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S. 1310: Organization of American States Legislative Engagement Act of 2019

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A bill to strengthen 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.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Sponsor and status

Benjamin Cardin

Sponsor. Senior Senator for Maryland. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Dec 17, 2019
Length: 22 pages
Introduced
May 2, 2019
116th Congress (2019–2021)
Status

Ordered Reported on Dec 11, 2019

The committees assigned to this bill sent it to the House or Senate as a whole for consideration on December 11, 2019.

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

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What stakeholders are saying

Institute for Spending Reform 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.

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Passed Senate

 
Passed House

 
Signed by the President

S. 1310 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.

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.

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