Federal - HR 850

Nuclear Iran Prevention Act of 2013

Introduced

February 27, 2013

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A bill to impose additional human rights and economic and financial sanctions with respect to Iran, and for other purposes.

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Co-Sponsors 378

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  • Dec. 9, 2014Tipton, R-Colo., House speech: Lauds House passage of the bill. Congressional Record p. H8876

  • Dec. 2, 2014Wagner, R-Mo., House speech: Urges Senate passage of the bill. Congressional Record p. H8229

  • Dec. 4, 2013Ros-Lehtinen, R-Fla., House speech: Discusses the bill. Congressional Record p. H7493-H7496

  • Dec. 2, 2013D. Collins, R-Ga., House speech: Lauds the bill. (Colloquy with Schneider, D-Ill.) Congressional Record p. H7378-H7383

  • Oct. 4, 2013Sherman, D-Calif., House speech: Supports the bill. Congressional Record p. H6235-H6236

  • Aug. 2, 2013D. Collins, R-Ga., House speech: Personal explanation for roll call vote no. 427, and would have voted yea if present. Congressional Record p. E1240-E1241

  • Aug. 2, 2013Holt, D-N.J., House speech: Personal explanation for roll call vote no. 427, and would have voted yea if present. Congressional Record p. E1232

  • Aug. 2, 2013Hastings, D-Fla., House speech: Supports the bill. Congressional Record p. E1215

  • Aug. 1, 2013S. Maloney, D-N.Y., House speech: Supports the bill. Congressional Record p. H5271-H5272

  • Aug. 1, 2013Horsford, D-Nev., House speech: Personal explanation for roll call vote no. 427, and would have voted yea if present. Congressional Record p. E1202

  • Aug. 1, 2013Conyers, D-Mich., House speech: Personal explanation for roll call vote no. 427, and would have voted nay if present. Congressional Record p. E1189

  • Aug. 1, 2013S. Graves, R-Mo., House speech: Personal explanation for roll call vote no. 427, and would have voted yea if present. Congressional Record p. E1189

  • Aug. 1, 2013B. Lee, D-Calif., House speech: Discusses the bill. Congressional Record p. E1181-E1182

  • Aug. 1, 2013 — Received in the Senate and referred to the Senate Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs Committee. Congressional Record p. S6198

  • July 31, 2013G. Green, D-Texas, House speech: Supports the bill. Congressional Record p. E1185

  • July 31, 2013Conyers, D-Mich., House speech: Opposes the bill. Congressional Record p. E1185

  • July 31, 2013Yoder, R-Kan., House speech: Personal explanation for roll call vote no. 427, and intended to vote yea. Congressional Record p. E1184

  • July 31, 2013George Miller, D-Calif., House speech: Discusses the bill. Congressional Record p. E1184

  • July 31, 2013 — Measure, as amended, passed in the House by roll call vote, 400-20, under suspension of the rules (two-thirds vote required). Congressional Record p. H5241-H5242

  • July 31, 2013House Vote 427 Iran Sanctions — Passage
    Royce, R-Calif., motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill that would impose increased sanctions on Iran, including broader economic penalties. It would call on countries currently purchasing crude oil from Iran to reduce their combined purchases by a total of 1 million barrels per day within a year, limit Iran's access to overseas foreign currency reserves and impose additional shipping sanctions. It also would expand a number of existing Iran sanctions relating to human rights and terrorism. Motion agreed to 400-20. Note: A two-thirds majority of those present and voting (281 in this case) is required for passage under suspension of the rules. A "nay" was a vote in support of the president's position. Congressional Record p. H5221-H5240, H5241-H5242

  • July 30, 2013P. King, R-N.Y., House speech: Supports the bill. Congressional Record p. E1165

  • July 30, 2013 — Reported to the House amended by the House Foreign Affairs Committee and placed on the Union Calendar. H Rept 113-177, Part 1Congressional Record p. H5172

  • July 30, 2013 — House Judiciary Committee, House Financial Services Committee, House Oversight and Government Reform Committee and House Ways and Means Committee discharged and placed on the Union Calendar. Congressional Record p. H5172

  • July 30, 2013 — Additional cosponsor(s): 4

    Davis, D. (D-Ill.)Pocan, (D-Wis.)
    Napolitano, (D-Calif.)Simpson, M. (R-Idaho)
  • July 24, 2013 — Additional cosponsor(s): 1

    McCarthy, (R-Calif.)
  • July 22, 2013 — Additional cosponsor(s): 1

    Tsongas, (D-Mass.)
  • July 18, 2013 — Additional cosponsor(s): 2

    Lujan Grisham, M. (D-N.M.)Walz, (D-Minn.)
  • July 16, 2013 — Additional cosponsor(s): 1

    Shuster, Bill (R-Pa.)
  • July 10, 2013 — Additional cosponsor(s): 1

    Granger, (R-Texas)
  • July 8, 2013 — Additional cosponsor(s): 2

    Dent, (R-Pa.)Ruppersberger, (D-Md.)
  • June 28, 2013 — Additional cosponsor(s): 1

    Rahall (D-W.Va.)
  • June 27, 2013 — Additional cosponsor(s): 1

    Gallego, (D-Texas)
  • June 26, 2013 — Additional cosponsor(s): 2

    Kuster, (D-N.H.)Nolan, (D-Minn.)
  • June 25, 2013 — Additional cosponsor(s): 3

    Doyle, (D-Pa.)Kelly, R. (D-Ill.)Smith, J. (R-Mo.)
  • June 20, 2013 — Additional cosponsor(s): 1

    Neal, R. (D-Mass.)
  • June 19, 2013 — Additional cosponsor(s): 1

    Tonko, (D-N.Y.)
  • June 6, 2013 — Additional cosponsor(s): 2

    Blackburn, M. (R-Tenn.)Wittman, (R-Va.)
  • June 3, 2013 — Additional cosponsor(s): 4

    Fortenberry, (R-Neb.)Turner, M. (R-Ohio)
    Shimkus, (R-Ill.)Yarmuth, (D-Ky.)
  • May 23, 2013 — Additional cosponsor(s): 2

    Jackson Lee, S. (D-Texas)Johnson, H. (D-Ga.)
  • May 22, 2013 — Foreign Affairs Committee vote: Iran Sanctions-Vote to Report
    Ordered reported favorably to the full House (As amended) by unanimous consent.

  • May 22, 2013 — Full committee consideration and markup held by the House Foreign Affairs Committee.

    May 22, 2013 — Committee Vote: Iran Sanctions — En Bloc Amendments
     

    En bloc approval of the following amendments to the Royce, R.-Calif., substitute amendment:

    • Connolly, D-Va., amendment that would require that a national strategy report on Iran include a U.S. strategy to promote Internet freedom in Iran.
    • Cotton, R-Ark., amendment that would require the inclusion of the net worth in reporting of Iranian officials under U.S. sanctions.
    • Cotton amendment that would require the president to report on Iran’s estimated timeline to developing nuclear weapons and the estimated effect of U.S. sanctions laws every 60 days. The amendment would require the president to begin reporting this information within 60 days of the bill’s enactment.
    • Deutch, D-Fla., amendment that would permit state and local governments to divest assets from an entity found to be in violation of U.S. sanctions law. The amendment would express the sense of Congress that the United States should support any decision to divest or prevent investment from any entity subject to sanctions regarding Iran.
    • Deutch amendment that would express the sense of Congress that the Iranian people have been denied the right to free and fair elections. The amendment would express the sense of Congress supporting free democratic elections.
    • Deutch amendment that would require a report on the status of sanctions against the Islamic Republic of Iran Broadcasting. The amendment would require the secretary of Commerce to publicly list the names of people who re-export sensitive technology to Iran. The amendment also would express the sense of Congress that no one should provide intercept technology to Iran.
    • Duncan, R-S.C., amendment that would require the president to submit to Congress a report every 90 days outlining any decision not to impose sanctions in the preceding 90 days on anyone who sells, supplies, or transfers, precious metals to Iran.
    • Frankel, D-Fla., amendment that would express the sense of Congress that the secretary of State should appoint a special coordinator for the advancing of human rights and political participation for women in Iran.
    • Grayson, D-Fla., amendment that would include the purchase of petroleum and petroleum products in sanctions for an entity that makes a significant transaction with a blacklisted Iranian bank.
    • Grayson amendment that would include the volume, in addition to value, of the reduction of Iranian oil imports as a qualification for exemption from financial sanctions. The amendment would allow the president to exempt foreign individuals from sanctions who are from nations that have reduced Iran oil imports significantly in both volume and financial value within 180 days following the bill’s enactment.
    • Grayson amendment that would modify a citation referencing a section of the fiscal 2012 national defense law.
    • Grayson amendment that would correct a spelling error.
    • Marino, R-Pa., amendment that would require a report, within 180 days of the bill’s enactment, on the feasibility of placing sanctions on Iranian petroleum-products not addressed in the bill.
    • Poe, R-Texas, amendment that would expand the list of Iranian government officials deemed responsible for the abridgment of human rights in Iran.
    • Ros-Lehtinen, R-Fla., amendment that would eliminate the president’s authority under a 2006 law expanding sanctions against Iran (PL 109-293) to waive sanctions related to the development of weapons of mass destruction by Iran.
    • Schneider, D-Ill., amendment that would require a report by the Government Accountability Office, with 120 days of the bill’s enactment, evaluating Iran’s strategy to circumvent sanctions and diversify its economy away from its energy sector.
    • Sherman, D-Calif., amendment that would prohibit the federal government from contracting with on anyone who is found to have transferred sensitive information technology to Iran.
    • Sherman amendment that would allow the president to impose sanctions on anyone who knowingly transfers uranium mining and milling equipment to Iran.
    • Sherman amendment that would require that corporations certify that all their subsidiaries and affiliates conduct no business with Iran. The amendment would bar corporations that violate U.S. sanction law with regard to Iran from being awarded federal contracts.
    • Sherman amendment would authorize sanctions against countries that allow a substantial diversion of sensitive goods, services, and technologies to Iran. The amendment would include specific goods and items used for constructing nuclear and biological weapons.
    • Royce, R-Calif., amendment that would require the president to reevaluate a nation every 90 days should he determine that a nation does not meet the requirements of reducing imports of oil from Iran for exemption from economic sanctions.
    • Adopted (en bloc) by voice vote.

      May 22, 2013 — Committee Vote: Iran Sanctions — Severability Clause
        Grayson, D-Fla. —

      Amendment to the Royce, R-Calif., amendment to the Royce substitute amendment that would allow for any provision of the bill found to be unconstitutional to be severed from the rest of the measure.

      The underlying Royce amendment would change the effective of the bill to May 22, 2013.

      Withdrawn.

      May 22, 2013 — Committee Vote: Iran Sanctions — Effective Date
        Royce, R-Calif. —

      Amendment to the Royce, R.-Calif., substitute amendment that would change the effective of the bill from 90 days following the bill’s enactment to May 22, 2013.

      Withdrawn.

      May 22, 2013 — Committee Vote: Iran Sanctions — Inclusion of Foreign Central Banks
        Grayson, D-Fla. —

      Amendment to the Royce, R-Calif., substitute amendment that would specifically include foreign central banks in the imposition of sanctions on foreign financial institutions.

      Adopted by voice vote.

      May 22, 2013 — Committee Vote: Iran Sanctions — Effective Date of Sanctions on Financial Transactions
        Cotton, R-Ark. —

      Amendment to the Royce, R-Calif., substitute amendment that would make the effective date 60 days following the bill’s enactment for sanctions imposed on individuals and entities who engage in significant financial transactions with blacklisted Iranian financial institutions.

      Adopted by voice vote.

      May 22, 2013 — Committee Vote: Iran Sanctions — Purchase of Petroleum and Petroleum Products
        Grayson, D-Fla. —

      Amendment to the Royce, R-Calif., substitute amendment that would include the purchase of Iranian petroleum and petroleum products as financial transactions made through blacklisted Iranian financial institutions to be eligible for sanctions.

      Withdrawn.

      May 22, 2013 — Committee Vote: Iran Sanctions — Inclusion of Family Members
        Cotton, R-Ark. —

      Amendment to the Royce, R-Calif., substitute amendment that would apply sanctions to the family members of designated Iranian government officials.

      Withdrawn.

      May 22, 2013 — Committee Vote: Iran Sanctions — Value of Petroleum Import Reductions
        Grayson, D-Fla. —

      Amendment to the Royce, R-Calif., substitute amendment that would require the president consider the value, in addition to the volume, of a nation’s reduction in Iranian imports in determining an exception to sanctions for petroleum transactions with Iran.

      Adopted by voice vote.

      May 22, 2013 — Committee Vote: Iran Sanctions — Price in Petroleum Import Reductions
        Grayson, D-Fla. —

      Amendment to the Royce, R-Calif., substitute amendment that would include price, in addition to volume, in the determination of a "significant reduction" in the purchase of oil from Iran when considering the exemption from sanctions of nations who import Iranian oil.

      Adopted by voice vote.

      May 22, 2013 — Committee Vote: Iran Sanctions — Definition of Significant Reductions in Oil Imports
        Grayson, D-Fla. —

      Amendment to the Royce, R-Calif., substitute amendment that would make the amount of petroleum imported from Iran required to be reduced for countries to avoid sanctions proportionate, with a minimum benchmark reduction of 1 million barrels of oil per day considered a "significant reduction."

      Adopted by voice vote.

      May 22, 2013 — Committee Vote: Iran Sanctions — Effective Date and Severability Clause
        Royce, R-Calif. —

      Amendment to the Royce, R-Calif., substitute amendment that would make the effective date for the bill May 22, 2013. The amendment would allow for any provision that is found unconstitutional to be severed from the rest of the legislation.

      Adopted by voice vote.

      May 22, 2013 — Committee Vote: Iran Sanctions — Substitute Amendment
        Royce, R-Calif. —

      Substitute amendment that would prohibit the transfer of vessels to the government of Iran for the purposes of shipping crude oil. The amendment also would impose sanctions on foreign financial institutions that facilitate transactions in foreign currencies on behalf of the Central Bank of Iran or other previously sanctioned Iranian financial institutions.

      As amended, the substitute amendment would allow the president to impose sanctions on anyone who knowingly transfers uranium mining and milling equipment to Iran. The substitute measure also would require the president to submit to Congress a report every 90 days outlining any decision not to impose sanctions in the preceding 90 days on anyone who sells, supplies, or transfers, precious metals to Iran.

      It would require the president to reevaluate a nation every 90 days should he determine that a nation does not meet the requirements of reducing imports of oil from Iran for exemption from economic sanctions. It also would require that corporations certify that all their subsidiaries and affiliates conduct no business with Iran and would prevent the federal government from contracting with any corporation found in violation of Iran sanctions law. The substitute amendment would make the amount of of petroleum imported from Iran required to be reduced for countries to avoid sanctions proportionate, with a minimum benchmark reduction of 1 million barrels of oil per day considered a "significant reduction." The substitute amendment also would include the price and value, in addition to the volume, of a nation’s reduction in imports of Iranian oil in determining an exception to sanctions for petroleum transactions with Iran.

      The substitute amendment would authorize sanctions against countries that allow a substantial diversion of sensitive goods, services and technologies to Iran, including items used for constructing nuclear and biological weapons. It also would eliminate the president’s authority under current law (PL 109-293) to waive sanctions related to the development of weapons of mass destruction by Iran. The substitute amendment also would permit state and local governments to divest assets from an entity found to be in violation of U.S. sanctions law. It also would prohibit the federal government from contracting with anyone who is found to have transferred sensitive information technology to Iran.

      The substitute would include the purchase of petroleum and petroleum products in sanctions for an entity that makes a significant transaction with a blacklisted Iranian bank. It would specifically include the foreign central banks in the imposition of sanctions on foreign financial institutions.

      The substitute would expand the list of Iranian government officials deemed responsible for the abridgment of human rights in Iran. It also would express the sense of Congress that the secretary of State should appoint a special coordinator for the advancing of human rights and political participation for women in Iran.

      It would require a report, within 180 days of the bill’s enactment, on the feasibility of placing sanctions on Iranian petroleum-products not addressed in the bill.

      As amended, it would require a report by the Government Accountability Office, with 120 days of enactment, evaluating Iran’s strategy to circumvent sanctions and diversify its economy away from its energy sector.

      The president would be allowed to impose sanctions, 60 days after the bill’s enactment, on individuals and entities who engage in significant financial transactions with blacklisted Iranian financial institutions.

      It also would express the sense of Congress that the Iranian people have been denied the right to free and fair elections. It also would require a report on that status of sanctions against Islamic Republic of Iran Broadcasting.

      The substitute would require a national strategy report on Iran to include a U.S. strategy to promote Internet freedom in Iran. It would also include the net worth in reporting of Iranian individuals under sanctions.

      It would require the president to report on Iran’s estimated timeline to developing nuclear weapons and the estimated effect of U.S. sanctions laws every 60 days.

      The effective date the bill would be May 22, 2013. Any provision that is found unconstitutional would be severed from the rest of the legislation.

      Adopted (as amended) by voice vote.

      May 22, 2013 — Committee Vote: Iran Sanctions — Vote to Report

      Broaden economic penalties to include companies and individuals who make "significant financial transactions" with the Central Bank of Iran or other designated Iranian financial institutions.

      The bill would require the president to inform Congress of the estimated timetable for Iran to develop nuclear weapons capability and the projected effects of economic sanctions on Iran. The bill also would require the president to provide an annual assessment of Iran’s nuclear and weapons capabilities as well as a strategic guidance for addressing these threats.

      The measure would express the sense of Congress the the president should coordinate with the European Union to restrict Iran’s access to the euro. It also would express that it is the policy of the United States to prevent Iran from acquiring nuclear weapons capability.

      As amended, the bill would prohibit the transfer of vessels to the government of Iran for the purposes of shipping crude oil. The bill also would impose sanctions on foreign financial institutions that facilitate transactions in foreign currencies on behalf of the Central Bank of Iran or other previously sanctioned Iranian financial institutions.

      The bill would allow the president to impose sanctions on anyone who knowingly transfers uranium mining and milling equipment to Iran. The measure also would require the president to submit to Congress a report every 90 days outlining any decision not to impose sanctions in the preceding 90 days on anyone who sells, supplies, or transfers, precious metals to Iran.

      It would require the president to reevaluate a nation every 90 days should he determine that a nation does not meet the requirements of reducing imports of oil from Iran for exemption from economic sanctions. It also would require that corporations certify that all their subsidiaries and affiliates conduct no business with Iran and would prevent the federal government from contracting with any corporation found in violation of Iran sanctions law. The bill would make the amount of of petroleum imported from Iran required to be reduced for countries to avoid sanctions proportionate, with a minimum benchmark reduction of 1 million barrels of oil per day considered a "significant reduction." The bill also would include the price and value, in addition to the volume, of a nation’s reduction in imports of Iranian oil in determining an exception to sanctions for petroleum transactions with Iran.

      The legislation would authorize sanctions against countries that allow a substantial diversion of sensitive goods, services, and technologies to Iran, including items used for constructing nuclear and biological weapons. It also would eliminate the president’s authority under current law (PL 109-293) to waive sanctions related to the development of weapons of mass destruction by Iran. The bill as amended also would permit state and local governments to divest assets from an entity found to be in violation of U.S. sanctions law. It would prohibit the federal government from contracting with anyone who is found to have transferred sensitive information technology to Iran.

      The measure would include the purchase of petroleum and petroleum products in sanctions for an entity that makes a significant transaction with a blacklisted Iranian bank. It would specifically include the foreign central banks in the imposition of sanctions on foreign financial institutions.

      It would expand the list of Iranian government officials deemed responsible for the abridgment of human rights in Iran. It also would express the sense of Congress that the secretary of State should appoint a special coordinator for the advancing of human rights and political participation for women in Iran.

      The legislation would require a report, within 180 days of the bill’s enactment, on the feasibility of placing sanctions on Iranian petroleum products not addressed in the bill.

      The measure would require a report by the Government Accountability Office, with 120 days of enactment, evaluating Iran’s strategy to circumvent sanctions and diversify its economy away from its energy sector.

      The president would be allowed, under the legislation, to impose sanctions, 60 days after the bill’s enactment, on individuals and entities who engage in significant financial transactions with blacklisted Iranian financial institutions.

      The measure also would express the sense of Congress that the Iranian people have been denied the right to free and fair elections. It also would require a report on that status of sanctions against Islamic Republic of Iran Broadcasting.

      The bill as amended would require a national strategy report on Iran to include a U.S. strategy to promote Internet freedom in Iran. It would also include the net worth in reporting of Iranian individuals under sanctions.

      It also would require the president to report on Iran’s estimated timeline to developing nuclear weapons and the estimated effect of U.S. sanctions laws every 60 days.

      The effective date the bill would be May 22, 2013. Any provision that is found unconstitutional could be severed from the rest of the legislation.

      Ordered reported favorably to the full House (As amended) by unanimous consent.

  • May 22, 2013 — Additional cosponsor(s): 6

    Cooper, (D-Tenn.)DeGette, (D-Colo.)Shea-Porter, (D-N.H.)
    Courtney, (D-Conn.)Lofgren, (D-Calif.)Thompson, B. (D-Miss.)
  • May 21, 2013 — Additional cosponsor(s): 5

    Butterfield, (D-N.C.)Lewis, John (D-Ga.)Thompson, G. (R-Pa.)
    Castro, (D-Texas)Scott, R. (D-Va.)
  • May 20, 2013 — Additional cosponsor(s): 6

    Bachmann, (R-Minn.)Holt, (D-N.J.)Noem, (R-S.D.)
    Cuellar, (D-Texas)Huffman, (D-Calif.)Rooney, (R-Fla.)
  • May 16, 2013 — Additional cosponsor(s): 4

    Gowdy, (R-S.C.)Rangel, (D-N.Y.)
    Grayson, (D-Fla.)Thompson, M. (D-Calif.)
  • May 15, 2013 — Additional cosponsor(s): 1

    Lankford, (R-Okla.)
  • May 14, 2013 — Additional cosponsor(s): 2

    McIntyre, (D-N.C.)Smith, Adrian (R-Neb.)
  • May 13, 2013 — Additional cosponsor(s): 10

    Barton, J. (R-Texas)Cramer, (R-N.D.)Payne, D.M. (D-N.J.)
    Beatty, (D-Ohio)Huelskamp, (R-Kan.)Sewell, (D-Ala.)
    Benishek, (R-Mich.)Kind, R. (D-Wis.)
    Bucshon, (R-Ind.)Levin, (D-Mich.)
  • May 8, 2013 — Additional cosponsor(s): 4

    Griffith, (R-Va.)Pastor, (D-Ariz.)
    Hinojosa, (D-Texas)Rogers, Mike D. (R-Ala.)
  • May 7, 2013 — Additional cosponsor(s): 5

    Jordan, (R-Ohio)Polis, (D-Colo.)Terry, (R-Neb.)
    Loebsack, (D-Iowa)Slaughter, L. (D-N.Y.)
  • May 6, 2013 — Additional cosponsor(s): 7

    Esty, (D-Conn.)Honda, (D-Calif.)Scott, A. (R-Ga.)
    Hanna, (R-N.Y.)McMorris Rodgers, (R-Wash.)
    Hastings, D. (R-Wash.)Roybal-Allard, (D-Calif.)
  • April 26, 2013 — Additional cosponsor(s): 4

    Calvert, (R-Calif.)Fudge, (D-Ohio)
    Conaway, (R-Texas)Stutzman, (R-Ind.)
  • April 24, 2013 — Additional cosponsor(s): 3

    Brady, K. (R-Texas)DelBene, (D-Wash.)Smith, Adam (D-Wash.)
  • April 23, 2013 — Additional cosponsor(s): 7

    Boustany (R-La.)Foster, (D-Ill.)Ryan, P. (R-Wis.)
    Cardenas, (D-Calif.)Gerlach, (R-Pa.)
    Fattah, (D-Pa.)Nadler, (D-N.Y.)
  • April 18, 2013 — Additional cosponsor(s): 4

    Hudson, (R-N.C.)Rogers, H. (R-Ky.)
    Johnson, B. (R-Ohio)Stewart, (R-Utah)
  • April 16, 2013 — Additional cosponsor(s): 7

    Alexander, R. (R-La.)Hoyer, (D-Md.)Rothfus, (R-Pa.)
    DeLauro, (D-Conn.)Perlmutter, (D-Colo.)
    Graves, T. (R-Ga.)Petri, (R-Wis.)
  • April 15, 2013 — Additional cosponsor(s): 8

    Brown, C. (D-Fla.)Garcia, (D-Fla.)Sanchez, Linda (D-Calif.)
    Cohen, (D-Tenn.)Harper, (R-Miss.)Wilson, F. (D-Fla.)
    Garamendi, (D-Calif.)Lucas, F. (R-Okla.)
  • April 12, 2013 — Additional cosponsor(s): 9

    Broun, (R-Ga.)Guthrie, (R-Ky.)Pallone (D-N.J.)
    Carney, (D-Del.)Issa, (R-Calif.)Price, T. (R-Ga.)
    Eshoo, (D-Calif.)Palazzo, (R-Miss.)Sessions, P. (R-Texas)
  • April 11, 2013 — Additional cosponsor(s): 7

    Cole, (R-Okla.)Heck, D. (D-Wash.)Pitts, (R-Pa.)
    Gardner, (R-Colo.)Herrera Beutler, (R-Wash.)
    Gingrey, (R-Ga.)Larson, J. (D-Conn.)
  • April 10, 2013 — Additional cosponsor(s): 4

    Bonamici, (D-Ore.)Kline, J. (R-Minn.)
    Kilmer, (D-Wash.)Wasserman Schultz, (D-Fla.)
  • April 9, 2013 — Additional cosponsor(s): 18

    Barletta, (R-Pa.)DesJarlais, (R-Tenn.)LaMalfa, (R-Calif.)
    Barrow, (D-Ga.)Enyart, (D-Ill.)Larsen, R. (D-Wash.)
    Bera, (D-Calif.)Fleming, (R-La.)Lujan, B. (D-N.M.)
    Brownley, (D-Calif.)Gibson, C. (R-N.Y.)Matsui, D. (D-Calif.)
    Bustos, (D-Ill.)Gutierrez, (D-Ill.)Walorski, (R-Ind.)
    Carter, J. (R-Texas)King, S. (R-Iowa)Whitfield, (R-Ky.)
  • March 25, 2013 — Additional cosponsor(s): 18

    Black, D. (R-Tenn.)Duffy, (R-Wis.)McClintock, (R-Calif.)
    Cartwright, (D-Pa.)Gosar, (R-Ariz.)Miller, Gary (R-Calif.)
    Cleaver (D-Mo.)Himes, (D-Conn.)Nunnelee, (R-Miss.)
    Crenshaw, (R-Fla.)Israel, (D-N.Y.)Reichert, (R-Wash.)
    Davis, S. (D-Calif.)Joyce, (R-Ohio)Richmond, (D-La.)
    DeSantis, (R-Fla.)Lummis, (R-Wyo.)Vela, (D-Texas)
  • March 21, 2013 — Additional cosponsor(s): 3

    Coble, (R-N.C.)Flores, (R-Texas)Runyan, (R-N.J.)
  • March 20, 2013 — Additional cosponsor(s): 15

    Bishop, T. (D-N.Y.)Jenkins, L. (R-Kan.)Scalise, (R-La.)
    Brooks, S. (R-Ind.)Kelly, (R-Pa.)Southerland (R-Fla.)
    Capito, (R-W.Va.)Lamborn, (R-Colo.)Valadao, (R-Calif.)
    Denham, (R-Calif.)McCarthy, C. (D-N.Y.)Wenstrup, (R-Ohio)
    Horsford, (D-Nev.)Rigell, (R-Va.)Wolf, (R-Va.)
  • March 19, 2013 — Additional cosponsor(s): 8

    Crowley, (D-N.Y.)Hunter, (R-Calif.)Sanchez, Loretta (D-Calif.)
    Duckworth, (D-Ill.)Jeffries, (D-N.Y.)Woodall, (R-Ga.)
    Graves, S. (R-Mo.)Maloney, C. (D-N.Y.)
  • March 18, 2013 — Additional cosponsor(s): 11

    Fitzpatrick, (R-Pa.)Mica, (R-Fla.)Van Hollen, (D-Md.)
    Forbes, (R-Va.)Reed, T. (R-N.Y.)Webster, (R-Fla.)
    Lance, (R-N.J.)Renacci, (R-Ohio)Womack, (R-Ark.)
    Latham, (R-Iowa)Schrader, (D-Ore.)
  • March 15, 2013 — Additional cosponsor(s): 6

    Brooks, M. (R-Ala.)Gibbs, B. (R-Ohio)Veasey, (D-Texas)
    Delaney, (D-Md.)Hurt, (R-Va.)Young, D. (R-Alaska)
  • March 14, 2013 — Additional cosponsor(s): 9

    Bentivolio, (R-Mich.)Crawford, (R-Ark.)Harris, (R-Md.)
    Cassidy, (R-La.)Daines, (R-Mont.)Peters, S. (D-Calif.)
    Chu, (D-Calif.)Foxx, (R-N.C.)Tiberi, (R-Ohio)
  • March 13, 2013 — Additional cosponsor(s): 25

    Amodei, (R-Nev.)McKeon, (R-Calif.)Roby, (R-Ala.)
    Bishop, S. (D-Ga.)McKinley, (R-W.Va.)Rokita, (R-Ind.)
    Griffin, (R-Ark.)McNerney, (D-Calif.)Ruiz, (D-Calif.)
    Hastings, (D-Fla.)Mullin, (R-Okla.)Smith, Lamar (R-Texas)
    Kirkpatrick, (D-Ariz.)Mulvaney, (R-S.C.)Upton, (R-Mich.)
    Lipinski, D. (D-Ill.)Paulsen, (R-Minn.)Wagner, (R-Mo.)
    Maffei, (D-N.Y.)Peters, G. (D-Mich.)Young, T. (R-Ind.)
    Maloney, S. (D-N.Y.)Pittenger, (R-N.C.)
    McHenry, (R-N.C.)Pompeo, (R-Kan.)
  • March 12, 2013 — Additional cosponsor(s): 9

    Barber, (D-Ariz.)Hanabusa, (D-Hawaii)Owens, (D-N.Y.)
    Braley, (D-Iowa)Lowey, (D-N.Y.)Pascrell (D-N.J.)
    Goodlatte, R. (R-Va.)Matheson, (D-Utah)Takano, (D-Calif.)
  • March 11, 2013 — Additional cosponsor(s): 22

    Aderholt, R. (R-Ala.)Costa, (D-Calif.)Olson, (R-Texas)
    Andrews, R. (D-N.J.)Culberson, (R-Texas)Posey, (R-Fla.)
    Bishop, R. (R-Utah)Ellmers, (R-N.C.)Sarbanes, J. (D-Md.)
    Bonner, (R-Ala.)Fleischmann, (R-Tenn.)Schakowsky, (D-Ill.)
    Castor, (D-Fla.)Kingston, J. (R-Ga.)Scott, D. (D-Ga.)
    Chaffetz, (R-Utah)Langevin, (D-R.I.)Sinema, (D-Ariz.)
    Coffman, (R-Colo.)LoBiondo, (R-N.J.)
    Collins, C. (R-N.Y.)Michaud, (D-Maine)
  • March 7, 2013 — Additional cosponsor(s): 22

    Bridenstine, (R-Okla.)Hensarling, (R-Texas)Sensenbrenner, (R-Wis.)
    Buchanan, (R-Fla.)Latta, (R-Ohio)Speier, (D-Calif.)
    Campbell, J. (R-Calif.)Meehan, (R-Pa.)Swalwell, (D-Calif.)
    Davis, R. (R-Ill.)Miller, J. (R-Fla.)Williams, (R-Texas)
    Green, A. (D-Texas)Nugent, (R-Fla.)Yoder, (R-Kan.)
    Green, G. (D-Texas)Ribble, (R-Wis.)Young, C.W. (R-Fla.)
    Hartzler, (R-Mo.)Roe, (R-Tenn.)
    Heck, J. (R-Nev.)Ryan, T. (D-Ohio)
  • March 5, 2013 — Additional cosponsor(s): 32

    Bachus, S. (R-Ala.)Hahn, (D-Calif.)Quigley, (D-Ill.)
    Barr, (R-Ky.)Huizenga, (R-Mich.)Rice, T. (R-S.C.)
    Bass, K. (D-Calif.)Hultgren, (R-Ill.)Roskam, (R-Ill.)
    Brady, R. (D-Pa.)Long, (R-Mo.)Schweikert, (R-Ariz.)
    Burgess, (R-Texas)Luetkemeyer, (R-Mo.)Stivers, (R-Ohio)
    Diaz-Balart, (R-Fla.)Marchant, (R-Texas)Tipton, (R-Colo.)
    Fincher, (R-Tenn.)Markey, (D-Mass.)Titus, (D-Nev.)
    Franks, T. (R-Ariz.)Miller, C. (R-Mich.)Walberg, (R-Mich.)
    Frelinghuysen, (R-N.J.)Murphy, T. (R-Pa.)Walden, G. (R-Ore.)
    Garrett, (R-N.J.)Neugebauer, (R-Texas)Waxman, (D-Calif.)
    Grimm, (R-N.Y.)Pearce, (R-N.M.)
  • March 4, 2013 — Additional cosponsor(s): 9

    Johnson, S. (R-Texas)Schiff, A. (D-Calif.)Velazquez, (D-N.Y.)
    Murphy, P. (D-Fla.)Schock, (R-Ill.)Westmoreland, L. (R-Ga.)
    Ross, D. (R-Fla.)Schwartz, A. (D-Pa.)Yoho, (R-Fla.)
  • Feb. 28, 2013 — Additional cosponsor(s): 2

    Bilirakis, G. (R-Fla.)King, P. (R-N.Y.)
  • Feb. 27, 2013 — Original cosponsor(s): 37

    Chabot, (R-Ohio)Keating, (D-Mass.)Rohrabacher, (R-Calif.)
    Cicilline, (D-R.I.)Kennedy (D-Mass.)Ros-Lehtinen, (R-Fla.)
    Collins, D. (R-Ga.)Kinzinger, (R-Ill.)Salmon, (R-Ariz.)
    Connolly, (D-Va.)Lowenthal, (D-Calif.)Schneider, (D-Ill.)
    Cook, (R-Calif.)Marino, (R-Pa.)Sherman, (D-Calif.)
    Cotton, (R-Ark.)McCaul, (R-Texas)Sires, (D-N.J.)
    Deutch, (D-Fla.)Meadows, (R-N.C.)Smith, C. (R-N.J.)
    Duncan, Jeff (R-S.C.)Meeks, (D-N.Y.)Stockman, (R-Texas)
    Engel, (D-N.Y.)Meng, (D-N.Y.)Vargas, (D-Calif.)
    Frankel, (D-Fla.)Messer, (R-Ind.)Weber, (R-Texas)
    Gabbard, (D-Hawaii)Perry, (R-Pa.)Wilson, J. (R-S.C.)
    Higgins, (D-N.Y.)Poe, (R-Texas)
    Holding, (R-N.C.)Radel, (R-Fla.)
  • Feb. 27, 2013 — Read twice and referred to: House Financial Services, House Foreign Affairs, House Judiciary, House Oversight and Government Reform, House Ways and Means.Congressional Record p. H700