The sanctions targeted Senators Ted Cruz and Marco Rubio.
"This important bill will provide our teachers with the resources they need to teach our students the lessons of the Holocaust."
A bill formalizing the figure gained support from both Republican and Democratic senators.
After taking compound interest into account, the payout would amount to an estimated $25 billion.
“What did they do with the money they got from the Iran deal? They didn’t invest in their people. They didn’t build roads or bridges. They continue to sponsor terror all over the world."
Rubio is a Cuban-American whose views has been influenced by his experience of the socialist revolution in Cuba.
"I just think it would be the wrong thing to do and I think it would be a huge political mistake as well."
Florida Senator Marco Rubio told 'The Jerusalem Post' that “The BDS movement, with its thinly-veiled antisemitic agenda, is engaged in economic warfare against the Jewish State of Israel."
As the legislation stands, only Polish citizens are eligible for Holocaust property restitution.