US SR749 | 2019-2020 | 116th Congress

Status

Spectrum: Bipartisan Bill
Status: Introduced on October 20 2020 - 25% progression
Action: 2020-10-20 - Referred to the Committee on Foreign Relations. (text: CR S6332-6333)
Pending: Senate Foreign Relations Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]

Summary

A resolution denouncing the Maduro regime's efforts to hold 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. This resolution denounces efforts by the Nicolás Maduro regime to hold fraudulent legislative elections and joins members of the international community in rejecting the regime's efforts to carry out those 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 efforts to hold 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
2020-10-20SenateReferred to the Committee on Foreign Relations. (text: CR S6332-6333)

Same As/Similar To

HR1202 (Related) 2020-11-09 - Referred to the Subcommittee on Western Hemisphere, Civilian Security and Trade.

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