H. R. 4842, Expositions Provide Opportunities Act of 2019.

Summary: To authorize the Secretary of State to provide funds for a United States pavilion at Expo 2020 Dubai, and for other purposes. (Cosponsors Bipartisan)

ANGIE CRAIG’S POSITION:  Representative Craig Cosponsored the bill on 10/23/19.

 

STATUS: Introduced 10/23/19 by Rep. Phillips, Dean [D-MN-3].

  • The bill passed by voice vote on 10/24/19.

INFORMATION RELATED TO THE BILL:

  • The Trump administration is seeking lawmakers’ assistance with numerous priorities in the inevitable stopgap funding measure needed by Sept. 30, which on its own would simply continue current levels without adjustments for other needs that have arisen over the past year.The 21-page list of “anomalies” submitted to Capitol Hill last week and obtained by CQ Roll Call includes items ranging from increased borrowing authority for the Agriculture Department to fund payments to farmers taking a financial hit from retaliatory tariffs on U.S. exports, to financing construction and operation of a pavilion at the 173-day World Expo starting next October in Dubai. (Source: Roll Call)

ADDITIONAL DETAIL:

  • Link to the text of the bill.
  • Link to bill information (support and opposition) on Countable.

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