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Aug 2, 2012
112th Congress, 2011–2013
This bill was introduced on August 2, 2012, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Representative for New Jersey's 4th congressional district
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Last Updated: Aug 2, 2012
Length: 6 pages
To deny entry into the United States of officials of any foreign government, including their immediate family members, who commit or who fail to rectify fundamental due process and human rights violations of imprisoned United States citizens, and for other purposes.
8/2/2012--Introduced.Justice for Imprisoned Americans Overseas Act of 2012 or Jacob's Law of 2012 - Directs the Secretary of State to submit a semiannnual report to Congress for five years that ... Read more >
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This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 1778 (113th).
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Civic Impulse. (2015). H.R. 6292 — 112th Congress: Jacob’s Law of 2012. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/112/hr6292
“H.R. 6292 — 112th Congress: Jacob’s Law of 2012.” www.GovTrack.us. 2012. October 8, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/112/hr6292>
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