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H.R. 2615: United States-Northern Triangle Enhanced Engagement Act

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To support the people of Central America and strengthen United States national security by addressing the root causes of migration from El Salvador, Guatemala, and Honduras.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Sponsor and status

Eliot Engel

Sponsor. Representative for New York's 16th congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Jul 16, 2019
Length: 41 pages
Introduced
May 9, 2019
Status

Passed House (Senate next) on Jul 15, 2019

This bill passed in the House on July 15, 2019 and goes to the Senate next for consideration.

Prognosis
71% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)
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Position statements

What legislators are saying

Engel Statement on Following Congressional Delegation Visit to El Salvador and Honduras
    — Rep. Eliot Engel [D-NY16] (Sponsor) on Aug 12, 2019

Wagner, Torres Bipartisan Bill to Protect Women and Children from Violence in the Northern Triangle Passes House Foreign Affairs Committee
    — Rep. Ann Wagner [R-MO2] (Co-sponsor) on May 23, 2019

Enzi chastises IRS on Tax Day
    — Sen. Michael Enzi [R-WY] on Apr 15, 2015

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What stakeholders are saying

Institute for Spending Reform SpendingTracker.org estimates H.R. 2615 will add $571 million in new spending through 2029.

History

May 9, 2019
 
Introduced

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

May 22, 2019
 
Ordered Reported

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Jul 15, 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.

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Passed Senate

 
Signed by the President

H.R. 2615 is 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.

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