S.1311 - Iran Missile Proliferation Sanctions Act of 1997105th Congress (1997-1998)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Lott, Trent [R-MS] (Introduced 10/23/1997)|
|Committees:||Senate - Foreign Relations|
|Latest Action:||05/22/1998 Sponsor introductory remarks on measure.|
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Summary: S.1311 — 105th Congress (1997-1998)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in Senate (10/23/1997)
Iran Missile Proliferation Sanctions Act of 1997 - Directs the President to report periodically to specified congressional committees on foreign persons (except those previously identified or sanctioned or subject to waiver) who, on or after August 8, 1995, have transferred, or attempted to transfer, controlled goods or technology, or provided, or attempted to provide, technical assistance or facilities that contributed, or would have contributed, to Iran's efforts to acquire, develop, or produce ballistic missiles.
Requires imposition on such persons of minimum two-year sanctions prohibiting: (1) sales to such persons of items on the United States Munitions List (and terminating sales of any controlled U.S. arms); (2) the export to such persons of dual use goods and technology; and (3) the provision of U.S. financial assistance. Authorizes the President to waive such sanctions on the basis of additional information demonstrating that the sanctioned person did not commit the acts alleged.