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.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Florida's 27th congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: Sep 22, 2016
Length: 14 pages
Jul 11, 2016
114th Congress, 2015–2017
Died in a previous Congress
This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on September 21, 2016 but was never passed by the Senate.
Jul 11, 2016
Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.
Sep 15, 2016
Considered by The Western Hemisphere
A committee held a hearing or business meeting about the bill.
Sep 21, 2016
Passed House (Senate next)
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.
Oct 3, 2017
Reintroduced Bill — Passed House (Senate next)
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 1918.
H.R. 5708 (114th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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This bill was introduced in the 114th Congress, which met from Jan 6, 2015 to Jan 3, 2017. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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