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S. 533: A bill to require the Secretary of the Treasury to consider certain transactions related to precious metals for purposes of identifying jurisdictions of primary money laundering concern, and for other purposes.

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Ted Cruz

Sponsor. Junior Senator for Texas. Republican.

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Last Updated: Feb 14, 2019
Length: 3 pages
Feb 14, 2019
116th Congress (2019–2021)

Introduced on Feb 14, 2019

This bill is in the first stage of the legislative process. It was introduced into Congress on February 14, 2019. It will typically be considered by committee next before it is possibly sent on to the House or Senate as a whole.

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

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What legislators are saying

Sen. Cruz: To Undermine the Maduro Regime in Venezuela, Disrupt the Region's Illicit Gold Mining Networks
    — Sen. Ted Cruz [R-TX] (Sponsor) on Dec 6, 2019

Norton Releases Clinton Impeachment Transcript, Calls for D.C. Statehood
    — Rep. Eleanor Norton [D-DC0] on Dec 18, 2019

Sen. Cruz: Pressure the Maduro Regime by Cutting Off its Illicit Gold Trade with Bad Actors
    — Sen. Ted Cruz [R-TX] (Sponsor) on Mar 7, 2019

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Feb 14, 2019

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S. 533 is a bill in the United States Congress.

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Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number S. 533. This is the one from the 116th Congress.

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