Iran Cyber Sanctions Act of 2016

May 12, 2016
May 18, 2016
Referred to House (sub)committee

Like similar bill S. 2756 of 4/6/16, this measure would require the president to report to Congress at least every 6 mos. on any Iranian activities deemed to be undermining U.S. cybersecurity. The report would be required to include the identity of any Iranian found to be engaging in, directing, or supporting such activities; a description of the activities in question; an assessment of the Iranian government’s involvement; and a strategy to counter such activities, including any efforts to work with foreign governments. The bill would also direct the president to impose certain restrictions on any individuals listed in the abovementioned report.

Last major action: 5/18/16 referred to House Subcomm. on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, and Investigations.

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