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Walter Patterson and Werner Foerster Justice and Extradition Act

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Official Title as Introduced

To direct the President to submit to Congress a report on fugitives currently residing in other countries whose extradition is sought by the United States and related matters.


Actions Overview (1)

Date Actions Overview
04/30/2015Introduced in House

All Actions (5)

Date All Actions
09/22/2016Forwarded by Subcommittee to Full Committee by the Yeas and Nays: 4 - 1 .
Action By: House Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on Africa, Global Health, Global Human Rights and International Organizations
09/22/2016Subcommittee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
Action By: House Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on Africa, Global Health, Global Human Rights and International Organizations
09/07/2016Referred to the Subcommittee on Africa, Global Health, Global Human Rights and International Organizations.
Action By: Committee on Foreign Affairs
04/30/2015Referred to the House Committee on Foreign Affairs.
Action By: House of Representatives
04/30/2015Introduced in House
Action By: House of Representatives

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Committee / Subcommittee Date Activity Reports
House Foreign Affairs04/30/2015 Referred to
House Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on Africa, Global Health, Global Human Rights and International Organizations09/07/2016 Referred to
09/22/2016 Markup by
09/22/2016 Reported by

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Introduced in House (04/30/2015)

Walter Patterson and Werner Foerster Justice and Extradition Act

Directs the President to report annually to Congress regarding: (1) the number of fugitives and others residing in other countries for whom the United States is seeking extradition or rendition, together with a list of those countries; (2) U.S. diplomatic and other efforts to secure such fugitives' return; (3) the average length of time these cases have been outstanding; (4) the number of satisfactorily resolved cases; (5) factors that have been barriers to case resolution; 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 those requests.