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H.R. 8748: Defund Davos Act

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Should there be no USD for WEF?

Context

The World Economic Forum is a nonprofit organization aiming to solve global society’s problems: environmental, economic, agricultural, technological, educational. Their website lists 274 active projects, including delivering vaccines via drones in India, and aiming to plant 1 trillion trees worldwide.

Based in Switzerland, it’s an independent and nongovernmental organization. Although the Forum is itself nongovernmental, various national governments do contribute money towards it — including the U.S. Last year, host country Switzerland attracted global headlines when they announced they would reduce their annual contribution by -30 percent.

The organization is most famous for its annual meeting in the Swiss luxury resort town Davos, which routinely attracts the planet’s top political officials, business leaders, media giants, and thought …

Sponsor and status

Scott Perry

Sponsor. Representative for Pennsylvania's 10th congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: Aug 26, 2022
Length: 1 page
Introduced
Aug 26, 2022
117th Congress (2021–2023)
Status

Introduced on Aug 26, 2022

This bill is in the first stage of the legislative process. It was introduced into Congress on August 26, 2022. It will typically be considered by committee next before it is possibly sent on to the House or Senate as a whole.

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Cosponsors

3 Cosponsors (3 Republicans)

Prognosis
1% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)
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History

Aug 26, 2022
 
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H.R. 8748 is a bill in the United States Congress.

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