S. 653, Near East and South Central Asia Religious Freedom Act of 2013

Cost Estimate
January 10, 2014

As reported by the Senate Committee on Foreign Relations on December 18, 2013

S. 653 would authorize the appropriation of $1 million each year over the 2013-2017 period for the President to appoint a Special Envoy within the Department of State. The envoy and his staff would be responsible for protecting religious minorities in the countries of the Near East and South Central Asia.