Iran Ballistic Missiles and International Sanctions Enforcement Act

H.R.1698
Introduced: 
March 23, 2017
115
First
October 26, 2017
Passed in House

With the policy goal of deterring any activity related to ballistic missiles designed to carry nuclear weapons, this bill would strengthen sanctions on Iran. Inter alia, it would require the president to impose sanctions on any Iranian government agency involved in ballistic missile development, any foreign entity supporting Iran’s ballistic missile program in any way, and any other entity providing or receiving goods or technologies that would contribute to Iran’s ability to acquire or develop ballistic missiles. Persons sanctioned under this bill would be denied visas to enter the U.S. and barred from transacting in U.S. property.

In terms of oversight, the president would be required to report to Congress on the global supply chain that supports Iran’s ballistic missile program, including any key individuals or companies; any credible information indicating that a “destabilizing” amount of conventional weapons has been sold or transferred to Iran; and any credible evidence of potential Iranian violations of UNSC Resolution 2231, which endorsed the 7/14/15 Iran nuclear deal (If credible evidence points to the fact of an Iranian missile test, the president would be required to determine who is responsible and whether they should be subject to sanctions under this bill). The president would also be required to report to Congress within 30 days of any Iranian ballistic missile tests, including a list of senior officials responsible for ordering or otherwise directing them; annually on all Iranian ballistic missiles and space rockets launched during the preceding calendar year; and make a determination every 6 months about whether or not the Iranian government has used commercial aircraft for illicit military activities.

Support for this bill was a key “ask” at AIPAC’s annual policy conference in late 3/2017. The House passed it 2 weeks after Pres. Trump first said he would not certify that Iran was complying with the 7/14/15 nuclear deal, which is formally known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action.

See also: S. 722 of 3/23/17, which was also introduced the week of AIPAC’s annual conference.

Sponsor/Cosponsors:

Ralph Abraham(R-LA)Alma Adams(D-NC)Robert Aderholt(R-AL)Pete Aguilar(D-CA)Richard W. Allen(R-GA)Mark E. Amodei(R-NV)Brian Babin(R-TX)Don Bacon(R-NE)Jim Banks(R-IN)Louis Barletta(R-PA)Andy Barr(R-KY)Nanette Diaz Barragan(D-CA)Karen Bass(D-CA)Joyce Beatty(D-OH)Ami Bera(D-CA)Jack Bergman(R-MI)Don Beyer(D-VA)Andy Biggs(R-AZ)Gus Bilirakis(R-FL)Sanford Jr Bishop(D-GA)Rob Bishop(R-UT)Mike Bishop(R-MI)Diane Black(R-TN)Rod Blum(R-IA)Suzanne Bonamici(D-OR)Mike Bost(R-IL)Brendan Boyle(D-PA)Robert Brady(D-PA)Jim Bridenstine(R-OK)Mo Brooks(R-AL)Susan Brooks(R-IN)Anthony G. Brown(D-MD)Julia Brownley(D-CA)Vernon Buchanan(R-FL)Larry Bucshon(R-IN)Ted Budd(R-NC)Michael Burgess(R-TX)Cheri Bustos(D-IL)Bradley Byrne(R-AL)Ken Calvert(R-CA)Salud O. Carbajal(D-CA)Tony Cardenas(D-CA)Buddy Carter(R-GA)Matt Cartwright(D-PA)Kathy Castor(D-FL)Steve Chabot(R-OH)Jason Chaffetz(R-UT)Liz Cheney(R-WY)Judy Chu(D-CA)David Cicilline(D-RI)Katherine Clark(D-MA)Yvette Clarke(D-)William Clay Jr(D-MO)Mike Coffman(R-CO)Stephen Cohen(D-TN)Tom Cole(R-OK)Doug Collins(R-GA)Chris Collins(R-NY)James Comer(R-KY)Barbara Comstock(R-VA)Mike Conaway(R-TX)Gerry Connolly(D-VA)Paul Cook(R-CA)Luis J. Correa(D-CA)Jim Costa(D-CA)Ryan Costello(R-PA)Joe Courtney(D-CT)Kevin Cramer(R-ND)Rick Crawford(R-AR)Charlie Crist(D-FL)Joseph Crowley(D-)Henry Cuellar(D-TX)John Culberson(R-TX)Carlos Curbelo(R-FL)Rodney Davis(R-IL)Susan Davis(D-CA)Ron DeSantis(R-FL)Susan DelBene(D-WA)John Delaney(D-MD)Val Butler Demings(D-FL)Jeff Denham(R-CA)Scott DesJarlais(R-TN)Ted Deutch(D-FL)Mario Diaz-Balart(R-FL)Daniel Donovan(R-NY)Sean Duffy(R-WI)Jeff Duncan(R-SC)Neal P. Dunn(R-FL)Tom Emmer(R-MN)Eliot Engel(D-)Adriano Espaillat(D-NY)Ron Estes(R-KS)Elizabeth Esty(D-CT)Blake Farenthold(R-TX)John J. Faso(R-NY)Drew A. Ferguson(R-GA)Brian Fitzpatrick(R-PA)Chuck Fleischmann(R-TN)Bill Flores(R-TX)Bill Foster(D-IL)Virginia Foxx(R-NC)Lois Frankel(D-FL)Rodney Frelinghuysen(R-NJ)Marcia Fudge(D-OH)Tulsi Gabbard(D-HI)Matt Gaetz(R-FL)Mike Gallagher(R-WI)Ruben Gallego(D-AZ)John Garamendi(D-CA)Thomas A. Garrett Jr.(R-VA)Bob Gibbs(R-OH)Louis Jr. Gohmert(R-TX)Vicente Gonzalez(D-TX)Bob Goodlatte(R-VA)Paul Gosar(R-AZ)Josh Gottheimer(D-NJ)Kay Granger(R-TX)Tom Graves(R-GA)Sam Graves(R -MO)Garret Graves(R-LA)Gene Green(D-TX)Morgan Griffith(R-VA)Glenn S. Grothman(R-WI)Brett Guthrie(R-)Colleen Hanabusa(D-HI)Gregg Harper(R-MS)Andy Harris(R-MD)Vicky Hartzler(R-MO)Alcee Hastings(D-FL)Dennis Heck(D-WA)Jaime Herrera Beutler(R-WA)Jody B. Hice(R-GA)Brian Higgins(D-)French Hill(R-AR)Jim Himes(D-CT)George Holding(R-NC)Steny Hoyer(D-MD)Richard Hudson(R-NC)Bill Huizenga(R-MI)Randy Hultgren(R-IL)Duncan Hunter(R-CA)Will Hurd(R-TX)Darrell Issa(R-CA)Hakeem Jeffries(D-NY)Lynn Jenkins(R-KS)Evan Jenkins(R-WV)Hank Johnson(D-GA)Mike Johnson(R-LA)Sam Johnson(R-TX)Bill Johnson(R-OH)David Joyce(R-OH)John Katko(R-NY)William Keating(D-MA)Robin L. Kelly(D-IL)Mike Kelly(R-PA)Joseph Kennedy III(D-MA)Ro Khanna(D-CA)Ruben J. Kihuen(D-NV)Derek Kilmer(D-WA)Ron Kind(D-WI)Steven King(R-IA)Pete King(R-)Adam Kinzinger(R-IL)Steve Knight(R-CA)Raja Krishnamoorthi(D-IL)Ann M. Kuster(D-NH)David Kustoff(R-TN)Darin LaHood(R-IL)Doug LaMalfa(R-CA)Raul Labrador(R-ID)Douglas Lamborn(R-CO)Leonard Lance(R-NJ)Jim Langevin(D-RI)Rick Larsen(D-WA)John Larson(D-CT)Robert Latta(R-OH)Brenda Lawrence(D-MI)Al Lawson Jr.(D-FL)Sander Levin(D-MI)Ted Lieu(D-CA)Daniel Lipinski(D-IL)Frank Lobiondo(R-NJ)Barry Loudermilk(R-GA)Mia Love(R-UT)Alan Lowenthal(D-CA)Nita Lowey(D-)Blaine Luetkemeyer(R-MO)Ben R. Lujan(D-NM)Michelle Lujan Grisham(D-NM)Thomas MacArthur(R-NJ)Carolyn Maloney(D-)Sean Patrick Maloney(D-NY)Kenny Ewell Marchant(R-TX)Tom Marino(R-PA)Roger W. Marshall(R-KS)Brian J. Mast(R-FL)Doris Matsui(D-CA)Kevin McCarthy(R-CA)Michael McCaul(R-TX)Tom McClintock(R-CA)Donald A. McEachin(D-VA)Patrick McHenry(R-NC)David McKinley(R-WV)Cathy McMorris Rodgers(R-WA)Martha McSally(R-AZ)Patrick Meehan(R-PA)Gregory Meeks(D-)Grace Meng(D-NY)Paul Mitchell(R-MI)Alex Mooney(R-WV)Seth Moulton(D-MA)Markwayne Mullin(R-OK)Tim Murphy(R-PA)Stephanie N. Murphy(D-FL)Jerrold Nadler(D-NY)Grace Napolitano(D-CA)Richard Neal(D-MA)Dan Newhouse(R-WA)Kristi Noem(R-SD)Rick Nolan(D-MN)Don Norcross(D-NJ)Devin Gerald Nunes(R-CA)Tom O'Halleran(D-AZ)Beto O'Rourke(D-TX)Pete Olson(R-TX)Frank Pallone Jr(D-NJ)Jimmy Panetta(D-CA)Bill Pascrell Jr(D-NJ)Erik Paulsen(R-MN)Steve Pearce(R-NM)Edwin Perlmutter(D-CO)Scott Perry(R-PA)Scott Peters(D-CA)Collin Peterson(D-MN)Robert Pittenger(R-NC)Ted Poe(R-TX)Bruce Poliquin(R-ME)Jared Polis(D-CO)Bill Posey(R-FL)Mike Quigley(D-IL)Jamie Raskin(D-MD)John Lee Ratcliffe(R-TX)Tom Reed(R-NY)Dave Reichert(R-WA)James Renacci(R-OH)Kathleen Rice(D-NY)Tom Rice(R-SC)Martha Roby(R-AL)David "Phil" Roe(R-TN)Todd Rokita(R-IN)Tom Rooney(R-FL)Francis Rooney(R-FL)Ileana Ros-Lehtinen(R-FL)Jacky Rosen(D-NV)Peter Roskam(R-IL)Dennis Ross(R-FL)Keith Rothfus(R-PA)David Rouzer(R-NC)Lucille Roybal-Allard(D-CA)Raul Ruiz(D-CA)Dutch Ruppersberger(D-MD)Steven Russell(R-OK)John Rutherford(R-FL)Tim Ryan(D-OH)Linda Sanchez(D-CA)John Sarbanes(D-MD)Stephen Joseph Scalise(R-LA)Adam Schiff(D-CA)Brad Schneider(D-IL)Kurt Schrader(D-OR)Austin Scott(R-GA)David Scott(D-GA)Jose Serrano(D-)Pete Sessions(R-TX)Brad Sherman(D-CA)John Shimkus(R-IL)Kyrsten Sinema(D-AZ)Albio Sires(D-NJ)Adam Smith(D-WA)Jason Smith(R-MO)Chris Smith(R-NJ)Lamar Smith(R-TX)Lloyd Smucker(R-PA)Darren Soto(D-FL)Elise Stefanik(R-NY)Chris Stewart(R-UT)Steve Stivers(R-OH)Thomas R. Suozzi(D-NY)Eric Swalwell(D-CA)Mark Takano(D-CA)Scott Taylor(R-VA)Claudia Tenney(R-NY)Glenn Thompson(R-PA)Mac Thornberry(R-TX)Dina Titus(D-NV)Paul Tonko(D-NY)Norma Torres(D-CA)Dave Trott(R-MI)Fred Upton(R-MI)David Valadao(R-CA)Juan Vargas(D-CA)Marc Veasey(D-TX)Filemon Vela Jr.(D-TX)Nydia Velazquez(D-)Ann Wagner(R-MO)Tim Walberg(R-MI)Greg Walden(R -OR)Mark Walker(R-NC)Jackie Walorski(R-IN)Mimi Walters(R-CA)Timothy Walz(D-MN)Debbie Wasserman-Shultz(D-FL)Bonnie Watson Coleman(D-NJ)Randy K. Weber(R-TX)Daniel Webster(R-FL)Frederica Wilson(D-FL)Joe Wilson(R-SC)Steve Womack(R-AR)Kevin Yoder(R-KS)Ted Yoho(R-FL)David Young(R-IA)Don Young(R-AK)Lee Zeldin(R-NY)

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