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S. 2799 (111th): Comprehensive Iran Sanctions, Accountability, and Divestment Act of 2009

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An original bill to expand the Iran Sanctions Act of 1996, to provide for the divestment of assets in Iran by State and local governments and other entities, to identify locations of concern with respect to transshipment, reexportation, or diversion of certain sensitive items to Iran, and for other purposes.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Sponsor and status

Christopher Dodd

Sponsor. Senator for Connecticut. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Jan 28, 2010
Length: 54 pages
Introduced
Nov 19, 2009
111th Congress (2009–2010)
Status
Enacted Via Other Measures

Provisions of this bill were incorporated into other bills which were enacted.

Provisions of this bill also appear in:

H.R. 2194: Comprehensive Iran Sanctions, Accountability, and Divestment Act of 2010
Enacted — Signed by the President on Jul 1, 2010. (compare text)
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History

Nov 19, 2009
 
Introduced

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Nov 19, 2009
 
Ordered Reported

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Jan 28, 2010
 
Passed Senate (House next)

The bill was passed in a vote in the Senate. It goes to the House next. The vote was by Voice Vote so no record of individual votes was made.

S. 2799 (111th) 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 S. 2799. This is the one from the 111th Congress.

This bill was introduced in the 111th Congress, which met from Jan 6, 2009 to Dec 22, 2010. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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