Text: H.R.6243 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in House (06/27/2018)


115th CONGRESS
2d Session
H. R. 6243


To amend the State Department Basic Authorities Act of 1956 to eliminate the repatriation loan program, and for other purposes.


IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

June 27, 2018

Mrs. Dingell (for herself and Mr. McGovern) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Foreign Affairs


A BILL

To amend the State Department Basic Authorities Act of 1956 to eliminate the repatriation loan program, and for other purposes.

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

SECTION 1. Short title.

This Act may be cited as the “Leave No Americans Behind Act of 2018”.

SEC. 2. Elimination of repatriation loans by Department of State.

Section 4 of the State Department Basic Authorities Act of 1956 is amended—

(1) in subsection (b)(2)(A)(ii), by striking “, on a reimbursable basis to the maximum extent practicable, with such reimbursements to be credited to the applicable Department of State appropriation and to remain available until expended, except that no reimbursement under this clause shall be paid that is greater than the amount the person evacuated would have been charged for a reasonable commercial air fare immediately prior to the events giving rise to the evacuation”; and

(2) by striking subsection (d).