The Naftali Fraenkel Rewards for Justice Act

July 9, 2014
July 30, 2014
Ordered to be reported

Like its companion measure in the Senate (S. 2577 of 7/9/14), This bill would authorize the secretary of state to offer up to $5 m. to any individual with information that leads to the arrest or conviction of the perpetrators of the kidnapping and subsequent killing of 3 Israeli settler teenagers on 6/12/14. The 3 were abducted while hitchhiking home from school in the Gush Etzion settlement bloc near Hebron and their bodies subsequently found on 6/30, approximately 15 miles from where they were last seen. (See the Quarterly Update in JPS 173 for more on the kidnappings and their aftermath.)

7 cosponsors (6R, 1D).

Last major action: 7/30/14 Ordered to be reported by unanimous consent.

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