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Committee on Foreign AffairsOversight and InvestigationsCommittee on the JudiciaryImmigration and CitizenshipCrime, Terrorism and Homeland SecurityIntroducedApril 23rd, 2015
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Treason and Passport Revocation Act of 2015
To amend title 18, United States Code, to include foreign terrorist organizations as enemies of the United States for purposes of treason, and for other purposes.
Treason and Passport Revocation Act of 2015 Amends the federal criminal code to include an organization that the Department of State has designated as a foreign terrorist organization as an enemy of the United States for purposes of the crime of treason. Amends the Passport Act of 1926 to: (1) prohibit, with a discretionary exception for emergency or humanitarian reasons, the Department of State from issuing a passport or passport card to an individual who is a member of, or affiliated with, a foreign terrorist organization; and (2) require the Department to revoke a passport or passport card previously issued to any such individual. Authorizes the Department, before revocation, to: (1) limit a previously issued passport or passport card to only return travel to the United States, or (2) issue a limited passport or passport card that permits only return travel to the United States.