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H.R. 4240 (114th): No Fly for Foreign Fighters Act

To require an independent review of the operation and administration of the Terrorist Screening Database (TSDB) maintained by the Federal Bureau of Investigation and subsets of the TSDB, and for other purposes.

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Overview

Introduced:

Dec 11, 2015
114th Congress, 2015–2017

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on April 27, 2016 but was never passed by the Senate.

Sponsor:

Sheila Jackson Lee

Representative for Texas's 18th congressional district

Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: Apr 28, 2016
Length: 3 pages

History

Dec 11, 2015
 
Introduced

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Jan 12, 2016
 
Ordered Reported

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Apr 15, 2016
 
Reported by House Committee on the Judiciary

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Apr 27, 2016
 
Passed House (Senate next)

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H.R. 4240 (114th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.

This bill was introduced in the 114th Congress, which met from Jan 6, 2015 to Jan 3, 2017. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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