S.2296 - Commission on Wartime Relocation and Internment of Latin Americans of Japanese Descent Act109th Congress (2005-2006)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Inouye, Daniel K. [D-HI] (Introduced 02/16/2006)|
|Committees:||Senate - Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs|
|Latest Action:||02/16/2006 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs.|
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Summary: S.2296 — 109th Congress (2005-2006)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in Senate (02/16/2006)
Commission on Wartime Relocation and Internment of Latin Americans of Japanese Descent Act - Establishes the Commission on Wartime Relocation and Internment of Latin Americans of Japanese descent.
Directs the Commission to: (1) extend the study of the Commission on Wartime Relocation and Internment of Civilians to investigate U.S. relocation, internment, and (in some cases) deportation to Axis countries of Latin Americans of Japanese descent held in U.S. custody from December 1941 through February 1948; and (2) recommend appropriate remedies to Congress based on preliminary findings by the original Commission and new discoveries.
Terminates the Commission 90 days after submission of such report.