House Bill 4250
117th Congress(2021-2022)
War Crimes Rewards Expansion Act
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Passed House on Sep 28, 2021
Overview
Text
Introduced
Jun 30, 2021
Latest Action
Sep 29, 2021
Origin Chamber
House
Type
Bill
Bill
The primary form of legislative measure used to propose law. Depending on the chamber of origin, bills begin with a designation of either H.R. or S. Joint resolution is another form of legislative measure used to propose law.
Bill Number
4250
Congress
117
Policy Area
International Affairs
International Affairs
Primary focus of measure is matters affecting foreign aid, human rights, international law and organizations; national governance; arms control; diplomacy and foreign officials; alliances and collective security. Measures concerning trade agreements, tariffs, foreign investments, and foreign loans may fall under Foreign Trade and International Finance policy area.
Sponsorship by Party
North Carolina
California
Maryland
Missouri
Rhode Island
South Carolina
Passed
September 28, 2021
Type
Final Passage Under Suspension Of The Rules Results
House Roll Call Votes
Summary

War Crimes Rewards Expansion Act

This bill expands the Department of State's rewards program to authorize rewards for providing information leading to the arrest, conviction, or transfer of a foreign national accused of war crimes, crimes against humanity, or genocide as such crimes are defined under the law of an international criminal tribunal, the applicable country, or the United States. Currently, rewards are authorized for information leading to the arrest, conviction, or transfer of a foreign national accused of such crimes only as defined under the statutes of the relevant tribunal.

Text (3)
September 29, 2021
September 28, 2021
June 30, 2021
Actions (13)
09/29/2021
Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on Foreign Relations.
09/28/2021
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
09/28/2021
On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 412 - 9 (Roll no. 299). (text: CR H5482)
09/28/2021
Passed/agreed to in House: On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 412 - 9 (Roll no. 299).
09/28/2021
Considered as unfinished business. (consideration: CR H5494)
09/28/2021
At the conclusion of debate, the Yeas and Nays were demanded and ordered. Pursuant to the provisions of clause 8, rule XX, the Chair announced that further proceedings on the motion would be postponed.
09/28/2021
DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 4250.
09/28/2021
Considered under suspension of the rules. (consideration: CR H5482-5483)
09/28/2021
Ms. Wild moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill.
07/29/2021
Ordered to be Reported by Voice Vote.
07/29/2021
Committee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
06/30/2021
Referred to the House Committee on Foreign Affairs.
06/30/2021
Introduced in House
Public Record
Record Created
Jul 1, 2021 7:12:13 AM
Record Updated
Oct 22, 2021 2:15:20 AM