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H.R. 3030: Elie Wiesel Genocide and Atrocities Prevention Act of 2018

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Source: Republican Policy Committee

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

Ann Wagner

Sponsor. Representative for Missouri's 2nd congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: Jul 18, 2018
Length: 10 pages
Introduced:

Jun 22, 2017

Status:

Passed House (Senate next) on Jul 17, 2018

This bill passed in the House on July 17, 2018 and goes to the Senate next for consideration.

Prognosis:

60% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)

History

Jun 22, 2017
 
Introduced

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May 17, 2018
 
Ordered Reported

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Jul 13, 2018
 
On House Schedule

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Jul 17, 2018
 
Passed House (Senate next)

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next.

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Passed Senate

 
Signed by the President

H.R. 3030 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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