H.R. 5708: Nicaraguan Investment Conditionality Act (NICA) of 2016

To oppose loans at international financial institutions for the Government of Nicaragua, other than to address basic human needs or promote democracy, unless the Government of Nicaragua is taking effective steps to hold free, fair, and transparent elections, and for other purposes.

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Jul 11, 2016


Passed House on Sep 21, 2016

This bill passed in the House on September 21, 2016 and goes to the Senate next for consideration.


Ileana Ros-Lehtinen

Representative for Florida's 27th congressional district



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Last Updated: Sep 22, 2016
Length: 14 pages


Jul 11, 2016

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Sep 21, 2016
Passed House

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Passed Senate

Signed by the President

H.R. 5708 is a bill in the United States Congress.

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