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H.R. 1226: Justice for Uncompensated Survivors Today (JUST) Act of 2017

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About the bill

A bill which just passed the Senate and House could help spur the return of lost money, assets, and property taken by Hitler and the Nazis.

Context

As of a decade ago, less than 20 percent of assets stolen from Jews by the Nazis had been rightfully returned or restored.

Although there are fewer living Holocaust survivors by the day, currently estimated at less than 100,000, that still leaves tens of thousands of people who potentially seek financial restitution for duly-owned property or money that was lost.

What the ...

Sponsor and status

Joseph “Joe” Crowley

Sponsor. Representative for New York's 14th congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Feb 27, 2017
Length: 5 pages
Introduced:

Feb 27, 2017

Status:

Introduced on Feb 27, 2017

This bill is in the first stage of the legislative process. It was introduced into Congress on February 27, 2017. It will typically be considered by committee next before it is possibly sent on to the House or Senate as a whole.

Prognosis:

4% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)

See Instead:

S. 447 (same title)
Enacted — Signed by the President — May 9, 2018

History

Feb 27, 2017
 
Introduced

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Passed Committee

 
Passed House

 
Passed Senate

 
Signed by the President

H.R. 1226 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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