The Bill “Venezuela Arms Restriction Act” Has Passed

The bill 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. has passed the House of Representatives

The bill passed the House on Mar 25, 2019. It was introduced by (D) Representative Donna Shalala from FL.

This 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.

Cosponsored by

  • (R) Rep. Mario Diaz-Balart from FL
  • (D) Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz from FL
  • (R) Res. Comm. Jenniffer González-Colón from PR
  • (D) Rep. Darren Soto from FL
  • (D) Rep. Stephanie Murphy from FL
  • (D) Rep. Debbie Mucarsel-Powell from FL
  • (D) Rep. Albio Sires from NJ
  • (D) Rep. Adriano Espaillat from NY
  • (D) Rep. Alcee L. Hastings from FL
  • (D) Rep. David Trone from MD
  • (D) Rep. Ted Deutch from FL
  • (R) Rep. Michael Waltz from FL
  • (R) Rep. Brian Fitzpatrick from PA
  • (R) Rep. Van Taylor from TX