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H.R. 965: YALI Act of 2021

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To establish a comprehensive United States Government initiative to build the capacity of young leaders and entrepreneurs in Africa, and for other purposes.

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Sponsor and status

Karen Bass

Sponsor. Representative for California's 37th congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Oct 28, 2021
Length: 20 pages
Introduced
Feb 11, 2021
117th Congress (2021–2023)
Status

Ordered Reported on Feb 25, 2021

The committees assigned to this bill sent it to the House or Senate as a whole for consideration on February 25, 2021.

Other activity may have occurred on another bill with identical or similar provisions.

Cosponsors

30 Cosponsors (27 Democrats, 3 Republicans)

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

What legislators are saying

House Passes Bass Bill To Strengthen Support For U.S. Africa Partnership
    — Rep. Karen Bass [D-CA37] (Sponsor) on Apr 21, 2021

the daily leader: tuesday, april 20, 2021
    — Rep. Steny Hoyer [D-MD5] on Apr 20, 2021

the daily leader: monday, april 19, 2021
    — Rep. Steny Hoyer [D-MD5] on Apr 18, 2021

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What stakeholders are saying

R Street Institute SpendingTracker.org estimates H.R. 965 will add $105 million in new spending through 2026.

History

Feb 11, 2021
 
Introduced

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

Feb 25, 2021
 
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.

Apr 16, 2021
 
Text Published

Updated bill text was published as of Preprint (Suspension).

Apr 20, 2021
 
Text Published

Updated bill text was published as of Passed the House.

Oct 19, 2021
 
Considered by Senate Committee on Foreign Relations

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

Oct 28, 2021
 
Text Published

Updated bill text was published as of Reported by Senate Committee.

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Passed House

 
Passed Senate

 
Signed by the President

H.R. 965 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.

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