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S. 3176: United States-Israel Security Assistance Authorization Act of 2020

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A bill to amend the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961 and the United States-Israel Strategic Partnership Act of 2014 to make improvements to certain defense and security assistance provisions and to authorize the appropriations of funds to Israel, and for other purposes.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

The federal budget process occurs in two stages: appropriations and authorizations. This is an authorization bill, which directs how federal funds should or should not be used. (It does not set overall spending limits, however, which are the subject of appropriations bills.) Authorizations are typically made for single fiscal years (October 1 through September 30 of the next year) but are often renewed in subsequent law.

Sponsor and status

Marco Rubio

Sponsor. Senior Senator for Florida. Republican.

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Last Updated: Jun 3, 2020
Length: 40 pages
Introduced
Jan 9, 2020
116th Congress (2019–2021)
Status

Ordered Reported on May 21, 2020

The committees assigned to this bill sent it to the House or Senate as a whole for consideration on May 21, 2020.

Prognosis
3% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)
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Position statements

What legislators are saying

Rubio Applauds Senate Passage of 2021 National Defense Authorization Act
    — Sen. Marco Rubio [R-FL] (Sponsor) on Jul 23, 2020

Rubio Applauds Committee Passage of Multiple Bills and Resolutions
    — Sen. Marco Rubio [R-FL] (Sponsor) on May 21, 2020

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What stakeholders are saying

R Street Institute SpendingTracker.org estimates S. 3176 will add $26.4 billion in new spending through 2030.

History

Jan 9, 2020
 
Introduced

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

May 14, 2020
 
Considered by Senate Committee on Foreign Relations

A committee held a hearing or business meeting about the bill.

May 21, 2020
 
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. 3176 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. 3176. This is the one from the 116th Congress.

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