To increase engagement with the governments of the Caribbean region, the Caribbean diaspora community in the United States, and the private sector and civil society in both the United States and the Caribbean, and for other purposes.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for New York's 16th congressional district. Democrat.
Last Updated: Dec 15, 2016
Length: 3 pages
114th Congress (2015–2017)
Enacted — Signed by the President on Dec 16, 2016
This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on December 16, 2016.
What legislators are saying
“el proyecto de ley de engel y Ros-Lehtinen para fortalecer la relacion de eeuu con el caribe se dirige al despacho del presidente obama”
— Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen [R-FL27, 2013-2018] (Co-sponsor) on Dec 13, 2016
H.R. 4939 (114th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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