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H.R. 3000 (103rd): Act for Reform in Emerging New Democracies and Support and Help for Improved Partnership with Russia, Ukraine, and Other New Independent States

About the bill

Source: Wikipedia

The FRIENDSHIP Act of 1993 was enacted as a law of the United States enhancing prior statutory provisions which govern international relations between the former Republics of the Soviet Union and United States during the Cold War. The Act of Congress reformed United States statutes related to:

  • Armament export controls as related to military technology transfer limitations
  • Continental cultural and educational exchange
  • Cooperative foreign trade relations
  • Diplomatic relations with foreign allies
  • Global environmental shifts
  • Immigration and nationality requirements
  • International products exports
  • Societal propagandization as related to multicultural social ideology

The ...

Sponsor and status

Richard “Dick” Gephardt

Sponsor. Representative for Missouri's 3rd congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Nov 23, 1993
Length: 16 pages
Aug 6, 1993
103rd Congress, 1993–1994

Enacted — Signed by the President on Dec 17, 1993

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on December 17, 1993.

Pub.L. 103-199


Aug 6, 1993

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Oct 7, 1993
Ordered Reported

A committee has voted to issue a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.

Nov 15, 1993
Passed House (Senate next)

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next. The vote was by voice vote so no record of individual votes was made.

Nov 22, 1993
Passed Senate with Changes (back to House)

The Senate passed the bill with changes not in the House version and sent it back to the House to approve the changes. The vote was by Voice Vote so no record of individual votes was made.

Nov 23, 1993
House Agreed to Changes

The bill was passed by both chambers in identical form. It goes to the President next who may sign or veto the bill. The vote was without objection so no record of individual votes was made.

Dec 17, 1993
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

H.R. 3000 (103rd) was a 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.

This bill was introduced in the 103rd Congress, which met from Jan 5, 1993 to Dec 1, 1994. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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