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H.R. 676: NATO Support Act

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"The President shall not withdraw support from NATO."

This bill would prevent President Trump from withdrawing the United States from the North Atlantic Treaty Organization, or NATO. The legislation was passed by the House in response to reports that the President had proposed withdrawing from the alliance of western nations.

NATO is a political and military alliance between North American and European countries. It is comprised of 29 nations including the United States, Canada, France, Germany, and the United Kingdom. From their website: "NATO promotes democratic values and enables members ...

Sponsor and status

Jimmy Panetta

Sponsor. Representative for California's 20th congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Jan 22, 2019
Length: 6 pages
Introduced
Jan 17, 2019
Status

Passed House (Senate next) on Jan 22, 2019

This bill passed in the House on January 22, 2019 and goes to the Senate next for consideration.

Prognosis
2% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)
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History

Jan 17, 2019
 
Introduced

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 President shall not withdraw support from NATO."

This was a vote on a House bill to prevent President Trump from withdrawing the United States from the North Atlantic Treaty ...

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Passed Senate

 
Signed by the President

H.R. 676 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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