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H.R. 854: Humanitarian Assistance to the Venezuelan People Act of 2019

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To provide humanitarian assistance to the Venezuelan people, including Venezuelan migrants and refugees in the Americas and for other purposes.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Sponsor and status

Debbie Mucarsel-Powell

Sponsor. Representative for Florida's 26th congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Mar 26, 2019
Length: 7 pages
Introduced
Jan 29, 2019
Status

Passed House (Senate next) on Mar 25, 2019

This bill passed in the House on March 25, 2019 and goes to the Senate next for consideration.

Prognosis
4% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)
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Position statements

What legislators are saying

Mucarsel-Powell Statements on Critical Immigration and Venezuelan Assistance Legislation Passing House and Senate Committees
    — Rep. Debbie Mucarsel-Powell [D-FL26] (Sponsor) on May 23, 2019

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What stakeholders are saying

Institute for Spending Reform SpendingTracker.org estimates H.R. 854 will add $300 million in new spending through 2029.

History

Jan 29, 2019
 
Introduced

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

Mar 14, 2019
 
Ordered Reported

A committee has voted to issue a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.

Mar 25, 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. 854 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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