US SR44 | 2021-2022 | 117th Congress

Status

Spectrum: Bipartisan Bill
Status: Introduced on February 8 2021 - 25% progression
Action: 2021-03-24 - Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 27.
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]

Summary

This resolution denounces the Nicolás Maduro regime's most recent legislative elections as fraudulent and illegitimate, does not recognize the legitimacy of the new Venezuelan National Assembly, and joins members of the international community in rejecting the elections. Further, it urges that elections in Venezuela be conducted as soon as possible according to international standards for free, fair, and transparent electoral processes. Additionally, the resolution calls on the Maduro regime to cease its persecution of Venezuala's independent political parties and release all political prisoners, and it calls for Nicolás Maduro and senior members of his regime to be held accountable for their actions.

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Title

A resolution denouncing the Maduro regime's fraudulent legislative elections, the absence of acceptable conditions to ensure free, fair, and transparent electoral processes in Venezuela, and the further erosion of Venezuelan democracy.

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History

DateChamberAction
2021-03-24SenatePlaced on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 27.
2021-03-24SenateCommittee on Foreign Relations. Reported by Senator Menendez without amendment and with a preamble. Without written report.
2021-03-24SenateCommittee on Foreign Relations. Ordered to be reported without amendment favorably.
2021-02-08SenateReferred to the Committee on Foreign Relations. (text: CR S580-581)

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