House Bill 496
117th Congress(2021-2022)
To oppose violations of religious freedom in Ukraine by Russia and armed groups commanded or otherwise supported by or acting on behalf of Russia.
Active
Active
Passed House on Apr 27, 2022
Overview
Text
Sponsor
Introduced
Jan 28, 2021
Latest Action
May 11, 2022
Origin Chamber
House
Type
Bill
Bill
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Bill Number
496
Congress
117
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.
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House Votes (2)
Senate Votes (0)
Passed
April 27, 2022
Type
Final Passage Under Suspension Of The Rules Results
House Roll Call Votes
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 (4)
April 28, 2022
April 27, 2022
April 27, 2022
January 28, 2021
Actions (16)
05/11/2022
Star Print ordered on the bill.
04/28/2022
Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on Foreign Relations.
04/27/2022
The title of the measure was amended. Agreed to without objection.
04/27/2022
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
04/27/2022
On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 421 - 4 (Roll no. 129). (text: CR H4529)
04/27/2022
Passed/agreed to in House: On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 421 - 4 (Roll no. 129).
04/27/2022
Considered as unfinished business. (consideration: CR H4554)
04/27/2022
At the conclusion of debate, the Yeas and Nays were demanded and ordered. Pursuant to the provisions of clause 8, rule XX, the Chair announced that further proceedings on the motion would be postponed.
04/27/2022
DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 496.
04/27/2022
Considered under suspension of the rules. (consideration: CR H4529-4530)
04/27/2022
Mr. Phillips moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended.
04/21/2021
Ordered to be Reported by Voice Vote.
04/21/2021
Committee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
03/05/2021
Referred to the Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship.
01/28/2021
Referred to the Committee on Foreign Affairs, and in addition to the Committees on the Judiciary, and the Budget, 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.
01/28/2021
Introduced in House
Public Record
Record Created
Jan 29, 2021 8:12:09 AM
Record Updated
Jun 2, 2022 1:47:25 PM