US HB2327 | 2019-2020 | 116th Congress

Status

Spectrum: Moderate Partisan Bill (Democrat 20-3)
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]

Summary

Burma Political Prisoners Assistance Act This bill directs the Department of State to continue assisting civil society organizations in Burma (Myanmar) working to release political prisoners and prisoners of conscience. Such assistance may include support for (1) documenting human rights violations against such prisoners, (2) raising awareness of prisoner issues, and (3) helping former prisoners resume a normal life.

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Title

Burma Political Prisoners Assistance Act

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History

DateChamberAction
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 H7877)
2019-09-24HouseDEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 2327.
2019-09-24HouseConsidered under suspension of the rules. (consideration: CR H7877-7878)
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.
2019-04-15HouseReferred to the House Committee on Foreign Affairs.
2019-04-15HouseIntroduced in House

Same As/Similar To

SB2069 (Related) 2019-07-10 - Read twice and referred to the Committee on Foreign Relations.

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