S. 2142 (113th): Venezuela Defense of Human Rights and Civil Society Act of 2014

Introduced:

Mar 13, 2014
113th Congress, 2013–2015

Status:

Enacted — Signed by the President on Dec 18, 2014

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on December 18, 2014.

Law:

Pub.L. 113-278

Sponsor:

Robert “Bob” Menéndez

Senior Senator from New Jersey

Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: Dec 8, 2014
Length: 16 pages

About the bill

Full Title

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.

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What is a bill?

The “S.” in “S. 2142” means this is a Senate 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.

History

Introduced
Mar 13, 2014
Reported by Committee
May 20, 2014
Passed Senate
Dec 8, 2014
Vote was by Voice Vote so no record of individual votes was made.
Passed House
Dec 10, 2014
Vote was by voice vote so no record of individual votes was made.
Enacted — Signed by the President
Dec 18, 2014

Details

Cosponsors
4 cosponsors (3R, 1D) (show)
Committee Assignments

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Votes

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