Summary: H.R.6698 — 112th Congress (2011-2012)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in House (12/20/2012)

Walter Patterson Justice and Extradition Act - Directs the President to report to Congress regarding: (1) the number of fugitives currently residing in other countries whose extradition is sought by the United States and a list of such countries; (2) diplomatic and other efforts the United States has undertaken to secure the return of such fugitives; (3) the average length of time these cases have been outstanding; (4) how many of these cases have been resolved to the satisfaction of the United States; (5) factors that have been barriers to the resolution of such cases; and (6) information on the number of U.S. citizens whose extradition has been sought by other countries during the past five years, a list of those countries seeking extradition, and the outcomes of such requests.