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

Dec 07, 2011 (112th Congress, 2011–2013)
Signed by the President
Slip Law:
This bill became Pub.L. 112-168.
Richard Burr
Senior Senator from North Carolina
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Last Updated
Jul 27, 2012
3 pages
Related Bills
H.R. 6036 (Related)
Haqqani Network Terrorist Designation Act of 2012

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jun 27, 2012


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

Introduced Dec 07, 2011
Referred to Committee Dec 07, 2011
Passed Senate Dec 17, 2011
Passed House with Changes Jul 17, 2012
Senate Agreed to Changes Jul 26, 2012
Signed by the President Aug 10, 2012
Full Title

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


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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 and Afghanistan) as a foreign terrorist organization.
Directs the Secretary to report to Congress on: (1) whether the Haqqani Network meets the criteria for designation as a foreign terrorist organization; and (2) which criteria have not been met, if the Secretary determines that the Haqqani Network does not meet such designation.
States that nothing in this Act may be construed to infringe upon the sovereignty of Pakistan to combat militant or terrorist groups operating inside its boundaries.

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