H.CON.RES.482: Recognizing and celebrating the abolition of slavery more than 150 years ago in the Latin American countries of Mexico, Chile, Uruguay, Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador, Argentina, Peru, and Venezuela, and for other purposes.

About This Bill

  • This bill was introduced in the 108th Congress
  • This bill is primarily about congress
  • Introduced July 22, 2004
  • Latest Major Action July 22, 2004

Bill Summary

Recognizes and celebrates the abolition of slavery more than 150 years ago in the Latin American countries of Mexico, Chile, Uruguay, Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador, Argentina, Peru, and Venezuela. Recognizes the social, political, and cultural contributions of enslaved blacks and their descendants in Latin America. Acknowledges the impact of slavery and the existence of racial discrimination that have led to disparate social conditions and lack...

(Source: Library of Congress)

Bill Actions

Date Description
Referred to the House Committee on International Relations.
July 22, 2004

Introduced in the House by Gregory W. Meeks (D-N.Y.)

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