Summary: H.Res.709 — 114th Congress (2015-2016)All Information (Except Text)

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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.