House Bill 5408
116th Congress(2019-2020)
Ukraine Religious Freedom Support Act
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Passed House on Nov 18, 2020
Overview
Text
Sponsor
Introduced
Dec 12, 2019
Latest Action
Nov 30, 2020
Origin Chamber
House
Type
Bill
Bill
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Bill Number
5408
Congress
116
Policy Area
International Affairs
International Affairs
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Sponsorship by Party
South Carolina
Maryland
California
California
Illinois
Illinois
Illinois
Maryland
California
Minnesota
North Carolina
North Carolina
Pennsylvania
Tennessee
Wisconsin
Passed
November 18, 2020
Type
Voice Vote
Voice Vote
A vote in which the presiding officer states the question, then asks those in favor and against to say "Yea" or "Nay," respectively, and announces the result according to his or her judgment. The names or numbers of senators voting on each side are not recorded.
Passed/agreed to in House: On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by voice vote.(text: CR H5920)
Summary

Ukraine Religious Freedom Support Act

This bill directs the President, when determining whether Russia is a country of particular concern for religious freedom under certain federal laws, to consider incidents occurring in the parts of Ukraine controlled by Russia or Russia-affiliated non-state groups. (The United States may take certain actions, such as withdrawing development assistance, against a country of particular concern for religious freedom.)

Text (3)
November 30, 2020
November 18, 2020
December 12, 2019
Actions (12)
11/30/2020
Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on Foreign Relations.
11/18/2020
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
11/18/2020
On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by voice vote. (text: CR H5920)
11/18/2020
Passed/agreed to in House: On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by voice vote.(text: CR H5920)
11/18/2020
DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 5408.
11/18/2020
Considered under suspension of the rules. (consideration: CR H5920-5921)
11/18/2020
Mr. Espaillat moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended.
03/04/2020
Ordered to be Reported by Voice Vote.
03/04/2020
Committee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
01/30/2020
Referred to the Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship.
12/12/2019
Referred to the Committee on Foreign Affairs, and in addition to the Committee on the Judiciary, 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.
12/12/2019
Introduced in House
Public Record
Record Created
Dec 13, 2019 8:27:40 AM
Record Updated
Jul 10, 2021 8:18:34 PM