To encourage accountability for the murder of Washington Post columnist Jamal Khashoggi.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for New Jersey's 7th congressional district. Democrat.
Last Updated: Jul 16, 2019
Length: 13 pages
116th Congress (2019–2021)
This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on July 15, 2019 but was never passed by the Senate.
Although this bill was not enacted, its provisions could have become law by being included in another bill. It is common for legislative text to be introduced concurrently in multiple bills (called companion bills), re-introduced in subsequent sessions of Congress in new bills, or added to larger bills (sometimes called omnibus bills).
19 Cosponsors (16 Democrats, 3 Republicans)
What legislators are saying
“The House Passes Representative Malinowski’s Bipartisan Bill Seeking Accountability for Assassination of Jamal Khashoggi”
— Rep. Tom Malinowski [D-NJ7, 2019-2022] (Sponsor) on Jul 15, 2019
“Engel Statement on Khashoggi Accountability Legislation”
— Rep. Eliot Engel [D-NY16, 2013-2020] (Co-sponsor) on Jun 27, 2019
“H.R. 2037 Saudi Arabian Sanctions: No”
— Rep. Tom McClintock [R-CA5] on Jul 15, 2019
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H.R. 2037 (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. 2037. 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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