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H.R. 1837 (116th): United States-Israel Cooperation Enhancement and Regional Security Act

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To make improvements to certain defense and security assistance provisions and to authorize assistance for Israel, and for other purposes.

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Sponsor and status

Theodore “Ted” Deutch

Sponsor. Representative for Florida's 22nd congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Jul 24, 2019
Length: 42 pages
Mar 21, 2019
116th Congress (2019–2021)
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on July 23, 2019 but was never passed by the Senate.


Position statements

What legislators are saying

House Passes Deutch Bill to Strengthen US-Israel Ties
    — Rep. Theodore “Ted” Deutch [D-FL22] (Sponsor) on Jul 23, 2019

Hastings and Wilson Lead Bipartisan Letter Urging the Establishment of a Regional FDA Office in Israel
    — Rep. Alcee Hastings [D-FL20] (Co-sponsor) on Nov 22, 2019

Sens. Cruz, Gillibrand Lead Bipartisan Call to Expand U.S.-Israel Cooperation in National Defense Authorization Act Negotiations
    — Sen. Ted Cruz [R-TX] on Oct 21, 2020

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What stakeholders are saying

R Street Institute estimates H.R. 1837 will add $16.6 billion in new spending through 2024.


Mar 21, 2019

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Jul 17, 2019
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Jul 23, 2019
Passed House (Senate next)

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next. The vote was by voice vote so no record of individual votes was made.

H.R. 1837 (116th) 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 H.R. 1837. 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 enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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