To advance United States national interests by prioritizing the protection of internationally-recognized human rights and development of the rule of law in relations between the United States and Vietnam, and for other purposes.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for New Jersey's 4th congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: Apr 25, 2018
Length: 28 pages
115th Congress, 2017–2019
This bill was introduced on April 25, 2018, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
What legislators are saying
“House Hearing to Scrutinize Vietnams Human Rights Record”
— Rep. Christopher “Chris” Smith [R-NJ4] (Sponsor) on Jun 5, 2018
Apr 25, 2018
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Feb 26, 2019
Reintroduced Bill — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 1383.
H.R. 5621 (115th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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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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