About the bill
- 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, ...
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The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.
Sep 21, 2000
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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 5253”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.
19 cosponsors (18D, 1R)
- Committee Assignments
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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.
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Civic Impulse. (2015). H.R. 5253 — 106th Congress: East Timor Transition to Independence Act of 2000. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/106/hr5253
“H.R. 5253 — 106th Congress: East Timor Transition to Independence Act of 2000.” www.GovTrack.us. 2000. October 8, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/106/hr5253>
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