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H.R. 3509 (113th): Assessing Progress in Haiti Act of 2013

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To direct the Secretary of State to submit to Congress a report on the status of post-earthquake recovery and development efforts in Haiti.

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Sponsor and status

Barbara Lee

Sponsor. Representative for California's 13th congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Dec 13, 2013
Length: 12 pages
Nov 15, 2013
113th Congress (2013–2015)
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on December 12, 2013 but was never passed by the Senate. Provisions of this bill were incorporated into other bills.

Although this bill was not enacted, its provisions could have become law by being included in another bill. It is common for legislative text to be introduced concurrently in multiple bills (called companion bills), re-introduced in subsequent sessions of Congress in new bills, or added to larger bills (sometimes called omnibus bills).

This bill was incorporated into:

S. 1104: Assessing Progress in Haiti Act of 2014
Enacted — Signed by the President on Aug 8, 2014. (compare text)

34 Cosponsors (27 Democrats, 7 Republicans)


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What legislators are saying

Ros-Lehtinen Lauds Passage of Bipartisan Measures by House Foreign Affairs Committee, Including Those Calling for the Immediate Release of American Citizen Saeed Abedini From Iranian Prison, Ensuring Israel Maintains its Qualitative Military Edge, and Pro
    — Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen [R-FL27, 2013-2018] (Co-sponsor) on Nov 20, 2013

Congresswoman Wilson Statement on Passage of Legislation to Improve Transparency and Accountability in US Assistance to Haiti
    — Rep. Frederica Wilson [D-FL24] (Co-sponsor) on Dec 12, 2013

Congresswoman Wilson Statement on Passage of Legislation to Improve Transparency and Accountability in US Assistance to Haiti
    — Rep. Frederica Wilson [D-FL24] (Co-sponsor) on Dec 12, 2013

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Nov 15, 2013

Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.

Nov 20, 2013
Ordered Reported

A committee has voted to issue a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.

Dec 12, 2013
Passed House (Senate next)

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next. The vote was by voice vote so no record of individual votes was made.

H.R. 3509 (113th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.

Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number H.R. 3509. This is the one from the 113th Congress.

This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2013 to Jan 2, 2015. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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