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S. 474: A bill to condition assistance to the West Bank and Gaza on steps by the Palestinian Authority to end violence and terrorism against Israeli citizens.

About the bill

The Palestinian Authority financially rewards terrorists who kill Americans and Jews, but Palestinians are the largest per-capita recipients of U.S. foreign aid. Should that continue?

In the final week of the Obama Administration, Secretary of State John Kerry authorized a $221 million transfer to the Palestinian Authority. Although the funds were subsequently frozen by the Trump Administration, many Republicans considered the money an indefensible support of an evil regime.

The Taylor Force Act, labelled H.R. 1164 in the House and S. 474 in the Senate, has been introduced ...

Sponsor and status

Lindsey Graham

Sponsor. Senior Senator for South Carolina. Republican.

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Last Updated: Feb 28, 2017
Length: 2 pages
Introduced:

Feb 28, 2017

Status:

Introduced on Feb 28, 2017

This bill is in the first stage of the legislative process. It was introduced into Congress on February 28, 2017. It will typically be considered by committee next before it is possibly sent on to the House or Senate as a whole.

Prognosis:

10% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)

History

Feb 28, 2017
 
Introduced

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

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Ordered Reported

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Passed Senate (House next)

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Passed House

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Signed by the President

S. 474 is 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.

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