To prohibit the use of funds to make payments to Iran relating to the settlement of claims brought before the Iran-United States Claims Tribunal until Iran has paid certain compensatory damages awarded to United States persons by United States courts.
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Sep 7, 2016
114th Congress, 2015–2017
Died in a previous Congress
This bill was introduced on September 7, 2016, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Representative for New Jersey's 7th congressional district
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Last Updated: Sep 7, 2016
Length: 3 pages
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H.R. 5949 (114th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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