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S.198: Boko Haram Terrorist Designation Act of 2013
About this Bill
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|Sponsor||Jim Risch, R-Idaho|
|Total Cosponsors||7 (All Republicans)|
|Introduced||Jan. 31, 2013|
|Latest Major Action||Jan. 31, 2013|
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- Bill introduced in the Senate
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- Bill passed in the House
- Bill signed into law
Boko Haram Terrorist Designation Act of 2013 - Directs the Secretary of State to report to Congress on whether the Nigerian organization People Committed to the Propagation of the Prophet's Teachings and Jihad (Boko Haram) meets the criteria for designation as a foreign terrorist organization.
Expresses the sense of Congress that Boko Haram meets such criteria and should be designated as a foreign terrorist organization.
States that nothing in this Act may be construed to infringe upon Nigeria's sovereignty to combat militant or terrorist groups operating inside its boundaries.
(Source: Congressional Research Service)
|Jan. 31, 2013||Read twice and referred to the Committee on Foreign Relations.|