H.R.2718: Maximum Pressure Act

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137 (All Republicans)

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Maximum Pressure Act This bill expands sanctions and economic penalties on Iran. It also restricts the President from unilaterally lifting or waiving the sanctions or penalties and increases congressional oversight of them. Specifically, the bill requires the President to impose visa- and asset-blocking sanctions. Additionally, it modifies existing sanctions, including by (1) providing statutory authority for executive orders imposing...

(Source: Library of Congress)

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Date Description
Oct. 19, 2021
Referred to the Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship.
April 21, 2021
Referred to the Subcommittee on Trade.
April 21, 2021
Referred to the Committee on Foreign Affairs, and in addition to the Committees on Financial Services, the Judiciary, Oversight and Reform, Ways and Means, and Rules, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.
April 21, 2021

Introduced in the House by Jim Banks (R-Ind.)

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