To provide for the imposition of sanctions with respect to foreign persons responsible for or complicit in ordering, controlling, or otherwise directing, the commission of serious human rights abuses against citizens of ALBA countries, and for other purposes.
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Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Florida's 27th congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: Apr 23, 2013
Length: 23 pages
113th Congress, 2013–2015
This bill was introduced on April 23, 2013, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
What legislators are saying
“The United States Must Stand in Solidarity with Venezuelan Freedom Seekers By Reducing Oil Imports from Venezuela and Convening A Special Session at the OAS, says Ros-Lehtinen”
— Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen [R-FL27, 2013-2018] (Sponsor) on Feb 18, 2014
“Correa’s Assault Against Democratic Institutions and Freedom of the Press Continues With Conviction of an Opposition Lawmaker and the Raid of a Journalist’s Home, Says Ros-Lehtinen”
— Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen [R-FL27, 2013-2018] (Sponsor) on Jan 23, 2014
Apr 23, 2013
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H.R. 1687 (113th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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