House Bill 221
116th Congress(2019-2020)
Special Envoy to Monitor and Combat Anti-Semitism Act
Became Law
Amendments
Became Law
Became Public Law 116-326 on Jan 13, 2021
Overview
Text
Introduced
Jan 3, 2019
Latest Action
Jan 13, 2021
Origin Chamber
House
Type
Bill
Bill
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Bill Number
221
Congress
116
Policy Area
International Affairs
International Affairs
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Passed
January 11, 2019
Type
Final Passage Under Suspension Of The Rules Results
House Roll Call Votes
Summary

Special Envoy to Monitor and Combat Anti-Semitism Act

This bill establishes the Special Envoy for Monitoring and Combating anti-Semitism as an ambassador-rank official, appointed by the President, by and with the advice and consent of the Senate, who leads the Office to Monitor and Combat anti-Semitism within the Department of State. (Under current law, the special envoy is appointed by the Secretary of State.) The President may nominate the special envoy from among State Department officers and employees.

The special envoy shall be the primary advisor in the government relating to monitoring and combating anti-Semitism in foreign countries. The individual shall be of recognized distinction in religious freedom, law enforcement, or combating anti-Semitism.

Text (5)
January 14, 2019
January 11, 2019
January 3, 2019
Amendments (1)
Dec 16, 2020
Agreed to in Senate
1
Sponsorship
Senate Amendment 2709
In the nature of a substitute.
Agreed To
Public Record
Record Created
Jan 4, 2019 1:32:57 PM
Record Updated
Oct 15, 2021 11:30:36 PM