H.R. 632 (99th): South African Human Rights Act of 1985

Introduced:

Jan 24, 1985
99th Congress, 1985–1986

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on January 24, 1985, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Sponsor:

Charles “Buddy” Roemer III
Representative for Louisiana's 4th congressional district
Democrat

About the bill

Full Title

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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The “H.R.” in “H.R. 632” means this is a House of Representatives 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.

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History

Introduced
Jan 24, 1985

Details

Cosponsors
26 cosponsors (26D) (show)
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