S.231 - ESCAPE of Saudi Nationals Act116th Congress (2019-2020) |
|Sponsor:||Sen. Merkley, Jeff [D-OR] (Introduced 01/25/2019)|
|Committees:||Senate - Foreign Relations|
|Latest Action:||Senate - 01/25/2019 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Foreign Relations. (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.231 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in Senate (01/25/2019)
Examining Saudi Consular Activities Promoting Extraction Act or the ESCAPE of Saudi Nationals Act
This bill directs the Department of State to report to Congress on instances where Saudi Arabian diplomats or affiliated individuals may have helped Saudi nationals leave the United States to escape criminal prosecution.
The bill also prohibits a foreign country's diplomatic mission from owning real property in the United States if the State Department determines that such mission helped one of its nationals leave the United States to evade prosecution for a crime.