Western Hemisphere Security Cooperation Act of 2012

June 29, 2012
October 23, 2012
Referred to House (sub)committee

This bill outlines new policies regarding international drug trafficking, global counterterrorism initiatives, and new conditions to improve nonproliferation promotion. Most of the act’s provisions are directed at activities based in Cuba or Venezuela.

This bill would create the policy of deterrence toward any state in the Western Hemisphere providing Iran or its proxies the resources to produce nuclear, chemical, or biological weapons. It would also create a new policy to prevent Iran or Hizballah from engaging in activities that threaten U.S. national security, interests, and allies in the Western Hemisphere.

13 cosponsors (13R)

See also: H.R. 3783 of 1/18/12.

Last major action: 7/19/12 referred to House subcmte.

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