H.R. 4036 (104th): Human Rights, Refugee, and Other Foreign Relations Provisions Act of 1996


Sep 5, 1996
104th Congress, 1995–1996


Enacted — Signed by the President on Oct 19, 1996

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on October 19, 1996.


Pub.L. 104-319


Christopher “Chris” Smith

Representative for New Jersey's 4th congressional district



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Last Updated: Oct 4, 1996
Length: 6 pages

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Full Title

To strengthen the protection of internationally recognized human rights.

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H.R. 3803 (Related)
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Passed House
Last Action: Sep 17, 1996

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Sep 5, 1996
Reported by Committee
Sep 17, 1996
Passed House
Sep 25, 1996
Vote was by voice vote so no record of individual votes was made.
Passed Senate with Changes
Oct 3, 1996
Vote was by Unanimous Consent so no record of individual votes was made.
House Agreed to Changes
Oct 4, 1996
Vote was without objection so no record of individual votes was made.
Enacted — Signed by the President
Oct 19, 1996


7 cosponsors (4R, 3D) (show)
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