S. 1647 (96th): Commission on Wartime Relocation and Internment of Civilians Act


Aug 2, 1979
96th Congress, 1979–1980


Enacted — Signed by the President on Jul 31, 1980

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on July 31, 1980.


Pub.L. 96-317


Daniel Inouye

Senator from Hawaii



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Last Updated: Jul 31, 1980

About the bill

Full Title

A bill to establish a commission to gather facts to determine whether any wrong was committed against those American citizens and permanent resident aliens affected by Executive Order 9066, and for other purposes.

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H.R. 5499 (identical)

Passed House
Last Action: Jul 21, 1980

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The “S.” in “S. 1647” means this is a Senate bill in the United States Congress. A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


Aug 2, 1979
Reported by Committee
May 15, 1980
Passed Senate
May 22, 1980
Passed House with Changes
Jul 21, 1980
Senate Agreed to Changes
Jul 24, 1980
Enacted — Signed by the President
Jul 31, 1980


15 cosponsors (9D, 6R) (show)
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