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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 28, 2016 (Reported by Senate Committee).


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Calendar No. 445

114th CONGRESS

2d Session

S. 2845

IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

April 25, 2016

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

April 28, 2016

Reported by , with an amendment

Omit the part struck through and insert the part printed in italic

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, 2021December 31, 2019.

April 28, 2016

Reported with an amendment