New Cosponsor — Sep 11, 2012
New Cosponsor: Rep. Michael Michaud [D-ME2, 2003-2014]
The bill now has 3 cosponsors (2 Republicans, 1 Democrat).
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Jun 21, 2012
112th Congress, 2011–2013
This bill was introduced on June 21, 2012, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Representative for Texas's 14th congressional district
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Last Updated: Jun 21, 2012
Length: 2 pages
To prohibit the use of funds available to the Department of Defense or an element of the intelligence community for the purpose or which would have the effect of supporting, directly or indirectly, military or paramilitary operations in Syria by any nation, group, organization, movement, or individual.
The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.
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Civic Impulse. (2016). H.R. 5993 — 112th Congress: Syria Non-Intervention Act of 2012. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/112/hr5993
“H.R. 5993 — 112th Congress: Syria Non-Intervention Act of 2012.” www.GovTrack.us. 2012. February 12, 2016 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/112/hr5993>
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