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Mar 15, 2007
110th Congress, 2007–2009
Enacted — Signed by the President on Dec 21, 2007
This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on December 21, 2007.
Senator from Illinois
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Last Updated: Dec 10, 2007
Length: 2 pages
A bill to amend section 1091 of title 18, United States Code, to allow the prosecution of genocide in appropriate circumstances.
Genocide Accountability Act of 2007 - Amends the federal criminal code allow the prosecution of acts constituting genocide committed by an alleged offender who is: (1) an alien lawfully admitted ... Read more >
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Enacted — Signed by the President
The President signed the bill and it became law.
This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 888”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.
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Civic Impulse. (2015). S. 888 — 110th Congress: Genocide Accountability Act of 2007. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/110/s888
“S. 888 — 110th Congress: Genocide Accountability Act of 2007.” www.GovTrack.us. 2007. October 13, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/110/s888>
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