To amend the State Department Basic Authorities Act of 1956 to monitor and combat anti-Semitism globally, and for other purposes.
Sponsor and status
Christopher “Chris” Smith
Sponsor. Representative for New Jersey's 4th congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: Dec 16, 2020
Length: 6 pages
116th Congress (2019–2021)
Enacted — Signed by the President on Jan 13, 2021
This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on January 13, 2021.
87 Cosponsors (58 Democrats, 29 Republicans)
What legislators are saying
“<span class='\"kicker\"'>Would create ambassador position to combat anti-Semitism</span>Smith anti-Semitism bill headed to Presidents desk”
— Rep. Christopher “Chris” Smith [R-NJ4] (Sponsor) on Dec 31, 2020
“Schneider Bill to Elevate Antisemitism Envoy to Ambassador Passes House, Headed to Presidents Desk”
— Rep. Bradley “Brad” Schneider [D-IL10] (Co-sponsor) on Dec 31, 2020
“THIS WEEK IN CONGRESS - January 11, 2019”
— Rep. Gregorio Sablan [D-MP] on Jan 14, 2019
H.R. 221 (116th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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Special Envoy to Monitor and Combat Anti-Semitism Act, Pub. L. No. 116-326, H.R. 221, 116th Cong. (2021).
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