H.R. 1819: War Crimes Rewards Expansion Act

CBO Score

$1 million

Date of Report

Wed December 4th, 2019

CBO Report Details

Legislation Details

116th Congress

To amend the State Department Basic Authorities Act of 1956 to provide for rewards for the arrest or conviction of certain foreign nationals who have committed genocide or war crimes, and for other purposes.

Sponsor: Rep. Virginia Foxx — R — NC

Expands the Department of State's rewards program to authorize rewards for providing information leading to the arrest, conviction, or transfer of a foreign national accused of war crimes, crimes against humanity, or genocide as such crimes as defined under the law of an international criminal tribunal, the applicable country, or the United States. Currently, rewards are authorized for information leading to the arrest, conviction, or transfer of a f...

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