House Bill 965
117th Congress(2021-2022)
YALI Act of 2021
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Passed House on Apr 20, 2021
Overview
Text
Sponsor
Introduced
Feb 11, 2021
Latest Action
Oct 28, 2021
Origin Chamber
House
Type
Bill
Bill
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Bill Number
965
Congress
117
Policy Area
International Affairs
International Affairs
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Sponsorship by Party
California
Mississippi
California
California
District of Columbia
Massachusetts
Minnesota
Minnesota
California
Missouri
New Jersey
New Jersey
New Jersey
New York
Pennsylvania
Rhode Island
Tennessee
Wisconsin
Wisconsin
Passed
April 20, 2021
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: Pursuant to section 6 of H. Res. 330, and the motion offered by Mr. Hoyer, the following bills passed under suspension of the rules: H.R. 367; H.R. 370; H.R. 396; H.R. 397, as amended; H.R. 408; H.R. 490; H.R. 965, as amended; H.R. 1251, as amended; H.R. 1395; H.R. 1491; H.R. 1528; H.R. 1532; H.R. 1565; H.R. 1602; and H.R. 2523, as amended; and the following resolution was agreed to under suspension of the rules: H. Res. 124, as amended.(consideration: CR H1979-1994; text: CR H1984)
Summary

Young African Leaders Initiative Act of 2021 or the YALI Act of 2021

This bill provides statutory authority for the Young African Leaders Initiative (YALI), which seeks to build the capacity of young African leaders in sub-Saharan Africa in the areas of civic engagement, entrepreneurship, and business development.

The YALI program must award Mandela Washington Fellowships to young leaders and offer training through regional leadership centers in sub-Saharan Africa to individuals who have demonstrated strong capabilities in entrepreneurship, innovation, public service, and leadership.

The Department of State must oversee all U.S.-based activities carried out under the program, and the United States should continue to support overseas initiatives of the program. The State Department must also submit (1) a strategy for implementing the program; (2) annual reports on program progress; and (3) a final report evaluating program implementation and outcomes, including recommendations related to reauthorizing the program and any changes to improve it.

Text (4)
October 28, 2021
April 22, 2021
April 20, 2021
February 11, 2021
Actions (15)
10/28/2021
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 161.
10/28/2021
Committee on Foreign Relations. Reported by Senator Menendez with an amendment in the nature of a substitute. Without written report.
10/19/2021
Committee on Foreign Relations. Ordered to be reported with an amendment in the nature of a substitute favorably.
04/22/2021
Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on Foreign Relations.
04/20/2021
Pursuant to section 6 of H. Res. 330, and the motion offered by Mr. Hoyer, the following bills passed under suspension of the rules: H.R. 367; H.R. 370; H.R. 396; H.R. 397, as amended; H.R. 408; H.R. 490; H.R. 965, as amended; H.R. 1251, as amended; H.R. 1395; H.R. 1491; H.R. 1528; H.R. 1532; H.R. 1565; H.R. 1602; and H.R. 2523, as amended; and the following resolution was agreed to under suspension of the rules: H. Res. 124, as amended. (consideration: CR H1979-1994; text: CR H1984)
04/20/2021
Passed/agreed to in House: Pursuant to section 6 of H. Res. 330, and the motion offered by Mr. Hoyer, the following bills passed under suspension of the rules: H.R. 367; H.R. 370; H.R. 396; H.R. 397, as amended; H.R. 408; H.R. 490; H.R. 965, as amended; H.R. 1251, as amended; H.R. 1395; H.R. 1491; H.R. 1528; H.R. 1532; H.R. 1565; H.R. 1602; and H.R. 2523, as amended; and the following resolution was agreed to under suspension of the rules: H. Res. 124, as amended.(consideration: CR H1979-1994; text: CR H1984)
04/20/2021
Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 330, proceedings on H.R. 965 are considered vacated.
04/19/2021
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.
04/19/2021
DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 965.
04/19/2021
Considered under suspension of the rules. (consideration: CR H1937-1939; text: CR H1937-1938)
04/19/2021
Mr. Meeks moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended.
02/25/2021
Ordered to be Reported in the Nature of a Substitute (Amended) by Voice Vote.
02/25/2021
Committee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
02/11/2021
Referred to the House Committee on Foreign Affairs.
02/11/2021
Introduced in House
Public Record
Record Created
Feb 12, 2021 8:12:14 AM
Record Updated
Nov 4, 2021 1:30:22 PM