S. 207: A bill to restrict the sale, lease, transfer, retransfer, or delivery of F-16 aircraft, M1 tanks, or certain other defense articles or services to the Government of Egypt.

Introduced:
Jan 31, 2013
Status:
Referred to Committee
Prognosis
1% chance of being enacted
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Sponsor
James “Jim” Inhofe
Senior Senator from Oklahoma
Party
Republican
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Last Updated
Jan 31, 2013
Length
2 pages
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Referred to Committee
Last Action: Feb 27, 2013

 
Status

This bill was assigned to a congressional committee on January 31, 2013, which will consider it before possibly sending it on to the House or Senate as a whole.

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Introduced Jan 31, 2013
Referred to Committee Jan 31, 2013
Reported by Committee ...
Passed Senate ...
Passed House ...
Signed by the President ...
Prognosis

7% chance of getting past committee.
1% chance of being enacted.

Only 11% of bills made it past committee and only about 3% were enacted in 2011–2013. [show factors | methodology]

 
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Cosponsors
6 cosponsors (6R) (show)
Committees

Senate Foreign Relations

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1/31/2013--Introduced.
Prohibits the U.S. government from allowing the sale, lease, transfer, retransfer, or delivery of F-16 aircraft, M1 tanks, or certain other defense articles or services to Egypt until the President certifies to Congress that Egypt has agreed to:
(1) continue to uphold its Camp David Peace Accords commitments,
(2) provide proper security at U.S. embassies and consulates, and
(3) end its systematic exclusion and silencing of all official minority political opposition parties and engage in dialogue for a power-sharing government with such parties.

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