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H.R. 1700 (116th): Drug Cartel Terrorist Designation Act

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To direct the Secretary of State to submit to Congress a report on the designation of the Reynosa/Los Metros faction of the Gulf Cartel, the Jalisco New Generation Cartel, and the Cartel Del Noreste faction of Los Zetas as foreign terrorist organizations, and for other purposes.

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Sponsor and status

Chip Roy

Sponsor. Representative for Texas's 21st congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: Mar 12, 2019
Length: 4 pages
Introduced
Mar 12, 2019
116th Congress (2019–2021)
Status
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on March 12, 2019, 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).

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15 Cosponsors (15 Republicans)

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History

Mar 12, 2019
 
Introduced

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H.R. 1700 (116th) 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. 1700. This is the one from the 116th Congress.

This bill was introduced in the 116th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2019 to Jan 3, 2021. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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