H.R. 4378 (100th): United States Response to South African Censorship Act of 1988

Introduced:

Apr 13, 1988
100th Congress, 1987–1988

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on April 13, 1988, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Sponsor:

Michael Lowry
Representative for Washington's 7th congressional district
Democrat

About the bill

Full Title

A bill to respond to the long-standing press restrictions in South Africa and the most recent emergency orders and press restrictions imposed by the South African Government that have resulted in censorship and self-censorship of the media in South Africa, the United States, and other nations throughout the world.

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History

Introduced
Apr 13, 1988

Details

Cosponsors
7 cosponsors (7D) (show)
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Votes

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