About the bill
The Stop Arming Terrorists Act is a proposed Act of Congress that was originally sponsored by United States Representative for Hawaii's 2nd congressional district Tulsi Gabbard and United States Senator for Kentucky Rand Paul in early 2017 to prohibit the use of United States Government funds to provide assistance to Al Qaeda, Jabhat Fateh al-Sham, and the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) and to countries supporting those organizations, and for other purposes. As November 2017, only 14 other lawmakers out of 435 United States House of Representatives have co-sponsored Gabbard’s House bill. Paul’s Senate version of the bill, on the other hand, has zero cosponsors.
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Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Hawaii's 2nd congressional district. Democrat.
Last Updated: Jan 23, 2017
Length: 7 pages
115th Congress (2017–2019)
This bill was introduced on January 23, 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).
14 Cosponsors (8 Republicans, 6 Democrats)
What legislators are saying
“Rep. Tulsi Gabbard Condemns New U.S. Arms Sale to Saudi Arabia”
— Rep. Tulsi Gabbard [D-HI2, 2013-2020] (Sponsor) on May 20, 2017
“Dr. Rand Paul Introduces the Stop Arming Terrorists Act”
— Sen. Rand Paul [R-KY] on Mar 10, 2017
Jan 23, 2017
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H.R. 608 (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. 608. 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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