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- 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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Enacted — Signed by the President
Oct 21, 1976
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The “S.” in “S. 3553” means this is a Senate 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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2 cosponsors (1R, 1D) (show)
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Civic Impulse. (2015). S. 3553 — 94th Congress: Foreign Sovereign Immunities Act. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/94/s3553
“S. 3553 — 94th Congress: Foreign Sovereign Immunities Act.” www.GovTrack.us. 1976. May 26, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/94/s3553>
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