Countering America's Adversaries Through Sanctions Act
Public Law Number: 115-44
Enacted - Signed by the President
Once the president signs a bill, it becomes a law.
An act to provide congressional review and to counter aggression by the Governments of Iran, the Russian Federation, and North Korea, and for other purposes.
Other names for this bill
The Countering America's Adversaries Through Sanctions Act actually consists of three related bills....
Title I of the bill is the Countering Iran's Destabilizing Activities Act.
Title II of the bill is the Countering Russian Influence in Europe and Eurasia Act.
Title III of the bill is the Korean Interdiction and Modernization of Sanctions Act.
Increased sanctions against Iran, Russia, and North Korea
This bill makes it easier for the president to impose sanctions against Iran, Russia, and North Korea under certain conditions.
It also makes it more difficult for the president to relieve sanctions against Russia.
Sanctions against Iran
This act requires the administration to assess the threats Iran poses to the U.S. and its allies.
It requires the president to impose sanctions against anyone who assists Iran in developing weapons of mass destruction or that supports terrorism.
Prevents the president from lifting sanctions on Russia
This act provides sanctions against Russia for activities such as cyber and financial terrorism, corruption, and human rights abuses.
It also requires the president to obtain approval from Congress in order to end certain sanctions against Russia.
Sanctions against North Korea
This act increases the president's ability to impose sanctions against North Korea.