S.RES.312: A resolution urging 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 Bill Nelson, D-Fla.
Total Cosponsors 1 (All Republicans)
Introduced Dec. 9, 2013
Latest Major Action Jan. 9, 2014
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Bill Summary

(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The expanded summary of the Senate reported version is repeated here.)

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 Iran, as a humanitarian gesture, to intensify its cooperation in the Levinson case and to share the results of its investigation with the United States.

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
Jan. 9, 2014 Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and an amendment to the Title and an amended preamble by Unanimous Consent. (text: CR S259)
Jan. 9, 2014 Measure laid before Senate by unanimous consent. (consideration: CR S259)
Dec. 18, 2013 Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 271.
Dec. 18, 2013 Committee on Foreign Relations. Reported by Senator Menendez without amendment and with a preamble. Without written report.
Dec. 18, 2013 Committee on Foreign Relations. Ordered to be reported without amendment favorably.
Dec. 9, 2013 Referred to the Committee on Foreign Relations. (text of measure as introduced: CR S8572-8573)