H.R. 957 (110th): To amend the Iran Sanctions Act of 1996 to expand and clarify the entities against which sanctions may be imposed.


Feb 8, 2007
110th Congress, 2007–2009

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.


Ileana Ros-Lehtinen
Representative for Florida's 18th congressional district


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Last Updated: Aug 3, 2007
Length: 5 pages

About the bill

Summary (CRS)
7/31/2007--Passed House amended.Amends the Iran Sanctions Act of 1996 to redefine: (1) "person" to include financial institutions, insurers, underwriters, guarantors, other business organizations including foreign subsidiaries, and export credit agencies; ...

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The “H.R.” in “H.R. 957” means this is a House of Representatives 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.

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Feb 8, 2007
Reported by Committee
Feb 15, 2007
Passed House
Jul 31, 2007
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59 cosponsors (41R, 18D) (show)
Committee Assignments

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On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Pass, as Amended
Jul 31, 2007 3:08 p.m.
Passed 415/11

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