Iran Transparency and Accountability Act of 2011

February 16, 2011
March 23, 2011
Referred to House (sub)committee

37 cosponsors

Would require companies that issue stocks, bonds, and other securities to report to the Securities and Exchange Commission whether they or their affiliates have violated any existing laws or executive orders imposing sanctions on Iran. On 4/6/11 over 1,000 members of NORPAC, a pro-Israel political action committee that directly funds candidates for Congress, held meetings with 450 members of Congress and asked them to vote for this bill and its Senate companion measure (S. 366 of 2/16/11). The provisions of this bill were also included in S. 1048 of 5/23/11 which was a primary focus of the American Israel Public Affairs Committee’s (AIPAC) lobbying efforts in 2011.

See also: companion measure S. 366 of 2/16/11;

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Sanctions on Iran’s financial sector: H.R. 1540 of 4/14/11, H.R. 1905 of 5/13/11, S. 1048 of 5/23/11, S. Amdt. 1414 to S. 1867 of 11/15/11, H.R. 3439 of 11/16/11, and H.R. 3508 of 11/22/11

Further Iran sanctions: H.R. 1655 of 4/15/11, H.R. 2105 of 6/3/11, S. 14.96 of 8/2/11, H.R. 2998 of 9/21/11 and S. 1619 of 9/22/11

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