H.R. 3127 (109th): Darfur Peace and Accountability Act of 2006

Introduced:

Jun 30, 2005
109th Congress, 2005–2006

Status:

Enacted — Signed by the President on Oct 13, 2006

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on October 13, 2006.

Law:

Pub.L. 109-344

Sponsor:

Henry Hyde

Representative for Illinois's 6th congressional district

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Sep 27, 2006
Length: 13 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To impose sanctions against individuals responsible for genocide, war crimes, and crimes against humanity, to support measures for the protection of civilians and humanitarian operations, and to support peace efforts in the Darfur region of Sudan, and for other purposes.

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History

Jun 30, 2005
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Mar 8, 2006
 
Reported by Committee

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Apr 5, 2006
 
Passed House

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next.

Sep 21, 2006
 
Passed Senate with Changes

The Senate passed the bill with changes not in the House version and sent it back to the House to approve the changes. The vote was by Unanimous Consent so no record of individual votes was made.

Sep 25, 2006
 
House 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 voice vote so no record of individual votes was made.

Oct 13, 2006
 
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.

Details

Cosponsors
162 cosponsors (113D, 49R) (show)
Committee Assignments

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Votes
On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Pass, as Amended
Apr 5, 2006 6:46 p.m.
Passed 416/3

Subject Areas
Related Bills

Legislative action may be ocurring on one of these bills in lieu of or in parallel to action on this bill.

S. 3884 (Related)
Darfur Peace and Accountability Act of 2006

Reported by Committee
Last Action: Sep 12, 2006

H.Con.Res. 480 (Related)
To correct the enrollment of the bill H.R. 3127.

Agreed To (Concurrent Resolution)
Sep 26, 2006

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