S.1278: Egyptian Military Coup Act of 2013

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This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress
This bill is primarily about international affairs
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Sponsor Rand Paul, R-Ky.
Total Cosponsors 0
Introduced July 11, 2013
Latest Major Action July 11, 2013
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Bill Summary

Egyptian Military Coup Act of 2013 - Prohibits U.S. government assistance from being provided to Egypt pursuant to the coup d'etat restriction under the Department of State, Foreign Operations, and Related Programs Act, 2012.

Suspends the provision of specified defense articles and services, and the processing of letters of offer and acceptance for future arms sales, until the President certifies to Congress that democratic national elections have taken place in Egypt followed by a peaceful transfer of power.

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
July 11, 2013 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Foreign Relations.