Bill Sponsor
House Bill 5375
118th Congress(2023-2024)
Strengthening the Quad Act
Active
Active
Passed House on Feb 15, 2024
Overview
Text
Introduced
Sep 8, 2023
Latest Action
Feb 26, 2024
Origin Chamber
House
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
5375
Congress
118
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
Democrat
New York
Democrat
California
Democrat
California
Democrat
Minnesota
House Votes (1)
Senate Votes (0)
checkPassed on February 15, 2024
Question
On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Pass, as Amended
Status
Passed
Type
Roll Call Vote
Roll Call Vote
A vote that records the individual position of each Member who voted. Such votes occurring on the House floor (by the "yeas and nays" or by "recorded vote") are taken by electronic device. The Senate has no electronic voting system; in such votes, Senators answer "yea" or "nay" as the clerk calls each name aloud. Each vote is compiled by clerks and receives a roll call number (referenced in Congress.gov as a "Record Vote" [Senate] or "Roll no." [House]).
Roll Call Type
2/3 Yea-And-Nay
Roll Number
54
House Roll Call Votes
Summary

Strengthening the Quad Act

This bill directs the Department of State to seek to establish a working group with Japan, Australia, and India to facilitate closer cooperation on shared interests and values. (The Quadrilateral Security Dialogue, also known as the Quad, is a coalition comprised of the United States and these three countries.)

The bill also requires the State Department to report to Congress a strategy for bolstering engagement and cooperation with the Quad. The strategy shall address cooperation on issues including (1) preparing for the next pandemic, (2) co-developing new innovative technologies, and (3) deepening economic engagement and integration.

Text (3)
February 26, 2024
February 15, 2024
September 8, 2023
Actions (13)
02/26/2024
Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on Foreign Relations.
02/15/2024
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
02/15/2024
On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 379 - 39 (Roll no. 54). (text: 2/14/2024 CR H610-611)
02/15/2024
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): 379 - 39 (Roll no. 54).
02/15/2024
Considered as unfinished business. (consideration: CR H662-663)
02/14/2024
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.
02/14/2024
DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 5375.
02/14/2024
Considered under suspension of the rules. (consideration: CR H610-612)
02/14/2024
Mr. Self moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended.
11/29/2023
Ordered to be Reported in the Nature of a Substitute (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 39 - 0.
11/29/2023
Committee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held
09/08/2023
Referred to the House Committee on Foreign Affairs.
09/08/2023
Introduced in House
Public Record
Record Updated
Feb 28, 2024 8:17:38 PM