S. 247: Expatriate Terrorist Act

Introduced:

Jan 22, 2015

Status:

Referred to Committee on Jan 22, 2015

This bill was assigned to a congressional committee on January 22, 2015, which will consider it before possibly sending it on to the House or Senate as a whole.

Sponsor:

Ted Cruz

Junior Senator from Texas

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Jan 22, 2015
Length: 5 pages

Prognosis:

1% chance of being enacted (details)

About the bill

Full Title

A bill to amend section 349 of the Immigration and Nationality Act to deem specified activities in support of terrorism as renunciation of United States nationality, and for other purposes.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Summary

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 ...

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History

Jan 22, 2015
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

 
Reported by Committee

 
Passed Senate

 
Passed House

 
Signed by the President

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