To provide assistance to East Timor to facilitate the transition of East Timor to an independent nation, and for other purposes.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Connecticut's 2nd congressional district. Democrat.
Last Updated: Sep 21, 2000
Length: 16 pages
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.
Sep 21, 2000
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H.R. 5253 (106th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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This bill was introduced in the 106th Congress, which met from Jan 6, 1999 to Dec 15, 2000. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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