Legislators
Bills
Statements
Represent

H.RES.121: Honoring Yoani Sanchez, a courageous blogger and activist for freedom in Cuba.

About this Bill

This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress
This bill is primarily about international affairs
You can read the bill
Sponsor Alcee L. Hastings, D-Fla.
Total Cosponsors 3 (All Democrats)
Introduced March 15, 2013
Latest Major Action May 6, 2013
See it on GovTrack
See it on C-SPAN

Bill Progress

  • Bill introduced in the House   
  • Bill passed in the House   
  • Bill passed in the Senate   
  • Bill signed into law

Bill Summary

Honors Yoani Sanchez, a blogger and activist for freedom in Cuba, for her ongoing efforts to challenge political, economic, and social oppression by the Castro regime.

Supports the first amendment rights of all people in the United States and commends those individuals who have dedicated their lives to protecting and strengthening these rights in the face of adversity.

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
May 6, 2013 Referred to the Subcommittee on the Western Hemisphere.
May 6, 2013 Referred to the Subcommittee on Africa, Global Health, Global Human Rights and International Organizations.
March 15, 2013 Referred to House Judiciary
March 15, 2013 Referred to House Foreign Affairs