About the bill
A bipartisan bill would essentially end American support for what has traditionally been one of America’s top partners in the volatile Middle East.
Context and what the bill does
Washington Post opinion columnist Jamal Khashoggi was murdered by the government of Saudi Arabia in early October, in response to writings criticizing the regime. Khashoggi was a Saudi citizen with permanent residency in the U.S. due to having been forced into exile, with three American citizen children.
As punishment for his murder, H.R. 7082 would ban all U ...
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Massachusetts's 2nd congressional district. Democrat.
Last Updated: Oct 23, 2018
Length: 4 pages
115th Congress, 2017–2019
This bill was introduced on October 23, 2018, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
What legislators are saying
Oct 23, 2018
Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.
Jan 17, 2019
Reintroduced Bill — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 643.
H.R. 7082 (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.
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To prohibit the provision of United States security assistance to the Government of Saudi Arabia, and for other purposes, H.R. 7082, 115th Cong. (2018).
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