Zero Tolerance for Terror Act

January 6, 2016
January 6, 2016
Referred to House (sub)committee

This bill would require the president to notify Congress if any person or entity backed by or directed by Iran commits or supports an act of international terrorism that threatens the U.S. economy, national security, or foreign policy. It would also direct the president to notify Congress of any violations of UNSC resolutions relating to ballistic missiles (e.g., UNSC Resolutions 1929 and 2231). Within a 60-day period following such a notification, Congress would be permitted to fast-track legislation authorizing or requiring the president to impose sanctions on the person or entity in question.

This bill was introduced after Iranian media reported that country’s successful test-firing of longrange, precision missiles on 10/10/15 and 11/21/15.

32 cosponsors (18D, 14R)

Last major action: 1/6/16 referred to House Comms. on Foreign Affairs and Rules.

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