H.R.3844 - Eradication of Slavery in Sudan Act of 2007110th Congress (2007-2008)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Smith, Christopher H. [R-NJ-4] (Introduced 10/16/2007)|
|Committees:||House - Foreign Affairs|
|Latest Action:||House - 10/16/2007 Referred to the House Committee on Foreign Affairs. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.3844 — 110th Congress (2007-2008)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (10/16/2007)
Eradication of Slavery in Sudan Act of 2007 - 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; (5) ensuring that those individuals responsible for slavery are brought to justice; and (6) recommending U.S. government actions in response to the Sudanese government's inaction to eradicate slavery.
Terminates the Commission six years after the initial appointment of all of the members.