To provide assistance for United States citizens and nationals taken hostage or unlawfully or wrongfully detained abroad, and for other purposes.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Florida's 22nd congressional district. Democrat.
Last Updated: Mar 7, 2019
Length: 17 pages
What stakeholders are saying
Mar 7, 2019
Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.
Mar 4, 2020
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.
Jun 15, 2020
Companion Bill — Passed Senate (House next)
This activity took place on a related bill, S. 712 (116th), possibly in lieu of similar activity on H.R. 1611 (116th).
H.R. 1611 (116th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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