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H.R.850: Nuclear Iran Prevention Act of 2013

About this Bill

This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress
This bill is primarily about international affairs
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Sponsor Edward Royce, R-Calif.
Total Cosponsors 378 (161 Democrats, 218 Republicans)
Introduced Feb. 27, 2013
Latest Major Action Aug. 1, 2013
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Bill Summary

Nuclear Iran Prevention Act of 2013 - (Sec. 2) States that it shall be U.S. policy to prevent Iran from acquiring a nuclear weapons capability.

Title I: Human Rights and Terrorism Sanctions - (Sec. 101) Amends the Comprehensive Iran Sanctions, Accountability, and Divestment Act of 2010 to subject to mandatory sanctions a foreign financial institution that facilitates a significant transaction or provides significant financial services for a person that: (1) is subject to human rights-related sanctions, or (2) exports sensitive technology to Iran and is subject to the prohibition on procurement contracts.

(Sec. 102) Expands specified requirements regarding the identification of countries that allow the diversion of certain goods, services, and technologies to Iran.

Authorizes the President to impose restrictions on U.S. foreign assistance under the International Emergency Economic Powers Act with respect to a country designated as a country...

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
Aug. 1, 2013 Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs.
July 31, 2013 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
July 31, 2013

On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 400 - 20, 1 Present (Roll no. 427). (text: CR H5221-5230)

July 31, 2013 Considered as unfinished business. (consideration: CR H5241-5242)
July 31, 2013 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 31, 2013 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 850.
July 31, 2013 Considered under suspension of the rules. (consideration: CR H5221-5240)
July 31, 2013 Mr. Royce moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended.
July 30, 2013 Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 128.
July 30, 2013 Committee on Ways and Means discharged.
July 30, 2013 Committee on Oversight and Government discharged.
July 30, 2013 Committee on Financial Services discharged.
July 30, 2013 Committee on Judiciary discharged.
July 30, 2013 Reported (Amended) by the Committee on Foreign Affairs. H. Rept. 113-177, Part I.
May 22, 2013 Ordered to be Reported in the Nature of a Substitute (Amended) by Unanimous Consent.
May 22, 2013 Committee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
April 8, 2013 Referred to the Subcommittee on Immigration And Border Security.
March 4, 2013 Referred to the Subcommittee on Trade.
Feb. 27, 2013 Referred to House Ways and Means
Feb. 27, 2013 Referred to House Oversight and Government Reform
Feb. 27, 2013 Referred to House Financial Services
Feb. 27, 2013 Referred to House Judiciary
Feb. 27, 2013 Referred to House Foreign Affairs