Enacted — Signed by the President — Dec 18, 2014
Last Action: Signed by President.
Explanation: This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on December 18, 2014.
Mar 13, 2014
113th Congress, 2013–2015
Enacted — Signed by the President on Dec 18, 2014
This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on December 18, 2014.
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Last Updated: Dec 8, 2014
Length: 16 pages
A bill to impose targeted sanctions on persons responsible for violations of human rights of antigovernment protesters in Venezuela, to strengthen civil society in Venezuela, and for other purposes.
Section3 - Expresses the sense of Congress that:the United States aspires to a mutually beneficial relationship with Venezuela based on respect for human rights and the rule of law, and ... Read more >
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The bill was passed in a vote in the Senate. It goes to the House next. The vote was by Voice Vote so no record of individual votes was made.
The bill was passed by both chambers in identical form. It goes to the President next who may sign or veto the bill. The vote was by voice vote so no record of individual votes was made.
Enacted — Signed by the President
The President signed the bill and it became law.
This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 2142”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.
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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.
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Civic Impulse. (2015). S. 2142 — 113th Congress: Venezuela Defense of Human Rights and Civil Society Act of 2014. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/113/s2142
“S. 2142 — 113th Congress: Venezuela Defense of Human Rights and Civil Society Act of 2014.” www.GovTrack.us. 2014. October 7, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/113/s2142>
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