US SB142 | 2021-2022 | 117th Congress

Status

Spectrum: Strong Partisan Bill (Democrat 43-2-2)
Status: Introduced on January 28 2021 - 25% progression
Action: 2021-01-28 - Read twice and referred to the Committee on Foreign Relations.
Pending: Senate Foreign Relations Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]

Summary

Establishes that a foreign nongovernmental organization shall not be disqualified from receiving certain U.S. international development assistance solely because the organization provides medical services using non-U.S. government funds if the medical services are legal in both the United States and the country in which they are being provided. Such foreign organizations shall not be subject to requirements relating to their use of non-U.S. funds for advocacy or lobbying activities, other than those that apply to U.S. nongovernmental organizations. Current U.S. policy prohibits various foreign assistance from going to a foreign nongovernmental organization unless it agrees to not perform or actively promote abortions.

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Title

Global Health, Empowerment and Rights Act

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History

DateChamberAction
2021-01-28SenateRead twice and referred to the Committee on Foreign Relations.

Same As/Similar To

HB556 (Same As) 2021-01-28 - Referred to the House Committee on Foreign Affairs.

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