New Cosponsor — May 18, 2010
New Cosponsor: Rep. Charles “Charlie” Gonzalez [D-TX20, 1999-2012]
The bill now has 201 cosponsors (139 Democrats, 62 Republicans).
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May 19, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010
This bill was introduced on May 19, 2009, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Representative for Massachusetts's 3rd congressional district
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Last Updated: May 19, 2009
Length: 14 pages
Enacted — Signed by the President — May 24, 2010
To support stabilization and lasting peace in northern Uganda and areas affected by the Lord's Resistance Army through development of a regional strategy to support multilateral efforts to successfully protect civilians and eliminate the threat posed by the Lord's Resistance Army and to authorize funds for humanitarian relief and reconstruction, reconciliation, and transitional justice, and for other purposes.
The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.
This is the first step in the legislative process.
This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 2478”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.
The committee chair determines whether a bill will move past the committee stage.
There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.
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Civic Impulse. (2016). H.R. 2478 — 111th Congress: Lord’s Resistance Army Disarmament and Northern Uganda Recovery Act of 2009. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/111/hr2478
“H.R. 2478 — 111th Congress: Lord’s Resistance Army Disarmament and Northern Uganda Recovery Act of 2009.” www.GovTrack.us. 2009. February 9, 2016 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/111/hr2478>
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