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S. 249: A bill 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.

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Sponsor and status

James “Jim” Inhofe

Sponsor. Senior Senator for Oklahoma. Republican.

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Last Updated: Jun 3, 2019
Length: 12 pages
Introduced
Jan 29, 2019
Status

Ordered Reported on May 22, 2019

The committees assigned to this bill sent it to the House or Senate as a whole for consideration on May 22, 2019.

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

What legislators are saying

Committee Approves Inhofe-Menendez Bill Strengthening Support for Taiwan’s Participation in Global Health Body
    — Sen. James “Jim” Inhofe [R-OK] (Sponsor) on May 22, 2019

Committee Approves Inhofe-Menendez Bill Strengthening Support for Taiwan’s Participation in Global Health Body
    — Sen. Robert “Bob” Menendez [D-NJ] (Co-sponsor) on May 22, 2019

Rubio Urges House Democrats to Take Meaningful Action in Support of Israel
    — Sen. Marco Rubio [R-FL] (Co-sponsor) on May 15, 2019

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What stakeholders are saying

Institute for Spending Reform SpendingTracker.org estimates new spending due to S. 249 will be negligible.

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.

May 22, 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.

If this bill has further action, the following steps may occur next:
 
Passed Senate

 
Passed House

 
Signed by the President

S. 249 is a bill in the United States Congress.

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