Summary: H.R.5911 — 109th Congress (2005-2006)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in House (07/26/2006)

Eradication of Slavery in Sudan Act of 2006 - Establishes the United States Commission to Monitor Slavery and its Eradication in Sudan, which shall have as its primary responsibility: (1) reporting on progress made by the government of Sudan and nongovernmental organizations in identifying the location of slaves in Sudan and ensuring their freedom; (2) working with the government of Sudan to ensure safe passage of freed slaves and family reunification; (3) documenting existing cases of slavery and working to prevent new cases from occurring; (4) ensuring that former slaves have access to basic education and skill training, as well as medical, social, and psychological support needed for their rehabilitation and reintegration into society; and (5) ensuring that those individuals responsible for slavery are brought to justice.

Requires an annual report to the Secretary of State.