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H.R. 1951 (105th): Cuban Humanitarian Trade Act of 1997

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To make an exception to the United States embargo on trade with Cuba for the export of food, medicines, medical supplies, medical instruments, or medical equipment, and for other purposes.

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Sponsor and status

Esteban Torres

Sponsor. Representative for California's 34th congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Jun 18, 1997
Length: 7 pages
Jun 18, 1997
105th Congress (1997–1998)
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on June 18, 1997, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.



Jun 18, 1997

Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.

H.R. 1951 (105th) 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.

Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number H.R. 1951. This is the one from the 105th Congress.

This bill was introduced in the 105th Congress, which met from Jan 7, 1997 to Dec 19, 1998. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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