S. 756: Syrian War Crimes Accountability Act of 2015

A bill to require a report on accountability for war crimes and crimes against humanity in Syria.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

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Overview

Introduced:

Mar 17, 2015

Status:

Passed Senate on Jul 14, 2015

This bill passed in the Senate on July 14, 2015 and goes to the House next for consideration.

Sponsor:

Benjamin Cardin

Junior Senator from Maryland

Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: Jul 15, 2015
Length: 9 pages

Prognosis:

8% chance of being enacted according to PredictGov (details)

History

Mar 17, 2015
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Jun 9, 2015
 
Reported by Committee

A committee has issued a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.

Jul 14, 2015
 
Passed Senate

The bill was passed in a vote in the Senate. It goes to the House next. The vote was by Unanimous Consent so no record of individual votes was made.

 
Passed House

 
Signed by the President

S. 756 is 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.

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