H.R. 1327 (111th): Iran Sanctions Enabling Act of 2009


Mar 5, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on October 14, 2009 but was never passed by the Senate.


Barney Frank

Representative for Massachusetts's 4th congressional district



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Last Updated: Oct 15, 2009
Length: 11 pages

About the bill

Full Title

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, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

Section3 - States that it is the policy of the United States to support the decision of state and local governments and educational institutions to divest from, and to prohibit ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Mar 5, 2009

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Apr 28, 2009
Reported by Committee

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Oct 14, 2009
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. 1327”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


257 cosponsors (138D, 119R) (show)
Committee Assignments

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On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Pass, as Amended
Oct 14, 2009 3:27 p.m.
Passed 414/6

Related Bills

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H.R. 2347 (110th) was a previous version of this bill.

Passed House
Last Action: Jul 31, 2007

S. 1065 (Related)
Iran Sanctions Enabling Act of 2009

Referred to Committee
Last Action: May 18, 2009

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