H.R.3026 - To amend title 28, United States Code, relating to jurisdictional immunities of the Socialist People's Libyan Arab Jamahiriya, to grant jurisdiction to the courts of the United States for claims arising out of the destruction of Pan American World Airways Flight 103.105th Congress (1997-1998)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Fox, Jon D. [R-PA-13] (Introduced 11/12/1997)|
|Committees:||House - Judiciary|
|Latest Action:||House - 11/25/1997 Referred to the Subcommittee on Immigration and Claims. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.3026 — 105th Congress (1997-1998)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (11/12/1997)
Amends the Federal judicial code to provide an exception to the jurisdictional immunity of foreign states by granting jurisdiction to the U.S. courts for claims in which money damages are sought against the Socialist People's Libyan Arab Jamahiriya arising out of the destruction of Pan American World Airways Flight 103.
Specifies that such a cause of action shall survive the death, and pass to the estate, of the claimant.
Makes an exception to immunity from attachment in such cases.