To amend the Export Administration Act of 1979 to include in the prohibitions on boycotts against allies of the United States boycotts fostered by international governmental organizations against Israel and to direct the Export-Import Bank of the United States to oppose boycotts against Israel, and for other purposes.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Illinois's 6th congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: Mar 23, 2017
Length: 11 pages
115th Congress (2017–2019)
This bill was introduced on June 28, 2018, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
What legislators are saying
“Roskam, Vargas endorse amended Israel Anti-Boycott Act”
— Rep. Peter Roskam [R-IL6, 2007-2018] (Sponsor) on Mar 28, 2018
“The Hill Report: Week of September 3 - September 7, 2018”
— Rep. Pete Sessions [R-TX32, 2003-2018] (Co-sponsor) on Sep 10, 2018
“Roskam statement on UN Human Rights Council report compiling Anti-Israel Blacklist”
— Rep. Peter Roskam [R-IL6, 2007-2018] (Sponsor) on Feb 2, 2018
Mar 23, 2017
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Jun 28, 2018
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H.R. 1697 (115th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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