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S. 247 (114th): Expatriate Terrorist Act

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 ...

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Ted Cruz

Sponsor. Junior Senator for Texas. Republican.

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Last Updated: Jan 22, 2015
Length: 5 pages
Introduced:

Jan 22, 2015
114th Congress, 2015–2017

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on January 22, 2015, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

History

Jan 22, 2015
 
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Nov 19, 2015
 
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Dec 10, 2015
 
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Jan 21, 2016
 
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Jan 28, 2016
 
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Feb 11, 2016
 
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Mar 3, 2016
 
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Mar 10, 2016
 
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Mar 17, 2016
 
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Apr 7, 2016
 
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Apr 14, 2016
 
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Apr 28, 2016
 
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May 12, 2016
 
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May 19, 2016
 
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May 26, 2016
 
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Jun 9, 2016
 
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Jun 16, 2016
 
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Jun 30, 2016
 
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Jul 14, 2016
 
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S. 247 (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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