S. 494 (107th): Zimbabwe Democracy and Economic Recovery Act of 2001


Mar 8, 2001
107th Congress, 2001–2002


Enacted — Signed by the President on Dec 21, 2001

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on December 21, 2001.


Pub.L. 107-99


William “Bill” Frist

Senator from Tennessee



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Last Updated: Dec 12, 2001
Length: 4 pages

About the bill

Full Title

A bill to provide for a transition to democracy and to promote economic recovery in Zimbabwe.

Summary (CRS)

Zimbabwe Democracy and Economic Recovery Act of 2001 - Declares it is U.S. policy to support the people of Zimbabwe in their struggles to effect peaceful, democratic change, achieve broad-based ... Read more >


Mar 8, 2001

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Jul 12, 2001
Reported by Committee

A committee has issued a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.

Aug 1, 2001
Passed Senate

The bill was passed in a vote in the Senate. It goes to the House next. The vote was by Unanimous Consent so no record of individual votes was made.

Dec 4, 2001
Passed House with Changes

The House passed the bill with changes not in the Senate version and sent it back to the Senate to approve the changes.

Dec 4, 2001
Text Published

Updated bill text was published as of Reported by House Committee.

Dec 11, 2001
Senate Agreed to Changes

The bill was passed by both chambers in identical form. It goes to the President next who may sign or veto the bill. The vote was by Unanimous Consent so no record of individual votes was made.

Dec 21, 2001
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 494”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


4 cosponsors (3D, 1R) (show)
Committee Assignments

The committee chair determines whether a bill will move past the committee stage.

On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Pass, As Amended
Dec 4, 2001 7:54 p.m.
Passed 396/11

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