S. 3971 (109th): Iran Freedom Support Act


Sep 28, 2006
109th Congress, 2005–2006

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on September 28, 2006, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Richard “Rick” Santorum

Senator from Pennsylvania



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Last Updated: Sep 28, 2006
Length: 17 pages

See Instead:

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

About the bill

Full Title

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

Summary (CRS)

9/28/2006--Introduced.Iran Freedom Support Act - States that: (1) specified U.S. sanctions, controls, and regulations with respect to Iran shall remain in effect. Authorizes the President to terminate such sanctions in ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Sep 28, 2006

This is the first step in the legislative process.

This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 3971”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


9 cosponsors (8R, 1D) (show)
Committee Assignments

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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

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