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- 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 ...
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Sep 29, 1997
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Nov 6, 1997
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Jan 6, 1999
Reintroduced Bill —
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 138 (106th).
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)
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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
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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