New Cosponsor — Jun 26, 2013
New Cosponsor: Rep. Tom Cole [R-OK4]
The bill now has 31 cosponsors (31 Republicans).
Mar 18, 2013
113th Congress, 2013–2015
This bill was introduced on March 18, 2013, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Representative for Wisconsin's 8th congressional district
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Last Updated: Mar 18, 2013
Length: 2 pages
3/18/2013--Introduced.Prohibits the federal government from using a drone (unmanned aircraft) to kill a U.S. citizen located in the United States.Makes such prohibition inapplicable to an individual who poses an immediate ... Read more >
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Last Action: Mar 11, 2013
Referred to Committee
Last Action: Mar 19, 2013
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