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S. 2845 (114th): Venezuela Defense of Human Rights and Civil Society Extension Act of 2016


The text of the bill below is as of Apr 25, 2016 (Introduced).


II

114th CONGRESS

2d Session

S. 2845

IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

April 25, 2016

(for himself and Mr. Menendez) introduced the following bill; which was read twice and referred to the Committee on Foreign Relations

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.

1.

Short title

This Act may be cited as the Venezuela Defense of Human Rights and Civil Society Extension Act of 2016.

2.

Extension of termination of sanctions with respect to Venezuela

Section 5(e) of the Venezuela Defense of Human Rights and Civil Society Act of 2014 (Public Law 113–278; 50 U.S.C. 1701 note) is amended by striking December 31, 2016 and inserting December 31, 2021.