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H.R. 6208 (114th): Combating European Anti-Semitism Act of 2016

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To require continued and enhanced annual reporting to Congress in the Annual Report on International Religious Freedom on anti-Semitic incidents in Europe, the safety and security of European Jewish communities, and the efforts of the United States to partner with European governments, the European Union, and civil society groups, to combat anti-Semitism, and for other purposes.

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Sponsor and status

Nita Lowey

Sponsor. Representative for New York's 17th congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Sep 28, 2016
Length: 8 pages
Introduced
Sep 28, 2016
114th Congress (2015–2017)
Status
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on September 28, 2016, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.

Although this bill was not enacted, its provisions could have become law by being included in another bill. It is common for legislative text to be introduced concurrently in multiple bills (called companion bills), re-introduced in subsequent sessions of Congress in new bills, or added to larger bills (sometimes called omnibus bills).

Cosponsors

27 Cosponsors (19 Democrats, 8 Republicans)

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What legislators are saying

bipartisan taskforce introduces legislation focusing on european anti-semitism
    — Rep. Nita Lowey [D-NY17, 2013-2020] (Sponsor) on Oct 7, 2016

Bipartisan Taskforce Introduces Legislation Focusing on European Anti-Semitism
    — Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen [R-FL27, 2013-2018] (Co-sponsor) on Oct 7, 2016

Rubio, Kaine Introduce Legislation to Combat Anti-Semitism in Europe
    — Sen. Marco Rubio [R-FL] on Nov 17, 2016

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History

Sep 28, 2016
 
Introduced

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H.R. 6208 (114th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

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This bill was introduced in the 114th Congress, which met from Jan 6, 2015 to Jan 3, 2017. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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