S 970 in Congressional Session 110

Official Summary

 

Bill Number : S 970

 

Title : A bill to impose sanctions on Iran and on other countries for assisting Iran in developing a nuclear program, and for other purposes.

 

SUMMARY AS OF:
3/22/2007--Introduced. Iran Counter-Proliferation Act of 2007 - Amends the Iran Sanctions Act of 1996 to expand the definitions of "petroleum resources" and "person." Expresses the sense of Congress concerning certain sanctions against Iran. Subjects Russia to specified nuclear energy cooperation prohibitions unless the President certifies to Congress that: (1) Russia has suspended all nuclear assistance and transfers of advanced conventional weapons and missiles to Iran; or (2) Iran has verifiably dismantled all nuclear enrichment-related and reprocessing-related programs. Subjects Iran to specified economic sanctions unless the President certifies to Congress that Iran has verifiably dismantled all nuclear enrichment-related and reprocessing-related programs.Subjects, with respect to prohibited transactions with Iran, a parent company to penalties for violations committed by certain subsidiaries outside the United States that would be subject to prohibitions if committed inside the United States or by a U.S. person. Amends the Internal Revenue Code to eliminate specified geological and geophysical expense amortization benefits if petroleum-related sanctions are imposed under the Iran Sanctions Act of 1996 on any member of an expanded affiliated group whose common parent is a foreign corporation. Revises the definition of "affiliated group." Directs the President to reduce annual U.S. contributions to the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (World Bank) based upon Bank amounts provided to entities and projects in Iran. Authorizes appropriations for the Department of the Treasury's Office of Terrorism and Financial Intelligence.Requires the Director of National Intelligence to submit to Congress an updated National Intelligence Estimate on Iran.Authorizes the President to: (1) carry out exchange programs with the people of Iran; and (2) make voluntary grant-based contributions to the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) for the establishment of an international nuclear fuel bank to maintain a reserve of low-enriched uranium in case of a disruption in the supply of reactor fuel by normal market mechanisms.Sets forth specified Iran investment-related reporting requirements.

Votes

Title : A bill to impose sanctions on Iran and on other countries for assisting Iran in developing a nuclear program, and for other purposes.
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Sponsors

 
Congressional Sponsors of S 970
 
Bill Number : S 970

Title : A bill to impose sanctions on Iran and on other countries for assisting Iran in developing a nuclear program, and for other purposes.

Sponsor: Sen Smith, Gordon H. [OR] (introduced 3/22/2007)      

ALPHABETICAL [followed by Cosponsors withdrawn]:     (Sort: by date)

    Sen Akaka, Daniel K. [HI] - 6/6/2007

    Sen Alexander, Lamar [TN] - 6/3/2008

    Sen Allard, Wayne [CO] - 4/24/2007

    Sen Barrasso, John [WY] - 1/22/2008

    Sen Baucus, Max [MT] - 1/22/2008

    Sen Bayh, Evan [IN] - 3/22/2007

    Sen Bennett, Robert F. [UT] - 4/18/2007

    Sen Boxer, Barbara [CA] - 5/24/2007

    Sen Brown, Sherrod [OH] - 4/26/2007

    Sen Brownback, Sam [KS] - 3/22/2007

    Sen Bunning, Jim [KY] - 4/25/2007

    Sen Burr, Richard [NC] - 5/10/2007

    Sen Cantwell, Maria [WA] - 4/18/2007

    Sen Cardin, Benjamin L. [MD] - 4/12/2007

    Sen Carper, Thomas R. [DE] - 9/6/2007

    Sen Casey, Robert P., Jr. [PA] - 5/8/2007

    Sen Chambliss, Saxby [GA] - 6/27/2007

    Sen Clinton, Hillary Rodham [NY] - 4/26/2007

    Sen Coleman, Norm [MN] - 3/22/2007

    Sen Collins, Susan M. [ME] - 4/17/2007

    Sen Conrad, Kent [ND] - 4/11/2007

    Sen Corker, Bob [TN] - 6/4/2007

    Sen Cornyn, John [TX] - 5/7/2007

    Sen Craig, Larry E. [ID] - 4/10/2007

    Sen Crapo, Mike [ID] - 4/11/2007

    Sen DeMint, Jim [SC] - 6/18/2007

    Sen Dodd, Christopher J. [CT] - 3/28/2007

    Sen Dole, Elizabeth [NC] - 4/11/2007

    Sen Dorgan, Byron L. [ND] - 5/22/2007

    Sen Durbin, Richard [IL] - 3/22/2007

    Sen Ensign, John [NV] - 5/7/2007

    Sen Graham, Lindsey [SC] - 5/1/2007

    Sen Hutchison, Kay Bailey [TX] - 6/4/2007

    Sen Inhofe, James M. [OK] - 5/23/2007

    Sen Inouye, Daniel K. [HI] - 4/20/2007

    Sen Isakson, Johnny [GA] - 5/10/2007

    Sen Johnson, Tim [SD] - 6/11/2007

    Sen Kennedy, Edward M. [MA] - 8/3/2007

    Sen Kerry, John F. [MA] - 5/15/2007

    Sen Klobuchar, Amy [MN] - 4/17/2007

    Sen Kohl, Herb [WI] - 5/24/2007

    Sen Kyl, Jon [AZ] - 3/22/2007

    Sen Landrieu, Mary L. [LA] - 4/18/2007

    Sen Lautenberg, Frank R. [NJ] - 3/22/2007

    Sen Lieberman, Joseph I. [CT] - 3/22/2007

    Sen Lincoln, Blanche L. [AR] - 7/11/2007

    Sen Lott, Trent [MS] - 3/23/2007

    Sen Martinez, Mel [FL] - 6/26/2007

    Sen McCain, John [AZ] - 4/24/2007

    Sen McConnell, Mitch [KY] - 6/20/2007

    Sen Menendez, Robert [NJ] - 3/22/2007

    Sen Mikulski, Barbara A. [MD] - 3/22/2007

    Sen Murkowski, Lisa [AK] - 6/13/2007

    Sen Murray, Patty [WA] - 6/28/2007

    Sen Nelson, Bill [FL] - 6/4/2007

    Sen Nelson, E. Benjamin [NE] - 5/15/2007

    Sen Obama, Barack [IL] - 4/24/2007

    Sen Pryor, Mark L. [AR] - 7/12/2007

    Sen Roberts, Pat [KS] - 4/11/2007

    Sen Salazar, Ken [CO] - 4/25/2007

    Sen Schumer, Charles E. [NY] - 6/27/2007

    Sen Sessions, Jeff [AL] - 4/17/2007

    Sen Snowe, Olympia J. [ME] - 5/22/2007

    Sen Stabenow, Debbie [MI] - 5/24/2007

    Sen Stevens, Ted [AK] - 5/22/2007

    Sen Sununu, John E. [NH] - 5/23/2007

    Sen Tester, Jon [MT] - 5/7/2007

    Sen Thune, John [SD] - 3/22/2007

    Sen Vitter, David [LA] - 4/10/2007

    Sen Voinovich, George V. [OH] - 6/26/2007

    Sen Whitehouse, Sheldon [RI] - 8/2/2007

    Sen Wicker, Roger F. [MS] - 4/15/2008

Other Info

Bill Number : S 970

Title : A bill to impose sanctions on Iran and on other countries for assisting Iran in developing a nuclear program, and for other purposes.

 
MAJOR ACTIONS:
***NONE***

 
ALL ACTIONS:
 
3/22/2007:Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR S3616-3617)
 
3/22/2007:Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance. (text of measure as introduced: CR S3617-3620)
 
4/8/2008:Committee on Finance. Hearings held.