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H.R. 11315 (94th): Foreign Sovereign Immunities Act

About the bill

Source: Wikipedia

The Foreign Sovereign Immunities Act (FSIA) of 1976 is a United States law, codified at Title 28, §§ 1330, 1332, 1391(f), 1441(d), and 1602–1611 of the United States Code, that establishes the limitations as to whether a foreign sovereign nation (or its political subdivisions, agencies, or instrumentalities) may be sued in U.S. courts—federal or state. (In international law, government protection against lawsuits in foreign courts is known as state immunity; government immunity in domestic courts is known as sovereign immunity.) It also establishes specific procedures for ...

Sponsor and status

Introduced:

Dec 19, 1975
94th Congress, 1975–1976

Status:

Enacted — Signed by the President on Oct 21, 1976

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on October 21, 1976.

Law:

Pub.L. 94-583

Sponsor:

Peter Rodino Jr.

Representative for New Jersey's 10th congressional district

Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: Oct 21, 1976

History

Dec 19, 1975
 
Introduced

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Sep 29, 1976
 
Passed House (Senate next)

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next.

Oct 1, 1976
 
Passed Senate

The bill was passed by both chambers in identical form. It goes to the President next who may sign or veto the bill.

Oct 21, 1976
 
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

H.R. 11315 (94th) was 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.

This bill was introduced in the 94th Congress, which met from Jan 14, 1975 to Oct 1, 1976. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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