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H.R. 1580: Global Fragility Act of 2019

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To enhance stabilization of conflict-affected areas and prevent violence and fragility globally, and for other purposes.

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Sponsor and status

Eliot Engel

Sponsor. Representative for New York's 16th congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Mar 7, 2019
Length: 27 pages
Mar 7, 2019

Introduced on Mar 7, 2019

This bill is in the first stage of the legislative process. It was introduced into Congress on March 7, 2019. It will typically be considered by committee next before it is possibly sent on to the House or Senate as a whole.

4% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)

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Bipartisan Group of Lawmakers Introduce Legislation to Prevent Conflict and Violence in Fragile Countries
    — Rep. Eliot Engel [D-NY16] (Sponsor) on Mar 7, 2019

McCaul Speaks on Preventing Violent Conflict in Fragile States
    — Rep. Michael McCaul [R-TX10] (Co-sponsor) on Mar 12, 2019

Bipartisan Group of Lawmakers Introduces Legislation to Prevent Conflict and Violence in Fragile Countries
    — Rep. Ann Wagner [R-MO2] (Co-sponsor) on Mar 8, 2019

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Mar 7, 2019

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