H.R.1926 - Bring Them Home Alive Act of 1999106th Congress (1999-2000)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Hefley, Joel [R-CO-5] (Introduced 05/25/1999)|
|Committees:||House - Judiciary; International Relations|
|Latest Action:||09/01/1999 Referred to the Subcommittee on International Operations and Human Rights. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.1926 — 106th Congress (1999-2000)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (05/25/1999)
Bring Them Home Alive Act of 1999 - Directs the Attorney General to grant refugee status in the United States to any alien (and the parent, spouse, and child of such) who: (1) is a national of Vietnam, Cambodia, Laos, China, or any of the independent states of the former Soviet Union; and (2) personally delivers into U.S. custody a living American Vietnam War POW or MIA.
Requires the granting of the same status to any alien (and parent, spouse, and child) who is a national of North Korea, China, or any of the independent states of the former Soviet Union and who personally delivers a living American Korean War POW or MIA.
Directs the International Broadcasting Bureau to broadcast to such foreign countries information that promotes such refugee programs. Requires: (1) a minimum level of such broadcasting; and (2) the Bureau to ensure that such information is made available on the Internet.
Expresses the sense of the Congress that RFE-RL, Inc., Radio Free Asia, and any other recipient of Federal grants that broadcasts to such countries should also broadcast such information.