S. 69 (111th): Commission on Wartime Relocation and Internment of Latin Americans of Japanese Descent Act

Introduced:

Jan 6, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on February 11, 2009, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Sponsor:

Daniel Inouye

Senator from Hawaii

Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: Dec 23, 2009
Length: 14 pages

See Instead:

H.R. 42 (same title)
Reported by Committee — Oct 21, 2009

About the bill

Full Title

A bill to establish a fact-finding Commission to extend the study of a prior Commission to investigate and determine facts and circumstances surrounding the relocation, internment, and deportation to Axis countries of Latin Americans of Japanese descent from December 1941 through February 1948, and the impact of those actions by the United States, and to recommend appropriate remedies, and for other purposes.

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.

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History

Jan 6, 2009
 
Introduced

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Feb 11, 2009
 
Reported by Committee

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9 cosponsors (6D, 2R, 1I) (show)
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Votes

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Related Bills

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S. 381 (110th) was a previous version of this bill.

Reported by Committee
Last Action: Jun 13, 2007

S. 64 (112th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jan 25, 2011

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