U.S. Senator Introduces Legislation to Track Foreign Fugitives

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Tuesday, May 1, 2012
Author: 
Bruce Zagaris
Volume: 
28
Issue: 
5
Abstract: 

 

On March 12, 2012, Senator Richard Durbin introduced S. 2183, bringing Fugitives to Justice Act, to provide funding for the Fugitive Extradition and Apprehension Trust Fund.[1]  The bill would direct $1 million to $3 million per year to a fund dedicated to enhancing efforts to apprehend international fugitives.[2]



[1]    S. 2183, Bringing Fugitives to Justice Act., 112th Cong., 2d Session, Mar. 12, 2012.

[2]    Gary Marx and David Jackson, Durbin pushes reforms to help capture fugitives, Chicago Tribune, Mar. 12, 2012.