H.R. 4077 (112th): Department of State Rewards Program Update and Technical Corrections Act of 2012

Feb 17, 2012 (112th Congress, 2011–2013)
Died (Referred to Committee)
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S. 2318 (same title)
Signed by the President — Jan 15, 2013

Edward “Ed” Royce
Representative for California's 40th congressional district
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Feb 17, 2012
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Related Bills
S. 2318 (Related)
Department of State Rewards Program Update and Technical Corrections Act of 2012

Signed by the President
Jan 15, 2013


This bill was introduced on February 17, 2012, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Introduced Feb 17, 2012
Referred to Committee Feb 17, 2012
Full Title

To authorize the Secretary of State to pay a reward to combat transnational organized crime and for information concerning foreign nationals wanted by international criminal tribunals, and for other purposes.


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57 cosponsors (34D, 23R) (show)

House Foreign Affairs

Terrorism, Nonproliferation, and Trade

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Department of State Rewards Program Update and Technical Corrections Act of 2012 - Expresses the sense of Congress that the Department of State rewards program should be expanded to: (1) address the threat to U.S. interests from transnational criminal activity; and (2) target individuals indicted by international, hybrid, or mixed tribunals for genocide, war crimes, or crimes against humanity.
Amends the State Department Basic Authorities Act of 1956 to include in the program's purpose the prevention of acts of transnational organized crime and violations of international humanitarian law. Provides rewards for the arrest or conviction of persons involved in such activities.
Eliminates program references to the reward for the capture or death of Osama bin Laden.

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