Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Florida's 3rd congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: Jan 23, 2019
Length: 6 pages
116th Congress (2019–2021)
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.
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).
6 Cosponsors (4 Republicans, 2 Democrats)
What legislators are saying
“Taiwan at WHO table benefits all”
— Rep. Ted Yoho [R-FL3, 2013-2020] (Sponsor) on Feb 1, 2020
“THIS WEEK IN CONGRESS - January 25, 2019”
— Rep. Gregorio Sablan [D-MP] on Jan 28, 2019
“Washington Review, January 28, 2019”
— Rep. Albio Sires [D-NJ8, 2013-2022] on Jan 28, 2019
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What stakeholders are saying
Jan 9, 2018
Earlier Version — Passed House (Senate next)
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 3320 (115th).
Jan 8, 2019
Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.
Jan 22, 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.
May 11, 2020
Companion Bill — Passed Senate (House next)
This activity took place on a related bill, S. 249 (116th), possibly in lieu of similar activity on H.R. 353 (116th).
H.R. 353 (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. 353. 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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To direct the Secretary of State to develop a strategy to regain observer status for Taiwan in the World Health Organization, and for other purposes, H.R. 353, 116th Cong. (2019).
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