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S. 1595 (115th): Hizballah International Financing Prevention Amendments Act of 2018

About the bill

Source: Republican Policy Committee

S. 1595 amends the Hizballah International Financing Prevention Act of 2015 to impose specified sanctions on: (1) foreign persons that knowingly assist in or provide support for fund raising or recruitment activities for Hizballah; (2) agencies of foreign governments that provide Hizballah with financial support, or arms or other assistance; and (3) Hizballah’s networks by reason of its narcotics trafficking and significant transnational criminal activities.

The bill prescribes reporting requirements or reporting modifications with respect to: (1) foreign persons that knowingly assist or provide significant financial, material, or technological support for foreign persons assisting Hizballah; (2) financial institutions that are owned or organized under the laws of state sponsors of terrorism; (3) Hizballah's racketeering activities; (4) combating illicit tobacco trafficking networks used by Hizballah and other foreign terrorist organizations to …

Sponsor and status

Marco Rubio

Sponsor. Senator for Florida. Republican.

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Last Updated: Oct 13, 2018
Length: 14 pages
Jul 20, 2017
115th Congress (2017–2019)

Enacted — Signed by the President on Oct 25, 2018

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on October 25, 2018.

Pub.L. 115-272

39 Cosponsors (21 Republicans, 18 Democrats)


Incorporated legislation

This bill incorporates provisions from:

H.R. 3329: Hizballah International Financing Prevention Amendments Act of 2017

Passed House (Senate next) on Oct 25, 2017. 45% incorporated. (compare text)


Jul 20, 2017

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Oct 5, 2017
Passed Senate (House next)

The bill was passed in a vote in the Senate. It goes to the House next. The vote was by Unanimous Consent so no record of individual votes was made.

Sep 25, 2018
Passed House with Changes (back to Senate)

The House passed the bill with changes not in the Senate version and sent it back to the Senate to approve the changes. The vote was by voice vote so no record of individual votes was made.

Oct 11, 2018
Senate Agreed to Changes

The bill was passed by both chambers in identical form. It goes to the President next who may sign or veto the bill. The vote was by Unanimous Consent so no record of individual votes was made.

Oct 25, 2018
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

S. 1595 (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.

Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number S. 1595. This is the one from the 115th Congress.

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

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