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H.R. 1543: No Social Media Accounts for Terrorists or State Sponsors of Terrorism Act of 2021

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Should the president’s administration have carte blanche when allocating International Monetary Fund monies around the world?


The International Monetary Fund (IMF) is an international organization with 190 member countries that works to maintain the stability of the global monetary system, while preserving members’ unique currencies and economies.

Created in 1969, Special Drawing Rights (or SDRs) are an asset the IMF can use to increase the money supply for member countries during an economic downturn. The economics of it are complicated and the tool was rarely used for decades, until the 2009 global financial crash.

Some believe the global economic conditions since the COVID-19 pandemic hit in March 2020 necessitate the usage of SDRs once again. However, the U.S. is the only country with veto power over the IMF’s …

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Garland “Andy” Barr

Sponsor. Representative for Kentucky's 6th congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: Mar 3, 2021
Length: 14 pages
Mar 3, 2021
117th Congress (2021–2023)

Introduced on Mar 3, 2021

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47 Cosponsors (47 Republicans)

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


Mar 3, 2021

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