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H.R. 1698 (115th): Iran Ballistic Missiles and International Sanctions Enforcement Act

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About the bill

Source: Republican Policy Committee

H.R. 1698 mandates the President to impose sanctions on foreign persons and entities involved with Iran’s ballistic missile program and those who provide or receive conventional weapons from Iran.

Specifically the bill requires:

  • The President to report to Congress on the foreign and domestic supply chain in Iran that supports it’s ballistic missile program;
  • The President to submit to Congress a determination of whether any Iranian ballistic missile test violates U.N. Security Council Resolution 2231;
  • The President to impose sanctions against: (1) Iranian government agencies involved ...

Sponsor and status

Edward “Ed” Royce

Sponsor. Representative for California's 39th congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: Oct 30, 2017
Length: 29 pages
Mar 23, 2017
115th Congress, 2017–2019
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on October 26, 2017 but was never passed by the Senate.


Position statements

What legislators are saying

VIDEO: Brooks Addresses 7 Years of Civil War in Syria
    — Rep. Susan Brooks [R-IN5] (Co-sponsor) on Mar 15, 2018

House Passes Iran & Hizballah Sanctions Bills
    — Rep. Bill Pascrell [D-NJ9] (Co-sponsor) on Oct 26, 2017

THIS WEEK IN CONGRESS - How we are using $32.5M E-NAP funds
    — Rep. Gregorio Sablan [D-MP0] on Oct 29, 2017

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What stakeholders are saying

Institute for Spending Reform estimates H.R. 1698 will add $1 million in new spending through 2022.


Mar 23, 2017

Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.

Oct 12, 2017
Ordered Reported

A committee has voted to issue a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.

Oct 26, 2017
Passed House (Senate next)

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next.

H.R. 1698 (115th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.

This bill was introduced in the 115th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2017 to Jan 3, 2019. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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