US HR754 | 2019-2020 | 116th Congress

Status

Spectrum: Slight Partisan Bill (Democrat 20-9)
Status: Introduced on December 9 2019 - 25% progression
Action: 2020-03-09 - Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
Text: Latest bill text (Engrossed) [PDF]

Summary

Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives that the United States should continue to support the people of Nicaragua in their peaceful efforts to promote democracy and human rights, and use the tools under United States law to increase political and financial pressure on the government of Daniel Ortega. This resolution (1) calls on Nicaragua to release all political prisoners and cease all acts of repression against dissenting voices, (2) urges the Nicaraguan government to respect its citizens' constitutional rights and implement electoral reforms, and (3) recognizes and encourages efforts to promote democracy in Nicaragua by holding corrupt actors and human rights abusers in the Nicaraguan government accountable for their actions.

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Title

Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives that the United States should continue to support the people of Nicaragua in their peaceful efforts to promote democracy and human rights, and use the tools under United States law to increase political and financial pressure on the government of Daniel Ortega.

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History

DateChamberAction
2020-03-09HouseMotion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
2020-03-09HouseOn motion to suspend the rules and agree to the resolution, as amended Agreed to by voice vote. (text: CR H1543-1544)
2020-03-09HouseDEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H. Res. 754.
2020-03-09HouseConsidered under suspension of the rules. (consideration: CR H1543-1545)
2020-03-09HouseMr. Sires moved to suspend the rules and agree to the resolution, as amended.
2019-12-18HouseOrdered to be Reported by Unanimous Consent.
2019-12-18HouseCommittee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
2019-12-09HouseReferred to the House Committee on Foreign Affairs.
2019-12-09HouseIntroduced in House

Same As/Similar To

SR525 (Related) 2020-06-16 - Resolution agreed to in Senate with amendments and an amended preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S3017-3019; text: CR S3018-3019)

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