United States Statutes

This is only a selection of certain statutes likely to be of interest -- it is not an exhaustive list of every statute that may relate to OFAC sanctions programs. Users of this site are cautioned that new statutes may be enacted and existing statutes may be amended at any time; accordingly, the list and attachments made available on this site may not reflect all relevant statutes or the most recent amendments to listed statutes. Users of this site are responsible for ensuring that they are consulting all appropriate laws as currently amended.

Statute Title
8 U.S.C. § 1189,
18 U.S.C. § 2339B
Antiterrorism and Effective Death Penalty Act of 1996 (AEDPA)
22 U.S.C. § 2797b-c Sections 2797b-c of the Arms Export Control Act (AECA)
19 U.S.C. §§ 3901-3913 Clean Diamond Trade Act
Public Law 111-195 Comprehensive Iran Sanctions, Accountability, and Divestment Act of 2010 (CISADA), As Amended Through Public Law 112-239, Enacted January 2, 2013 
H.R. 3364 (Public Law 115-44) Countering America's Adversaries Through Sanctions Act (CAATSA)
22 U.S.C. §§ 6001-6010 Cuban Democracy Act of 1992 (CDA)
22 U.S.C. §§ 6021-6091 Cuban Liberty and Democratic Solidarity (Libertad) Act of 1996
Public Law 109-344 (50 U.S.C. § 1701 note) Darfur Peace and Accountability Act of 2006 (DPAA)
21 U.S.C. §§ 1901-1908 Foreign Narcotics Kingpin Designation Act
21 U.S.C. §§ 1790-1064 Fentanyl Sanctions Act
Public Law 114-328 Global Magnitsky Human Rights Accountability Act
Public Law 114-102, 129 Stat. 2205 Hizballah International Financing Prevention Act of 2015
Public Law No: 115-272 Hizballah International Financing Prevention Amendments Act of 2018
H.R. 7440 (Public Law No. 116-149)​ Hong Kong Autonomy Act (HKAA)
Public Law 116-76​ Hong Kong Human Rights and Democracy Act of 2019 (HKHRDA)
50 U.S.C. §§ 1701-1706 International Emergency Economic Powers Act (IEEPA)
22 U.S.C. § 2349aa-9 International Security and Development Cooperation Act of 1985 (ISDCA)
Public Law 112-239 Iran Freedom and Counter-Proliferation Act of 2012 (IFCA)
Public Law 109-293 (50 U.S.C. § 1701 note) Iran Freedom Support Act
Public Law 114–277 Iran Sanctions Act of 1996, as Amended, 50 U.S.C. § 1701 note
Public Law 112-158 Iran Threat Reduction and Syria Human Rights Act of 2012 H.R. 1905
Public Law 112-81 National Defense Authorization Act For Fiscal Year 2012
Public Law 116-92 National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2020
50 U.S.C. §§ 1601-1651 National Emergencies Act (NEA)
Public Law No: 115-335 Nicaragua Human Rights and Anticorruption Act of 2018
Public Law 114-122 North Korean Sanctions and Policy Enhancement Act of 2016
22 U.S.C. §§ 7201-7211 Trade Sanctions Reform and Export Enhancement Act of 2000 (TSRA)
Public Law No: 115-348 Sanctioning the Use of Civilians as Defenseless Shields Act
50 U.S.C. App. §§ 5, 16 Sections 5 and 16 of the Trading With the Enemy Act (TWEA)
22 U.S.C. § 287c Section 5 of the United Nations Participation Act of 1945 (UNPA)
Public Law 104-208, § 570 Section 570 of the Foreign Operations, Export Financing and Related Programs Appropriations Act, 1997
Public Law 115-91 Section 1245 of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2012, P.L. 112-81, As Amended Through Public Law 115-91, Enacted December 12, 2017
Public Law 116-92 ​§§ 7404-7438​ Sections 7404-7438 of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2020, Title LXXIV—​Caesar Syria Civilian Protection Act of 2019​
Public Law 112-208 Sergei Magnitsky Rule of Law Accountability Act of 2012
Public Law 113-95 Support For The Sovereignty, Integrity, Democracy, And Economic Stability Of Ukraine Act Of 2014 (SSIDES)
Public Law 113-272 Ukraine Freedom Support Act Of 2014 (UFSA)
H.R. 3162 Uniting and Strengthening America by Providing Appropriate Tools Required to Intercept and Obstruct Terrorism (USA PATRIOT ACT) Act of 2001
Public Law 113–278 Venezuela Defense of Human Rights and Civil Society Act of 2014
S. 1790 ​ Sanctions With Respect to North Korea (Otto Warmbier Act)
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