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

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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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Sheila Jackson Lee

Sponsor. Representative for Texas's 18th congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Apr 28, 2016
Length: 3 pages
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.

Although this bill was not enacted, its provisions could have become law by being included in another bill. It is common for legislative text to be introduced concurrently in multiple bills (called companion bills), re-introduced in subsequent sessions of Congress in new bills, or added to larger bills (sometimes called omnibus bills).

Cosponsors

23 Cosponsors (14 Democrats, 9 Republicans)

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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)

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next. The vote was by voice vote so no record of individual votes was made.

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.

Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number H.R. 4240. This is the one from the 114th Congress.

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

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