H.R.3252 - Global Respect Act116th Congress (2019-2020) |
|Sponsor:||Rep. Cicilline, David N. [D-RI-1] (Introduced 06/13/2019)|
|Committees:||House - Foreign Affairs; Judiciary|
|Committee Meetings:||06/20/19 10:00AM|
|Latest Action:||House - 06/28/2019 Referred to the Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.3252 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (06/13/2019)
Global Respect Act
This bill imposes visa-blocking sanctions on foreign persons responsible for or complicit in violating the human rights of individuals due to actual or perceived sexual orientation, gender identity, or sex characteristics. The President shall report and periodically update a list of foreign persons responsible for such human rights violations and apply sanctions accordingly.
The Department of State shall designate at least one senior officer who shall be responsible for tracking violence and discrimination against individuals based on actual or perceived sexual orientation, gender identity, or sex characteristics in foreign countries.