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H.R. 1590: Terrorist and Foreign Fighter Travel Exercise Act of 2019

To require an exercise related to terrorist and foreign fighter travel, and for other purposes.

Sponsor and status

Michael Guest

Sponsor. Representative for Mississippi's 3rd congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: Sep 26, 2019
Length: 2 pages
Introduced
Mar 7, 2019
116th Congress, 2019–2021
Status

Enacted — Signed by the President on Oct 9, 2019

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on October 9, 2019.

Law
Pub.L. 116-64
Source

Position statements

What legislators are saying

With President Trump’s Signature, Congressman Guest’s Bill to Prevent Terrorist Travel Becomes Law
    — Rep. Michael Guest [R-MS3] (Sponsor) on Oct 9, 2019

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What stakeholders are saying

Institute for Spending Reform SpendingTracker.org estimates new spending due to H.R. 1590 will be negligible.

History

Mar 7, 2019
 
Introduced

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Mar 13, 2019
 
Ordered Reported

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Mar 28, 2019
 
Reported by House Committee on Homeland Security

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Apr 1, 2019
 
Passed House (Senate next)

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May 15, 2019
 
Considered by Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs

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Jun 5, 2019
 
Reported by Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs

A committee issued a report on the bill, which often provides helpful explanatory background on the issue addressed by the bill and the bill's intentions.

Sep 24, 2019
 
Passed Senate

The bill was passed by both chambers in identical form. It goes to the President next who may sign or veto the bill. The vote was by Unanimous Consent so no record of individual votes was made.

Oct 9, 2019
 
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

H.R. 1590 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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