H.R.4955 - War Crimes Disclosure Act103rd Congress (1993-1994)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Maloney, Carolyn B. [D-NY-14] (Introduced 08/12/1994)|
|Committees:||House - Government Operations; Intelligence (Permanent); Judiciary|
|Latest Action:||08/16/1994 Referred to the Subcommittee on Information, Justice, Transportation and Agriculture.|
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Summary: H.R.4955 — 103rd Congress (1993-1994)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (08/12/1994)
War Crimes Disclosure Act - Requires disclosure under provisions of the Freedom of Information Act of any matter that relates to any individual who is listed in a Watch List as a participant in Nazi war crimes. Provides disclosure exceptions, such as for the protection of intelligence agents and informants or for compelling national security reasons. Requires disclosure of information that can be reasonably separated from excepted information.
Amends the National Security Act of 1947 to provide that the exemption from public disclosure authorized under such Act for operational files of the Central Intelligence Agency shall not apply to information regarding Nazi war crimes participants.