H.R.6382 - War Crimes Accountability Act of 2012

To hold war crimes suspects and Nazi war criminals accountable by encouraging foreign governments to more efficiently prosecute, extradite, deport, or accept for deportation such war crimes suspects and Nazi war criminals, and for other purposes. view all titles (2)

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  • Official: To hold war crimes suspects and Nazi war criminals accountable by encouraging foreign governments to more efficiently prosecute, extradite, deport, or accept for deportation such war crimes suspects and Nazi war criminals, and for other purposes. as introduced.
  • Short: War Crimes Accountability Act of 2012 as introduced.

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Official Summary

War Crimes Accountability Act of 2012 - Directs the President to submit a report to Congress for each of FY2013-FY2017 that identifies each country that is failing to: (1) cooperate with relevant jurisdictions in extraditing or deporting war crimes suspects or Nazi war criminals to the appr

Official Summary

War Crimes Accountability Act of 2012 - Directs the President to submit a report to Congress for each of FY2013-FY2017 that identifies each country that is failing to:
(1) cooperate with relevant jurisdictions in extraditing or deporting war crimes suspects or Nazi war criminals to the appropriate jurisdiction;
(2) enforce arrest warrants issued by an international tribunal against war crimes suspects;
(3) accept Nazi war criminals deported from the United States; or
(4) effectively prosecute war crimes suspects or Nazi war criminals within such country's jurisdiction, including Nazi war criminals who resided in the United States and were deported from or extradited by the United States or left the United States voluntarily. Prohibits the President from issuing a letter of offer to sell defense articles under the Arms Export Control Act for $7 million or more to a country so identified. Authorizes the President to waive such prohibition if in the U.S. national security interest.

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