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H.R. 5954 (115th): Anti-Terrorism Clarification Act of 2018

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To amend title 18, United States Code, to clarify the meaning of the terms "act of war" and "blocked asset", and for other purposes.

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Sponsor and status

Bob Goodlatte

Sponsor. Representative for Virginia's 6th congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: Jul 24, 2018
Length: 6 pages
Introduced
May 24, 2018
115th Congress (2017–2019)
Status
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This bill was enacted as:

S. 2946: Anti-Terrorism Clarification Act of 2018
Enacted — Signed by the President on Oct 3, 2018. (compare text)
Cosponsors

7 Cosponsors (4 Republicans, 3 Democrats)

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What legislators are saying

House Passes Poseys Bipartisan Legislation to Provide Justice for American Victims of Terrorism
    — Rep. Bill Posey [R-FL8] (Co-sponsor) on Jul 23, 2018

Ranking Member Nadler Floor Statement in Support of H.R. 5954, the Anti-Terrorism Clarification Act of 2018
    — Rep. Jerrold Nadler [D-NY10] (Co-sponsor) on Jul 23, 2018

On the House Floor This Week - 7/23/18
    — Rep. John Delaney [D-MD6, 2013-2018] on Jul 23, 2018

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History

May 24, 2018
 
Introduced

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Jun 13, 2018
 
Ordered Reported

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Jul 23, 2018
 
Passed House (Senate next)

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Jul 23, 2018
 
Reported by House Committee on the Judiciary

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H.R. 5954 (115th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

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Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number H.R. 5954. 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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