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H.R. 3585 (113th): Walter Patterson and Werner Foerster Justice and Extradition Act

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To direct the President to submit to Congress a report on fugitives currently residing in other countries whose extradition is sought by the United States and related matters.

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Sponsor and status

Christopher “Chris” Smith

Sponsor. Representative for New Jersey's 4th congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: Nov 21, 2013
Length: 5 pages
Nov 21, 2013
113th Congress, 2013–2015
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on November 21, 2013, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


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What legislators are saying

<span class='\"kicker\"'>Smith on Fox News Channel</span>Congressman Calls for Extradition of Convicted Murderer of NJ State Trooper to the U.S.
    — Rep. Christopher “Chris” Smith [R-NJ4] (Sponsor) on Dec 24, 2014

Cong. Smith Comments on Obama Move to Embrace Castro Government
    — Rep. Christopher “Chris” Smith [R-NJ4] (Sponsor) on Dec 17, 2014

Smith Introduces Legislation to Promote Extradition of Fugitives Back to U.S.
    — Rep. Christopher “Chris” Smith [R-NJ4] (Sponsor) on Nov 22, 2013

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Nov 21, 2013

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H.R. 3585 (113th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

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This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2013 to Jan 2, 2015. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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