To provide for the prohibition on cash payments to the Government of Iran, and for other purposes.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for California's 39th congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: Sep 26, 2016
Length: 19 pages
114th Congress (2015–2017)
This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on September 22, 2016 but was never passed by the Senate.
What legislators are saying
“Dent Supports Efforts to Stop Ransom Payments from Iran”
— Rep. Charles Dent [R-PA15, 2005-2018] (Co-sponsor) on Sep 23, 2016
H.R. 5931 (114th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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