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S.1661: A bill to require the Secretary of State to offer rewards of up to $5,000,000 for information regarding the attacks on the United States diplomatic mission at Benghazi, Libya that began on September 11, 2012.

About this Bill

This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress
This bill is primarily about international affairs
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Sponsor Ted Cruz, R-Texas
Total Cosponsors 5 (All Republicans)
Introduced Nov. 7, 2013
Latest Major Action Nov. 12, 2013
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Bill Progress

  • Bill introduced in the Senate   
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Bill Summary

Directs the Secretary of State to offer a reward of not more than $5 million to individuals who furnish information: (1) regarding the attacks on the U.S. diplomatic mission at Benghazi, Libya, that began on September 11, 2012; or (2) leading to the capture of an individual who committed, conspired or attempted to commit, or aided in the commission of such attacks.

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
Nov. 12, 2013 Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 242.
Nov. 7, 2013 Introduced in the Senate. Read the first time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under Read the First Time.