A bill to prohibit the use of funds to make payments to Iran relating to the settlement of claims brought before the Iran-United States Claims Tribunal until Iran has paid certain compensatory damages awarded to United States persons by United States cour

January 20, 2016
September 21, 2016
Senate subcommittee meetings held

This bill would prohibit any payments to the Iranian government or any Iranian national as a settlement in a case before the Iran-U.S. Claims Tribunal until Pres. Obama certifies that Iran has paid all compensatory damages from so-called acts of international terrorism. The Iran-U.S. Claims Tribunal was established on 1/19/1981 in the wake of the 1979 hostage crisis to resolve legal claims between the 2 parties and their citizens.

6 cosponsors (6R).

See also: H.R. 5949 of 9/7/16.

Last major action: 9/21/16 comm. hearings held.

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