S. 3534 (112th): American Victims of Terrorism Justice Act


Sep 12, 2012
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on September 12, 2012, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Robert “Bob” Menéndez

Senator from New Jersey



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Last Updated: Sep 12, 2012
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About the bill

Full Title

A bill to amend the statue of limitations for civil actions regarding terrorist acts.

Summary (CRS)

9/12/2012--Introduced.American Victims of Terrorism Justice Act - Amends the federal criminal code to extend from 4 to 10 years the limitation period for bringing certain actions for civil damages resulting ... Read more >

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Sep 12, 2012

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This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 3534”). 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)
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S. 1894 (Related)
Justice Against Sponsors of Terrorism Act

Reported by Committee
Last Action: Sep 20, 2012

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