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H.R. 193 (115th): American Sovereignty Restoration Act of 2017

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About the bill

It’s headquartered in the U.S., but is it time for America leave the U.N.? Some Republicans think so.

Context and what the bill does

The United Nations was created in 1945 in the aftermath of World War II, as a means of trying to establish greater cooperation among countries. The institution is headquartered in the U.S., in New York City.

Yet the U.S. contributes about 22 percent of the U.N. operating budget, and some Republicans say its good intentions have been subverted by a globalist mission that runs contrary to America’s ostensible values.

The American Sovereignty Restoration Act would remove all U.S. involvement from the U.N. The bill was introduced in January 2017 by Rep. Mike Rogers (R-AL3), and numbered H ...

Sponsor and status

Mike Rogers

Sponsor. Representative for Alabama's 3rd congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: Jan 3, 2017
Length: 7 pages
Jan 3, 2017
115th Congress (2017–2019)
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on January 3, 2017, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.

Although this bill was not enacted, its provisions could have become law by being included in another bill. It is common for legislative text to be introduced concurrently in multiple bills (called companion bills), re-introduced in subsequent sessions of Congress in new bills, or added to larger bills (sometimes called omnibus bills).


9 Cosponsors (9 Republicans)



Jan 3, 2017

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

H.R. 193 (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.

Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number H.R. 193. This is the one from the 115th Congress.

This bill was introduced in the 115th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2017 to Jan 3, 2019. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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