Bill calling on President Biden, Congress to act against Cuba regime earns preliminary OK

Bill calling on President Biden, Congress to act against Cuba regime earns preliminary OK

A bill calling on President Joe Biden and Congress to take substantive action against human rights violations by the Cuban government cleared the first of two Florida House committees Thursday.

Members of the House Judiciary Committee unanimously approved the bill (HM 43) with little discussion and no debate. The nonbinding measure would ask the U.S. government to request help from the United Nations in issuing sanctions targeted against the Cuban regime.

The bill, which has no Senate analogue, still awaits a hearing before the House Rules Committee.

Rep. Tom Fabricio of Miramar, who filed the bill in August, spoke of the protests that erupted across the island nation on July 11 when Cubans...

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