H.R.1911 - Special Envoy to Monitor and Combat Anti-Semitism Act of 2017115th Congress (2017-2018) |
|Sponsor:||Rep. Smith, Christopher H. [R-NJ-4] (Introduced 04/05/2017)|
|Committees:||House - Foreign Affairs|
|Latest Action:||House - 05/18/2017 Referred to the Subcommittee on Africa, Global Health, Global Human Rights and International Organizations. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.1911 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (04/05/2017)
Special Envoy to Monitor and Combat Anti-Semitism Act of 2017
This bill amends the State Department Basic Authorities Act of 1956 to provide that the Special Envoy to Monitor and Combat Anti-Semitism shall have the rank of ambassador and be appointed by the President by and with the advice and consent of the Senate.
The Special Envoy shall: (1) be a person of recognized distinction in the field of combating anti-Semitism or religious freedom; (2) serve as the primary advisor to, and coordinate efforts across, the U.S. government relating to monitoring and combating anti-Semitism and anti-Semitic incitement in foreign countries; and (3) report directly to the Secretary of State.