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      House Committee on Foreign Affairs
    IntroducedNovember 21st, 2013

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Walter Patterson and Werner Foerster Justice and Extradition Act

Official Title

To direct the President to submit to Congress a report on fugitives currently residing in other countries whose extradition is sought by the United States and related matters.


Walter Patterson and Werner Foerster Justice and Extradition Act - Directs the President to report annually to Congress regarding: (1) the number of fugitives and others residing in other countries for whom the United States is seeking extradition or rendition and a list of those countries; (2) U.S. diplomatic and other efforts to secure such fugitives' return; (3) the average length of time these cases have been outstanding; (4) the number of satisfactorily resolved cases; (5) factors that have been barriers to case resolution; and (6) information on the number of U.S. citizens whose extradition has been sought by other countries during the past five years, a list of those countries seeking extradition, and the outcomes of those requests.

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