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H.R. 31 (116th): Caesar Syria Civilian Protection Act of 2019

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To require certain additional actions in connection with the national emergency with respect to Syria, and for other purposes.

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Sponsor and status

Eliot Engel

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

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Last Updated: Jun 3, 2019
Length: 52 pages
Introduced
Jan 3, 2019
116th Congress (2019–2021)
Status
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on January 22, 2019 but was never passed by the Senate. Provisions of this bill were incorporated into other bills.

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).

Provisions of this bill also appear in:

S. 1790: National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2020
Enacted — Signed by the President on Dec 20, 2019. (compare text)
Cosponsors

57 Cosponsors (36 Democrats, 21 Republicans)

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Position statements

What legislators are saying

Kinzinger-Led Legislation Passes the House
    — Rep. Adam Kinzinger [R-IL16] (Co-sponsor) on Jan 24, 2019

RELEASE: Rep. Hill Applauds Inclusion of Caesar Syria Civilian Protection Act in FY20 NDAA
    — Rep. French Hill [R-AR2] (Co-sponsor) on Dec 7, 2019

Olson Statement on Assad Regime Use of Chemical Weapons
    — Rep. Pete Olson [R-TX22, 2009-2020] on Sep 27, 2019

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What stakeholders are saying

R Street Institute SpendingTracker.org estimates H.R. 31 will add $2 million in new spending through 2024.

History

Jan 3, 2019
 
Introduced

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Jan 22, 2019
 
Passed House (Senate next)

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May 22, 2019
 
Considered by Senate Committee on Foreign Relations

A committee held a hearing or business meeting about the bill.

Jun 3, 2019
 
Text Published

Updated bill text was published as of Reported by Senate Committee.

H.R. 31 (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. 31. 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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