About the bill
If the World Bank doesn’t live up to some of its promises for supporting human rights, fighting terrorism, and promoting democracy, should the U.S. government withhold hundreds of millions dollars of funding?
The World Bank’s International Development Association (IDA) lends billions of dollars to the poorest countries for projects such as infrastructure, health services, clean water and sanitation, and economic development.
However, the Bank’s IDA has come under criticism for failing to safeguard human rights and at times giving money to corrupt governments who pass on little if any to their impoverished citizens. Examples include encouraging exploitative gold mining in Haiti or rapes during construction of a road project in Uganda.
Last year, IDA money went to Sudan and Syria, both designated by the U.S. State Department …
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Kentucky's 6th congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: Jan 18, 2018
Length: 9 pages
115th Congress (2017–2019)
This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on January 17, 2018 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).
1 Cosponsor (1 Democrat)
What legislators are saying
“THIS WEEK IN CONGRESS - Sablan, Murkowski intro CW bill”
— Rep. Gregorio Sablan [D-MP] on Jan 22, 2018
“Congresswoman Liz Cheney's February 2nd Newsletter”
— Rep. Liz Cheney [R-WY] on Feb 2, 2018
What stakeholders are saying
H.R. 3326 (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. 3326. 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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