To promote democracy and human rights in Burma, 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: May 15, 2018
Length: 45 pages
May 15, 2018
115th Congress, 2017–2019
Died in a previous Congress
This bill was introduced on May 17, 2018, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
What stakeholders are saying
May 15, 2018
Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.
May 17, 2018
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.
H.R. 5819 (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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