Several [...] legislative initiatives have been introduced in the 111th Congress that would ease Cuba travel restrictions: H.R. 188, H.R. 1530, and H.R. 2272 would lift the overall embargo on Cuba, including travel restrictions. H.R. 1531/ S. 1089, which would facilitate the export of U.S. agricultural products to Cuba, would also prohibit Cuba travel restrictions. H.R. 874 /S. 428 and H.R. 1528 would prohibit restrictions on travel to Cuba. H.R. 332 would ease restrictions on educational travel. S. 774, H.R. 1918, and S. 1517 would allow for travel related to hydrocarbon exploration and extraction activities. In contrast, H.Con.Res. 132 would call for the fulfillment of certain democratic conditions before the United States increases trade and tourism to Cuba.
CRS Report for Congress, RL31139