S.1: Strengthening America's Security in the Middle East Act of 2019

About This Bill

  • Introduced Jan. 3, 2019
  • Latest Major Action Feb. 6, 2019

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Week Ending Rank
Feb. 10, 2019 6th
Feb. 3, 2019 4th
Jan. 13, 2019 4th

Bill Summary

Strengthening America's Security in the Middle East Act of 2019 This bill authorizes assistance and weapons transfers to Israel, and extends defense cooperation with Jordan. It establishes additional sanctions related to the conflict in Syria, and allows states to divest from entities boycotting Israel. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen United States-Israel Security Assistance Authorization Act of 2019 The bill reauthorizes through FY2028 Foreign Military...

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What Lawmakers Are Saying About This Bill

There are 346 statements associated with S.1.

Bill Actions

Date Description
Feb. 6
Held at the desk.
Feb. 6
Received in the House.
Feb. 6
Message on Senate action sent to the House.
Feb. 5

Passed Senate with amendments by Yea-Nay Vote. 77 - 23. Record Vote Number: 16.

Feb. 5
Considered by Senate.
Feb. 5
Considered by Senate. (consideration: CR S843, S846-857; text: CR S852-857)
Feb. 4

Cloture on the measure invoked in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 72 - 24. Record Vote Number: 15.

Feb. 4
Considered by Senate.
Feb. 4

Cloture on the measure invoked in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 72 - 24. Record Vote Number: 15. (CR S829)

Feb. 4
Considered by Senate. (consideration: CR S819-822, S826-830, S839)
Jan. 31
Cloture motion on the measure presented in Senate.
Jan. 31
Considered by Senate.
Jan. 31
Cloture motion on the measure presented in Senate. (CR S776)
Jan. 31
Considered by Senate. (consideration: CR S776-777)
Jan. 30
Considered by Senate. (consideration CR S755-763)
Jan. 30
Considered by Senate. (consideration: CR S755-763)
Jan. 29
Measure laid before Senate by motion. (consideration: CR S725-736)
Jan. 29
Motion to proceed to measure considered in Senate. (CR S725)
Jan. 29
Measure laid before Senate by motion.
Jan. 29

Motion to proceed to consideration of measure agreed to in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 76 - 22. Record Vote Number: 12.

Jan. 29
Motion to proceed to measure considered in Senate.
Jan. 28
Motion by Senator McConnell to reconsider the vote by which the third cloture on the motion to proceed to S. 1 was not invoked (Record Vote No. 3) rendered moot in Senate.
Jan. 28
Third cloture motion on the motion to proceed rendered moot in Senate.
Jan. 28

Upon reconsideration, cloture on the motion to proceed to S. 1 invoked in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 74 - 19. Record Vote Number: 11.

Jan. 28
Motion by Senator McConnell to reconsider the vote by which cloture on the motion to proceed to S. 1 was not invoked (Record Vote No. 1) agreed to in Senate by Unanimous Consent.
Jan. 28
Motion to proceed to consideration of the motion to reconsider the vote by which cloture on the motion to proceed to S. 1 was not invoked (Record Vote No. 1) agreed to in Senate by Unanimous Consent.
Jan. 28
Motion to proceed to measure considered in Senate.
Jan. 28
Motion to proceed to consideration of the motion to reconsider the vote by which cloture on the motion to proceed to S. 1 was not invoked (Record Vote No. 1) agreed to in Senate by Unanimous Consent. (CR S693)
Jan. 28
Motion to proceed to measure considered in Senate. (CR S688)
Jan. 25
Motion to proceed to measure considered in Senate. (CR S667)
Jan. 24
Motion to proceed to consideration of measure made in Senate. (CR S549-557)
Jan. 24
Motion to proceed to consideration of measure made in Senate. (CR S541-548)
Jan. 24
Motion to proceed to consideration of measure made in Senate.
Jan. 24
Motion to proceed to consideration of measure withdrawn in Senate.
Jan. 24
Motion to proceed to consideration of measure made in Senate. (CR S549)
Jan. 24
Motion to proceed to consideration of measure made in Senate. (CR S541)
Jan. 23
Motion to proceed to measure considered in Senate.
Jan. 23
Motion to proceed to measure considered in Senate. (CR S483)
Jan. 22
Motion to proceed to measure considered in Senate.
Jan. 22
Motion to proceed to measure considered in Senate. (CR S326)
Jan. 19
Motion to proceed to measure considered in Senate. (CR S307)
Jan. 19
Motion to proceed to measure considered in Senate.
Jan. 18
Motion to proceed to measure considered in Senate. (CR S299)
Jan. 18
Motion to proceed to measure considered in Senate. (consideration: CR S299-301)
Jan. 18
Motion to proceed to measure considered in Senate.
Jan. 15
Motion to proceed to consideration of measure made in Senate.
Jan. 15
Motion to proceed to consideration of measure made in Senate. (CR S187)
Jan. 14

Third cloture on the motion to proceed not invoked in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 50 - 43. Record Vote Number: 3. (CR S174)

Jan. 14
Motion by Senator McConnell to reconsider the vote by which the third cloture on the motion to proceed to S. 1 was not invoked (Record Vote No. 3) entered in Senate.
Jan. 14
Motion to proceed to consideration of measure made in Senate. (CR S166)
Jan. 14

Third cloture on the motion to proceed not invoked in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 50 - 43. Record Vote Number: 3.

Jan. 14
Motion to proceed to consideration of measure made in Senate.
Jan. 11
Motion to proceed to measure considered in Senate.
Jan. 11
Motion to proceed to measure considered in Senate. (consideration: CR S149-159)
Jan. 10
Motion to proceed to measure considered in Senate. (CR S115)
Jan. 10
Third cloture motion on the motion to proceed presented in Senate.
Jan. 10

Second cloture on the motion to proceed not invoked in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 53 - 43. Record Vote Number: 2.

Jan. 10
Motion to proceed to measure considered in Senate.
Jan. 10
Third cloture motion on the motion to proceed presented in Senate. (CR S148)
Jan. 10

Second cloture on the motion to proceed not invoked in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 53 - 43. Record Vote Number: 2. (CR S128)

Jan. 10
Motion to proceed to measure considered in Senate. (CR S128)
Jan. 9
Motion to proceed to measure considered in Senate. (consideration: CR S79)
Jan. 9
Motion to proceed to measure considered in Senate. (CR S79)
Jan. 8
Second cloture motion on the motion to proceed presented in Senate. (CR S48)
Jan. 8

Cloture on the motion to proceed not invoked in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 56 - 44. Record Vote Number: 1. (CR S48)

Jan. 8
Motion to proceed to measure considered in Senate. (consideration: CR S38)
Jan. 8
Cloture motion on the motion to proceed presented in Senate.
Jan. 8
Motion by Senator McConnell to reconsider the vote by which cloture on the motion to proceed to S. 1 was not invoked (Record Vote No. 1) entered in Senate.
Jan. 8

Cloture on the motion to proceed not invoked in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 56 - 44. Record Vote Number: 1.

Jan. 8
Motion to proceed to measure considered in Senate. (CR S38)
Jan. 8
Motion to proceed to measure considered in Senate.
Jan. 4
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 1.
Jan. 4
Cloture motion on the motion to proceed to the consideration of measure presented in Senate. (CR S31)
Jan. 4
Motion to proceed to consideration of measure made in Senate. (CR S31)
Jan. 4
Cloture motion on the motion to proceed presented in Senate. (CR S31)
Jan. 4
Cloture motion on the motion to proceed to the consideration of measure presented in Senate.
Jan. 4
Motion to proceed to consideration of measure made in Senate.
Jan. 3
Introduced in the Senate. Read the first time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under Read the First Time.
Jan. 3

Introduced in the Senate by Marco Rubio (R-Fla.)

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