H.R. 889: 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.

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Feb 11, 2015


Passed House on Jun 9, 2015

This bill passed in the House on June 9, 2015 and goes to the Senate next for consideration.


Steve Chabot

Representative for Ohio's 1st congressional district



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Last Updated: Jun 10, 2015
Length: 5 pages


4% chance of being enacted according to PredictGov (details)

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S. 3155 (same title)
Reported by Committee — Sep 15, 2016


Feb 11, 2015

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Mar 24, 2015
Reported by Committee

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Jun 9, 2015
Passed House

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Passed Senate

Signed by the President

H.R. 889 is a bill in the United States Congress.

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