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H.R. 4587 (113th): Venezuelan Human Rights and Democracy Protection Act

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To impose targeted sanctions on individuals responsible for carrying out or ordering human rights abuses against the citizens of Venezuela, and for other purposes.

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Sponsor and status

Ileana Ros-Lehtinen

Sponsor. Representative for Florida's 27th congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: Jun 5, 2014
Length: 24 pages
Introduced
May 7, 2014
113th Congress, 2013–2015
Status
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on May 28, 2014 but was never passed by the Senate.

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What legislators are saying

Declaraciones de Ros-Lehtinen Por La Promulgacin de Ley Venezuela Defense of Human Rights and Civil Society Act
    — Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen [R-FL27, 2013-2018] (Sponsor) on Dec 18, 2014

Diaz-Balart: Congress Reaffirms Solidarity with People of Venezuela
    — Rep. Mario Diaz-Balart [R-FL25] (Co-sponsor) on Dec 10, 2014

U.S. Must Immediately Impose More Robust Sanctions Against the Maduro Regime
    — Rep. Mario Diaz-Balart [R-FL25] (Co-sponsor) on Jul 30, 2014

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History

May 7, 2014
 
Introduced

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

May 9, 2014
 
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.

May 28, 2014
 
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. 4587 (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.

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

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