To establish United States embassies with consular services in the five countries in the Caribbean with which the United States has diplomatic relations but no permanent diplomatic presence: Antigua and Barbuda, Dominica, St. Kitts and Nevis, St. Lucia, and St. Vincent and the Grenadines.
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Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for New York's 16th congressional district. Democrat.
Last Updated: Sep 16, 2014
Length: 6 pages
113th Congress (2013–2015)
This bill was introduced on September 16, 2014, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
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1 Cosponsor (1 Democrat)
Sep 16, 2014
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Mar 24, 2015
Reintroduced Bill — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 1579 (114th).
H.R. 5491 (113th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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