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.
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
This bill incorporates provisions from:
S. 2124: Support for the Sovereignty, Integrity, Democracy, and Economic Stability of Ukraine Act of 2014
Ordered Reported by Committee on Mar 12, 2014. 11% incorporated. (compare text)
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Source Bill — Passed House
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 4587 (113th), possibly in lieu of similar activity on S. 2142 (113th).
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.
S. 2142 (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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Civic Impulse. (2017). 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. February 27, 2017 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/113/s2142>
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