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    This page contains bill sponsorships in the Senate and House. Bill sponsorships indicate the topics that legislators are most interested in, and spend the most time on.

11-HR1905 on May 13, 2011

Bill Sponsorship: Iran Threat Reduction Act
Source: H.R.1905
  • Declares that it is US policy to deny Iran the ability to support acts of foreign terrorist organizations and develop unconventional weapons and ballistic missiles.
  • Urges the President to initiate diplomatic efforts to expand the multilateral sanctions regime regarding Iran.
  • Directs the President to impose specified sanctions on a person who knowingly makes specified investments with respect to Iran's ability to develop petroleum resources; or exports to any items that would contribute to Iran's ability to acquire or develop chemical, biological, or nuclear weapons, or acquire or develop destabilizing numbers and types of advanced conventional weapons.
  • Defines sanctions to include: prohibitions on loans from US financial institutions; prohibitions on foreign exchange; prohibitions on property transactions; and export and procurement sanctions.
  • States that a determination to impose sanctions under this Act shall not be reviewable in any court.
  • Authorizes financial and political assistance to entities that support democracy in Iran.
  • Imposes visa, property, and financial sanctions on persons identified as officials of the government of Iran, security services, or the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps.
  • Directs the President to develop a National Strategy to Counter Iran.
  • Requires a report on the Central Bank of Iran's activities to facilitate Iran's efforts to acquire nuclear missile capacities, and promote terrorism.
    1. Terminates the provisions of this Act when Iran:
    2. has dismantled its efforts to develop or acquire nuclear, chemical and biological weapons;
    3. no longer provides support for acts of international terrorism; and
    4. poses no threat to US national security, interests, or allies.


    Participating counts on VoteMatch question 17. Question 17: Stay out of Iran Scores: -2=Strongly oppose; -1=Oppose; 0=neutral; 1=Support; 2=Strongly support.
  • Topic: War & Peace
  • Headline: Boycott & sanctions against Iran for terrorism & nukes (Score: -1)
  • Headline 2: Sponsored bill boycotting Iran for terrorism & nukes (Score: -2)

  • Key for participation codes:
  • Sponsorships: p=sponsored; o=co-sponsored; s=signed
  • Memberships: c=chair; m=member; e=endorsed; f=profiled; s=scored
  • Resolutions: i=introduced; w=wrote; a=adopted
  • Cases: w=wrote; j=joined; d=dissented; c=concurred
  • Surveys: '+' supports; '-' opposes.



Democrats participating in 11-HR1905

Gary Ackerman s1sNew York Dem./Ind./Lib. (Retiring 2012) 
Jason Altmire s1sPennsylvania Democrat (Lost 2012 Primary) 
Rob Andrews s1sNew Jersey Democrat 
Joe Baca s1sCalifornia Democratic Challenger 
John Barrow s1sGeorgia Democrat 
Karen Bass s1sCalifornia Democrat 
Shelley Berkley s1sNevada Democrat (Senate run 2012) 
Howard Berman s1sCalifornia Democrat 
Sanford Bishop s1sGeorgia Democrat 
Timothy Bishop s1sNew York Democrat 
Dan Boren s1sOklahoma Democratic Governor Challenger 
Robert Brady s1sPennsylvania Democrat 
Bruce Braley s1sIA Democratic Challenger 
Corrine Brown s1sFlorida Democrat 
Dennis Cardoza s1sCalifornia Democrat (Retiring 2012) 
Russ Carnahan s1sMissouri Democrat 
John Carney s1sDelaware Democrat 
Kathy Castor s1sFlorida Democrat 
Ben Chandler s1sKentucky Democrat 
Judy Chu s1sCalifornia Democrat 
David Cicilline s1sRhode Island Democrat 
Hansen Clarke s1sMichigan Former Democrat (until 2012) 
Yvette Clarke s1sNew York DemocratJul 14, 2011
William Lacy Clay s1sMissouri Democrat 
Emmanuel Cleaver s1sMissouri Democrat 
Steve Cohen s1sTennessee Democrat 
Gerry Connolly s1sVirginia Democrat 
Jim Costa s1sCalifornia Democrat 
Jerry Costello s1sIllinois Democrat (Retiring 2012) 
Joe Courtney s1sConnecticut Democrat 
Joseph Crowley s1sNew York Democrat 
Henry Cuellar s1sTexas Democrat 
Elijah Cummings s1sMaryland Democrat 
Susan Davis s1sCalifornia Democrat 
Diana DeGette s1sColorado Democrat 
Ted Deutch s1sFlorida Democrat 
Norm Dicks s1sWashington Democrat (Retiring 2012) 
Joe Donnelly s1sIN Democratic Challenger 
Mike Doyle s1sPennsylvania Democrat 
Eliot Engel s1sNew York Democrat/Liberal 
Anna Eshoo s1sCalifornia Democrat 
Bob Filner s1sCalifornia Democrat (Mayoral run 2011) 
Marcia Fudge s1sOhio Democrat 
John Garamendi s1sCalifornia Democrat 
Charles Gonzalez s1sTexas Democrat (Retiring 2012) 
Gene Green s1sTexas Democrat 
Janice Hahn s1sCalifornia Democrat 
Colleen Hanabusa s1sHawaii Democrat 
Alcee Hastings s1sFlorida Democrat 
Martin Heinrich s1sNew Mexico Democrat (Senate run 2012) 
Brian Higgins s1sNew York Democrat 
Jim Himes s1sConnecticut Democrat 
Mazie Hirono s1sHawaii Democrat (Senate run 2012)Jul 6, 2011
Kathy Hochul s1sNew York Democrat 
Tim Holden s1sPennsylvania Democrat (Lost 2012 Primary) 
Rush Holt s1sNew Jersey Democrat 
Mike Honda s1sCalifornia Democrat 
Steny Hoyer s1sMaryland Democrat 
Jay Inslee s1sWA Democratic Governor 
Steve Israel s1sNew York Democrat 
Jesse Louis Jackson s1sIllinois Democrat (Resgined 2013) 
Hank Johnson s1sGeorgia Democrat 
Bill Keating s1sMassachusetts Democrat 
Ron Kind s1sWI Former Democratic challenger (2012) 
Larry Kissell s1sNorth Carolina Democrat 
James Langevin s1sRhode Island Democrat 
John Larson s1sConnecticut Democrat 
John Lewis s1sGeorgia Democrat 
Dan Lipinski s1sIllinois Democrat 
David Loebsack s1sIowa Democrat 
Zoe Lofgren s1sCalifornia Democrat 
Nita Lowey s1sNew York DemocratJul 6, 2011
Ben Ray Lujan s1sNew Mexico DemocratJul 6, 2011
Carolyn Maloney s1sNew York Democrat/Liberal 
Jim Matheson s1sUtah Democrat 
Doris Matsui s1sCalifornia Democrat 
Carolyn McCarthy s1sNew York Dem./Ind./Working-Families 
Mike McIntyre s1sNorth Carolina Democrat 
Jerry McNerney s1sCalifornia Democrat 
Gregory Meeks s1sNew York Dem./Working-Families 
Michael Michaud s1sMaine Democratic Governor Challenger 
Jerrold Nadler s1sNew York Dem./Lib./Working-Families 
Richard Neal s1sMassachusetts Democrat 
Bill Owens s1sNew York Democrat 
Frank Pallone s1sNew Jersey Democrat 
Bill Pascrell s1sNew Jersey Democrat 
Ed Perlmutter s1sColorado DemocratJul 6, 2011
Gary Peters s1sMI Democratic Challenger 
Jared Polis s1sColorado Democrat 
Mike Quigley s1sIllinois Democrat 
Nick Rahall s1sWest Virginia Democrat 
Charles Rangel s1sNew York Dem./Lib./Working-Families 
Laura Richardson s1sCalifornia Democrat 
Steven Rothman s1sNew Jersey Democrat 
Lucille Roybal-Allard s1sCalifornia Democrat 
Dutch Ruppersberger s1sMaryland Democrat 
Linda Sanchez s1sCalifornia Democrat 
Loretta Sanchez s1sCalifornia Democrat 
John Sarbanes s1sMaryland Democrat 
Jan Schakowsky s1sIllinois Democrat 
Adam Schiff s1sCalifornia Democrat 
Allyson Schwartz s1sPennsylvania Democratic Governor Challenger 
Brad Sherman s1sCalifornia Democrat 
Heath Shuler s1sNorth Carolina Democrat (retiring 2012) 
Albio Sires s1sNew Jersey Democrat 
Louise Slaughter s1sNew York Democrat 
David Adam Smith s1sWashington Democrat 
Jackie Speier s1sCalifornia Democrat 
Betty Sutton s1sOhio Democrat 
Mike Thompson s1sCalifornia DemocratJul 14, 2011
Ed Towns s1sNew York Democrat/Liberal (Retiring) 
Chris Van Hollen s1sMaryland Democrat 
Peter Visclosky s1sIndiana Democrat 
Debbie Wasserman Schultz s1sFlorida Democrat 
Henry Waxman s1sCalifornia Democrat 
Peter Welch s1sVermont Democrat 
Frederica Wilson s1sFlorida DemocratJul 6, 2011
John Yarmuth s1sKentucky Democrat 



Republicans participating in 11-HR1905

Sandy Adams s1sFlorida Republican (Lost 2012 primary) 
Robert Aderholt s1sAlabama Republican 
Todd Akin s1sMissouri Republican (Senate run 2012) 
Rodney Alexander s1sLouisiana Republican 
Steve Austria s1sOhio Republican (Retiring 2012) 
Michele Bachmann s1sMinnesota Republican 
Lou Barletta s1sPennsylvania Republican 
Roscoe Bartlett s1sMaryland Republican 
Charlie Bass s1sNew Hampshire Republican (Retired 2012) 
Rick Berg s1sND Republican Challenger 
Judy Biggert s1sIllinois Republican 
Brian Bilbray s1sCalifornia Republican 
Gus Bilirakis s1sFlorida Republican 
Rob Bishop s1sUtah Republican 
Marsha Blackburn s1sTennessee Republican 
Jo Bonner s1sAlabama Republican 
Mary Bono s1sCalifornia Republican 
Mo Brooks s1sAlabama Republican 
Vern Buchanan s1sFlorida Republican 
Ann Marie Buerkle s1sNew York Republican 
Michael Burgess s1sTexas Republican 
Dan Burton s1sIndiana Republican (Retiring 2012) 
Ken Calvert s1sCalifornia Republican 
John Campbell s1sCalifornia Republican 
Quico Canseco s1sTexas Republican 
Shelley Moore Capito s1sWest Virginia Republican 
John Carter s1sTexas Republican 
Bill Cassidy s1sLA Republican Challenger 
Steve Chabot s1sOhio Republican 
Jason Chaffetz s1sUT Former Republican Challenger (2011) 
John Howard Coble s1sNorth Carolina Republican 
Mike Coffman s1sColorado Republican 
Tom Cole s1sOklahoma Republican 
Mike Conaway s1sTexas Republican 
Chip Cravaack s1sMinnesota RepublicanJul 6, 2011
Rick Crawford s1sArkansas Republican 
Ander Crenshaw s1sFlorida Republican 
John Culberson s1sTexas Republican 
Jeff Denham s1sCalifornia Republican 
Scott DesJarlais s1sTennessee Republican 
Mario Diaz-Balart s1sFlorida Republican 
Bob Dold s1sIllinois Republican challenger 
Sean Duffy s1sWisconsin Republican 
Renee Ellmers s1sNorth Carolina Republican 
Jo Ann Emerson s1sMissouri Republican (Resigned 2013) 
Blake Farenthold s1sTexas Republican 
Stephen Fincher s1sTennessee RepublicanJul 14, 2011
Jeff Flake s1sArizona Republican (Senate run 2012) 
Chuck Fleischmann s1sTennessee Republican 
John Fleming s1sLouisiana RepublicanJul 6, 2011
Bill Flores s1sTexas Republican 
Randy Forbes s1sVirginia Republican 
Jeff Fortenberry s1sNebraska Republican 
Virginia Foxx s1sNorth Carolina Republican 
Trent Franks s1sArizona Republican 
Rodney Frelinghuysen s1sNew Jersey Republican 
Elton Gallegly s1sCalifornia Republican (Retiring 2012) 
Cory Gardner s1sColorado Republican 
Scott Garrett s1sNew Jersey Republican 
Jim Gerlach s1sPennsylvania Republican 
Chris Gibson s1sNew York Republican 
Bob Goodlatte s1sVirginia Republican 
Paul Gosar s1sArizona Republican 
Tom Graves s1sGeorgia Republican 
Tim Griffin s1sArkansas Republican 
Michael Grimm s1sNew York Republican 
Frank Guinta s1sNew Hanpshire Republican challenger 
Richard Hanna s1sNew York Republican 
Gregg Harper s1sMississippi Republican 
Andy Harris s1sMaryland Republican 
Vicky Hartzler s1sMissouri Republican 
Doc Hastings s1sWashington Republican 
Nan Hayworth s1sNew York Republican 
Joe Heck s1sNevada Republican 
Jaime Herrera s1sWashington Republican 
Tim Huelskamp s1sKansas Republican 
Bill Huizenga s1sMichigan Republican 
Randy Hultgren s1sIllinois Republican 
Duncan Hunter Jr. s1sCalifornia Republican 
Robert Hurt s1sVirginia Republican 
Lynn Jenkins s1sKansas Republican 
Bill Johnson s1sOhio Republican 
Timothy Johnson s1sIllinois Republican (Retiring 2012) 
Mike Kelly s1sPennsylvania RepublicanJul 14, 2011
Peter King s1sNew York Rep./Ind./Cons./Right-To-Life 
Adam Kinzinger s1sIllinois RepublicanJul 6, 2011
John Kline s1sMinnesota Republican 
Doug Lamborn s1sColorado Republican 
Leonard Lance s1sNew Jersey Republican 
Jeff Landry s1sLouisiana Republican 
James Lankford s1sOklahoma Republican 
Tom Latham s1sIowa Republican 
Steven LaTourette s1sOhio Republican 
Jerry Lewis s1sCalifornia Republican (Retiring 2012) 
Frank LoBiondo s1sNew Jersey Republican 
Billy Long s1sMissouri Republican 
Frank Dean Lucas s1sOklahoma RepublicanJul 6, 2011
Blaine Luetkemeyer s1sMissouri Republican 
Dan Lungren s1sCalifornia Republican 
Connie Mack s1sFL Former Republican Senator (until 2000) 
Kenny Marchant s1sTexas Republican 
Tom Marino s1sPennsylvania RepublicanJul 6, 2011
Kevin McCarthy s1sCalifornia Republican 
Michael McCaul s1sTexas Republican 
Tom McClintock s1sCA03 Former Republican Challenger (2003)Jul 6, 2011
Thad McCotter s1sMichigan Republican 
Patrick McHenry s1sNorth Carolina Republican 
Buck McKeon s1sCalifornia Republican 
David McKinley s1sWest Virginia Republican 
Patrick Meehan s1sPennsylvania Republican 
Candice Miller s1sMichigan Republican 
Gary Miller s1sCalifornia Republican 
Jeff Miller s1sFlorida Republican 
Tim Murphy s1sPennsylvania Republican 
Sue Myrick s1sNorth Carolina Republican (Retiring 2012) 
Randy Neugebauer s1sTexas Republican 
Kristi Noem s1sSouth Dakota Republican 
Rich Nugent s1sFlorida Republican 
Devin Nunes s1sCalifornia Republican 
Alan Nunnelee s1sMississippi RepublicanJul 6, 2011
Pete Olson s1sTexas Republican 
Steven Palazzo s1sMississippi Republican 
Erik Paulsen s1sMinnesota Republican 
Joseph Pitts s1sPennsylvania Republican 
Todd Platts s1sPennsylvania Republican (Retiring 2012) 
Ted Poe s1sTexas Republican 
Mike Pompeo s1sKansas Republican 
Bill Posey s1sFlorida Republican 
Tom Price s1sGeorgia Republican 
Tom Reed s1sNew York Republican 
Dennis Rehberg s1sMontana Republican (Senate run 2012) 
Dave Reichert s1sWashington Republican (Governor run 2012) 
Jim Renacci s1sOhio Republican 
Reid Ribble s1sWisconsin Republican 
David Rivera s1sFlorida Republican 
Phil Roe s1sTennessee Republican 
Michael Rogers s1sAlabama Republican 
Dana Rohrabacher s1sCalifornia Republican 
Tom Rooney s1sFlorida RepublicanJul 6, 2011
Ileana Ros-Lehtinen s2pFlorida Republican 
Peter Roskam s1sIllinois Republican 
Dennis Ross s1sFlorida Republican 
Ed Royce s1sCalifornia Republican 
Jon Runyan s1sNew Jersey Republican 
Paul Ryan s1sPOTUS RepublicanJul 6, 2011
Steve Scalise s1sLA Republican challenger 
Bobby Schilling s1sIllinois Republican challenger 2014 
Jean Schmidt s1sOhio Republican (Lost 2012 Primary) 
Aaron Schock s1sIllinois Republican 
David Schweikert s1sArizona Republican 
Austin Scott s1sGeorgia Republican 
Tim Scott s1sSC Republican Senator-Appointee 
Pete Sessions s1sTexas Republican 
Bill Shuster s1sPennsylvania Republican 
Mike Simpson s1sIdaho Republican 
Adrian Smith s1sNebraska Republican 
Christopher Smith s1sNew Jersey Republican 
Lamar Smith s1sTexas Republican 
Cliff Stearns s1sFlorida Republican (Lost 2012 primary) 
Steve Stivers s1sOhio Republican 
John Sullivan s1sOklahoma Republican 
Lee Terry s1sNebraska Republican 
Glenn Thompson s1sPennsylvania Republican 
Pat Tiberi s1sOhio Republican 
Scott Tipton s1sColorado Republican 
Fred Upton s1sMichigan Republican 
Tim Walberg s1sMichigan Republican 
Greg Walden s1sOregon Republican 
Joe Walsh s1sIllinois Republican 
Dan Webster s1sFlorida Republican 
Allen West s1sFlorida Republican 
Lynn Westmoreland s1sGeorgia Republican 
Robert Wittman s1sVirginia Republican 
Frank Wolf s1sVirginia Republican 
Steve Womack s1sArkansas Republican 
Rob Woodall s1sGeorgia Republican 
Kevin Yoder s1sKansas Republican 
Don Young s1sAlaska Republican 



Independents participating in 11-HR1905

Darrell Issa s1sCA03 Former Initiator of Gubernatorial Recall (2003) 



Total recorded by OnTheIssues:

Democrats: 118
Republicans: 178
Independents: 1


















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