S. 2258 (105th): Sanctions Implementation Procedures Act of 1998

Jun 26, 1998 (105th Congress, 1997–1998)
Died (Referred to Committee)
John Glenn Jr.
Senator from Ohio
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Jun 26, 1998
16 pages

This bill was introduced on June 26, 1998, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Introduced Jun 26, 1998
Referred to Committee Jun 26, 1998
Full Title

A bill to provide for review on case-by-case basis of the effectiveness of country sanctions mandated by statute.


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Library of Congress Summary

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Sanctions Implementation Procedures Act of 1998 - Authorizes the President to delay the initial imposition of sanctions against a foreign country mandated by statute if it is determined that such delay is necessary:
(1) to assist in negotiating a cessation by the country of the sanctionable activity; or
(2) for a review of the potential effectiveness of such sanction.
Terminates such a delay and imposes such a sanction:
(1) 45 days after the delay commenced; or
(2), if earlier, when a report submitted under this Act does not recommend that the sanction should not apply.
Allows an extended delay of 15 days if such a report does recommend that the sanction should not apply; but requires imposition of the sanction after such 15-day period if the Congress has not enacted a joint resolution approving the recommendation.
Directs the President to submit to the Congress a report setting forth:
(1) the objectives of the country sanction delayed;
(2) the extent of multilateral support, if any, for such sanction;
(3) the estimated impact on the country to be sanctioned;
(4) the costs and benefits to the United States of imposing the country sanction; and
(5) if the President so determines, based upon such information, a recommendation that the country sanction should not apply with respect to a sanctionable activity.
Declares that a country sanction with respect to which the President has made such a recommendation shall not apply with respect to the sanctionable activity if the Congress enacts a joint resolution approving such recommendation.
Directs the President, two years after the initial imposition of any country sanction, and annually thereafter, to submit a similar report to the Congress. Sets forth congressional procedures for the approval of joint resolutions.

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