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S. 1158: Elie Wiesel Genocide and Atrocities Prevention Act of 2018

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.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Sponsor and status

Benjamin Cardin

Sponsor. Senior Senator for Maryland. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Jun 27, 2018
Length: 30 pages
Introduced:

May 17, 2017

Status:

Ordered Reported on Jun 26, 2018

The committees assigned to this bill sent it to the House or Senate as a whole for consideration on June 26, 2018.

Prognosis:

32% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)

See Instead:

H.R. 3030 (same title)
Passed House (Senate next) — Jul 17, 2018

History

May 17, 2017
 
Introduced

Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.

Jun 26, 2018
 
Ordered Reported

A committee has voted to issue a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.

Pending
 
Passed Senate (House next)

Pending
 
Passed House

Pending
 
Signed by the President

S. 1158 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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