H.R. 3107 (104th): Iran and Libya Sanctions Act of 1996

This was a vote to pass H.R. 3107 (104th) in the House. This vote was taken under a House procedure called “suspension of the rules” which is typically used to pass non-controversial bills. Votes under suspension require a 2/3rds majority. A failed vote under suspension can be taken again.

The Iran and Libya Sanctions Act of 1996 (ILSA) was a 1996 act of Congress that imposed economic sanctions on firms doing business with Iran and Libya. On September 30, 2006, the act was renamed to the Iran Sanctions Act (ISA), as it no longer applied to Libya, and extended until December 31, 2011. As of March 2008, ISA sanctions had not been enforced against any non-US company; the act allows the president to waive sanctions on a case-by-case basis, though this waiver is subject to renewal every six months. Despite the restrictions on American investment in Iran, FIPPA provisions apply to all foreign investors, and many Iranian expatriates based in the US continue to make substantial investments in Iran.

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Congress
104th Congress
Date
Jun 19, 1996
Chamber
House
Number
#250
Question:
On Motion to Suspend the Rules and pass, as amended in the House
Result:
Passed

Key: R Yea D Yea
Seat position based on our ideology score.
Totals     Republican     Democrat     Independent
  Yea 415
 
 
 
96%
227 187 1
  Nay 0
 
 
 
0%
0 0 0
Not Voting 19
 
 
 
4%
8 11 0
Required: 2/3 source: house.gov

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Notes: The Speaker’s Vote? “Aye” or “Yea”?
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