S. 1959 (112th): Haqqani Network Terrorist Designation Act of 2012


Dec 7, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013


Enacted — Signed by the President on Aug 10, 2012

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on August 10, 2012.


Pub.L. 112-168


Richard Burr

Senior Senator from North Carolina



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Last Updated: Jul 27, 2012
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About the bill

Full Title

A bill to require a report on the designation of the Haqqani Network as a foreign terrorist organization and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

8/10/2012--Public Law.Haqqani Network Terrorist Designation Act of 2012 - Expresses the sense of Congress that the Secretary of State should designate the Haqqani Network (an insurgent network operating in Pakistan ... Read more >


Dec 7, 2011

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Dec 17, 2011
Passed Senate

The bill was passed in a vote in the Senate. It goes to the House next. The vote was by Unanimous Consent so no record of individual votes was made.

Jul 17, 2012
Passed House with Changes

The House passed the bill with changes not in the Senate version and sent it back to the Senate to approve the changes. The vote was by voice vote so no record of individual votes was made.

Jul 26, 2012
Senate Agreed to Changes

The bill was passed by both chambers in identical form. It goes to the President next who may sign or veto the bill. The vote was by Voice Vote so no record of individual votes was made.

Aug 10, 2012
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 1959”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


15 cosponsors (11R, 4D) (show)
Committee Assignments

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

Related Bills

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H.R. 6036 (Related)
Haqqani Network Terrorist Designation Act of 2012

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jun 27, 2012

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