H.Con.Res.503 - Recognizing the 20th anniversary of the Bhopal disaster and expressing the commitment of Congress to work with the Government of India and others to ensure that Union Carbide provides environmental and medical rehabilitation of the affected area and is held responsible for its actions.108th Congress (2003-2004)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Pallone, Frank, Jr. [D-NJ-6] (Introduced 09/29/2004)|
|Committees:||House - International Relations|
|Latest Action:||09/30/2004 Sponsor introductory remarks on measure.|
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Summary: H.Con.Res.503 — 108th Congress (2003-2004)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (09/29/2004)
Recognizes the 20th anniversary of the Bhopal disaster and the continuing environmental problems in Bhopal, India, caused by the policies and practices of the Union Carbide Corporation.
Expresses the commitment of Congress to working with the Government of the Republic of India, the Dow Chemical Corporation, and the victims of the Bhopal disaster to ensure that Union Carbide: (1) provides complete medical, social, and economic rehabilitation to the victims and to obtain the medical information necessary to help the victims; (2) completely restores the polluted plant site; and (3) a appears before the Bhopal District Court for prosecution on the criminal charges.