Justice Against Sponsors of Terrorism Act – JASTA S.2040/H.R.3815

In the News


Obama threatens to roll back 9/11 victims bill, families outraged” Washington Examiner, Oct. 21, 2016

Other Voices: President should sign lawsuit bill” GoUpstate, Sept. 16, 2016

No need to veto JASTA” The Hill, Sept. 16, 2016

9/11 widow urges Obama to sign victims lawsuit bill” FOX News Video, Sept. 13, 2016

9/11 and the Saudi question: Let the victims’ families proceed” By The Editorial Board at the Chicago Tribune, Sept. 13, 2016.

Yes, the Saudi Government Helped the 9/11 Terrorists” by Paul Sperry, New York Post, July 15, 2016.

What We Know About Saudi Arabia’s Role in 9/11”  by Simon Henderson, Foreign Policy, July 18, 2016.

In 9/11 Document, View of a Saudi Effort to Thwart U.S. Action on Al Qaeda” by Mark Mazzetti, New York Times, July 15, 2016.

Congress releases secret ’28 pages’ on alleged Saudi 9/11 ties” by Jim Sciutto, Ryan Browne, and Deirdre Walsh, CNN, July 15, 2016.   (“A long-classified U.S. report released Friday sound that some of the 9/11 hijackers were in contact with and received support from individuals likely connected to the Saudi government.”)

A Saudi Imam, 2 Hijackers and Lingering 9/11 Mystery” by Mark Mazzetti and Scott McShane, New York Times, June 17, 2016.

Release of 9/11 report could strain US relationship with Saudi Arabia: the ‘28 pages’ suggest larger connection between al-Qaida and Saudi royal family than previously reported as $89,000 was deposited to family of suspected spy,” by Philp Shenon, The Guardian, July 16, 2016.

Declassified documents detail 9/11 commission’s inquiry into Saudi Arabia: newly released files may show connections between low-level Saudi officials and a terrorist support network in southern California led to the 9/11 attacks,” by Philip Shenon, The Guardian, May 13, 2016.

Questions remain on the Saudi role in 9/11,” by Froma Harrop, nationally syndicated column, July 18, 2016.

The Saudi Origins of Belgium’s Islamist Threat,” The Washington Post, March 23, 2016

What happens if the U.S. Government accesses the San Bernardino Terrorist’s iPhone and it leads back to Saudi Arabia?” Huffington Post

U.S. Senator John Cornyn (R-TX) Urges Support for JASTA, March 15, 2016

JASTA passed out of the Senate Judiciary Committee 19-0, January 28, 2016. “Urge the Senate to pass JASTA on the floor so that “all victims of terror on American soil have the ability to hold accountable the foreign powers and entities that fund the hate-filled organizations that inflict injury and death on our fellow citizens.” – Sen. Chuck Schumer.




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H.R. 3815

Rep. Peter King (R-NY)


Rep. Lou Barletta (R-PA)
Rep. Brendan Boyle (D-PA)
Rep. Robert Brady (D-PA)
Rep. Vern Buchanan (R-Fl)
Rep. Michael Capuano (D-MA)
Rep. David Cicilline (D-RI)
Rep. Steven Cohen (D-TN)
Rep. Chris Collins (R-NY)
Rep. Barbara Comstock (R-VA)
Rep. Ryan Costello (R-PA)
Rep. Joe Courtney (D-CT)
Rep. Joe Crowley (D-NY)
Rep. Carlos Curbelo (R-FL)
Rep. Frank Guinta (R-NH)
Rep. Rosa DeLauro (D-CT)
Rep. Daniel Donovan, Jr. (R-NY)
Rep. Anna Eshoo – (D-CA)
Rep. Elizabeth Esty (D-CT)
Rep. Michael Fitzpatrick (R-PA)
Rep. Rodney Frelinghuysen (R-NJ)
Rep. Scott Garrett (R-NJ)
Rep. Christopher Gibson (R-NY)
Rep. Gwen Graham (D-Fl)
Rep. James Himes (D-CT)
Rep. Steve Israel (D-NY)
Rep. Walter Jones (R-NC)
Rep. John Katko (R-NY)
Rep. Leonard Lance (R-NJ)
Rep. James Langevin (D-RI)
Rep. John Larson (D-CT)
Rep. Frank LoBiondo (R-NJ)
Rep. Nita Lowey (D-NY)
Rep. Stephen Lynch (D-MA)
Rep. Carolyn Maloney (D-NY)
Rep. Sean Patrick Maloney (D-NY)
Rep. Tom Marino (R-PA)
Rep. Tom MacCarthur (R-NJ)
Rep. James McGovern (D-MA)
Rep. Patrick Meehan (R-PA)
Rep. Mick Mulvaney (R-SC)
Rep. Jerrold Nadler (D-NY)
Rep. Richard Nolan (D-MN)
Rep. Bill Pascrell (D-NJ)
Rep. Scott Perry (R-PA)
Rep. Chellie Pingree (D-ME)
Rep. Ted Poe (R-TX)
Rep. Bruce Poliquin (R-ME)
Rep. Jared Polis (D-CO)
Rep. Kathleen M. Rice (D-NY)
Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (R-FL)
Rep. Bill Shuster (R-PA)
Rep. Albio Sires (D-NY)
Rep. Louise Slaughter (D-NY)
Rep. Chris Smith (R-NJ)
Rep. Lamar Smith (R-TX)
Rep. Elise Stefanik (R-NY)
Rep. Eric Swalwell (D-CA)
Rep. Dave Trott (R-MI)
Rep. Randy K. Weber (R-TX)
Rep. Peter Welch (D-VT)
Rep. Lee Zeldin (R-NY)