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Titles (3)

Short Titles

Short Titles - House of Representatives

Short Titles as Passed House

Special Envoy to Monitor and Combat Anti-Semitism Act

Short Titles as Introduced

Special Envoy to Monitor and Combat Anti-Semitism Act

Official Titles

Official Titles - House of Representatives

Official Title as Introduced

To amend the State Department Basic Authorities Act of 1956 to monitor and combat anti-Semitism globally, and for other purposes.

Actions Overview (2)

Date Actions Overview
01/11/2019Passed/agreed to in House: On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 411 - 1 (Roll no. 29).(text: CR 1/10/2019 H434)
01/03/2019Introduced in House

All Actions (10)

Date Chamber All Actions
01/14/2019SenateReceived in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on Foreign Relations.
01/11/2019-12:24pmHouseMotion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
01/11/2019-12:24pmHouseOn motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 411 - 1 (Roll no. 29). (text: CR 1/10/2019 H434)
01/11/2019-12:12pmHouseConsidered as unfinished business. (consideration: CR H504-505)
01/10/2019-3:42pmHouseAt 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.
01/10/2019-3:17pmHouseDEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 221.
01/10/2019-3:17pmHouseConsidered under suspension of the rules. (consideration: CR H434-437)
01/10/2019-3:17pmHouseMr. Engel moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill.
01/03/2019HouseReferred to the House Committee on Foreign Affairs.
01/03/2019HouseIntroduced in House

Cosponsors (87)

* = Original cosponsor
CosponsorDate Cosponsored
Rep. Schneider, Bradley Scott [D-IL-10]* 01/03/2019
Rep. Engel, Eliot L. [D-NY-16]* 01/03/2019
Rep. King, Peter T. [R-NY-2]* 01/03/2019
Rep. Veasey, Marc A. [D-TX-33]* 01/03/2019
Rep. Zeldin, Lee M. [R-NY-1]* 01/03/2019
Rep. Lowey, Nita M. [D-NY-17]* 01/03/2019
Rep. Granger, Kay [R-TX-12]* 01/03/2019
Rep. Deutch, Theodore E. [D-FL-22] 01/08/2019
Rep. Fitzpatrick, Brian K. [R-PA-1] 01/08/2019
Rep. Bilirakis, Gus M. [R-FL-12] 01/08/2019
Rep. Hurd, Will [R-TX-23] 01/08/2019
Rep. DeSaulnier, Mark [D-CA-11] 01/08/2019
Rep. Sherman, Brad [D-CA-30] 01/08/2019
Rep. Cohen, Steve [D-TN-9] 01/08/2019
Rep. Hastings, Alcee L. [D-FL-20] 01/08/2019
Rep. Rose, Max [D-NY-11] 01/08/2019
Rep. Lipinski, Daniel [D-IL-3] 01/08/2019
Rep. Schweikert, David [R-AZ-6] 01/08/2019
Rep. Ruppersberger, C. A. Dutch [D-MD-2] 01/08/2019
Rep. Beyer, Donald S., Jr. [D-VA-8] 01/08/2019
Rep. Norton, Eleanor Holmes [D-DC-At Large] 01/08/2019
Rep. Meng, Grace [D-NY-6] 01/08/2019
Rep. Schakowsky, Janice D. [D-IL-9] 01/08/2019
Rep. Titus, Dina [D-NV-1] 01/08/2019
Rep. Foster, Bill [D-IL-11] 01/08/2019
Rep. Cicilline, David N. [D-RI-1] 01/08/2019
Rep. Fleischmann, Charles J. "Chuck" [R-TN-3] 01/08/2019
Rep. Suozzi, Thomas R. [D-NY-3] 01/08/2019
Rep. Napolitano, Grace F. [D-CA-32] 01/08/2019
Rep. Weber, Randy K., Sr. [R-TX-14] 01/08/2019
Rep. Frankel, Lois [D-FL-21] 01/08/2019
Rep. Vela, Filemon [D-TX-34] 01/08/2019
Rep. Rice, Kathleen M. [D-NY-4] 01/08/2019
Rep. Himes, James A. [D-CT-4] 01/08/2019
Rep. Meadows, Mark [R-NC-11] 01/08/2019
Rep. Norcross, Donald [D-NJ-1] 01/08/2019
Rep. Velazquez, Nydia M. [D-NY-7] 01/08/2019
Rep. Swalwell, Eric [D-CA-15] 01/08/2019
Rep. Chabot, Steve [R-OH-1] 01/08/2019
Rep. Wasserman Schultz, Debbie [D-FL-23] 01/08/2019
Rep. Khanna, Ro [D-CA-17] 01/08/2019
Rep. DesJarlais, Scott [R-TN-4] 01/08/2019
Rep. Sires, Albio [D-NJ-8] 01/08/2019
Rep. Lieu, Ted [D-CA-33] 01/08/2019
Rep. Lawrence, Brenda L. [D-MI-14] 01/08/2019
Rep. Morelle, Joseph D. [D-NY-25] 01/08/2019
Rep. Gottheimer, Josh [D-NJ-5] 01/08/2019
Rep. Gaetz, Matt [R-FL-1] 01/08/2019
Rep. Moolenaar, John R. [R-MI-4] 01/08/2019
Rep. Kelly, Robin L. [D-IL-2] 01/08/2019
Rep. Connolly, Gerald E. [D-VA-11] 01/08/2019
Rep. Kilmer, Derek [D-WA-6] 01/08/2019
Rep. Courtney, Joe [D-CT-2] 01/08/2019
Rep. Brownley, Julia [D-CA-26] 01/08/2019
Rep. Joyce, David P. [R-OH-14] 01/08/2019
Rep. Carbajal, Salud O. [D-CA-24] 01/08/2019
Rep. Higgins, Brian [D-NY-26] 01/08/2019
Rep. Omar, Ilhan [D-MN-5] 01/08/2019
Rep. Eshoo, Anna G. [D-CA-18] 01/08/2019
Rep. Maloney, Sean Patrick [D-NY-18] 01/08/2019
Rep. Stewart, Chris [R-UT-2] 01/08/2019
Rep. Brown, Anthony G. [D-MD-4] 01/08/2019
Rep. Torres, Norma J. [D-CA-35] 01/08/2019
Rep. Harder, Josh [D-CA-10] 01/08/2019
Rep. Kustoff, David [R-TN-8] 01/08/2019
Rep. Guthrie, Brett [R-KY-2] 01/08/2019
Rep. Levin, Andy [D-MI-9] 01/09/2019
Rep. Moulton, Seth [D-MA-6] 01/09/2019
Rep. Bost, Mike [R-IL-12] 01/09/2019
Rep. Rutherford, John H. [R-FL-4] 01/09/2019
Rep. Cartwright, Matt [D-PA-8] 01/09/2019
Rep. Collins, Chris [R-NY-27] 01/09/2019
Rep. Kind, Ron [D-WI-3] 01/09/2019
Rep. Johnson, Bill [R-OH-6] 01/09/2019
Rep. Lujan, Ben Ray [D-NM-3] 01/09/2019
Rep. Burgess, Michael C. [R-TX-26] 01/09/2019
Rep. Watson Coleman, Bonnie [D-NJ-12] 01/09/2019
Rep. Latta, Robert E. [R-OH-5] 01/09/2019
Rep. Walorski, Jackie [R-IN-2] 01/09/2019
Rep. Norman, Ralph [R-SC-5] 01/09/2019
Rep. Bacon, Don [R-NE-2] 01/09/2019
Rep. Price, David E. [D-NC-4] 01/10/2019
Rep. Gibbs, Bob [R-OH-7] 01/10/2019
Rep. Kaptur, Marcy [D-OH-9] 01/10/2019
Rep. Davis, Susan A. [D-CA-53] 01/10/2019
Rep. Correa, J. Luis [D-CA-46] 01/11/2019
Rep. Buchanan, Vern [R-FL-16] 01/11/2019

Committees (2)

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Committee / Subcommittee Date Activity Reports
House Foreign Affairs01/03/2019 Referred to
Senate Foreign Relations01/14/2019 Referred to

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Subjects (8)

Latest Summary (2)

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Passed House (01/11/2019)

Special Envoy to Monitor and Combat Anti-Semitism Act

This bill establishes the Special Envoy for Monitoring and Combating anti-Semitism as an ambassador-rank official, appointed by the President, by and with the advice and consent of the Senate, who leads the Office to Monitor and Combat anti-Semitism within the Department of State. (Under current law, the special envoy is appointed by the Secretary of State.) The President may nominate the special envoy from among State Department officers and employees.

The special envoy shall be the primary advisor in the government relating to monitoring and combating anti-Semitism in foreign countries. The individual shall be of recognized distinction in religious freedom, law enforcement, or combating anti-Semitism.