Text: H.R.5752 — 113th Congress (2013-2014)All Information (Except Text)

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113th CONGRESS
2d Session
H. R. 5752


To require the Secretary of State to offer rewards for information on the kidnapping and murder of James Foley, Peter Kassig, Steven Sotloff, or the kidnapping and murder of any other citizen of the United States by a foreign terrorist organization.


IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

November 20, 2014

Mr. Gosar (for himself, Mr. Franks of Arizona, Mr. Lamborn, Mr. Cook, Mr. Stockman, Mr. Sherman, Mr. Salmon, Mr. Schweikert, Mr. Bridenstine, Mr. Stewart, Mr. DeSantis, Mr. Yoho, Mr. Duncan of South Carolina, Mr. Mulvaney, and Mr. Hurt) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Foreign Affairs


A BILL

To require the Secretary of State to offer rewards for information on the kidnapping and murder of James Foley, Peter Kassig, Steven Sotloff, or the kidnapping and murder of any other citizen of the United States by a foreign terrorist organization.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. Rewards authorized.

(a) In general.—In accordance with the Rewards for Justice program authorized under section 36(b) of the State Department Basic Authorities Act of 1956 (22 U.S.C. 2708(b)), the Secretary of State shall offer a reward to any individual who furnishes information leading to the arrest or conviction in any country of any individual for committing, conspiring or attempting to commit, or aiding or abetting in the commission of the kidnapping and murder of James Foley, Peter Kassig, Steven Sotloff, or the kidnapping and murder of any other citizen of the United States by a foreign terrorist organization.

(b) Limitation.—The total amount of rewards offered under subsection (a) in connection with the kidnapping and murder of any one of the individuals named in such subsection or any other citizen of the United States described in such subsection may not exceed $5,000,000.

(c) Foreign terrorist organization.—The term “foreign terrorist organization” means an organization designated by the Secretary of State as a foreign terrorist organization in accordance with section 219 of the Immigration and Nationality Act (8 U.S.C. 1189).