Summary: H.R.3851 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)All Information (Except Text)

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Passed House amended (02/07/2018)

War Crimes Rewards Expansion Act

(Sec. 2) This bill amends the State Department Basic Authorities Act of 1956 to authorize the Department of State to offer awards under its war crimes rewards program for the arrest or conviction in any country of a foreign national accused of a war crime, a crime against humanity, or genocide as such crime is defined under: (1) U.S. law, or (2) the statutes of such country or an international criminal tribunal. (Currently, the reference to such crime is as defined only by an international criminal tribunal.)