S. 3176 (112th): Military Humanitarian Operations Act of 2012


May 14, 2012
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on May 14, 2012, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Jim Webb

Senator from Virginia



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Last Updated: May 14, 2012
Length: 8 pages

About the bill

Full Title

A bill to provide that the President must seek congressional approval before engaging members of the United States Armed Forces in military humanitarian operations.

Summary (CRS)

5/14/2012--Introduced.Military Humanitarian Operations Act of 2012 - Prohibits the President from deploying members of the Armed Forces into the territory, airspace, or waters of a foreign country for a military ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


May 14, 2012

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This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 3176”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


1 cosponsors (1R) (show)
Committee Assignments

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