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H.R. 2347 (110th): Iran Sanctions Enabling Act of 2007

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A bill to authorize State and local governments to direct divestiture from, and prevent investment in, companies with investments of $20,000,000 or more in Iran's energy sector, companies that sell arms to the Government of Iran, and financial institutions that extend $20,000,000 or more in credit to the Government of Iran for 45 days or more, and for other purposes.

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Sponsor and status

Barney Frank

Sponsor. Representative for Massachusetts's 4th congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Aug 3, 2007
Length: 13 pages
Introduced
May 16, 2007
110th Congress (2007–2009)
Status
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on July 31, 2007 but was never passed by the Senate.

Cosponsors

44 Cosponsors (27 Democrats, 17 Republicans)

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History

May 16, 2007
 
Introduced

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May 23, 2007
 
Ordered Reported

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Jul 31, 2007
 
Passed House (Senate next)

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

H.R. 2347 (110th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.

Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number H.R. 2347. This is the one from the 110th Congress.

This bill was introduced in the 110th Congress, which met from Jan 4, 2007 to Jan 3, 2009. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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