H.R. 1886 (112th): Export Freedom to Cuba Act of 2011

Introduced:
May 12, 2011 (112th Congress, 2011–2013)
Status:
Died (Referred to Committee)
Sponsor
Charles “Charlie” Rangel
Representative for New York's 15th congressional district
Party
Democrat
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Last Updated
May 12, 2011
Length
4 pages
Related Bills
H.R. 1528 (111th) was a previous version of this bill.

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H.R. 871 (113th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Feb 27, 2013

 
Status

This bill was introduced on May 12, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Progress
Introduced May 12, 2011
Referred to Committee May 12, 2011
 
Full Title

To allow travel between the United States and Cuba.

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5/12/2011--Introduced.
Export Freedom to Cuba Act of 2011 - Prohibits the President from regulating or prohibiting travel to or from Cuba by U.S. citizens or legal residents, or any of the transactions ordinarily incident to such travel relating to:
(1) accompanied personal baggage;
(2) payment of living expenses and the acquisition of personal-use goods or services;
(3) travel arrangements;
(4) nonscheduled air, sea, or land voyage transactions (such provision does not permit the carriage of articles other than accompanied baggage into Cuba or the United States); and
(5) normal banking transactions.
Prohibits the above provisions from: (1) restricting presidential authority in time of war or armed hostilities between the United States and Cuba, or of imminent danger to the public health or the physical safety of U.S. travelers; and (2) authorizing U.S. importation of personal consumption goods acquired in Cuba.

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