S. 247: Expatriate Terrorist Act

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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Jan 22, 2015


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.


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Last Updated: Jan 22, 2015
Length: 5 pages


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Jan 22, 2015

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