H.R. 807 (100th): Genocide Convention Implementation Act of 1987

Introduced:
Jan 28, 1987 (100th Congress, 1987–1988)
Status:
Died (Referred to Committee)
Sponsor
Peter Rodino Jr.
Representative for New Jersey's 10th congressional district
Party
Democrat
Related Bills
S. 1851 (identical)

Signed by the President
Nov 04, 1988

H.R. 4243 (Related)
Genocide Convention Implementation Act of 1988

Passed House
Last Action: Apr 25, 1988

 
Status

This bill was introduced on January 28, 1987, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Progress
Introduced Jan 28, 1987
Referred to Committee Jan 28, 1987
 
Full Title

A bill to implement the International Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of Genocide.

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Cosponsors
8 cosponsors (7D, 1R) (show)
Committees

House Judiciary

Immigration and Border Security

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1/28/1987--Introduced.
Genocide Convention Implementation Act of 1987 - Amends the Federal criminal code to establish the criminal offense of genocide.
Sets forth penalties to be imposed upon anyone who commits or attempts to commit any of the acts which constitute genocide (a fine of $1,000,000 and/or imprisonment for up to 20 years, and life imprisonment if group members are killed).
Sets forth criminal penalties (a fine of $500,000 and/or imprisonment for up to five years) for directly and publicly inciting an act of genocide.

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