About the bill
After the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks, a federal commission was created to fact-find as much information as possible about the planning, funding, and carrying-out of the attacks. The final report ran more than 500 pages, but much intrigue has centered around 28 pages redacted for national security purposes. “60 Minutes” ran an investigative report this month revealing that the pages likely center around how the government of Saudi Arabia -- ostensibly a U.S. ally -- played a significant role in funding and assisting the attacks.
A controversial bill would allow ...
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Senior Senator for Texas. Republican.
Last Updated: Sep 13, 2016
Length: 4 pages
Sep 16, 2015
114th Congress, 2015–2017
Enacted — Veto Overridden on Sep 28, 2016
This bill was enacted after a congressional override of the President's veto on September 28, 2016.
What stakeholders are saying
S. 2040 (114th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
How to cite this information.
Civic Impulse. (2018). S. 2040 — 114th Congress: Justice Against Sponsors of Terrorism Act. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/114/s2040
“S. 2040 — 114th Congress: Justice Against Sponsors of Terrorism Act.” www.GovTrack.us. 2015. February 23, 2018 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/114/s2040>
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