About the bill
With voters now ranking terrorism as the top problem facing the U.S. for the first time in a decade, and Cruz is currently projected to win the Iowa caucus next week, the Expatriate Terrorist Act is one of Cruz’s most frequently-promoted policy proposals to deal with the issue. The Senate Judiciary Committee will consider the bill this Thursday.
What the bill would do
“I think what we need is a commander in chief who is focused like a laser on keeping this country safe and on defeating radical ...
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Iowa's 4th congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: Jan 22, 2015
Length: 5 pages
Jan 22, 2015
114th Congress, 2015–2017
Died in a previous Congress
This bill was introduced on January 22, 2015, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Jan 22, 2015
Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.
Feb 13, 2017
Reintroduced Bill — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 1021.
H.R. 503 (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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