US HR855 | 2019-2020 | 116th Congress

Status

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)
Status: Introduced on February 12 2020 - 25% progression
Action: 2020-03-10 - Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security.
Pending: House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]

Summary

Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives that the United States should ratify the Rome Statute and join the International Criminal Court. This resolution urges the United States to ratify the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court, a multilateral treaty that established the court. The resolution calls on (1) the Department of State to lift visa restrictions on personnel of the court and (2) the United States to encourage non-party foreign countries to join the court.

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Title

Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives that the United States should ratify the Rome Statute and join the International Criminal Court.

Sponsors

Rep. Ilhan Omar [D-MN]

History

DateChamberAction
2020-03-10HouseReferred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security.
2020-02-12HouseReferred to the Committee on Foreign Affairs, and in addition to the Committee on the Judiciary, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.
2020-02-12HouseReferred to the Committee on Foreign Affairs, and in addition to the Committee on the Judiciary, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.
2020-02-12HouseIntroduced in House

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