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

Introduced:

Jul 11, 2016

Status:

Passed House on Sep 21, 2016

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

Sponsor:

Ileana Ros-Lehtinen

Representative for Florida's 27th congressional district

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Sep 22, 2016
Length: 14 pages

Prognosis:

22% chance of being enacted (details)

About the bill

Full Title

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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History

Jul 11, 2016
 
Introduced

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Sep 21, 2016
 
Passed House

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next. The vote was without objection so no record of individual votes was made.

 
Passed Senate

 
Signed by the President

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