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Public Law No: 110-151 (12/21/2007)

 
[110th Congress Public Law 151]
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Public Law 110-151
110th Congress

                                 An Act


 
  To amend section 1091 of title 18, United States Code, to allow the 
 prosecution of genocide in appropriate circumstances. <<NOTE: Dec. 21, 
                           2007 -  [S. 888]>> 

    Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the 
United States of America in Congress assembled, <<NOTE: Genocide 
Accountability Act of 2007.>> 
SECTION 1. <<NOTE: 18 USC 1 note.>> SHORT TITLE.

    This Act may be cited as the ``Genocide Accountability Act of 
2007''.
SEC. 2. GENOCIDE.

    Section 1091 of title 18, United States Code, is amended by striking 
subsection (d) and inserting the following:
    ``(d) Required Circumstance for Offenses.--The circumstance referred 
to in subsections (a) and (c) is that--
            ``(1) the offense is committed in whole or in part within 
        the United States;
            ``(2) the alleged offender is a national of the United 
        States (as that term is defined in section 101 of the 
        Immigration and Nationality Act (8 U.S.C. 1101));
            ``(3) the alleged offender is an alien lawfully admitted for 
        permanent residence in the United States (as that term is 
        defined in section 101 of the Immigration and Nationality Act (8 
        U.S.C. 1101));
            ``(4) the alleged offender is a stateless person whose 
        habitual residence is in the United States; or

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            ``(5) after the conduct required for the offense occurs, the 
        alleged offender is brought into, or found in, the United 
        States, even if that conduct occurred outside the United 
        States.''.

    Approved December 21, 2007.

LEGISLATIVE HISTORY--S. 888 (H.R. 2489):
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HOUSE REPORTS: No. 110-468 accompanying H.R. 2489 (Comm. on the 
Judiciary).
CONGRESSIONAL RECORD, Vol. 153 (2007):
            Mar. 29, considered and passed Senate.
            Dec. 5, considered and passed House.

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