This bill directs the Secretary of State to report to Congress annually through December 31, 2017, on the status of post-earthquake recovery and development efforts in Haiti. The bill also directs the Secretary, through the Assistant Secretary of State for Western Hemisphere Affairs, to coordinate and transmit to Congress a three-year Haiti strategy that: (1) identifies constraints to economic growth and to consolidation of democratic government institutions; (2) includes an action plan that outlines policy tools, technical assistance, and resources for addressing the highest-priority constraints; and (3) identifies specific steps and benchmarks to provide direct bilateral assistance to the government of Haiti.
- EnactedAugust 8th, 2014The President signed this bill into law
- The house Passed July 25th, 2014Passed by Voice Vote
- The senate Passed July 10th, 2014Passed by Voice Vote
Senate Committee on Foreign RelationsIntroducedJune 6th, 2013
- senate Committees
What is it?
The bill impacts oversight of aid given to Haiti following the 2010 earthquake.
The CBO estimates a cost of $1 million over the 2015-2019 period.