Amendment prohibits any funds to be used by the Department of Justice or the Department of State to file a motion in any court opposing civil actions in which a plaintiff alleges that as an American prisoner or war during World War II, he or she was used as slave or forced labor by a Japanese person or corporation.

Purpose:

An amendment to prohibit the use of funds from being available to file a motion in any court opposing a civil action against any Japanese person or corporation for compensation or reparations in which the plaintiff alleges that, as an American prisoner of war during World War II, he or she was used as a slave or forced labor.

House Amendment Code:

(A006)

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