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HR 1477

Title: Russian-Venezuelan Threat Mitigation Act
Author: Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz (D-FL)

Summary
...This bill calls for assessments of Russia's relationship with Venezuela and bars from U.S. entry aliens who have supported Venezuelan security forces on behalf of Russia.</p> <p>The Department of State shall report to Congress an assessment of Russia and Venezuela's security cooperation and the threat it poses to countries in the Western Hemisphere, including the United States. The State Department shall also devise a strategy to address such a threat.</p> <p>The President shall report to Congress an assessment of the security risks posed by a potential Russian acquisition of CITGO's U.S. energy infrastructure holdings. CITGO is an energy company owned by Petroleos de Venezuela (PdVSA), a Venezuelan state-owned oil company. A Russian state-owned company has extended a loan to PdVSA, and a ...

Status
Introduced in House 02/28/2019
Introduced in House 02/28/2019
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. 02/28/2019
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. 02/28/2019
Committee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held. 03/14/2019
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote. 03/14/2019
Committee Agreed to Seek Consideration Under Suspension of the Rules. 03/14/2019
Mr. Malinowski moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended. 03/25/2019
Considered under suspension of the rules. (consideration: CR H2781-2784) 03/25/2019
DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 1477. 03/25/2019
Passed/agreed to in House: On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by voice vote.(text: CR H2781-2782) 03/25/2019
On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by voice vote. (text: CR H2781-2782) 03/25/2019
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection. 03/25/2019
Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on Foreign Relations. 03/26/2019

Bill Text
03/26/2019 - HR 1477 (Referred+in+Senate) 03/25/2019 - HR 1477 (Engrossed+in+House) 02/28/2019 - HR 1477 (Introduced+in+House)