A bill to extend the termination of sanctions with respect to Venezuela under the Venezuela Defense of Human Rights and Civil Society Act of 2014.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Senator for Florida. Republican.
Last Updated: Jul 8, 2016
Length: 1 page
114th Congress (2015–2017)
Enacted — Signed by the President on Jul 15, 2016
This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on July 15, 2016.
2 Cosponsors (1 Republican, 1 Democrat)
What legislators are saying
“Ros-Lehtinen Gua Proyecto de Ley Extendiendo Sanciones Sobre Venezuela En La Cmara, Proyecto Ir a Casa Blanca Para Firma del Presidente”
— Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen [R-FL27, 2013-2018] on Jul 6, 2016
“Diaz-Balart Votes to Extend Sanctions Against Maduro Regime”
— Rep. Mario Diaz-Balart [R-FL26] on Jul 6, 2016
Apr 25, 2016
Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.
Apr 28, 2016
A committee has voted to issue a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.
Apr 28, 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 Unanimous Consent so no record of individual votes was made.
Jul 6, 2016
The bill was passed by both chambers in identical form. It goes to the President next who may sign or veto the bill. The vote was without objection so no record of individual votes was made.
Jul 15, 2016
Enacted — Signed by the President
The President signed the bill and it became law.
S. 2845 (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. 2845. 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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