LEGISLATION IN THE 110th CONGRESS
S. 695 (Senate version of American Owned Property in Occupied Cyprus Claims Act)
Senators Olympia Snowe (R-ME) and Robert Menendez (D-NJ) introduced S. 695 in the Senate on February 27. Senate introduced legislation similar to H.R. 1456 will authorize lawsuits to seek financial remedies in U.S. district courts by U.S. citizens against the Turkish government and private persons for lost access to their properties in Turkish occupied Cyprus.
Total Cosponsors to Date: 3
Olympia Snowe (R-ME), Robert Menendez (D-NJ), and Tim Johnson (D-SD)