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H.R. 6573: To require a determination on designation of the Russian Federation as a state sponsor of terrorism.

The text of the bill below is as of Jul 26, 2018 (Introduced).


I

115th CONGRESS

2d Session

H. R. 6573

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

July 26, 2018

introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Foreign Affairs

A BILL

To require a determination on designation of the Russian Federation as a state sponsor of terrorism.

1.

Determination on designation of the Russian Federation as a state sponsor of terrorism

(a)

Determination

(1)

In general

Not later than 90 days after the date of the enactment of this Act, the Secretary of State shall submit to the appropriate congressional committees a determination whether the Russian Federation meets the criteria for designation as a state sponsor of terrorism.

(2)

Form

The determination required by paragraph (1) shall be submitted in unclassified form but may include a classified annex, if appropriate.

(b)

Definitions

In this section:

(1)

Appropriate congressional committees

The term appropriate congressional committees means the Committee on Foreign Relations of the Senate and the Committee on Foreign Affairs of the House of Representatives.

(2)

State sponsor of terrorism defined

The term state sponsor of terrorism means a country the government of which the Secretary of State has determined, for purposes of section 6(j) of the Export Administration Act of 1979 (50 U.S.C. 4605(j)) (as in effect pursuant to the International Emergency Economic Powers Act), section 620A of the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961 (22 U.S.C. 2371), section 40 of the Arms Export Control Act (22 U.S.C. 2780), or any other provision of law, is a government that has repeatedly provided support for acts of international terrorism.