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H.R. 2938: Putting Americans First Act


The text of the bill below is as of Apr 30, 2021 (Introduced).


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117th CONGRESS

1st Session

H. R. 2938

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

April 30, 2021

(for himself, Mr. McCaul, Mr. Burchett, Mr. Wilson of South Carolina, Mr. Steube, Mr. Buck, Ms. Malliotakis, Ms. Salazar, Ms. Tenney, and Mr. Chabot) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Foreign Affairs

A BILL

To prohibit the termination of United States sanctions against Iran unless and until all United States citizens imprisoned in Iran have been released to the custody of the United States Government.

1.

Short title

This Act may be cited as the Putting Americans First Act.

2.

Prohibition on termination of United States sanctions against Iran

Notwithstanding any other provision of law, sanctions imposed by the United States against Iran may not be waived, suspended, reduced, or otherwise terminated unless and until the President certifies to Congress that all United States citizens imprisoned in Iran have been released to the custody of the United States Government.