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H.R. 2412 (116th): Muslim Brotherhood Terrorist Designation Act of 2019

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Are the Muslim Brotherhood terrorists, or would that official designation go overboard and imperil U.S. alliances in the Middle East?

Context

Dating back to 1928, the Muslim Brotherhood is a controversial Islamic organization based in the Middle East. The loosely-affiliated group has sent extremely mixed messages, with some people committing acts of violence in the group’s name, while other factions of the group are American allies.

In April 2019, the Trump Administration announced it planned to officially name the Muslim Brotherhood a terrorist organization, after Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi pressed President Trump to do so. However, it appears the move was never finalized. Saudi Arabia has also officially designated the Muslim Brotherhood as a terrorist organization.

While few American politicians or experts actually defend the Muslim Brotherhood, many …

Sponsor and status

Mario Diaz-Balart

Sponsor. Representative for Florida's 25th congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: Apr 30, 2019
Length: 4 pages
Introduced
Apr 30, 2019
116th Congress (2019–2021)
Status
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on April 30, 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).

Cosponsors

39 Cosponsors (39 Republicans)

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History

Apr 30, 2019
 
Introduced

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

H.R. 2412 (116th) 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.

Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number H.R. 2412. 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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