To improve enforcement against trafficking in cultural property and prevent stolen or illicit cultural property from financing terrorist and criminal networks, and for other purposes.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Massachusetts's 9th congressional district. Democrat.
Last Updated: Dec 15, 2016
Length: 16 pages
114th Congress (2015–2017)
This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on September 22, 2016 but was never passed by the Senate.
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H.R. 2285 (114th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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