H.R.2259: Sam Farr and Nick Castle Peace Corps Reform Act of 2018

About This Bill

  • Introduced May 1, 2017
  • Latest Major Action July 11, 2018

Bill Sponsor

Bill Cosponsors

62 (44 Democrats, 18 Republicans)

Bill Summary

Sam Farr Peace Corps Enhancement Act This bill increases the monthly pay rate for Peace Corps volunteers. The Peace Corps shall provide initial medical care to a former volunteer for a service-related condition for 180 days after termination of service, which period may be extended under specified circumstances. The bill grants the government jurisdiction over, and imposes penalties upon, persons who commit certain crimes outside of the United...

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

What Lawmakers Are Saying About This Bill

There are 6 statements associated with H.R.2259.

Bill Actions

Date Description
July 11
Received in the Senate. Read twice. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 508.
July 10
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
July 10

On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by voice vote. (text: CR H6019-6022)

July 10
DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 2259.
July 10
Considered under suspension of the rules. (consideration: CR H6019-6025)
July 10
Mr. Poe (TX) moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended.
May 17
Committee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
May 17
Committee Agreed to Seek Consideration Under Suspension of the Rules,.
May 17
Ordered to be Reported in the Nature of a Substitute (Amended) by Voice Vote.
May 1, 2017
Referred to House Education and the Workforce
May 1, 2017
Referred to House Oversight and Government Reform
May 1, 2017
Referred to House Foreign Affairs
May 1, 2017
Referred to the Committee on Foreign Affairs, and in addition to the Committees on Oversight and Government Reform, and Education and the Workforce, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.
May 1, 2017

Introduced in the House by Ted Poe (R-Texas)

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