To protect and preserve international cultural property at risk of destruction due to political instability, armed conflict, or natural or other disasters, and for other purposes.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for New York's 16th congressional district. Democrat.
Last Updated: Nov 13, 2014
Length: 13 pages
113th Congress (2013–2015)
This bill was introduced on November 13, 2014, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
What legislators are saying
“Engel, Smith Offer Bill to Improve Cultural Preservation, Curb ISIL Funding”
— Rep. Christopher “Chris” Smith [R-NJ4] (Co-sponsor) on Nov 14, 2014
Nov 13, 2014
Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.
May 9, 2016
Reintroduced Bill — Enacted — Signed by the President
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 1493 (114th).
H.R. 5703 (113th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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