas.114th Congress (2015-2016)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Forbes, J. Randy [R-VA-4] (Introduced 04/28/2016)|
|Committees:||House - Foreign Affairs|
|Latest Action:||House - 04/28/2016 Referred to the House Committee on Foreign Affairs. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.Res.709 — 114th Congress (2015-2016)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (04/28/2016)
Expresses the sense of the House of Representatives that the actions of Iranian military and paramilitary forces in the Arabian Gulf undermined Gulf stability, raised the danger of escalation, and increased the risk to members of the U.S. Armed Forces.
Calls on Iranian military and paramilitary forces to act in accordance with international law for conduct at sea.
Urges the Administration to strongly respond to instances of dangerous behavior by Iranian forces.
Declares that the House pledges to consider such behavior when considering legislation that pertains to Iran, including sanctions and arms control agreements.