S.RES.65: A resolution strongly supporting the full implementation of United States and international sanctions on Iran and urging the President to continue to strengthen enforcement of sanctions legislation.

About this Bill

This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress
This bill is primarily about international affairs
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Sponsor Lindsey Graham, R-S.C.
Total Cosponsors 91 (47 Democrats, 1 Independent, 43 Republicans)
Introduced Feb. 28, 2013
Latest Major Action May 22, 2013
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Bill Summary

(This measure has not been amended since it was reported to the Senate on April 17, 2013. The summary of that version is repeated here.)

States that Congress:

  • reaffirms the long-standing bonds of friendship and cooperation between the United States and Israel which enjoy bipartisan support in Congress and among the people of the United States;
  • supports the close military, intelligence, and security cooperation that President Obama has pursued with Israel;
  • condemns the statements and policies of the leaders of the Islamic Republic of Iran threatening Israel's security and existence;
  • recognizes the tremendous threat posed to the United States, the West, and Israel by Iran's pursuit of a nuclear weapons capability;
  • reiterates that U.S. policy is to prevent Iran from acquiring a nuclear weapon capability and to take necessary action to implement such policy;
  • supports the full implementation of U.S. and internatio...

    (Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
May 22, 2013

Resolution agreed to in Senate with an amendment and with a preamble by Yea-Nay Vote. 99 - 0. Record Vote Number: 133. (text: CR S3745)

May 22, 2013 Measure laid before Senate by unanimous consent. (consideration: CR S3736-3745; text as reported in Senate: CR S3736-3737)
April 17, 2013 Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 43.
April 17, 2013 Committee on Foreign Relations. Reported by Senator Menendez with an amendment and with a preamble. Without written report.
April 16, 2013 Committee on Foreign Relations. Ordered to be reported with an amendment favorably.
Feb. 28, 2013 Referred to the Committee on Foreign Relations. (text of measure as introduced: CR S1035-1036)