H.R. 1150: Frank R. Wolf International Religious Freedom Act

To amend the International Religious Freedom Act of 1998 to improve the ability of the United States to advance religious freedom globally through enhanced diplomacy, training, counterterrorism, and foreign assistance efforts, and through stronger and more flexible political responses to religious freedom violations and violent extremism worldwide, and for other purposes.

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Feb 27, 2015


Passed House on May 16, 2016

This bill passed in the House on May 16, 2016 and goes to the Senate next for consideration.


Christopher “Chris” Smith

Representative for New Jersey's 4th congressional district



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Last Updated: May 17, 2016
Length: 37 pages


36% chance of being enacted according to PredictGov (details)


Feb 27, 2015

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Apr 20, 2016
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May 16, 2016
Passed House

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Passed Senate

Signed by the President

H.R. 1150 is a bill in the United States Congress.

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