US HB5497 | 2021-2022 | 117th Congress

Status

Spectrum: Moderate Partisan Bill (Democrat 44-8)
Status: Introduced on October 5 2021 - 25% progression
Action: 2021-10-21 - Ordered to be Reported in the Nature of a Substitute (Amended) by Voice Vote.
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]

Summary

To authorize humanitarian assistance and civil society support, promote democracy and human rights, and impose targeted sanctions with respect to human rights abuses in Burma, and for other purposes.

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Title

BURMA Act of 2021 Burma Unified through Rigorous Military Accountability Act of 2021

Sponsors


History

DateChamberAction
2021-10-21HouseOrdered to be Reported in the Nature of a Substitute (Amended) by Voice Vote.
2021-10-21HouseCommittee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
2021-10-05HouseReferred to the Committee on Foreign Affairs, and in addition to the Committees on the Judiciary, Financial Services, and Ways and Means, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.
2021-10-05HouseReferred to the Committee on Foreign Affairs, and in addition to the Committees on the Judiciary, Financial Services, and Ways and Means, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.
2021-10-05HouseReferred to the Committee on Foreign Affairs, and in addition to the Committees on the Judiciary, Financial Services, and Ways and Means, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.
2021-10-05HouseReferred to the Committee on Foreign Affairs, and in addition to the Committees on the Judiciary, Financial Services, and Ways and Means, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.
2021-10-05HouseIntroduced in House

Same As/Similar To

SB2937 (Related) 2021-10-05 - Read twice and referred to the Committee on Foreign Relations. (Sponsor introductory remarks on measure: CR S6920-6921)

Subjects

Asia
Bangladesh
Bank accounts, deposits, capital
Broadcasting, cable, digital technologies
Burma
China
Conflicts and wars
Congressional oversight
Crimes against children
Criminal investigation, prosecution, interrogation
Detention of persons
Diplomacy, foreign officials, Americans abroad
Domestic violence and child abuse
Drug trafficking and controlled substances
Elections, voting, political campaign regulation
Evidence and witnesses
Foreign aid and international relief
Foreign and international banking
Foreign and international corporations
Foreign property
Government ethics and transparency, public corruption
Human rights
International affairs
International monetary system and foreign exchange
International organizations and cooperation
Military assistance, sales, and agreements
Military procurement, research, weapons development
Mining
News media and reporting
Presidents and presidential powers, Vice Presidents
Protest and dissent
Racial and ethnic relations
Refugees, asylum, displaced persons
Religion
Russia
Sanctions
Television and film
Terrorism
Thailand
Trade restrictions
United Nations
Visas and passports
War and emergency powers
War crimes, genocide, crimes against humanity
Women's rights

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