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Marco Rubio joins Tammy Baldwin in bill requiring Nazi art theft restitution

Monday, February 27th, 2017
Florida’s Republican U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio has joined with Democrat Tammy Baldwin of Wisconsin in a bill that would force return of or restitution for art and other belongings stolen by Nazis from Jews in the Holocaust.
The bill, entitled ‘‘Justice for Uncompensated Survivors Today (JUST) Act of 2017’’ would seek to use the Washington Conference Principles on Nazi-Confiscated Art of 1998 and the Terezin Declaration on Holocaust Assets and Related Issues of 2009 to prosecute claims and return stolen property or award restitution. The United States was a signatory of both treaties.
The bill also would require the State Department

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