H.R. 5253 (106th): East Timor Transition to Independence Act of 2000


Sep 21, 2000
106th Congress, 1999–2000

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on September 21, 2000, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Sam Gejdenson

Representative for Connecticut's 2nd congressional district



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Last Updated: Sep 21, 2000
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Full Title

To provide assistance to East Timor to facilitate the transition of East Timor to an independent nation, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

9/21/2000--Introduced.East Timor Transition to Independence Act of 2000 - Expresses the sense of Congress that the United States should support democracy and economic recovery in East Timor, strengthen its security, ... Read more >

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Sep 21, 2000

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19 cosponsors (18D, 1R) (show)
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