Summary: H.R.5819 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in House (05/15/2018)

Burma Unified through Rigorous Military Accountability Act of 2018 or the BURMA Act of 2018

This bill provides humanitarian assistance for Burma (Myanmar) and Bangladesh and imposes sanctions on Burmese military or security officials responsible for serious human rights abuses.

The bill provides humanitarian assistance for Burma, Bangladesh, and the surrounding region, including assistance for the Rohingya minority.

The Department of State, the Department of the Treasury, and the U.S. Agency for International Development shall jointly submit to Congress a strategy for promoting economic growth in Burma.