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H.RES.130: Recognizing the cultural and historical significance of Nowruz and acknowledging the Cyrus Cylinder as a symbol of respect for human rights and religious tolerance.

About this Bill

This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress
This bill is primarily about arts, culture, religion
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Sponsor Henry A. Waxman, D-Calif.
Total Cosponsors 15 (11 Democrats, 4 Republicans)
Introduced March 20, 2013
Latest Major Action May 6, 2013
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Bill Summary

Recognizes: (1) the cultural and historical significance of Nowruz; (2) the aspirations of all people, including the people of Iran, for human rights and religious tolerance as embodied by the Cyrus Cylinder; and (3) the tour of the Cyrus Cylinder throughout the United States.

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
May 6, 2013 Referred to the Subcommittee on Middle East and North Africa.
May 6, 2013 Referred to the Subcommittee on Africa, Global Health, Global Human Rights and International Organizations.
March 20, 2013 Referred to the House Committee on Foreign Affairs.