H.CON.RES.415: Condemning the repression of the Iranian Baha'i community and calling for the emancipation of Iranian Baha'is.

About This Bill

  • This bill was introduced in the 109th Congress
  • This bill is primarily about international affairs
  • Introduced May 24, 2006
  • Latest Major Action Sept. 20, 2006

Bill Summary

Calls on the government of Iran to cease repressive activities aimed at the Iranian Baha'i community and holds the government of Iran responsible for upholding the rights of its nationals, including the Baha'i community. Requests the President to: (1) call for the government of Iran to emancipate the Baha'i community by granting those rights guaranteed by the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and other international human rights covenants;...

(Source: Library of Congress)

Bill Actions

Date Description
Sponsor introductory remarks on measure.
Referred to the House Committee on International Relations.
Committee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
Committee Agreed to Seek Consideration Under Suspension of the Rules, by Unanimous Consent.
Ms. Ros-Lehtinen moved to suspend the rules and agree to the resolution.
Considered under suspension of the rules.
DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H. Con. Res. 415.
At 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.
Considered as unfinished business.
On motion to suspend the rules and agree to the resolution Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 393 - 2 (Roll no. 453).
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
Received in the Senate and referred to the Committee on Foreign Relations.
May 24, 2006

Introduced in the House by Mark Steven Kirk (R-Ill.)

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