S. 888 (110th): Genocide Accountability Act of 2007


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.


Pub.L. 110-151


Richard Durbin
Senator from Illinois


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Last Updated: Dec 10, 2007
Length: 2 pages

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Full Title

A bill to amend section 1091 of title 18, United States Code, to allow the prosecution of genocide in appropriate circumstances.

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H.R. 2489 (identical)

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Last Action: Nov 7, 2007

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Mar 15, 2007
Reported by Committee
Mar 26, 2007
Passed Senate
Mar 29, 2007
Vote was by Unanimous Consent so no record of individual votes was made.
Passed House
Dec 5, 2007
Vote was by voice vote so no record of individual votes was made.
Enacted — Signed by the President
Dec 21, 2007


5 cosponsors (3D, 2R) (show)
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