The Heroes Act, the second stimulus bill in response to the COVID-19 outbreak, mentioned Iran when reaffirming federal banking regulations and specified that customer bank accounts cannot be terminated or restricted unless they are considered a threat to national security, which includes having ties to Iran, Syria, or other countries deemed to be state sponsors of terrorism. The bill, passed in the House on May 21, 2020, expands a wide range of government programs and policies and provides emergency funding to individuals and government agencies across all levels. The Heroes Act now awaits a vote in the Senate.
- House Passes the Heroes Act (H.R. 6800)