H.R. 5616 (107th): Sunset of Helms-Burton Act of 2002

Introduced:
Oct 10, 2002 (107th Congress, 2001–2002)
Status:
Died (Referred to Committee)
Sponsor
Calvin “Cal” Dooley
Representative for California's 20th congressional district
Party
Democrat
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Last Updated
Oct 10, 2002
Length
5 pages
 
Status

This bill was introduced on October 10, 2002, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Progress
Introduced Oct 10, 2002
Referred to Committee Oct 10, 2002
 
 
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10/10/2002--Introduced.
Sunset of Helms-Burton Act of 2002 - Terminates the Cuban Liberty and Democratic Solidarity (LIBERTAD) Act of 1996 (Helms-Burton Act) on, and prohibits bringing any action under that Act with respect to trafficking on or after, March 31, 2003.Terminates denials of visas and exclusions from the United States (pursuant to that Act) of aliens who have confiscated property of U.S. nationals or who traffic in such property.
Requires the names of all persons subject to such denials or exclusions to be removed from any lists or other records used by the Secretary of State or the Attorney General to enforce that Act. Requires the Secretary of State to notify all persons subject to such denials or exclusions of such expiration and removal.

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