HR 1905

112th CONGRESS
1st Session

H. R. 1905

To strengthen Iran sanctions laws for the purpose of compelling Iran to abandon its pursuit of nuclear weapons and other threatening activities, and for other purposes.

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

May 13, 2011

Ms. ROS-LEHTINEN (for herself, Mr. BERMAN, Mr. ROYCE, Mr. SHERMAN, Mr. BURTON of Indiana, Mr. DEUTCH, Mr. CHABOT, and Mr. ACKERMAN) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Foreign Affairs, and in addition to the Committees on Financial Services, Oversight and Government Reform, the Judiciary, and Ways and Means, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned


A BILL

To strengthen Iran sanctions laws for the purpose of compelling Iran to abandon its pursuit of nuclear weapons and other threatening activities, and for other purposes.

SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE; TABLE OF CONTENTS.

TITLE I--IRAN ENERGY SANCTIONS

TITLE II--IRAN FREEDOM SUPPORT

TITLE III--IRAN REGIME AND IRAN REVOLUTIONARY GUARD CORPS ACCOUNTABILITY

TITLE IV--IRAN FINANCIAL SANCTIONS; DIVESTMENT FROM CERTAIN COMPANIES THAT INVEST IN IRAN; AND PREVENTION OF DIVERSION OF CERTAIN GOODS, SERVICES, AND TECHNOLOGIES TO IRAN

TITLE V--SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION

TITLE VI--GENERAL PROVISIONS

SEC. 2. FINDINGS.

SEC. 3. STATEMENT OF POLICY.

TITLE I--IRAN ENERGY SANCTIONS

SEC. 101. FINDINGS.

SEC. 102. SENSE OF CONGRESS.

SEC. 103. DECLARATION OF POLICY.

SEC. 104. MULTILATERAL REGIME.

SEC. 105. IMPOSITION OF SANCTIONS.

SEC. 106. DESCRIPTION OF SANCTIONS.

SEC. 107. ADVISORY OPINIONS.

SEC. 108. TERMINATION OF SANCTIONS.

SEC. 109. DURATION OF SANCTIONS.

(aa) acquiring or developing chemical, biological, or nuclear weapons or related technologies; or

(bb) acquiring or developing destabilizing numbers and types of advanced conventional weapons; and

SEC. 110. REPORTS REQUIRED.

SEC. 111. DETERMINATIONS NOT REVIEWABLE.

SEC. 112. EXCLUSION OF CERTAIN ACTIVITIES.

SEC. 113. DEFINITIONS.

SEC. 114. EFFECTIVE DATE.

SEC. 115. REPEAL.

TITLE II--IRAN FREEDOM SUPPORT

SEC. 201. CODIFICATION OF SANCTIONS.

SEC. 202. DECLARATION OF CONGRESS REGARDING UNITED STATES POLICY TOWARD IRAN.

SEC. 203. ASSISTANCE TO SUPPORT DEMOCRACY IN IRAN.

SEC. 204. IMPOSITION OF SANCTIONS ON CERTAIN PERSONS WHO ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR OR COMPLICIT IN HUMAN RIGHTS ABUSES COMMITTED AGAINST CITIZENS OF IRAN OR THEIR FAMILY MEMBERS AFTER THE JUNE 12, 2009, ELECTIONS IN IRAN.

SEC. 205. COMPREHENSIVE STRATEGY TO PROMOTE INTERNET FREEDOM AND ACCESS TO INFORMATION IN IRAN.

TITLE III--IRAN REGIME AND IRAN REVOLUTIONARY GUARD CORPS ACCOUNTABILITY

SEC. 301. EXPORTATION OF PETROLEUM, OIL, AND NATURAL GAS PRODUCED BY IRAN'S ISLAMIC REVOLUTIONARY GUARD CORPS OR ITS AFFILIATES.

SEC. 302. IRANIAN ACTIVITIES IN IRAQ AND AFGHANISTAN.

SEC. 303. UNITED STATES POLICY TOWARD IRAN.

SEC. 304. DEFINITIONS.

(aa) as being willing in some or all cases of carrying out attacks on behalf of Iran; or

(bb) as likely to carry out attacks in response to an attack by another country on Iran or its interests.

TITLE IV--IRAN FINANCIAL SANCTIONS; DIVESTMENT FROM CERTAIN COMPANIES THAT INVEST IN IRAN; AND PREVENTION OF DIVERSION OF CERTAIN GOODS, SERVICES, AND TECHNOLOGIES TO IRAN

SEC. 401. IRAN FINANCIAL SANCTIONS.

SEC. 402. DIVESTMENT FROM CERTAIN COMPANIES THAT INVEST IN IRAN.

SEC. 403. PREVENTION OF DIVERSION OF CERTAIN GOODS, SERVICES, AND TECHNOLOGIES TO IRAN.

TITLE V--SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION

SEC. 501. DISCLOSURES TO THE SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION RELATING TO SANCTIONABLE ACTIVITIES.

TITLE VI--GENERAL PROVISIONS

SEC. 601. DENIAL OF VISAS FOR CERTAIN PERSONS OF THE GOVERNMENT OF IRAN.

SEC. 602. SUNSET.

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