About the bill
H.R. 4744 details the human rights abuses and hostage-taking perpetrated by the Government of Iran. It requires the President to determine whether senior Iranian officials are responsible for human rights abuses and whether official Iranian businesses should be sanctioned for public corruption under existing law. It also imposes property-blocking and visa-denial sanctions for Iranian officials (and family members) responsible for politically motivated detentions of U.S. citizens and residents, or abuses against Iranian expatriates.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Texas's 10th congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: May 7, 2018
Length: 16 pages
What stakeholders are saying
H.R. 4744 is a bill in the United States Congress.
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