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H.RES.171: Condemning the Republic of the Sudan for its actions to pardon Mubarak Mustafa, who was responsible for the escape of two men convicted of the assassination of John Granville on January 1, 2008, and calling on the United States Department of State to continue to include Sudan on the list of state sponsors of terrorism.

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This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress
This bill is primarily about international affairs
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Sponsor Brian Higgins, D-N.Y.
Total Cosponsors 13 (9 Democrats, 4 Republicans)
Introduced April 18, 2013
Latest Major Action May 6, 2013
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Bill Summary

Condemns the government of the Republic of the Sudan's pardon of Mubarak Mustafa for his role in allowing the men convicted of the assassination of John Granville to escape imprisonment.

Calls on the Department of State to continue to list Sudan on the state sponsors of terrorism list until the men convicted of the assassination of John Granville are apprehended and the pardon of Mubarak Mustafa is repealed.

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
May 6, 2013 Referred to the Subcommittee on Terrorism, Nonproliferation, and Trade.
May 6, 2013 Referred to the Subcommittee on Africa, Global Health, Global Human Rights and International Organizations.
April 18, 2013 Referred to the House Committee on Foreign Affairs.