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H.R.1270 To direct the Secretary of State to designate as foreign terrorist organizations certain Mexican drug cartels, and for other purposes., 112th Congress

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  • Latest Action: Jun 01, 2011 Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security.

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  • Committee Assignment: House Committee on the Judiciary

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  • Committee Assignment: House Committee on the Judiciary - Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, and Investigations

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  • 100% of users support H.R.1270

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    • HR 1270 - GovTrack.us - March 21, 2012 by http://www.govtrack.us/users/events.xpd?monitors=misc:activebills - H.R. 1270. In GovTrack.us, a database of bills in the U.S. Congress.

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    • An Analysis of Current US Legislation Addressing Homeland Security Threats from Mexico’s Cartels - July 10, 2012 by HSToday - The first piece of legislation that demonstrates various practical components to curtailing the Mexican cartels’ influence is H.R. 1270, introduced by McCaul. The bill proposes that the US designate the major Mexican cartels - namely the Arellano Feliz .

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      As noted by HSToday on July 10, 2012, "The first piece of legislation that demonstrates various practical components to curtailing the Mexican cartels’ influence is H.R. 1270, introduced by McCaul. The bill proposes that the US designate the major Mexican cartels - namely the Arellano Feliz ." (http://www.hstoday.us/blogs/guest-commentaries/blog/an-analysis-of-current-us-legislation-addressing-homeland-security-threats-from-mexicos-cartels/d3df9aa45507ee82b8ea52b762b5827d.html)
    • Mexican drug cartels need to be designated as terrorists - June 06, 2011 by Tuscon Citizen - ...Conressman Michael McCaul has introduced  HR 1270 asking that the various Mexican drug cartels be deemed officially as terrorist groups. H.R.1270 — To direct the Secretary of State to designate as foreign terrorist organizations certain Mexican drug

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      As noted by Tuscon Citizen on June 06, 2011, "...Conressman Michael McCaul has introduced  HR 1270 asking that the various Mexican drug cartels be deemed officially as terrorist groups. H.R.1270 — To direct the Secretary of State to designate as foreign terrorist organizations certain Mexican drug " (http://tucsoncitizen.com/view-from-baja-arizona/2011/06/06/mexican-drug-cartels-need-to-be-designated-as-terrorists/)
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