About the bill
H.R. 3030 would establish that it shall be the policy of the United States to regard the prevention of genocide as a core national security interest and would specifically: affirm the importance of coordinating U.S. government actions to prevent genocide and mass atrocities; mandate training of U.S. Foreign Service Officers in atrocities prevention; and require an annual report to Congress on administration actions to prevent and respond to potential genocides and mass atrocities, and the identification of countries at risk of such genocide or mass violence.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Missouri's 2nd congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: Jul 18, 2018
Length: 10 pages
115th Congress (2017–2019)
This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on July 17, 2018 but was never passed by the Senate.
Although this bill was not enacted, its provisions could have become law by being included in another bill. It is common for legislative text to be introduced concurrently in multiple bills (called companion bills), re-introduced in subsequent sessions of Congress in new bills, or added to larger bills (sometimes called omnibus bills).
117 Cosponsors (82 Democrats, 35 Republicans)
Enacted — Signed by the President — Jan 14, 2019
What legislators are saying
“Barletta Votes to Strengthen Genocide Prevention Efforts”
— Rep. Lou Barletta [R-PA11, 2011-2018] (Co-sponsor) on Jul 17, 2018
H.R. 3030 (115th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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