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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History

Mar 13, 2014
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

May 20, 2014
 
Reported by Committee

A committee has issued a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.

Dec 8, 2014
 
Passed Senate

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.

Dec 10, 2014
 
Passed House

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.

Dec 18, 2014
 
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

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