H.R. 4649 (111th): Iran Human Rights Sanctions Act

Introduced:
Feb 23, 2010 (111th Congress, 2009–2010)
Status:
Died (Referred to Committee)
Sponsor
Ileana Ros-Lehtinen
Representative for Florida's 18th congressional district
Party
Republican
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Last Updated
Feb 23, 2010
Length
11 pages
Related Bills
S. 3022 (Related)
Iran Human Rights Sanctions Act

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Feb 23, 2010

H.R. 4647 (Related)
Iran Human Rights Sanctions Act

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Feb 23, 2010

 
Status

This bill was introduced on February 23, 2010, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Progress
Introduced Feb 23, 2010
Referred to Committee Feb 23, 2010
 
Full Title

To impose sanctions on persons who are complicit in human rights abuses committed against citizens of Iran or their family members after the June 12, 2009, political processes in Iran, and for other purposes.

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Cosponsors
46 cosponsors (38R, 8D) (show)
Committees

House Financial Services

House Foreign Affairs

House Judiciary

Immigration and Border Security

House Ways and Means

Trade

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2/23/2010--Introduced.
Iran Human Rights Sanctions Act - Directs the President to impose visa entry and financial sanctions on a person determined to be complicit in human rights abuses committed against Iranian citizens or their family members on or after June 12, 2009, regardless of whether such abuses occurred in Iran.
Requires that: (1) the list of such persons required by this Act be made available to the public and posted on the Department of the Treasury and the Department of State websites; and (2) the President consider data obtained by other countries and nongovernmental organizations that monitor Iran's human rights abuses in preparing such list.
Terminates sanctions upon presidential certification to Congress that: (1) the sanctioned persons have ceased complicity in human rights abuses; and (2) the government of Iran has released all political prisoners, ceased its killing and abuse of Iranian citizens engaging in peaceful political activity and prosecuted those responsible, committed itself to free elections and respect for human rights, and ceased broadcast interference.

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