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


May 13, 2015


Passed House on Sep 22, 2016

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


William Keating

Representative for Massachusetts's 9th congressional district



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Last Updated: Dec 15, 2016
Length: 16 pages


34% chance of being enacted (details)

About the bill

Full Title

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.

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May 13, 2015

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Nov 4, 2015
Reported by Committee

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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

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