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S. 1310 (116th): Organization of American States Legislative Engagement Act of 2020


A bill to strengthen the participation of elected national legislators in the activities of the Organization of American States and reaffirm United States support for Organization of American States human rights and anti-corruption initiatives, and for other purposes.

Sponsor and status

Benjamin Cardin

Sponsor. Senior Senator for Maryland. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Dec 10, 2020
Length: 12 pages
Introduced
May 2, 2019
116th Congress (2019–2021)
Status

Enacted — Signed by the President on Jan 13, 2021

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on January 13, 2021.

Law
Pub.L. 116-343
Source

Position statements

What legislators are saying

Cardin, Wicker, Kaine Introduce Bill to Strengthen U.S. Engagement with the Organization of American States (OAS)
    — Sen. Benjamin Cardin [D-MD] (Sponsor) on May 3, 2019

Wicker, Cardin, Kaine Commend Passage of Organization of American States Legislative Engagement Act
    — Sen. Roger Wicker [R-MS] (Co-sponsor) on Dec 11, 2020

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What stakeholders are saying

R Street Institute SpendingTracker.org estimates new spending due to S. 1310 will be negligible.

History

May 2, 2019
 
Introduced

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

Dec 11, 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.

Dec 10, 2020
 
Passed Senate (House next)

The bill was passed in a vote in the Senate. It goes to the House next. The vote was by Voice Vote so no record of individual votes was made.

Dec 31, 2020
 
Passed House

The bill was passed by both chambers in identical form. It goes to the President next who may sign or veto the bill. The vote was without objection so no record of individual votes was made.

Jan 13, 2021
 
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

S. 1310 (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 S. 1310. 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 enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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