Summary of Amendments Submitted to the Rules Committee for H.R. 5931 - Prohibiting Future Ransom Payments to Iran Act

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Sep 21, 2016 3:07 PM

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Duffy (WI)


LATE Prohibits cash and precious metal payments to designated state sponsors of terrorism and North Korea in addition to Iran.

Engel (NY)


SUBSTITUTE Requires the President to notify Congress of a payment made to any State Sponsor of Terrorism or North Korea pursuant to a settlement or judgment against the United States. The amendment requires the President to report on pending claims before the Iran-US Claims Tribunal.

Pompeo (KS)


REVISED Prohibits the U.S. government from making ransom payments.

Pompeo (KS)


REVISED Imposes sanctions on Iranians involved in kidnapping or unjustly detaining US citizens.

Price, Tom (GA)


LATE WITHDRAWN Prohibits the Secretary of State from making payments derived from a court of a foreign country or a court established pursuant to an international agreement to which the United States is a party to a government, person(s), or an agent acting on behalf of such a government that are subject to sanctions administered by the Office of Foreign Assets Control of the Department of Treasury or State Sponsor of Terrorism of the Department of State.

Royce (CA)


Clarifies prohibited forms of payment to Iran, to include monetary instruments and precious metals.