H.R.4344 - International Commission on Missing Persons Assistance Act of 2012112th Congress (2011-2012)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Smith, Christopher H. [R-NJ-4] (Introduced 03/30/2012)|
|Committees:||House - Foreign Affairs|
|Latest Action:||05/07/2012 Referred to the Subcommittee on Africa, Global Health, and Human Rights.|
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Summary: H.R.4344 — 112th Congress (2011-2012)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (03/30/2012)
International Commission on Missing Persons Assistance Act of 2012 - Expresses the sense of Congress that: (1) the United States should support the work of the International Commission on Missing Persons (ICMP) to clarify the fate of persons missing as a result of conflict and natural and man-made disasters, (2) the United States should support the expansion of the ICMP's mandate to include assistance to governments in locating persons missing for involuntary reasons, (3) the President should enunciate a policy of assisting the ICMP in establishing a permanent and internationally recognized legal status, and (4) the Secretary of State shall make every effort to advance this proposal at the United Nations (U.N.).
Directs the Secretary to report to Congress regarding such activities.