H.R. 599 (113th): Arms Sale Responsibility Act of 2013


Feb 8, 2013
113th Congress, 2013–2015

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on February 8, 2013, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Raúl Grijalva

Representative for Arizona's 3rd congressional district



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Last Updated: Feb 8, 2013
Length: 7 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To prohibit the transfer of defense articles and defense services to the governments of foreign countries that are engaging in gross violations of internationally recognized human rights, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

2/8/2013--Introduced.Arms Sale Responsibility Act of 2013 - Expresses the sense of Congress that it should be U.S. policy to adhere to a policy of restraint in transferring conventional arms if ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Feb 8, 2013

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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 599”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


18 cosponsors (18D) (show)
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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

Related Bills

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H.R. 5749 (112th) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: May 15, 2012

H.R. 479 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Feb 4, 2013

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