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H.RES.435: Calling on the government of Iran to fulfill their promises of assistance in this case of Robert Levinson, one of the longest held United States civilians in our Nation's history.

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This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress
This bill is primarily about international affairs
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Sponsor Ted Deutch, D-Fla.
Total Cosponsors 29 (20 Democrats, 9 Republicans)
Introduced Dec. 10, 2013
Latest Major Action June 26, 2014
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Bill Summary

Recognizes that Robert Levinson is one of the longest held U.S. civilians in our nation's history.

Notes recent pledges by newly appointed Iranian officials to provide their government's assistance in the Robert Levinson case.

Urges the President and U.S. allies to continue to raise the Robert Levinson case with Iranian officials at every opportunity.

Expresses sympathy to Robert Levinson's family for their anguish and expresses hope that their ordeal can be brought to an end in the near future.

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
June 26, 2014 Ordered to be Reported in the Nature of a Substitute (Amended) by Unanimous Consent.
June 26, 2014 Committee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
June 19, 2014 Forwarded by Subcommittee to Full Committee in the Nature of a Substitute (Amended) by Unanimous Consent .
June 19, 2014 Subcommittee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
Jan. 10, 2014 Referred to the Subcommittee on Middle East and North Africa.
Dec. 10, 2013 Referred to the House Committee on Foreign Affairs.