H.R.572: End Immuity for Brazilian Criminals Act

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This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress
This bill is primarily about international affairs
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Sponsor Tim Ryan, D-Ohio
Total Cosponsors 8 (2 Democrats, 6 Republicans)
Introduced Feb. 6, 2013
Latest Major Action Feb. 28, 2013
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Bill Summary

End Immuity for Brazilian Criminals Act - Prohibits the issuance of a visa to a citizen, subject, national, or resident of Brazil until the President certifies to Congress that the government of Brazil has removed the prohibition on extradition of Brazilian nationals to other countries.

Authorizes the President to waive such prohibition on a case-by-case basis if in the U.S. national interest.

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
Feb. 28, 2013 Referred to the Subcommittee on Immigration And Border Security.
Feb. 6, 2013 Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.