H.Res.317 - Calling for the unconditional release of United States citizens and legal permanent resident aliens being held for political purposes by the Government of Iran.115th Congress (2017-2018) |
|Sponsor:||Rep. Ros-Lehtinen, Ileana [R-FL-27] (Introduced 05/04/2017)|
|Committees:||House - Foreign Affairs|
|Latest Action:||House - 07/26/2017 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.Res.317 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)All Information (Except Text)
Passed House amended (07/26/2017)
Calls on the government of Iran to: (1) release Siamak Namazi, Baquer Namazi, Xiyue Wang, Nizar Zakka, and any other U.S. citizen, legal permanent resident alien, or foreign national being unjustly detained in Iran; and (2) fulfill its promises to assist in locating and returning Robert Levinson.
Encourages the President to: (1) take meaningful action to secure the release of such individuals if Iran does not do so, and (2) make the release of U.S. citizens and legal permanent resident aliens held hostage by the Iranian government the highest of priorities.
Requests the United States and its allies whose nationals have been detained to consider establishing a multinational task force to secure the release of the detainees.