H.Res.1357 - Recognizing the significance of the 20th anniversary of the signing of the Civil Liberties Act of 1988 and the greatness of America in her ability to admit and remedy past mistakes and to recognize that there are other communities who may have suffered the mistakes of our government but have not received an apology and reparations.110th Congress (2007-2008)
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|Sponsor:||Rep. Matsui, Doris O. [D-CA-5] (Introduced 07/17/2008)|
|Committees:||House - Judiciary|
|Latest Action:||07/31/2008 The title of the measure was amended. Agreed to without objection. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.Res.1357 — 110th Congress (2007-2008)All Information (Except Text)
Passed House amended (07/31/2008)
Reaffirms the nation's commitment to equal justice under the law for all people in celebration of the 20th anniversary of the Civil Liberties Act of 1988.
Continues to support the congressional goal embodied in the Civil Liberties Act of 1988 that all persons living under protection of the U.S. Constitution have a right to enjoy freedom and equality without the constraint of prejudice and discrimination or the lack of due process.
Declares that the House of Representatives shall review the wartime treatment of Latin Americans of Japanese descent, German Americans, and Italian Americans to determine whether they should receive an apology and reparations similar to that provided for Japanese Americans interned during World War II.