S. 2763: Holocaust Expropriated Art Recovery Act of 2016


Apr 7, 2016


Reported by Committee on Sep 15, 2016

The committees assigned to this bill sent it to the House or Senate as a whole for consideration on September 15, 2016.


John Cornyn

Senior Senator from Texas



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Last Updated: Apr 7, 2016
Length: 8 pages


36% chance of being enacted (details)

About the bill

Full Title

A bill to provide the victims of Holocaust-era persecution and their heirs a fair opportunity to recover works of art confiscated or misappropriated by the Nazis.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.


It’s not every day that the third-ranking Senate Democrat Chuck Schumer (D-NY) and arch-conservative Tea Party ideological leader Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) cosponsor a bill together. But if there’s one thing they both dislike, it’s Nazis.

About the bill

S. 2763, the Holocaust Expropriated Art Recovery (HEAR) Act, would replace the current statutes of limitations set by ...

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Apr 7, 2016

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Sep 15, 2016
Reported by Committee

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