H.R.5061: Comprehensive Peace in Sudan Act

About This Bill

  • This bill was introduced in the 108th Congress
  • This bill is primarily about congress
  • Introduced Sept. 9, 2004
  • Latest Major Action Oct. 8, 2004

Bill Cosponsors

74 (59 Democrats, 16 Republicans)

Bill Summary

Comprehensive Peace in Sudan Act - (Sec. 4) Expresses the sense of Congress regarding: (1) the relevance of the Sudan Peace Act and its extension to the Darfur region of Sudan; (2) the genocide unfolding in Darfur and the Government of Sudan's violation of the Convention of the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide; and (3) actions to address the conflict in Sudan. (Sec. 5) Amends the Sudan Peace Act to authorize the President to...

(Source: Library of Congress)

Bill Actions

Date Description
Referred to the House Committee on International Relations.
Referred to the Subcommittee on Africa.
Forwarded by Subcommittee to Full Committee (Amended).
Mr. Tancredo moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended.
Considered under suspension of the rules.
DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 5061.
At the conclusion of debate, the Yeas and Nays were demanded and ordered. Pursuant to the provisions of clause 8, rule XX, the Chair announced that further proceedings on the motion would be postponed.
Considered as unfinished business.
On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 412 - 3 (Roll no. 508).
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
Received in the Senate.
Sept. 9, 2004

Introduced in the House by Thomas G. Tancredo (R-Colo.)

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