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H.R. 2327: Burma Political Prisoners Assistance Act

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To direct the Secretary of State to provide assistance to civil society organizations in Burma that work to secure the release of prisoners of conscience and political prisoners in Burma, and assistance to current and former prisoners of conscience and political prisoners in Burma, and for other purposes.

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Sponsor and status

Andy Levin

Sponsor. Representative for Michigan's 9th congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Apr 15, 2019
Length: 8 pages
Introduced
Apr 15, 2019
Status

Ordered Reported on Jun 20, 2019

The committees assigned to this bill sent it to the House or Senate as a whole for consideration on June 20, 2019.

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16% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)
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Institute for Spending Reform: SpendingTracker.org estimates new spending due to H.R. 2327 will be negligible.

History

Apr 15, 2019
 
Introduced

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Jun 20, 2019
 
Ordered Reported

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H.R. 2327 is a bill in the United States Congress.

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