Summary: H.R.425 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)All Information (Except Text)

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Passed House amended (11/01/2017)

FTO Passport Revocation Act of 2017

(Sec. 2) This bill amends the Passport Act of 1926 to authorize the Department of State to: (1) refuse to issue a passport to an individual who has aided, assisted, abetted, or otherwise helped a foreign terrorist organization designated pursuant to the Immigration and Nationality Act; or (2) revoke a passport previously issued to any such individual;

A person whose passport is denied or revoked may request a State Department hearing within 60 days of receiving notice of such action.

If the State Department refuses to issue or revokes a passport, or if subsequent to a hearing the State Department issues or cancels a revocation of a passport that was the subject of such a hearing, the State Department shall report to Congress within 30 days regarding such action.