H.R. 3107 (104th): Iran and Libya Sanctions Act of 1996

Introduced:

Mar 19, 1996
104th Congress, 1995–1996

Status:

Enacted — Signed by the President on Aug 5, 1996

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on August 5, 1996.

Law:

Pub.L. 104-172

Sponsor:

Benjamin Gilman

Representative for New York's 20th congressional district

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Jul 23, 1996
Length: 11 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To impose sanctions on persons exporting certain goods or technology that would enhance Iran's ability to explore for, extract, refine, or transport by pipeline petroleum resources, and for other purposes.

Summary

The Iran and Libya Sanctions Act of 1996 (ILSA) was a 1996 act of Congress that imposed economic sanctions on firms doing business with Iran and Libya. On September 30, 2006, the act was renamed to the Iran Sanctions Act (ISA), as it no longer applied to Libya, and extended until December 31, 2011. As of March 2008, ISA sanctions ...

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History

Mar 19, 1996
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Mar 21, 1996
 
Reported by Committee

A committee has issued a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.

Jun 19, 1996
 
Passed House

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next.

Jul 16, 1996
 
Passed Senate with Changes

The Senate passed the bill with changes not in the House version and sent it back to the House to approve the changes. The vote was by Unanimous Consent so no record of individual votes was made.

Jul 23, 1996
 
House Agreed to Changes

The bill was passed by both chambers in identical form. It goes to the President next who may sign or veto the bill. The vote was without objection so no record of individual votes was made.

Aug 5, 1996
 
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

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