H.R. 180 (110th): Darfur Accountability and Divestment Act

Introduced:

Jan 4, 2007
110th Congress, 2007–2009

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on July 31, 2007 but was never passed by the Senate.

Sponsor:

Barbara Lee

Representative for California's 9th congressional district

Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: Aug 3, 2007
Length: 31 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To require the identification of companies that conduct business operations in Sudan, to prohibit United States Government contracts with such companies, and for other purposes.

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.

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History

Jan 4, 2007
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Jul 26, 2007
 
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.

Jul 31, 2007
 
Passed House

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

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
152 cosponsors (137D, 15R) (show)
Votes
On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Pass, as Amended
Jul 31, 2007 12:05 p.m.
Passed 418/1

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