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

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.



Apr 12, 2003
108th Congress, 2003–2004


Enacted — Signed by the President on Dec 12, 2003

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


Pub.L. 108-175


Eliot Engel

Representative for New York's 17th congressional district



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Last Updated: Nov 20, 2003
Length: 8 pages


Apr 12, 2003

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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

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H.R. 1828 (108th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

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This bill was introduced in the 108th Congress, which met from Jan 7, 2003 to Dec 9, 2004. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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