Controversial Art Protection Bill Passed by US House of Representatives

By Editorial Team on June 18, 2015

On June 9, the US House of Representatives passed a bill that could affect the exchange of cultural property with foreign nations. The law, which has yet to pass the Senate, would enable organizations the United States to retain art objects on loan from foreign governments, regardless if the art was stolen or not. Nazi-looted art would constitute the only exception. Read more here.

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