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H.R. 221 (116th): Special Envoy to Monitor and Combat Anti-Semitism Act


To amend the State Department Basic Authorities Act of 1956 to monitor and combat anti-Semitism globally, and for other purposes.

Sponsor and status

Christopher “Chris” Smith

Sponsor. Representative for New Jersey's 4th congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: Dec 16, 2020
Length: 6 pages
Introduced
Jan 3, 2019
116th Congress (2019–2021)
Status

Enacted — Signed by the President on Jan 13, 2021

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on January 13, 2021.

Law
Pub.L. 116-326
Source

Position statements

What legislators are saying

<span class='\"kicker\"'>Would create ambassador position to combat anti-Semitism</span>Smith anti-Semitism bill headed to Presidents desk
    — Rep. Christopher “Chris” Smith [R-NJ4] (Sponsor) on Dec 31, 2020

Schneider Bill to Elevate Antisemitism Envoy to Ambassador Passes House, Headed to Presidents Desk
    — Rep. Bradley “Brad” Schneider [D-IL10] (Co-sponsor) on Dec 31, 2020

THIS WEEK IN CONGRESS - January 11, 2019
    — Rep. Gregorio Sablan [D-MP0] on Jan 14, 2019

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History

Jan 3, 2019
 
Introduced

Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.

Jan 11, 2019
 
Passed House (Senate next)

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next.

Dec 16, 2020
 
Passed Senate with Changes (back to House)

The Senate passed the bill with changes not in the House version and sent it back to the House to approve the changes. The vote was by Unanimous Consent so no record of individual votes was made.

Dec 31, 2020
 
House Agreed to Changes

The bill was passed by both chambers in identical form. It goes to the President next who may sign or veto the bill. The vote was without objection so no record of individual votes was made.

Jan 13, 2021
 
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

H.R. 221 (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. 221. 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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