About the bill
H.R. 3851 would explicitly authorize the Department of State to offer awards under its War Crimes Rewards Program for crimes that would be prosecuted in United States courts under the laws and statutes of the United States.
Background Under the State Department Basic Authorities Act of 1956, the Secretary of State is authorized to offer rewards of up to $5 million for information leading to the arrest or conviction of individuals responsible for certain forms of international terrorism, narcotics trafficking, and organized crime. This includes foreign nationals arrested or ...
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for North Carolina's 5th congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: Feb 8, 2018
Length: 2 pages
What stakeholders are saying
H.R. 3851 is a bill in the United States Congress.
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