H.R. 2285: Prevent Trafficking in Cultural Property Act

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.

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Overview

Introduced:

May 13, 2015

Status:

Passed House on Sep 22, 2016

This bill passed in the House on September 22, 2016 and goes to the Senate next for consideration.

Sponsor:

William Keating

Representative for Massachusetts's 9th congressional district

Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: Dec 15, 2016
Length: 16 pages

Prognosis:

2% chance of being enacted according to PredictGov (details)

History

May 13, 2015
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Nov 4, 2015
 
Reported by Committee

A committee has issued a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.

Sep 22, 2016
 
Passed House

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next.

Dec 15, 2016
 
Text Published

Updated bill text was published as of Reported by House Committee.

 
Passed Senate

 
Signed by the President

H.R. 2285 is a bill in the United States Congress.

A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.

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