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S. 3233 (115th): Nicaragua Human Rights and Anticorruption Act of 2018

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A bill to impose sanctions with respect to persons responsible for violence and human rights abuses in Nicaragua, and for other purposes.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Sponsor and status

Robert “Bob” Menendez

Sponsor. Senator for New Jersey. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Oct 3, 2018
Length: 28 pages
Jul 18, 2018
115th Congress (2017–2019)
Enacted Via Other Measures

Provisions of this bill were incorporated into other bills which were enacted.

This bill was enacted as:

H.R. 1918: Nicaragua Human Rights and Anticorruption Act of 2018
Enacted — Signed by the President on Dec 20, 2018. (compare text)

Position statements

What legislators are saying

Menendez Leads Senate Effort to Approve Nicaragua Sanctions Legislation
    — Sen. Robert “Bob” Menendez [D-NJ] (Sponsor) on Nov 28, 2018

Rubio, Colleagues Commend Final Passage of the NICA Act
    — Sen. Marco Rubio [R-FL] (Co-sponsor) on Dec 12, 2018

Grupo bipartidista de legisladores celebra la aprobacin final de la ley NICA, envindola al escritorio del Presidente
    — Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen [R-FL27, 2013-2018] on Dec 11, 2018

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Jul 18, 2018

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Sep 26, 2018
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S. 3233 (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.

Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number S. 3233. 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 enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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