H.R. 282 (109th): Iran Freedom Support Act


Jan 6, 2005
109th Congress, 2005–2006

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on April 26, 2006 but was never passed by the Senate.


Ileana Ros-Lehtinen

Representative for Florida's 18th congressional district



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Last Updated: Apr 27, 2006
Length: 25 pages

See Instead:

H.R. 6198 (same title)
Enacted — Signed by the President — Sep 30, 2006

About the bill

Full Title

To hold the current regime in Iran accountable for its threatening behavior and to support a transition to democracy in Iran.

Summary (CRS)

4/26/2006--Passed House amended.Iran Freedom Support Act - TitleI - Codification of Sanctions Against IranSection101 - States that:(1) U.S. sanctions, controls, and regulations with respect to Iran imposed pursuant to Executive ... Read more >

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Jan 6, 2005

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Mar 15, 2006
Reported by Committee

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Apr 26, 2006
Passed House

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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 282”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


360 cosponsors (197R, 162D, 1I) (show)
Committee Assignments

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On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Pass, as Amended
Apr 26, 2006 2:49 p.m.
Passed 397/21

Subject Areas
Related Bills

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H.R. 5193 (108th) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Sep 30, 2004

H.R. 6198 (Related)
Iran Freedom Support Act

Enacted — Signed by the President
Sep 30, 2006

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