S.1292 - Special Envoy to Monitor and Combat Anti-Semitism Act of 2017115th Congress (2017-2018)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Rubio, Marco [R-FL] (Introduced 06/06/2017)|
|Committees:||Senate - Foreign Relations|
|Latest Action:||Senate - 06/06/2017 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Foreign Relations. (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.1292 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in Senate (06/06/2017)
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.