Iran Hostage Act

July 29, 2018
July 19, 2018
Referred to Senate (sub)committee

This bill would authorize the president to impose sanctions on Iranian persons responsible for or complicit in politically-motivated harassment, abuse, extortion, arrest, trial, conviction, sentencing, or imprisonment of U.S. citizens or U.S. permanent residents. It further stipulated that such harassment, abuse, etc. would not necessarily have to have occurred in Iran. 

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