Interdictions Assistance Act

May 11, 2016
May 11, 2016
Referred to House (sub)committee

In an effort to thwart Iranian arms trafficking, this bill would authorize the Defense Dept. to assist foreign countries in seizing shipments of items deemed to be in contravention of UNSC Resolution 1701, which was intended to resolve the hostilities between Israel and Hezbollah in 2006, and UNSC Resolution 2231, which endorsed the JCPOA. Assistance may include logistical and military support for storage, transfer, or destruction of seized or interdicted items, as well as interdiction training.

4 cosponsors (3D, 1R).

Last major action: 5/11/16 referred to House Foreign Affairs Comm.

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