House: New Legislation Introduced by Donna Shalala – “Venezuela Arms Restriction ActTo restrict the transfer of defense articles, defense services, and crime control articles to any element of the security forces of Venezuela that is under the authority of a government of Venezuela that is not recognized as the legitimate government of Venezuela by the Government of the United States, and for other purposes.”

To restrict the transfer of defense articles, defense services, and crime control articles to any element of the security forces of Venezuela that is under the authority of a government of Venezuela that is not recognized as the legitimate government of Venezuela by the Government of the United States, and for other purposes.

Democratic Representative Donna Shalala from the state of FL, along with eleven cosponsors, introduced bill H.R.920 on Jan 30, 2019. The bill is mainly related to these subjects Congressional oversight, Human rights, Latin America, Venezuela, Rule of law and government transparency, Foreign aid and international relief, International organizations and cooperation, Arms control and nonproliferation, Sovereignty, recognition, national governance and status, Sanctions, Trade restrictions, Protest and dissent, Militias and paramilitary groups, Military assistance, sales, and agreements and International Affairs.

There are currently no amendments. The bill’s cosponsors comes from both parties with 2 Republicans and 9 Democrats supporting it. So far none of the bill’s cosponsors has withdrawn their support.

Donna Shalala Short bio

Donna Shalala was born on a 1941 in Cleveland.

Picture of Rep. Donna Shalala (D)
Rep. Donna Shalala (D)