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Titles (1)

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Official Title as Introduced

Supporting the rights of the people of Iran to free expression, condemning the Iranian regime for its crackdown on legitimate protests, and for other purposes.

Actions Overview (2)

Date Actions Overview
01/09/2018Passed/agreed to in House: On motion to suspend the rules and agree to the resolution Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 415 - 2 (Roll no. 2).(text: CR H51-52)
01/05/2018Introduced in House

All Actions (8)

Date All Actions
01/09/2018-4:18pmOn motion to suspend the rules and agree to the resolution Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 415 - 2 (Roll no. 2). (text: CR H51-52)
01/09/2018-3:52pmConsidered as unfinished business. (consideration: CR H62)
01/09/2018-3:11pmAt the conclusion of debate, the Yeas and Nays were demanded and ordered. Pursuant to the provisions of clause 8, rule XX, the Chair announced that further proceedings on the motion would be postponed.
01/09/2018-2:24pmDEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H. Res. 676.
01/09/2018-2:24pmConsidered under suspension of the rules. (consideration: CR H51-57)
01/09/2018-2:24pmMs. Ros-Lehtinen moved to suspend the rules and agree to the resolution.
01/08/2018Referred to the House Committee on Foreign Affairs.
01/05/2018Introduced in House

Cosponsors (41)

* = Original cosponsor
CosponsorDate Cosponsored
Rep. Engel, Eliot L. [D-NY-16]* 01/05/2018
Rep. Correa, J. Luis [D-CA-46] 01/08/2018
Rep. Sires, Albio [D-NJ-8] 01/08/2018
Rep. Connolly, Gerald E. [D-VA-11] 01/08/2018
Rep. Hastings, Alcee L. [D-FL-20] 01/08/2018
Rep. Meng, Grace [D-NY-6] 01/08/2018
Rep. Bera, Ami [D-CA-7] 01/08/2018
Rep. Suozzi, Thomas R. [D-NY-3] 01/08/2018
Rep. Sherman, Brad [D-CA-30] 01/08/2018
Rep. Castro, Joaquin [D-TX-20] 01/08/2018
Rep. Boyle, Brendan F. [D-PA-13] 01/08/2018
Rep. Latta, Robert E. [R-OH-5] 01/08/2018
Rep. Ros-Lehtinen, Ileana [R-FL-27] 01/08/2018
Rep. Gottheimer, Josh [D-NJ-5] 01/08/2018
Rep. Donovan, Daniel M., Jr. [R-NY-11] 01/08/2018
Rep. Schneider, Bradley Scott [D-IL-10] 01/08/2018
Rep. Vela, Filemon [D-TX-34] 01/08/2018
Rep. Schiff, Adam B. [D-CA-28] 01/08/2018
Rep. Lieu, Ted [D-CA-33] 01/08/2018
Rep. Lowey, Nita M. [D-NY-17] 01/08/2018
Rep. Gonzalez, Vicente [D-TX-15] 01/08/2018
Rep. Marshall, Roger W. [R-KS-1] 01/08/2018
Rep. Bilirakis, Gus M. [R-FL-12] 01/08/2018
Rep. Poe, Ted [R-TX-2] 01/08/2018
Rep. Tenney, Claudia [R-NY-22] 01/08/2018
Rep. Cook, Paul [R-CA-8] 01/08/2018
Rep. McSally, Martha [R-AZ-2] 01/08/2018
Rep. Rokita, Todd [R-IN-4] 01/08/2018
Rep. McKinley, David B. [R-WV-1] 01/08/2018
Rep. Lance, Leonard [R-NJ-7] 01/08/2018
Rep. Turner, Michael R. [R-OH-10] 01/08/2018
Rep. Renacci, James B. [R-OH-16] 01/08/2018
Rep. Smith, Christopher H. [R-NJ-4] 01/08/2018
Rep. McMorris Rodgers, Cathy [R-WA-5] 01/08/2018
Rep. Scalise, Steve [R-LA-1] 01/08/2018
Rep. DeSantis, Ron [R-FL-6] 01/09/2018
Rep. Rice, Kathleen M. [D-NY-4] 01/09/2018
Rep. Deutch, Theodore E. [D-FL-22] 01/09/2018
Rep. Pascrell, Bill, Jr. [D-NJ-9] 01/09/2018
Rep. Yoho, Ted S. [R-FL-3] 01/09/2018
Rep. Hanabusa, Colleen [D-HI-1] 01/09/2018

Committees (1)

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Committee / Subcommittee Date Activity Related Documents
House Foreign Affairs01/08/2018 Referred to

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Latest Summary (2)

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Passed House without amendment (01/09/2018)

(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary has been expanded because action occurred on the measure.)

Stands with the people of Iran who are engaged in legitimate and peaceful protests against an oppressive, corrupt regime.

Condemns the Iranian regime's human rights abuses, corruption, and destabilizing activities abroad.

Notes the statements of support for the protestors from key allies and calls on all democratic governments and institutions to support the Iranian people's right to live in a free society.

Demands that the Iranian regime abide by its international obligations with respect to human rights and civil liberties, including freedoms of assembly, speech, and press.

Urges the Administration to use targeted sanctions and work to convene United Nations Security Council and United Nations Human Rights Council emergency sessions to condemn the Iranian regime's human rights violations and establish a mechanism by which the Security Council can monitor such violations.

Encourages the Administration to expedite the license of communications technology to Iran to improve the Iranian people's ability to speak freely.

Calls on companies to reject regime requests to cut off the Iranian people from social media and other communications platforms.

Respects the history and culture of the Iranian nation and supports efforts by the people of Iran to promote the establishment of basic freedoms that build a freely elected and democratic political system.

Urges the President and the Department of State to work with the international community to ensure that human rights violations are part of all multilateral or bilateral discussions with and regarding Iran.