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H.R. 1918: Nicaraguan Investment Conditionality Act (NICA) of 2017

About the bill

Source: Republican Policy Committee

H.R. 1918 would require the President to oppose certain loans by international financial institutions that would benefit the government of Nicaragua until he can certify that the government of that country is taking effective steps to combat corruption and promote democracy, free speech, civil society and rule of law. Specifically the bill:

  • States that it is U.S. policy to support the rule of law and an independent judiciary and electoral council in Nicaragua; independent pro-democracy organizations in Nicaragua; free, fair, and transparent elections under international and domestic observers ...

Sponsor and status

Ileana Ros-Lehtinen

Sponsor. Representative for Florida's 27th congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: Oct 4, 2017
Length: 13 pages
Introduced:

Apr 5, 2017

Status:

Passed House (Senate next) on Oct 3, 2017

This bill passed in the House on October 3, 2017 and goes to the Senate next for consideration.

History

Apr 5, 2017
 
Introduced

Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.

May 24, 2017
 
Ordered Reported

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.

Jul 27, 2017
 
Considered by House Committee on Foreign Affairs

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

Oct 3, 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.

Pending
 
Passed Senate

Pending
 
Signed by the President

H.R. 1918 is 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.

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