H.R. 1270 (112th): To direct the Secretary of State to designate as foreign terrorist organizations certain Mexican drug cartels, and for other purposes.


Mar 30, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on March 30, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Michael McCaul

Representative for Texas's 10th congressional district



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Last Updated: Mar 30, 2011
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3/30/2011--Introduced.Directs the Secretary of State to designate as a foreign terrorist organization each of the following: (1) the Arellano Feliz Organization, (2) the Los Zetas Cartel, (3) the Beltran Leyva ... Read more >

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Mar 30, 2011

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