H.R. 1016 (112th): Assessing Progress in Haiti Act

Introduced:
Mar 10, 2011 (112th Congress, 2011–2013)
Status:
Died (Passed House)
See Instead:

S. 1576 (same title)
Referred to Committee — Sep 19, 2011

Sponsor
Barbara Lee
Representative for California's 9th congressional district
Party
Democrat
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Last Updated
May 11, 2011
Length
11 pages
Related Bills
H.R. 1749 (113th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Apr 25, 2013

S. 1576 (Related)
Assessing Progress in Haiti Act

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Sep 19, 2011

 
Status

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on May 10, 2011 but was never passed by the Senate.

Progress
Introduced Mar 10, 2011
Referred to Committee Mar 10, 2011
Reported by Committee Apr 14, 2011
Passed House May 10, 2011
 
Full Title

To measure the progress of relief, recovery, reconstruction, and development efforts in Haiti following the earthquake of January 12, 2010, and for other purposes.

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Cosponsors
22 cosponsors (22D) (show)
Committees

House Foreign Affairs

The Western Hemisphere

Senate Foreign Relations

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Library of Congress Summary

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4/26/2012--Reported to Senate without amendment.
Assessing Progress in Haiti Act - Directs the President to report to Congress on the status of post-earthquake humanitarian, reconstruction, and development efforts in Haiti, including efforts to prevent the spread of cholera and treat persons infected with the disease.
Requires such report to evaluate:
(1) the overall progress of relief, recovery, and reconstruction in Haiti, including U.S. government programs, programs to protect vulnerable populations, and projects to improve water, sanitation, and health;
(2) the extent to which U.S. and international efforts are in line with the government of Haiti's priorities and are working through Haitian ministries and local authorities;
(3) coordination among U.S. government agencies and coordination between the U.S. government and U.N. agencies, international financial institutions, and other bilateral donors;
(4) mechanisms for communicating the progress of recovery and reconstruction to Haitian citizens;
(5) mechanisms through which Haitian civil society and the Haitian diaspora are participating in recovery and reconstruction; and
(6) Haiti's suitability to receive aliens who are removed, excluded, or deported from the United States and steps Haiti is taking to strengthen its capacity in this regard.

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