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H.R.5796 Justice for the American Diplomats Held Hostage in Tehran Act, 112th Congress

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  • Latest Action: Jun 04, 2012 Referred to the Subcommittee on the Constitution.

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    • Legislative Round-Up: Week Ending May 18, 2012 - Americans for ... - May 19, 2012 by Lara Friedman - (IRAN ACCOUNTABILITY FOR 1979) HR 5796: Introduced 5/17/12 by Reps. Braley (D-IA) and Ros-Lehtinen (R-FL), "the ... Ros-Lehtinen's press release touting introduction of HR 5796 is here. She notes that "This bipartisan ...

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      As noted by Lara Friedman on May 19, 2012, "(IRAN ACCOUNTABILITY FOR 1979) HR 5796: Introduced 5/17/12 by Reps. Braley (D-IA) and Ros-Lehtinen (R-FL), "the ... Ros-Lehtinen's press release touting introduction of HR 5796 is here. She notes that "This bipartisan ..." (/url?q=http://peacenow.org/entries/legislative_round-up_week_ending_may_18_2012&sa=U&ei=tfW9T5qVKYn3sQLN38EV&ved=0CDAQmAEwAg&usg=AFQjCNEsge8v7o0N16ud-slWfNJhFqVmsw)
    • Legislative Round-Up: Week Ending May 18, 2012 - Americans for ... - May 19, 2012 by Lara Friedman - (IRAN ACCOUNTABILITY FOR 1979) HR 5796: Introduced 5/17/12 by Reps. Braley (D-IA) and Ros-Lehtinen (R-FL), "the ... Ros-Lehtinen's press release touting introduction of HR 5796 is here. She notes that "This bipartisan ...

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      As noted by Lara Friedman on May 19, 2012, "(IRAN ACCOUNTABILITY FOR 1979) HR 5796: Introduced 5/17/12 by Reps. Braley (D-IA) and Ros-Lehtinen (R-FL), "the ... Ros-Lehtinen's press release touting introduction of HR 5796 is here. She notes that "This bipartisan ..." (/url?q=http://peacenow.org/entries/legislative_round-up_week_ending_may_18_2012&sa=U&ei=V1G7T5fhBMOC2AX0oKjJCQ&ved=0CDAQmAEwAg&usg=AFQjCNFyzb3NxVRuLwtPO7ehwg8L0eYbMw)
    • Legislative Round-Up: Week Ending May 18, 2012 - Americans for ... - May 19, 2012 by Lara Friedman - (IRAN ACCOUNTABILITY FOR 1979) HR 5796: Introduced 5/17/12 by Reps. Braley (D-IA) and Ros-Lehtinen (R-FL), "the ... Ros-Lehtinen's press release touting introduction of HR 5796 is here. She notes that "This bipartisan ...

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      As noted by Lara Friedman on May 19, 2012, "(IRAN ACCOUNTABILITY FOR 1979) HR 5796: Introduced 5/17/12 by Reps. Braley (D-IA) and Ros-Lehtinen (R-FL), "the ... Ros-Lehtinen's press release touting introduction of HR 5796 is here. She notes that "This bipartisan ..." (/url?q=http://peacenow.org/entries/legislative_round-up_week_ending_may_18_2012&sa=U&ei=rK24T9mzHKyosAL0-OinAQ&ved=0CCsQmAEwAQ&usg=AFQjCNGHPKu_J8CDrx2VyD99gL8jrzDUHQ)

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    • Members propose compensation fund for 66 Americans held hostage in Iran - May 18, 2012 by Thehill.com - The bill, H.R. 5796, would double the fines U.S. companies face for doing business in Iran, and direct half of that money to a new fund that would go to the hostages and their families. In November 1979, 66 Americans were taken hostage by Iranian students

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      As noted by Thehill.com on May 18, 2012, "The bill, H.R. 5796, would double the fines U.S. companies face for doing business in Iran, and direct half of that money to a new fund that would go to the hostages and their families. In November 1979, 66 Americans were taken hostage by Iranian students " (http://thehill.com/blogs/floor-action/house/228391-members-propose-compensation-fund-for-66-americans-held-hostage-in-iran)
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