Senate Bill 2776
116th Congress(2019-2020)
Global Hostage Act of 2019
Introduced
Introduced
Introduced in Senate on Nov 5, 2019
Overview
Text
Sponsor
Introduced
Nov 5, 2019
Latest Action
Nov 5, 2019
Origin Chamber
Senate
Type
Bill
Bill
The primary form of legislative measure used to propose law. Depending on the chamber of origin, bills begin with a designation of either H.R. or S. Joint resolution is another form of legislative measure used to propose law.
Bill Number
2776
Congress
116
Policy Area
International Affairs
International Affairs
Primary focus of measure is matters affecting foreign aid, human rights, international law and organizations; national governance; arms control; diplomacy and foreign officials; alliances and collective security. Measures concerning trade agreements, tariffs, foreign investments, and foreign loans may fall under Foreign Trade and International Finance policy area.
Sponsorship by Party
Arkansas
Missouri
No Senate votes have been held for this bill.
Summary

Global Hostage Act of 2019

This bill directs the President to impose property- and visa-blocking sanctions on foreign individuals or entities that knowingly participate in or are complicit in politically motivated harassment, abuse, arrest or imprisonment of a U.S. citizen or permanent resident. The sanctions also apply to those that materially assist or support such actions and those that provide significant support to an individual or entity sanctioned under this bill.

Text (1)
November 5, 2019
Actions (2)
11/05/2019
Read twice and referred to the Committee on Foreign Relations.
11/05/2019
Introduced in Senate
Public Record
Created
Nov 6, 2019 5:42:36 AM
Updated
May 6, 2020 4:28:16 AM