Bill Sponsor
House Simple Resolution 559
118th Congress(2023-2024)
Declaring it is the policy of the United States that a nuclear Islamic Republic of Iran is not acceptable.
Active
Active
Passed House on Nov 1, 2023
Overview
Text
Introduced
Jun 27, 2023
Latest Action
Nov 1, 2023
Origin Chamber
House
Type
Simple Resolution
Simple Resolution
A form of legislative measure introduced and potentially acted upon by only one congressional chamber and used for the regulation of business only within the chamber of origin. Depending on the chamber of origin, they begin with a designation of either H.Res. or S.Res. Joint resolutions and concurrent resolutions are other types of resolutions.
Bill Number
559
Congress
118
Policy Area
International Affairs
International Affairs
Primary focus of measure is matters affecting foreign aid, human rights, international law and organizations; national governance; arms control; diplomacy and foreign officials; alliances and collective security. Measures concerning trade agreements, tariffs, foreign investments, and foreign loans may fall under Foreign Trade and International Finance policy area.
Sponsorship by Party
House Votes (1)
checkPassed on November 1, 2023
Question
On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Agree
Status
Passed
Type
Roll Call Vote
Roll Call Vote
A vote that records the individual position of each Member who voted. Such votes occurring on the House floor (by the "yeas and nays" or by "recorded vote") are taken by electronic device. The Senate has no electronic voting system; in such votes, Senators answer "yea" or "nay" as the clerk calls each name aloud. Each vote is compiled by clerks and receives a roll call number (referenced in Congress.gov as a "Record Vote" [Senate] or "Roll no." [House]).
Roll Call Type
2/3 Yea-And-Nay
Roll Number
560
House Roll Call Votes
Summary

This resolution declares that it is the policy of the United States (1) to use all means necessary to prevent Iran from obtaining a nuclear weapon, and (2) to support the freedom of action of partners and allies to prevent Iran from obtaining a nuclear weapon.

Text (2)
November 1, 2023
June 27, 2023
Actions (12)
11/01/2023
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
11/01/2023
On motion to suspend the rules and agree to the resolution Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 354 - 53 (Roll no. 560). (text: CR H5187-5188)
11/01/2023
Passed/agreed to in House: On motion to suspend the rules and agree to the resolution Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 354 - 53 (Roll no. 560).(text: CR H5187-5188)
11/01/2023
Considered as unfinished business. (consideration: CR H5219-5220)
11/01/2023
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.
11/01/2023
DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H. Res. 559.
11/01/2023
Considered under suspension of the rules. (consideration: CR H5187-5189)
11/01/2023
Mr. McCaul moved to suspend the rules and agree to the resolution.
10/19/2023
Ordered to be Reported by