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H.R. 1036: Bassam Barabandi Rewards for Justice Act


The text of the bill below is as of Jul 21, 2021 (Referred to Senate Committee).


IIB

117th CONGRESS

1st Session

H. R. 1036

IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

July 21, 2021

Received; read twice and referred to the Committee on Foreign Relations

AN ACT

To amend the State Department Basic Authorities Act of 1956 to authorize rewards under the Department of State’s rewards program relating to information regarding individuals or entities engaged in activities in contravention of United States or United Nations sanctions, and for other purposes.

1.

Short title

This Act may be cited as the Bassam Barabandi Rewards for Justice Act.

2.

Amendment to Department of State rewards program

Subsection (b) of section 36 of the State Department Basic Authorities Act of 1956 (22 U.S.C. 2708) is amended—

(1)

in paragraph (11), by striking or after the semicolon at the end;

(2)

in paragraph (12), by striking the period at the end and inserting ; or; and

(3)

by adding at the end the following new paragraph:

(13)

the identification or location of an individual or entity that—

(A)

knowingly, directly or indirectly, imports, exports, or reexports to, into, or from any country any goods, services, or technology controlled for export by the United States because of the use of such goods, services, or technology in contravention of a United States or United Nations sanction; or

(B)

knowingly, directly or indirectly, provides training, advice, or other services or assistance, or engages in significant financial transactions, relating to any such goods, services, or technology in contravention of such sanction.

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Passed the House of Representatives July 20, 2021.

Cheryl L. Johnson,

Clerk