110-H.R.3432

A bill to establish the Commission on the Abolition of the Transatlantic Slave Trade.

10/2/2007--Passed House amended.    (There is 1 other summary)

Commission on the Abolition of the Transatlantic Slave Trade Act - Establishes the Commission on the Abolition of the Transatlantic Slave Trade.

Sets forth Commission duties, including: (1) planning activities appropriate to commemorate the 200th anniversary of the abolition of the transatlantic slave trade; (2) encouraging civic, historical, educational, religious, economic entities, as well as state and local governments to participate in anniversary activities; (3) facilitating the convening of a joint meeting or joint session of the Congress for related ceremonies and activities; (4) promoting the sponsorship of related conferences and exhibitions; and (5) examining reports and raise public awareness of of modern-day slavery and human trafficking.

Directs the Commission to report to Congress by March 31, 2009.

Authorizes appropriations.

Terminates the Commission on December 31, 2009.

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