H.R. 572: End Immuity for Brazilian Criminals Act

Introduced:
Feb 06, 2013
Status:
Referred to Committee
Prognosis
1% chance of being enacted
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Sponsor
Tim Ryan
Representative for Ohio's 13th congressional district
Party
Democrat
Text
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Last Updated
Feb 06, 2013
Length
2 pages
 
Status

This bill was assigned to a congressional committee on February 6, 2013, which will consider it before possibly sending it on to the House or Senate as a whole.

Progress
Introduced Feb 06, 2013
Referred to Committee Feb 06, 2013
Reported by Committee ...
Passed House ...
Passed Senate ...
Signed by the President ...
Prognosis

11% chance of getting past committee.
1% chance of being enacted.

Only 11% of bills made it past committee and only about 3% were enacted in 2011–2013. [show factors | methodology]

 
Full Title

To suspend the issuance of visas to nationals of Brazil until such time as Brazil amends its laws to remove the prohibition on extradition of nationals of Brazil to other countries.

Summary

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Cosponsors
7 cosponsors (6R, 1D) (show)
Committees

House Judiciary

Immigration and Border Security

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Library of Congress Summary

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2/6/2013--Introduced.
End Immuity for Brazilian Criminals Act - Prohibits the issuance of a visa to a citizen, subject, national, or resident of Brazil until the President certifies to Congress that the government of Brazil has removed the prohibition on extradition of Brazilian nationals to other countries.
Authorizes the President to waive such prohibition on a case-by-case basis if in the U.S. national interest.

House Republican Conference Summary

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