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H.R. 5665: Combating International Islamophobia Act

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To establish in the Department of State the Office to Monitor and Combat Islamophobia, and for other purposes.

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Sponsor and status

Ilhan Omar

Sponsor. Representative for Minnesota's 5th congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Dec 15, 2021
Length: 9 pages
Oct 21, 2021
117th Congress (2021–2023)

Passed House (Senate next) on Dec 14, 2021

This bill passed in the House on December 14, 2021 and goes to the Senate next for consideration.

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56 Cosponsors (56 Democrats)

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

Position statements

Statement of Administration Policy

President Joseph Biden [D]: H.R. 5665 – Combating International Islamophobia Act (Dec 14, 2021)

What legislators are saying

Georgia congressman trapped during Capitol riots talks root causes of the insurrection
    — Rep. Henry “Hank” Johnson [D-GA4] (Co-sponsor) on Jan 9, 2022

Rep. Payne, Jr. Helps Pass Bill to Fight Islamophobia
    — Rep. Donald Payne [D-NJ10] (Co-sponsor) on Dec 14, 2021

Congressman Alex Mooney Proposes Amendment to Force State Department to Counter China on Uyghur Slave Labor
    — Rep. Alexander Mooney [R-WV2] on Dec 15, 2021

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Oct 21, 2021

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Dec 9, 2021
Considered by House Committee on Foreign Affairs

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Dec 10, 2021
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Dec 13, 2021
Text Published

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Dec 13, 2021
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Dec 14, 2021
Passed House (Senate next)

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