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Human Rights Sanctions Legislation

Comprehensive Iran Sanctions, Accountability and Divestment Act of 2010

Passed by the House of Representatives and the Senate with overwhelming bipartisan support in June 2010, and signed into law by President Obama on July 1, 2010, the Comprehensive Iran Sanctions, Accountability and Divestment Act requires the president to impose sanctions on Iran's entire refined petroleum supply chain.The legislation requires the President to submit to Congress a list of individuals complicit in committing serious human rights abuses on or after June 12, 2009 to be subject to sanctions.

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