S. 3553 (94th): Foreign Sovereign Immunities Act

Introduced:

Jun 10, 1976
94th Congress, 1975–1976

Status:

Passed House & Senate on Oct 1, 1976

This bill was passed by Congress on October 1, 1976 but was not enacted before the end of its Congressional session. (It is possible this bill is waiting for the signature of the President.)

Sponsor:

Roman Hruska

Senator from Nebraska

Republican

See Instead:

H.R. 11315 (same title)
Enacted — Signed by the President — Oct 21, 1976

About the bill

Full Title

A bill to define the jurisdiction of U.S. courts in suits against foreign states, the circumstances in which foreign states are immune from suit and in which execution may not be levied on their property.

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History

Jun 10, 1976
 
Introduced

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Sep 27, 1976
 
Reported by Committee

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Sep 30, 1976
 
Passed Senate

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Oct 1, 1976
 
Passed House

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