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Apr 13, 1988
100th Congress, 1987–1988
This bill was introduced on April 13, 1988, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Representative for Washington's 7th congressional district
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.
The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.
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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 4378”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.
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Civic Impulse. (2016). H.R. 4378 — 100th Congress: United States Response to South African Censorship Act of 1988. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/100/hr4378
“H.R. 4378 — 100th Congress: United States Response to South African Censorship Act of 1988.” www.GovTrack.us. 1988. February 12, 2016 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/100/hr4378>
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