H.R. 856 (102nd): Northern Ireland Fair Employment Practices Act


Feb 6, 1991
102nd Congress, 1991–1992

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on February 6, 1991, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Hamilton Fish Jr.
Representative for New York's 21st congressional district

See Instead:

S. 449 (same title)
Referred to Committee — Feb 20, 1991

About the bill

Full Title

To provide for adherence with the MacBride Principles by United States persons doing business in Northern Ireland.

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Related Bills

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H.R. 725 (101st) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jan 31, 1989

H.R. 672 (103rd) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jan 27, 1993

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The “H.R.” in “H.R. 856” means this is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress. 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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Feb 6, 1991


74 cosponsors (59D, 13R, 1D, 1R) (show)
Committee Assignments

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There have been no votes related to this bill.

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