H.R.5071 - American-Owned Property in Occupied Cyprus Claims Act108th Congress (2003-2004)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Pallone, Frank, Jr. [D-NJ-6] (Introduced 09/14/2004)|
|Committees:||House - International Relations; Judiciary|
|Latest Action:||09/14/2004 Referred to the Committee on International Relations, and in addition to the Committee on the Judiciary, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.5071 — 108th Congress (2003-2004)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (09/14/2004)
American-Owned Property in Occupied Cyprus Claims Act - Amends the International Claims Settlement Act of 1949 to urge the President to authorize the Secretary of State to begin negotiations with Turkey to allow for certain claims by U.S. nationals respecting real property in the Turkish-held portions of Cyprus.
Authorizes the Secretary of the Treasury to establish in the Treasury a Claims Fund for the payment of unsatisfied claims of U.S. nationals against Turkey. Sets forth payment procedures.
Amends Federal law to grant U.S. district court jurisdiction for civil actions against any private person (any natural person or legal entity other than Turkey) by a U.S. national who owns property in the Turkish-held portion of Cyprus.