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
Sponsor. Representative for New Jersey's 13th congressional district. Democrat.
Last Updated: Jan 26, 2005
Length: 11 pages
Jan 26, 2005
109th Congress, 2005–2006
Died in a previous Congress
This bill was introduced on January 26, 2005, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Jan 26, 2005
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H.R. 397 (109th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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