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H.R. 1677 (115th): Caesar Syria Civilian Protection Act of 2018

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To halt the wholesale slaughter of the Syrian people, encourage a negotiated political settlement, and hold Syrian human rights abusers accountable for their crimes.

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Sponsor and status

Eliot Engel

Sponsor. Representative for New York's 16th congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Oct 3, 2018
Length: 84 pages
Introduced
Mar 22, 2017
115th Congress, 2017–2019
Status
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on May 17, 2017 but was never passed by the Senate.

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What legislators are saying

Congressman Kinzinger Urges Passage of the Caesar Syria Civilian Protection Act
    — Rep. Adam Kinzinger [R-IL16] (Co-sponsor) on Dec 19, 2018

VIDEO: Brooks Addresses 7 Years of Civil War in Syria
    — Rep. Susan Brooks [R-IN5] (Co-sponsor) on Mar 15, 2018

the week ahead: highlights for the week of may 15, 2017
    — Rep. David Young [R-IA3, 2015-2018] on May 16, 2017

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What stakeholders are saying

Institute for Spending Reform: SpendingTracker.org estimates H.R. 1677 will add $3 million in new spending through 2023.
Institute for Spending Reform: SpendingTracker.org estimates H.R. 1677 will add $3 million in new spending through 2022.

History

Mar 22, 2017
 
Introduced

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May 3, 2017
 
Ordered Reported

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May 11, 2017
 
Reported by House Committee on Foreign Affairs

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May 17, 2017
 
Passed House (Senate next)

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next. The vote was by voice vote so no record of individual votes was made.

Sep 26, 2018
 
Considered by Senate Committee on Foreign Relations

A committee held a hearing or business meeting about the bill.

Oct 3, 2018
 
Text Published

Updated bill text was published as of Reported by Senate Committee.

H.R. 1677 (115th) 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.

This bill was introduced in the 115th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2017 to Jan 3, 2019. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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