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H.R. 6477 (114th): Foreign Cultural Exchange Jurisdictional Immunity Clarification Act

To amend chapter 97 of title 28, United States Code, to clarify the exception to foreign sovereign immunity set forth in section 1605(a)(3) of such title.

Sponsor and status

Steve Chabot

Sponsor. Representative for Ohio's 1st congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: Dec 15, 2016
Length: 3 pages
Introduced
Dec 8, 2016
114th Congress, 2015–2017
Status

Enacted — Signed by the President on Dec 16, 2016

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on December 16, 2016.

Law
Pub.L. 114-319
Source

Incorporated legislation

This bill incorporates provisions from:

S. 3155: Foreign Cultural Exchange Jurisdictional Immunity Clarification Act

Ordered Reported on Sep 15, 2016. 94% incorporated. (compare text)

H.R. 889: Foreign Cultural Exchange Jurisdictional Immunity Clarification Act

Passed House (Senate next) on Jun 9, 2015. 99% incorporated. (compare text)

S. 2648: CREATE Act of 2016

Introduced on Mar 8, 2016. 10% incorporated. (compare text)

History

Dec 8, 2016
 
Introduced

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Dec 8, 2016
 
Passed House (Senate next)

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next. The vote was without objection so no record of individual votes was made.

Dec 10, 2016
 
Passed Senate

The bill was passed by both chambers in identical form. It goes to the President next who may sign or veto the bill. The vote was by Voice Vote so no record of individual votes was made.

Dec 16, 2016
 
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

H.R. 6477 (114th) was 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.

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

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