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

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11/6/1997--Passed House amended. 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 Communist Party official or Chinese Government official) that has been found to have been involved in the enforcement of population control policies resulting in a woman being forced to undergo an abortion against her free choice, or resulting in a man or woman being forced to undergo sterilization against his or her free choice. Authorizes the President to waive such prohibition if: (1) it is in the national interest of the United States; and (2) the Congress is notified in writing.