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H.R.4411: Hezbollah International Financing Prevention Act of 2014

About this Bill

This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress
This bill is primarily about international affairs
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Sponsor Mark Meadows, R-N.C.
Total Cosponsors 321 (128 Democrats, 193 Republicans)
Introduced April 7, 2014
Latest Major Action July 23, 2014
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Bill Summary

Hezbollah International Financing Prevention Act of 2014 - (Sec. 2) States that it shall be U.S. policy to: (1) prevent Hezbollah's global logistics and financial network from operating in order to curtail funding of its domestic and international activities; and (2) utilize diplomatic, legislative, and executive avenues to combat Hezbollah's criminal activities in order to block that organization's ability to fund its global terrorist activities.

Title I: Prevention of Access by Hezbollah to International Financial and Other Institutions - (Sec. 101) Directs the President to report to Congress identifying: (1) satellite, broadcast, Internet, or other providers that knowingly transmit the content of al-Manar TV and its affiliates; and (2) the identity of those providers that have or have not been sanctioned pursuant to Executive Order 13224.

(Sec. 102) Directs the Secretary of the Treasury (Secretary) to prohibit or impose strict conditions on the opening or...

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
July 23, 2014 Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs.
July 22, 2014 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
July 22, 2014

On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 404 - 0 (Roll no. 434). (text: CR H6620-6622)

July 22, 2014 Considered as unfinished business. (consideration: CR H6632-6633)
July 22, 2014 At the conclusion of debate, the Yeas and Nays were demanded and ordered. Pursuant to the provisions of clause 8, rule XX, the Chair announced that further proceedings on the motion would be postponed.
July 22, 2014 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 4411.
July 22, 2014 Considered under suspension of the rules. (consideration: CR H6620-6626)
July 22, 2014 Mr. Royce moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended.
July 22, 2014 Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 409.
July 22, 2014 Committee on Financial Services discharged.
July 22, 2014 Reported (Amended) by the Committee on Foreign Affairs. H. Rept. 113-543, Part I.
June 26, 2014 Ordered to be Reported in the Nature of a Substitute (Amended) by Unanimous Consent.
June 26, 2014 Committee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
April 7, 2014 Referred to House Financial Services
April 7, 2014 Referred to House Foreign Affairs