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S. 1055: Philippines Human Rights Accountability and Counternarcotics Act of 2017

A bill to restrict the exportation of certain defense articles to the Philippine National Police, to work with the Philippines to support civil society and a public health approach to substance abuse, to report on Chinese and other sources of narcotics to the Republic of the Philippines, and for other purposes.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

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Overview

Introduced:

May 4, 2017

Status:

Introduced on May 4, 2017

This bill is in the first stage of the legislative process. It was introduced into Congress on May 4, 2017. It will typically be considered by committee next before it is possibly sent on to the House or Senate as a whole.

Sponsor:

Benjamin Cardin

Senior Senator from Maryland

Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: May 4, 2017
Length: 15 pages

Prognosis:

21% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)

History

May 4, 2017
 
Introduced

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

Pending
 
Ordered Reported

Pending
 
Passed Senate (House next)

Pending
 
Passed House

Pending
 
Signed by the President

S. 1055 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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