All Information (Except Text) for S.Res.354 - A resolution expressing the sense of the Senate regarding the courageous work and life of Argentinian prosecutor Alberto Nisman, and calling for a swift and transparent investigation into his tragic death in Buenos Aires on January 18, 2015.115th Congress (2017-2018)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Rubio, Marco [R-FL] (Introduced 12/07/2017)|
|Committees:||Senate - Foreign Relations|
|Latest Action:||Senate - 12/07/2017 Referred to the Committee on Foreign Relations. (text of measure as introduced: CR S7933-7934) (All Actions)|
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A resolution expressing the sense of the Senate regarding the courageous work and life of Argentinian prosecutor Alberto Nisman, and calling for a swift and transparent investigation into his tragic death in Buenos Aires on January 18, 2015.
Actions Overview (1)
|12/07/2017||Introduced in Senate|
12/07/2017 Introduced in Senate
All Actions (1)
|12/07/2017||Referred to the Committee on Foreign Relations. (text of measure as introduced: CR S7933-7934)|
12/07/2017 Referred to the Committee on Foreign Relations. (text of measure as introduced: CR S7933-7934)
|Sen. Menendez, Robert [D-NJ]*||12/07/2017|
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|Senate Foreign Relations||12/07/2017||Referred to|
Subject — Policy Area:
One Policy Area term, which best describes an entire measure, is assigned to every public bill or resolution.
- Caribbean area
- Congressional tributes
- Criminal investigation, prosecution, interrogation
- Diplomacy, foreign officials, Americans abroad
- Evidence and witnesses
- Foreign aid and international relief
- Government ethics and transparency, public corruption
- Latin America
- Middle East
- Rule of law and government transparency
Latest Summary (1)
Introduced in Senate (12/07/2017)
Offers condolences to the family of Argentinian prosecutor Alberto Nisman. Recognizes his dedication to the investigation of the bombing of the Argentine Israelite Mutual Association (AMIA) in Buenos Aires, Argentina.
Applauds Argentine President Mauricio Macri for calling for an independent investigation into Mr. Nisman's death and encourages the public release of the results. Recognizes the work of the Argentine National Gendarmerie in reviewing evidence to produce credible findings.
Commends the government of Argentina for exemplifying the rule of law and the importance of an independent justice system.
Urges the President of the United States to: (1) offer technical assistance to the government of Argentina in investigating Mr. Nisman's death and the AMIA bombing, and (2) continue to monitor Iran's activities in Latin America and the Caribbean.
Expresses concern about: (1) Iran's terrorist networks in Argentina and the Western Hemisphere, and (2) attempts by former Argentine President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner and her government to discredit Mr. Nisman and raise unfounded hypotheses on his AMIA findings and the circumstances of his death.