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H.R. 1698: 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


Passed House (Senate next) on Oct 26, 2017

This bill passed in the House on October 26, 2017 and goes to the Senate next for consideration.


3% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)


Mar 23, 2017

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Oct 12, 2017
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Oct 26, 2017
Passed House (Senate next)

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H.R. 1698 is a bill in the United States Congress.

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