H.R. 2570 (105th): Forced Abortion Condemnation Act


Sep 29, 1997
105th Congress, 1997–1998

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on November 6, 1997 but was never passed by the Senate.


Tillie Fowler

Representative for Florida's 4th congressional district



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Last Updated: Nov 7, 1997
Length: 5 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To condemn those officials of the Chinese Communist Party, the Government of the People's Republic of China, and other persons who are involved in the enforcement of forced abortions by preventing such persons from entering or remaining in the United States.

Summary (CRS)

Forced Abortion Condemnation Act - Prohibits the Secretary of State from issuing any visa to, and the Attorney General from admitting to the United States, any Chinese national (including any ... Read more >

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Sep 29, 1997

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Nov 6, 1997
Passed House

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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 2570”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


18 cosponsors (18R) (show)
Committee Assignments

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Nov 6, 1997 6:40 p.m.
Passed 415/1

Related Bills

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H.R. 138 (106th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jan 6, 1999

H.Res. 302 (Related)
Providing for consideration of nine measures relating to the policy of the United States ...

Agreed To (Simple Resolution)
Nov 5, 1997

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