H.R. 3954 (98th): Commission on the Wartime Occupation of Guam Act

Introduced:
Sep 21, 1983 (98th Congress, 1983–1984)
Status:
Died (Referred to Committee)
Sponsor
Antonio Won Pat
Delegate for Guam At Large
Party
Democrat
 
Status

This bill was introduced on September 21, 1983, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Progress
Introduced Sep 21, 1983
Referred to Committee Sep 21, 1983
 
Full Title

A bill to establish a commission to review the facts and circumstances surrounding Guamanian losses caused by the occupation of Guam by Japanese Imperial Forces during World War II.

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Cosponsors
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Committees

House Foreign Affairs

Asia and the Pacific

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9/21/1983--Introduced.
Commission on the Wartime Occupation of Guam Act - Establishes the Commission to review the Wartime Occupation of Guam, which shall: (1) review the facts and circumstances surrounding the claims of Guamanians for losses resulting from the Japanese occupation of Guam during World War II; and (2) recommend appropriate remedies. Directs the Commission to report its findings and recommendations to Congress within 18 months of its first meeting. Authorizes appropriations.

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