H.R. 1323: Shahbaz Bhatti International Religious Freedom Act of 2015

To amend the International Religious Freedom Act of 1998 to further express United States foreign policy with respect to, and to strengthen United States advocacy on behalf of, freedom of religion or belief abroad and individuals persecuted in foreign countries on account of religion or belief, and for other purposes.

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Mar 4, 2015


Referred to Committee on Mar 4, 2015

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Joseph Pitts

Representative for Pennsylvania's 16th congressional district



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Last Updated: Mar 4, 2015
Length: 33 pages


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Mar 4, 2015

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