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S. 3257 (115th): STOP Using Human Shields Act

A bill to impose sanctions on foreign persons responsible for serious violations of international law regarding the protection of civilians during armed conflict, and for other purposes.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Sponsor and status

Ted Cruz

Sponsor. Senator for Texas. Republican.

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Last Updated: Oct 3, 2018
Length: 26 pages
Introduced:

Jul 24, 2018
115th Congress, 2017–2019

Status:
Ordered Reported

Provisions of this bill were incorporated into other bills which were enacted.

This bill was enacted as:

H.R. 3342: Sanctioning the Use of Civilians as Defenseless Shields Act
Enacted — Signed by the President on Dec 21, 2018. (compare text)

History

Jul 24, 2018
 
Introduced

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Sep 26, 2018
 
Ordered Reported

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S. 3257 (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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