S. 3022 (111th): Iran Human Rights Sanctions Act

Introduced:
Feb 23, 2010 (111th Congress, 2009–2010)
Status:
Died (Referred to Committee)
Sponsor
John McCain
Senator from Arizona
Party
Republican
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Last Updated
Feb 23, 2010
Length
9 pages
Related Bills
H.R. 4649 (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

A bill 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, elections in Iran, and for other purposes.

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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.
Authorizes the President to: (1) not apply such sanctions in order to permit U.S. compliance with the Agreement between the United Nations and the United States of America regarding the Headquarters of the United Nations and other international agreements; and (2) waive such sanctions if in the U.S. national interest.
Terminates sanctions upon presidential certification to Congress that the government of Iran has: (1) released all political prisoners; (2) ceased its practices of violence and abuse of Iranian citizens engaging in peaceful political activity; and (3) conducted a transparent investigation into the killings and abuse of peaceful political activists in Iran and prosecuted those responsible.

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