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House Bill 2471
117th Congress(2021-2022)
Haiti Development, Accountability, and Institutional Transparency Initiative Act
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Passed Senate on Jan 13, 2022
Overview
Text
Introduced
Apr 13, 2021
Latest Action
Jan 13, 2022
Origin Chamber
House
Type
Bill
Bill
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Bill Number
2471
Congress
117
Policy Area
International Affairs
International Affairs
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Passed
June 29, 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 8 of H. Res. 504, and the motion offered by Mr. McGovern, the following bills passed under suspension of the rules: H.R. 1500, as amended; H.R. 2471, as amended; H.R. 3261; H.R. 3283, as amended; and H.R. 3385, as amended; and the following resolutions were agreed to under suspension of the rules: H. Res. 186; and H. Res. 402, as amended.(consideration: CR H3258-3262; text: CR H3258-3260)
Summary

Haiti Development, Accountability, and Institutional Transparency Initiative Act

This bill revises reporting and strategy requirements related to recovery and assistance efforts for Haiti.

Specifically, the bill repeals existing reporting and strategy requirements related to earthquake recovery and economic assistance for Haiti. Further, the bill directs the Department of State to undertake specific initiatives that prioritize and assess the protection and preservation of human rights, the promotion of press and assembly freedoms and the protection of journalists, anticorruption efforts, and a strategy of post-disaster and post-pandemic recovery and development efforts.

Text (4)
July 12, 2021
June 29, 2021
April 13, 2021
Amendments (1)
Jan 13, 2022
Agreed to in Senate
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Sponsorship
Senate Amendment 4902
In the nature of a substitute.
Agreed To
Actions (16)
01/13/2022
Passed Senate with an amendment by Voice Vote.
01/13/2022
Passed/agreed to in Senate: Passed Senate with an amendment by Voice Vote.
01/13/2022
Measure laid before Senate by unanimous consent. (consideration: CR S226)
01/13/2022
Senate Committee on Foreign Relations discharged by Unanimous Consent.
07/12/2021
Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on Foreign Relations.
06/29/2021
Pursuant to section 8 of H. Res. 504, and the motion offered by Mr. McGovern, the following bills passed under suspension of the rules: H.R. 1500, as amended; H.R. 2471, as amended; H.R. 3261; H.R. 3283, as amended; and H.R. 3385, as amended; and the following resolutions were agreed to under suspension of the rules: H. Res. 186; and H. Res. 402, as amended. (consideration: CR H3258-3262; text: CR H3258-3260)
06/29/2021
Passed/agreed to in House: Pursuant to section 8 of H. Res. 504, and the motion offered by Mr. McGovern, the following bills passed under suspension of the rules: H.R. 1500, as amended; H.R. 2471, as amended; H.R. 3261; H.R. 3283, as amended; and H.R. 3385, as amended; and the following resolutions were agreed to under suspension of the rules: H. Res. 186; and H. Res. 402, as amended.(consideration: CR H3258-3262; text: CR H3258-3260)
06/29/2021
Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 504, proceedings on H.R. 2471 are considered vacated.
06/28/2021
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.
06/28/2021
DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 2471.
06/28/2021
Considered under suspension of the rules. (consideration: CR H3179-3183; text: CR H3180-3181)
06/28/2021
Mr. Meeks moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended.
04/21/2021
Ordered to be Reported in the Nature of a Substitute (Amended) by Voice Vote.
04/21/2021
Committee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
04/13/2021
Referred to the House Committee on Foreign Affairs.
04/13/2021
Introduced in House
Public Record
Record Created
Apr 14, 2021 7:12:13 AM
Record Updated
Jan 15, 2022 5:16:01 AM