H.R. 2478 (111th): Lord’s Resistance Army Disarmament and Northern Uganda Recovery Act of 2009

Introduced:

May 19, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on May 19, 2009, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Sponsor:

James “Jim” McGovern

Representative for Massachusetts's 3rd congressional district

Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: May 19, 2009
Length: 14 pages

See Instead:

S. 1067 (same title)
Enacted — Signed by the President — May 24, 2010

About the bill

Full Title

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.

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History

May 19, 2009
 
Introduced

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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.

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Cosponsors
201 cosponsors (139D, 62R) (show)
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Related Bills

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S. 1067 (Related)
Lord’s Resistance Army Disarmament and Northern Uganda Recovery Act of 2009

Enacted — Signed by the President
May 24, 2010

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