H.R.271 - Justice for Holocaust Survivors Act106th Congress (1999-2000)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Slaughter, Louise McIntosh [D-NY-28] (Introduced 01/06/1999)|
|Committees:||House - Judiciary|
|Latest Action:||02/25/1999 Referred to the Subcommittee on Immigration and Claims. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.271 — 106th Congress (1999-2000)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (01/06/1999)
Justice for Holocaust Survivors Act - Amends the Federal judicial code to make an exception to the jurisdictional immunity of a foreign state in certain cases where money damages are sought for the personal injury of a U.S. citizen caused by an act of genocide occurring during World War II in the predecessor states of the Federal Republic of Germany, or in any territories or areas occupied, annexed, or otherwise controlled by those states. Sets the venue for such cases.
Makes an exception to immunity from attachment with respect to such claims.