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H.R. 132 (116th): North American Development Bank Improvement Act of 2019

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To provide for a general capital increase for the North American Development Bank, and for other purposes.

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Sponsor and status

Henry Cuellar

Sponsor. Representative for Texas's 28th congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Jan 3, 2019
Length: 4 pages
Jan 3, 2019
116th Congress (2019–2021)
Enacted Via Other Measures

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This bill was incorporated into:

H.R. 5430: United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement Implementation Act
Enacted — Signed by the President on Jan 29, 2020. (compare text)

8 Cosponsors (5 Democrats, 3 Republicans)


Position statements

What legislators are saying

Rep. Cuellar Secures North American Development Bank in USMCA
    — Rep. Henry Cuellar [D-TX28] (Sponsor) on Dec 11, 2019

Rep. Vargas Releases Statement on USMCA Passage Including Funding to Combat Cross-border Pollution
    — Rep. Juan Vargas [D-CA51] (Co-sponsor) on Dec 19, 2019

Bergman Supports House Passed Bill to Improve Rural Broadband Connectivity, Establish Office of Internet Connectivity and Growth
    — Rep. Jack Bergman [R-MI1] on May 8, 2019

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What stakeholders are saying

R Street Institute estimates H.R. 132 will add $225 million in new spending through 2024.


Jan 3, 2019

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Sep 18, 2019
Considered by House Committee on Financial Services

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Sep 20, 2019
Ordered Reported

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H.R. 132 (116th) 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. 132. This is the one from the 116th Congress.

This bill was introduced in the 116th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2019 to Jan 3, 2021. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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