H.RES.644: Strongly condemning slave auctions and the exploitation of migrants and refugees as forced laborers in Libya, and for other purposes.

About This Bill

  • Introduced Dec. 4, 2017
  • Latest Major Action July 10, 2018

Bill Summary

Condemns slave auctions of migrants and refugees in Libya. Calls on the government of Libya to: investigate the existence of slave auctions and forced labor involving migrants and refugees; hold smugglers, traffickers, detention center guards, and anyone else involved accountable; manage migration flows in a humane manner; end the violent and inhumane conditions of official migrant detention centers; and register asylum seekers...

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

What Lawmakers Are Saying About This Bill

There are 4 statements associated with H.RES.644.

Bill Actions

Date Description
July 10
The title of the measure was amended. Agreed to without objection.
July 10
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection. (text: CR H6017)
July 10
On motion to suspend the rules and agree to the resolution, as amended Agreed to by voice vote.
July 10
DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H. Res. 644.
July 10
Considered under suspension of the rules. (consideration: CR H6017-6019)
July 10
Mr. Royce (CA) moved to suspend the rules and agree to the resolution, as amended.
March 15
Committee Agreed to Seek Consideration Under Suspension of the Rules, by Unanimous Consent.
March 15
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Unanimous Consent.
March 15
Committee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
Dec. 4, 2017
Referred to the House Committee on Foreign Affairs.
Dec. 4, 2017

Introduced in the House by Karen Bass (D-Calif.)

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