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S. 1828: HAVANA Act of 2021

A bill to amend the Central Intelligence Agency Act of 1949 to authorize the provision of payment to personnel of the Central Intelligence Agency who incur qualifying injuries to the brain, to authorize the provision of payment to personnel of the Department of State who incur similar injuries, and for other purposes.

Sponsor and status

Susan Collins

Sponsor. Senior Senator for Maine. Republican.

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Last Updated: Sep 23, 2021
Length: 6 pages
May 25, 2021
117th Congress (2021–2023)

Enacted — Signed by the President on Oct 8, 2021

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on October 8, 2021.

Pub.L. 117-46

19 Cosponsors (10 Democrats, 8 Republicans, 1 Independent)


Position statements

What legislators are saying

Rubio-Sponsored Bill to Support Havana Syndrome Victims Signed Into Law
    — Sen. Marco Rubio [R-FL] (Co-sponsor) on Oct 8, 2021

Washington Review, September 27, 2021
    — Rep. Albio Sires [D-NJ8] on Sep 27, 2021

the daily leader: tuesday, september 21, 2021
    — Rep. Steny Hoyer [D-MD5] on Sep 21, 2021

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What stakeholders are saying

R Street Institute estimates new spending due to S. 1828 will be negligible.

Incorporated legislation

This bill incorporates provisions from:

S. 1714: HAVANA Act of 2021

Introduced on May 19, 2021. 94% incorporated. (compare text)

H.R. 3356: HAVANA Act of 2021

Introduced on May 19, 2021. 67% incorporated. (compare text)


May 25, 2021

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

Jun 7, 2021
Passed Senate (House next)

The bill was passed in a vote in the Senate. It goes to the House next. The vote was by Unanimous Consent so no record of individual votes was made.

Jul 23, 2021
Text Published

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

Sep 21, 2021
Passed House

The bill was passed by both chambers in identical form. It goes to the President next who may sign or veto the bill.

Oct 8, 2021
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

S. 1828 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.

Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number S. 1828. This is the one from the 117th Congress.

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