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H.RES.488: Supporting the people of Venezuela as they protest peacefully for democracy, a reduction in violent crime and calling for an end to recent violence.
About this Bill
|This bill was introduced in the||113th Congress|
|This bill is primarily about||international affairs|
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|Sponsor||Ileana Ros-Lehtinen, R-Fla.|
|Total Cosponsors||34 (12 Democrats, 22 Republicans)|
|Introduced||Feb. 25, 2014|
|Latest Major Action||March 4, 2014|
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Supports the people of Venezuela in their pursuit of freedom of expression and assembly to promote democratic principles in Venezuela.
Deplores the violence and political intimidation perpetrated against opposition leaders and protesters in Venezuela and the growing use of politically motivated criminal charges to intimidate the political opposition.
Urges the international community to stand in solidarity with the people of Venezuela and to encourage dialogue between the government and the political opposition.
Urges the Department of State to work with other countries in the Americas to ensure that fundamental freedoms in Venezuela are in accordance with the Inter-American Democratic Charter, and to strengthen the ability of the Organization of American States (OAS) to respond to the erosion of democratic norms and institutions in Venezuela.
Urges the OAS and its Inter-American Commission on Human Rights to seek the most effective way to end the vi...
(Source: Congressional Research Service)
|March 4, 2014||
On motion to suspend the rules and agree to the resolution, as amended Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 393 - 1 (Roll no. 92). (text: CR H2106)
|March 4, 2014||Considered as unfinished business. (consideration: CR H2142)|
|March 4, 2014||At the conclusion of debate, the Yeas and Nays were demanded and ordered. Pursuant to the provisions of clause 8, rule XX, the Chair announced that further proceedings on the motion would be postponed.|
|March 4, 2014||DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H. Res. 488.|
|March 4, 2014||Considered under suspension of the rules. (consideration: CR H2106-2109)|
|March 4, 2014||Ms. Ros-Lehtinen moved to suspend the rules and agree to the resolution, as amended.|
|Feb. 28, 2014||Forwarded by Subcommittee to Full Committee (Amended) by Unanimous Consent .|
|Feb. 28, 2014||Subcommittee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.|
|Feb. 27, 2014||Referred to the Subcommittee on the Western Hemisphere.|
|Feb. 25, 2014||Referred to the House Committee on Foreign Affairs.|