A bill to help prevent acts of genocide and other atrocity crimes, which threaten national and international security, by enhancing United States Government capacities to prevent, mitigate, and respond to such crises.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Senator for Maryland. Democrat.
Last Updated: Dec 28, 2018
Length: 4 pages
115th Congress, 2017–2019
Enacted — Signed by the President on Jan 14, 2019
This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on January 14, 2019.
What legislators are saying
“Senate Passes Bipartisan Bill to Bolster U.S. Leadership in Genocide and Atrocity Prevention”
— Sen. Todd Young [R-IN] (Co-sponsor) on Dec 14, 2018
S. 1158 (115th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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This bill was introduced in the 115th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2017 to Jan 3, 2019. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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Elie Wiesel Genocide and Atrocities Prevention Act of 2018, S. 1158, 115th Cong. (2017).
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