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H.R. 397 (109th): Tsunami Orphans and Unaccompanied Children Act of 2005

To amend the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961 to provide assistance to children who are orphaned or unaccompanied as a result of the tsunamis that occurred on December 26, 2004, in the Indian Ocean.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Sponsor and status

Robert “Bob” Menéndez

Sponsor. Representative for New Jersey's 13th congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Jan 26, 2005
Length: 11 pages
Introduced:

Jan 26, 2005
109th Congress, 2005–2006

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on January 26, 2005, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

History

Jan 26, 2005
 
Introduced

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H.R. 397 (109th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

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This bill was introduced in the 109th Congress, which met from Jan 4, 2005 to Dec 9, 2006. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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