US HB425 | 2017-2018 | 115th Congress

Status

Spectrum: Slight Partisan Bill (Republican 2-1)
Status: Introduced on January 10 2017 - 25% progression
Action: 2017-07-19 - Forwarded by Subcommittee to Full Committee in the Nature of a Substitute (Amended) by Voice Vote .
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]

Summary

FTO Passport Revocation Act of 2017 This bill amends the Passport Act of 1926 to direct the Department of State to refuse to issue a passport to an individual who is a member of or affiliated with, or who has aided or provided material support to, a foreign terrorist organization. The State Department: (1) shall revoke a passport previously issued to any such individual; and (2) may, prior to revocation, issue a limited passport or limit a previously issued passport, but only for return travel to the United States. The State Department may issue or decline to revoke a passport for emergency, humanitarian, or law enforcement purposes. A person whose passport is denied, revoked, or limited may seek State Department review within 60 days of receiving notice of such action. The State Department shall report to Congress within 30 days regarding any such refusal or revocation.

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Title

FTO Passport Revocation Act of 2017

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History

DateChamberAction
2017-07-19HouseForwarded by Subcommittee to Full Committee in the Nature of a Substitute (Amended) by Voice Vote .
2017-07-19HouseSubcommittee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
2017-02-16HouseReferred to the Subcommittee on Terrorism, Nonproliferation, and Trade.
2017-01-10HouseReferred to the House Committee on Foreign Affairs.
2017-01-10HouseIntroduced in House

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