H.R. 1828 (108th): Syria Accountability and Lebanese Sovereignty Restoration Act of 2003

Introduced:

Apr 12, 2003
108th Congress, 2003–2004

Status:

Enacted — Signed by the President on Dec 12, 2003

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on December 12, 2003.

Law:

Pub.L. 108-175

Sponsor:

Eliot Engel

Representative for New York's 17th congressional district

Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: Nov 20, 2003
Length: 8 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To halt Syrian support for terrorism, end its occupation of Lebanon, stop its development of weapons of mass destruction, cease its illegal importation of Iraqi oil and illegal shipments of weapons and other military items to Iraq, and by so doing hold Syria accountable for the serious international security problems it has caused in the Middle East, and for other purposes.

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History

Apr 12, 2003
 
Introduced

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Oct 8, 2003
 
Reported by Committee

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Oct 15, 2003
 
Passed House

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Nov 11, 2003
 
Passed Senate with Changes

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Nov 20, 2003
 
House Agreed to Changes

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Dec 12, 2003
 
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

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Details

Cosponsors
297 cosponsors (162R, 134D, 1I) (show)
Committee Assignments

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Votes
On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Pass, as Amended
Oct 15, 2003 7:26 p.m.
Passed 398/4
Nov 11, 2003 3:25 p.m.
Bill Passed 89/4
Suspend the Rules and Agree to the Senate Amendments
Nov 20, 2003 6:49 p.m.
Passed 408/8

Related Bills

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S. 982 (Related)
Syria Accountability Act of 2003

Referred to Committee
Last Action: May 1, 2003

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