One Hundred Tenth Congress of the United States of America
Begun and held at the City of Washington on Thursday, the fourth day of January, two thousand and seven
IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES
To amend section 1091 of title 18, United States Code, to allow the prosecution of genocide in appropriate circumstances.
This Act may be cited as the
Genocide Accountability Act of
Section 1091 of title 18, United States Code, is amended by striking subsection (d) and inserting the following:
Required circumstance for offenses
The circumstance referred to in subsections (a) and (c) is that—
the offense is committed in whole or in part within the United States;
the alleged offender is a national of the United States (as that term is defined in section 101 of the Immigration and Nationality Act (8 U.S.C. 1101));
the alleged offender is an alien lawfully admitted for permanent residence in the United States (as that term is defined in section 101 of the Immigration and Nationality Act (8 U.S.C. 1101));
the alleged offender is a stateless person whose habitual residence is in the United States; or
after the conduct required for the offense occurs, the alleged offender is brought into, or found in, the United States, even if that conduct occurred outside the United States.
Speaker of the House of Representatives
Vice President of the United States and President of the Senate