skip to main content

H.R. 1196 (115th): Counterterrorism Screening and Assistance Act of 2017

Call or Write Congress

To require a plan to combat international travel by terrorists and foreign fighters, accelerate the transfer of certain border security systems to foreign partner governments, establish minimum international border security standards, authorize the suspension of foreign assistance to countries not making significant efforts to comply with such minimum standards, and for other purposes.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Sponsor and status

Lee Zeldin

Sponsor. Representative for New York's 1st congressional district. Republican.

Read Text »
Last Updated: Feb 16, 2017
Length: 17 pages
Introduced
Feb 16, 2017
115th Congress, 2017–2019
Status
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on September 28, 2017, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Source

Position statements

What legislators are saying

Rep. Zeldins Bipartisan Counterterrorism Bill Passes House Foreign Affairs Subcommittee
    — Rep. Lee Zeldin [R-NY1] (Sponsor) on Jul 19, 2017

Pittenger co-sponsors Counterterrorism Screening Act
    — Rep. Robert Pittenger [R-NC9, 2013-2018] (Co-sponsor) on Jun 6, 2017

Rep. Zeldins Bipartisan Counterterrorism Bill Passes House Foreign Affairs Subcommittee
    — Rep. Lee Zeldin [R-NY1] (Sponsor) on Jul 19, 2017

More statements at ProPublica Represent...

What stakeholders are saying

Institute for Spending Reform: SpendingTracker.org estimates H.R. 1196 will add $13 million in new spending through 2022.

History

Feb 16, 2017
 
Introduced

Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.

Jul 19, 2017
 
Considered by Oversight and Investigations

A committee held a hearing or business meeting about the bill.

Sep 28, 2017
 
Ordered Reported

A committee has voted to issue a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.

H.R. 1196 (115th) 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 115th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2017 to Jan 3, 2019. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

How to cite this information.

We recommend the following MLA-formatted citation when using the information you see here in academic work:

“H.R. 1196 — 115th Congress: Counterterrorism Screening and Assistance Act of 2017.” www.GovTrack.us. 2017. July 21, 2019 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/115/hr1196>

Where is this information from?

GovTrack automatically collects legislative information from a variety of governmental and non-governmental sources. This page is sourced primarily from Congress.gov, the official portal of the United States Congress. Congress.gov is generally updated one day after events occur, and so legislative activity shown here may be one day behind. Data via the congress project.