112th Congress

H.R. 1299       The “Secure Border Act of 2011”                                      

                        Rep. Candice Miller (R-MI)

(PASSED IN THE HOUSE ON 5/30/12)

Text of Bill: http://www.gpo.gov/fdsys/pkg/BILLS-112hr1299eh/pdf/BILLS-112hr1299eh.pdf

Summary:  Directs the Secretary of Homeland Security (DHS) to submit to the House Committee on Homeland Security, and the Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs, a comprehensive strategy for gaining operational control of the international borders of the United States within five years.


 

H.R. 1905       The “Iran Threat Reduction Act”                                     

                        Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (R-FL)

(PASSED IN HOUSE & SENATE; SIGNED BY PRESIDENT; PUBLIC LAW #112-158 ON 08/10/12)

Text of Bill: http://www.gpo.gov/fdsys/pkg/BILLS-112hr1905enr/pdf/BILLS-112hr1905enr.pdf

Summary:  To strengthen Iran sanctions laws for the purpose of compelling Iran to abandon its pursuit of nuclear weapons and other threatening activities, and for other purposes.


 H.R. 3783       The “Countering Iran in the Western Hemisphere Act”

                        Rep. Jeff Duncan (R-SC)

(PASSED IN THE HOUSE AND SENATE. SIGNED INTO LAW ON 12/28/12. PUBLIC LAW NO: 112-220)

Text of Bill: http://www.gpo.gov/fdsys/pkg/BILLS-112hr3783enr/pdf/BILLS-112hr3783enr.pdf

Summary:  Countering Iran in the Western Hemisphere Act of 2012 - States that it shall be U.S. policy to use all elements of national power to counter Iran's growing presence and hostile activity in the Western Hemisphere.  Directs the Secretary of State to submit to Congress a strategy to address Iran's growing presence and activity in the Western Hemisphere.