Congress passed legislation mandating

Sanctions imposed by legislation are often time consuming to remove. The Senate bill is intended to (1) codify existing sanctions against Russia and (2) introduce new sanctions against Iran and Russia.

For example, President Obama’s efforts to normalize relations with Cuba were hamstrung by a statutory embargo that prevented him from removing or relaxing restrictions on certain exports of U. Under the proposed law, the president would be authorized to impose trading restrictions on and block property of a number of groups and individuals, including persons involved with or in: .

State legislators in California and New York have introduced bills to effectively ban encryption on any smartphone sold in their states. Ted Lieu, D-Calif., who is sponsoring the federal bill with Reps.

Blake Farenthold, R-Texas, Suzan Del Bene, D-Wash., and Mike Bishop, R-Mich.

The bill remains in the House after congressional leaders challenged the fact that the revenue-raising bill did not originate in the House.

Senate overwhelmingly passed a bill mandating sanctions against Russia and Iran and a 30-day congressional review period should the president attempt to reduce those sanctions.

When sanctions originate from the executive branch, the president alone can decide to withdraw or modify them.

Typically, such changes do not require congressional approval and take effect immediately.

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State legislatures have begun to push their way into the federal debate over encryption, alarming a bipartisan group of Congress members who are seeking to bar states from enacting their own encryption laws.

WASHINGTON — A bipartisan group of lawmakers in Congress is pushing legislation to bar states from enacting their own laws that would require manufacturers to maintain the ability to unlock encrypted smartphones. House to offer the ENCRYPT Act, which would stop states from adopting their own encryption laws."A patchwork of 50 different encryption standards is a recipe for disaster that would create new security vulnerabilities, threaten individual privacy and undermine the competitiveness of American innovators," said Rep.

The vote was 289-137, with 47 Democrats joining 242 Republicans in favor of the bill, creating a majority that could override President Barack Obama's promised veto.