To provide humanitarian assistance for the Venezuelan people, to defend democratic governance and combat widespread public corruption in Venezuela, and for other purposes.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for New York's 16th congressional district. Democrat.
Last Updated: Dec 11, 2017
Length: 24 pages
115th Congress (2017–2019)
This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on December 7, 2017 but was never passed by the Senate.
Although this bill was not enacted, its provisions could have become law by being included in another bill. It is common for legislative text to be introduced concurrently in multiple bills (called companion bills), re-introduced in subsequent sessions of Congress in new bills, or added to larger bills (sometimes called omnibus bills).
23 Cosponsors (14 Democrats, 9 Republicans)
What legislators are saying
“Curbelo Praises House Passage of Venezuela Humanitarian Assistance Legislation”
— Rep. Carlos Curbelo [R-FL26, 2015-2018] (Co-sponsor) on Dec 7, 2017
What stakeholders are saying
H.R. 2658 (115th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number H.R. 2658. This is the one from the 115th Congress.
This bill was introduced in the 115th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2017 to Jan 3, 2019. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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