Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Senator for Texas. Republican.
Last Updated: Feb 23, 2016
Length: 3 pages
114th Congress (2015–2017)
This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the Senate on February 12, 2016 but was never passed by the House.
Although this bill was not enacted, its provisions could have become law by being included in another bill. It is common for legislative text to be introduced concurrently in multiple bills (called companion bills), re-introduced in subsequent sessions of Congress in new bills, or added to larger bills (sometimes called omnibus bills).
2 Cosponsors (2 Republicans)
What legislators are saying
“ICYMI: WSJ Op-Ed: 'How Congress Can Help a Chinese Dissident'”
— Sen. Ted Cruz [R-TX] (Sponsor) on Dec 1, 2016
“Rep. Meadows Introduces Cruz Bill Honoring Chinese Dissidents”
— Sen. Ted Cruz [R-TX] (Sponsor) on Feb 2, 2016
Jan 20, 2016
Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.
Feb 12, 2016
Passed Senate (House next)
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.
May 18, 2017
Reintroduced Bill — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, S. 1187 (115th).
S. 2451 (114th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.
Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number S. 2451. This is the one from the 114th Congress.
This bill was introduced in the 114th Congress, which met from Jan 6, 2015 to Jan 3, 2017. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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A bill to designate the area between the intersections of International Drive, Northwest and Van Ness Street, Northwest and International Drive, Northwest and International Place, Northwest in Washington, District of Columbia, as “Liu Xiaobo Plaza”, and for other purposes, S. 2451, 114th Cong. (2016).
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