S.2365 - Iran Human Rights and Hostage-Taking Accountability Act115th Congress (2017-2018)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Rubio, Marco [R-FL] (Introduced 01/30/2018)|
|Committees:||Senate - Foreign Relations|
|Latest Action:||Senate - 01/30/2018 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Foreign Relations. (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.2365 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in Senate (01/30/2018)
Iran Human Rights and Hostage-Taking Accountability Act
This bill directs the President to identify and impose sanctions against senior members of the government of Iran and other persons who are responsible for or complicit in committing serious human rights violations, or engaging in censorship, the diversion of goods intended for the people of Iran, or public corruption.
The President shall identify and impose U.S. entry and financial sanctions against persons who are responsible for or complicit in the politically-motivated intimidation, detention, or trial in Iran of U.S. citizens or aliens lawfully admitted to the United States for permanent residence.
The Department of State shall submit to Congress a strategy to prevent elements of the Iranian regime from engaging in hostage-taking or the prolonged arbitrary detention of U.S. citizens or aliens lawfully admitted to the United States for permanent residence.
The bill authorizes the consolidation of certain Iran-related reports.