S. 198 (113th): Boko Haram Terrorist Designation Act of 2013


Jan 31, 2013
113th Congress, 2013–2015

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on January 31, 2013, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


James Risch

Senator from Idaho



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Last Updated: Jan 31, 2013
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About the bill

Full Title

A bill to require a report on the designation of Boko Haram as a foreign terrorist organization, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

1/31/2013--Introduced.Boko Haram Terrorist Designation Act of 2013 - Directs the Secretary of State to report to Congress on whether the Nigerian organization People Committed to the Propagation of the Prophet's ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Jan 31, 2013

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This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 198”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


7 cosponsors (7R) (show)
Committee Assignments

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

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