S. 1539 (112th): Taiwan Airpower Modernization Act of 2011


Sep 12, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on September 12, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


John Cornyn

Senator from Texas



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Last Updated: Sep 12, 2011
Length: 5 pages

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H.R. 2992 (same title)
Reported by Committee — Nov 17, 2011

About the bill

Full Title

A bill to provide Taiwan with critically needed United States-built multirole fighter aircraft to strengthen its self-defense capability against the increasing military threat from China.

Summary (CRS)

9/12/2011--Introduced.Taiwan Air Power Modernization Act of 2011 - Expresses the sense of Congress that: (1) a critical element to maintaining peace and stability in Asia in the face of China's ... Read more >

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Sep 12, 2011

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This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 1539”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


19 cosponsors (15R, 3D, 1I) (show)
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H.R. 2992 (identical)

Reported by Committee
Last Action: Nov 17, 2011

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