US HB1632 | 2019-2020 | 116th Congress


Spectrum: Slight Partisan Bill (Republican 6-3)
Status: Engrossed on September 25 2019 - 50% progression
Action: 2019-09-25 - Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on Foreign Relations.
Pending: Senate Foreign Relations Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Engrossed) [PDF]


Southeast Asia Strategy Act This bill directs the Department of State to submit to Congress and update for the next four years a multi-year strategy for engagement with Southeast Asia and the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN). The strategy shall include various elements including (1) an identification of enduring U.S. interests in the region and efforts to bolster ASEAN as a regional leader; (2) a list of ongoing and planned initiatives to strengthen U.S. relationships in the region through trade, investment, energy, and economic and political diplomacy; and (3) an assessment of ongoing efforts to engage countries in the region on human rights and democracy.

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Southeast Asia Strategy Act



2019-09-25SenateReceived in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on Foreign Relations.
2019-09-24HouseMotion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
2019-09-24HouseOn motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by voice vote. (text: CR H7875)
2019-09-24HouseDEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 1632.
2019-09-24HouseConsidered under suspension of the rules. (consideration: CR H7875-7877)
2019-09-24HouseMr. Levin (MI) moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended.
2019-06-20HouseCommittee Agreed to Seek Consideration Under Suspension of the Rules.
2019-06-20HouseOrdered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
2019-06-20HouseCommittee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
2019-03-25HouseReferred to the Subcommittee on Asia, the Pacific and Nonproliferation.
2019-03-07HouseReferred to the House Committee on Foreign Affairs.
2019-03-07HouseIntroduced in House


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