Combating Anti-Semitism Act of 2010

September 29, 2010
September 29, 2010
Referred to House (sub)committee

1 cosponsor

Would amend the Global Anti-Semitism Act to require the secy. of state to submit a report to Congress on acts of anti-Semitism in countries around the world, including anti-Semitic incitement and discourse couched as expression against Israel, and the responses of governments to the anti-Semitic acts.

Would replace the Special Envoy for Monitoring and Combating Anti-Semitism, a State Dept. official who is currently appointed by the secy. of state, with the Ambassador at Large for Monitoring and Combating Anti-Semitism, who would be nominated by the president and approved by the Senate. Further amendments to the Foreign Service Act of 1980 would require Foreign Service officers to receive instruction on anti-Semitism and legal and law enforcement issues related to combating anti-Semitism.

See also: related measures H. Res. 1181 of 3/12/10, H.R. 5065 of 4/20/10, and H. Res. 1497 of 6/30/10

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