S.1104: Assessing Progress in Haiti Act of 2014

About this Bill

This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress
This bill is primarily about international affairs
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Sponsor Bill Nelson, D-Fla.
Total Cosponsors 3 (All Democrats)
Introduced June 6, 2013
Latest Major Action Aug. 8, 2014
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Bill Summary

(This measure has not been amended since it was reported to the Senate on June 26, 2014. The summary of that version is repeated here.)

Assessing Progress in Haiti Act of 2014 - Expresses the sense of Congress that transparency, accountability, democracy, and good governance are integral factors in any congressional decision regarding U.S. assistance, including assistance to Haiti.

Directs the Secretary of State to report to Congress annually through December 31, 2017, on the status of post-earthquake recovery and development efforts in Haiti.

Directs the Secretary, through the Assistant Secretary of State for Western Hemisphere Affairs, to coordinate and transmit to Congress a three-year Haiti strategy that: (1) identifies constraints to economic growth and to consolidation of democratic government institutions; (2) includes an action plan that outlines policy tools, technical assistance, and resources for addressing the highest-priority constraints; and (3...

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
Aug. 8, 2014 Became Public Law No: 113-162.
Aug. 8, 2014 Signed by President.
July 29, 2014 Presented to President.
July 25, 2014 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
July 25, 2014 On passage Passed without objection. (text: CR H6837-6838)
July 25, 2014 Considered by unanimous consent. (consideration: CR H6838-6839)
July 25, 2014 Mr. Smith (NJ) asked unanimous consent to take from the Speaker's table and consider.
July 14, 2014 Held at the desk.
July 14, 2014 Received in the House.
July 14, 2014 Message on Senate action sent to the House.
July 10, 2014 Passed Senate with an amendment by Voice Vote. (consideration: CR S4434-4435; text as passed Senate: CR S4434-4435)
June 26, 2014 Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 447.
June 26, 2014 Committee on Foreign Relations. Reported by Senator Menendez with an amendment in the nature of a substitute. With written report No. 113-201.
June 24, 2014 Committee on Foreign Relations. Ordered to be reported with an amendment favorably.
June 6, 2013 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Foreign Relations.