S. 8 (112th): Tough and Smart National Security Act


Jan 25, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on January 25, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Harry Reid

Senior Senator from Nevada



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Last Updated: Jan 25, 2011
Length: 2 pages

About the bill

Full Title

A bill to strengthen America's national security.

Summary (CRS)

1/25/2011--Introduced.Tough and Smart National Security Act - Expresses the sense of the Senate that Congress should:ensure that members of the Armed Forces, particularly those serving in Afghanistan and Iraq, and ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Jan 25, 2011

This is the first step in the legislative process.

This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 8”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


9 cosponsors (9D) (show)
Committee Assignments

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

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