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H.R. 5711 (114th): No U.S. Financing for Iran Act

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To prohibit the Secretary of the Treasury from authorizing certain transactions by a U.S. financial institution in connection with the export or re-export of a commercial passenger aircraft to the Islamic Republic of Iran.

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Sponsor and status

Bill Huizenga

Sponsor. Representative for Michigan's 2nd congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: Nov 28, 2016
Length: 5 pages
Jul 11, 2016
114th Congress (2015–2017)
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on November 17, 2016 but was never passed by the Senate.


1 Cosponsor (1 Democrat)


Position statements

Statement of Administration Policy

President Barack Obama [D, 2009-2017]: To Prohibit the Secretary of the Treasury from Authorizing Certain Transactions by a U.S. Financial Institution in Connection with the Export or Re-Export of a Commercial Passenger Aircraft to the Islamic Republic of Iran (Nov 14, 2016)

What legislators are saying

House passes Huizenga legislation to protect taxpayers, block U.S. financing for Iran aircraft
    — Rep. Bill Huizenga [R-MI2] (Sponsor) on Nov 17, 2016

Larsen: $16.6 Billion Sales Agreement Between Boeing and Iran Air is Good News for Washington State
    — Rep. Rick Larsen [D-WA2] on Dec 11, 2016

Carrier isn't only deal that could save thousands of jobs
    — Rep. Denny Heck [D-WA10, 2013-2020] on Dec 1, 2016

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Jul 11, 2016

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Jul 13, 2016
Ordered Reported

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Nov 14, 2016
Reported by House Committee on Financial Services

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Nov 17, 2016
Passed House (Senate next)

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H.R. 5711 (114th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

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Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number H.R. 5711. This is the one from the 114th Congress.

This bill was introduced in the 114th Congress, which met from Jan 6, 2015 to Jan 3, 2017. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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