To provide for the expiration of the Cuban Liberty and Democratic Solidarity (LIBERTAD) Act of 1996, known as the Helms-Burton Act, on March 31, 2003.
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Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for California's 20th congressional district. Democrat.
Last Updated: Oct 10, 2002
Length: 5 pages
107th Congress (2001–2002)
This bill was introduced on October 10, 2002, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
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23 Cosponsors (17 Democrats, 6 Republicans)
Oct 10, 2002
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H.R. 5616 (107th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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This bill was introduced in the 107th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2001 to Nov 22, 2002. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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