H.R. 1212 (112th): RECLAIM Act


Mar 29, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on March 29, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Justin Amash

Representative for Michigan's 3rd congressional district



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Last Updated: Mar 29, 2011
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About the bill

Full Title

To require the cessation of the use of force in, or directed at, the country of Libya by the United States Armed Forces unless a subsequent Act specifically authorizes such use of force.

Summary (CRS)

3/29/2011--Introduced.Restoring Essential constitutional Constraints for Libyan Action Involving the Military Act or RECLAIM Act - Directs the President to cease the use of force in, or directed at, Libya by ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Mar 29, 2011

This is the first step in the legislative process.

This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 1212”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


14 cosponsors (8R, 6D) (show)
Committee Assignments

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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

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