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Jan 24, 1985
99th Congress, 1985–1986
This bill was introduced on January 24, 1985, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Representative for Louisiana's 4th congressional district
A bill to ban new investment by United States persons in South Africa, to require United States persons to comply with certain employment principles in doing business in South Africa, to prohibit United States banks from making loans to enterprises in South Africa, and for other purposes, in order to distance the United States from the abhorrent apartheid policies of the South African Government and to send a clear signal to that regime to modify those racist policies or face further economic isolation.
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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 632”). 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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Civic Impulse. (2016). H.R. 632 — 99th Congress: South African Human Rights Act of 1985. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/99/hr632
“H.R. 632 — 99th Congress: South African Human Rights Act of 1985.” www.GovTrack.us. 1985. February 10, 2016 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/99/hr632>
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