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USHB4378PassContinuing Appropriations Act, 2020, and Health Extenders Act of 2019 This bill provides FY2020 continuing appropriations to federal agencies through November 21, 2019. It is known as a continuing resolution (CR) and prevents a government shutdown th...
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2019-09-27
Became Public Law No: 116-59.
USSB2565IntroA bill to establish a Global Climate Change Resilience Strategy, to authorize the admission of climate-displaced persons, and for other purposes.
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2019-09-26
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSB2583IntroDepartment of State, Foreign Operations, and Related Programs Appropriations Act, 2020 This bill provides FY2020 appropriations for the Department of State, foreign operations, and related programs. The bill provides appropriations to the State Depar...
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2019-09-26
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 230.
USSB2537IntroUkraine Foreign Assistance Integrity and Accountability Act of 2019
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2019-09-24
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSB1790EngrossNational Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2020 This bill authorizes FY2020 appropriations and sets forth policies regarding the military activities of the Department of Defense (DOD), military construction, and the national security programs...
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2019-09-19
Conference held.
USHB2740EngrossLabor, Health and Human Services, Education, Defense, State, Foreign Operations, and Energy and Water Development Appropriations Act, 2020 This bill provides FY2020 appropriations for several federal departments and agencies. It includes 4 of the 12 ...
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2019-09-18
Motion by Senator McConnell to reconsider the vote by which cloture was not invoked on the motion to proceed to the measure (Record Vote No. 292) entered in Senate.
USSB178EngrossUyghur Human Rights Policy Act of 2019 This bill directs various U.S. government bodies to prepare reports on China's treatment of the Uyghurs, a predominantly Muslim Turkic ethnic group. The Office of the Director of National Intelligence shall repo...
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2019-09-12
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB3352EngrossDepartment of State Authorization Act of 2019
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2019-09-09
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHB4051IntroClimate Action Rebate Act of 2019 This bill imposes a carbon fee on the use, sale, or transfer of certain fossil fuels and fluorinated gases that emit greenhouse gases into the atmosphere. The fee is imposed on producers and importers of such fuels a...
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2019-08-14
To House Subcommittee on Health
USHB3874IntroGLOBE Act of 2019 Greater Leadership Overseas for the Benefit of Equality Act of 2019
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2019-08-12
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties
USSB2320IntroPeace Corps Mission Accountability Act
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2019-07-30
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSB2284IntroClimate Action Rebate Act of 2019 This bill imposes a carbon fee on the use, sale, or transfer of certain fossil fuels and fluorinated gases that emit greenhouse gases into the atmosphere. The fee is imposed on producers and importers of such fuels a...
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2019-07-25
To Senate Finance Committee
USHB3494EngrossDamon Paul Nelson and Matthew Young Pollard Intelligence Authorization Act for Fiscal Years 2018, 2019, and 2020 This bill reauthorizes for FY2020 intelligence activities in various U.S. government departments and agencies. It also establishes severa...
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2019-07-18
To Senate Select Intelligence Committee
USHB3843IntroCROOK Act Countering Russian and Other Overseas Kleptocracy Act
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2019-07-18
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB2615EngrossUnited States-Northern Triangle Enhanced Engagement Act This bill authorizes foreign assistance to El Salvador, Guatemala, and Honduras (the Northern Triangle), and requires the Department of State to devise strategies to address economic development...
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2019-07-16
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHB3769IntroSTEM Diplomacy Act Supporting Technical Experts in Managing Diplomacy Act
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2019-07-16
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB3639IntroStandardizing State Department Parental Leave Act
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2019-07-09
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB3571IntroCity and State Diplomacy Act
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2019-06-27
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB3493IntroUnited States Ambassador at Large for Arctic Affairs Act of 2019
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2019-06-26
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB2979IntroNational Security Diversity and Inclusion Workforce Act of 2019
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2019-06-21
To House Subcommittee on Livestock and Foreign Agriculture
USHB3373IntroOffice of International Disability Rights Act
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2019-06-20
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USSB1808IntroHack Your State Department Act
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2019-06-12
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSB1819IntroDepartment of State, Foreign Operations, and Related Programs Permanent General Provisions Act of 2019
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2019-06-12
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSB1589IntroDamon Paul Nelson and Matthew Young Pollard Intelligence Authorization Act for Fiscal Years 2018, 2019, and 2020
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2019-06-11
By Senator Burr from Select Committee on Intelligence filed written report. Report No. 116-47. Additional views filed.
USHB2046IntroEnergy Diplomacy Act of 2019 This bill authorizes the Department of State to establish an Assistant Secretary of State for Energy Resources position. The bill also directs the State Department to ensure there are sufficient personnel dedicated to han...
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2019-05-22
Committee Agreed to Seek Consideration Under Suspension of the Rules.
USHB1359EngrossDigital GAP Act Digital Global Access Policy Act of 2019 This bill directs the Department of State to advance U.S. policy to promote public and private investments in secure Internet infrastructure and increase Internet access around the world. The U...
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2019-05-21
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHB1952EngrossIntercountry Adoption Information Act of 2019 This bill directs the Department of State to include additional information in its annual report to Congress on intercountry adoptions. The reports shall contain (1) a list of countries that have laws tha...
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2019-05-21
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHB2839IntroDepartment of State, Foreign Operations, and Related Programs Appropriations Act, 2020 This bill provides FY2020 appropriations for the Department of State, foreign operations, and related programs. The bill provides appropriations to the State Depar...
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2019-05-20
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 54.
USSB1503IntroDepartment of Defense Ethics and Anti-corruption Act of 2019
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2019-05-16
To Senate Armed Services Committee
USHB1704EngrossChampioning American Business Through Diplomacy Act of 2019 This bill establishes within the Department of State an Assistant Secretary of State for Economic and Business Matters, and establishes that a principal duty of a diplomatic mission to a for...
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2019-05-08
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHB2002EngrossTaiwan Assurance Act of 2019 This bill directs the Department of State to review its guidance governing U.S.-Taiwan relations and to reissue such guidance to the relevant executive branch departments and agencies. It also directs the State Department...
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2019-05-08
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHB1811IntroCountering the Chinese Government and Communist Party's Political Influence Operations Act This bill directs the Department of State to devise a long-term strategy to counter the Chinese government's political influence operations. The strategy shall...
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2019-05-03
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties
USSB1293IntroForeign Service Families Act of 2019
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2019-05-02
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSB1252IntroLOVE Act of 2019 Lavender Offense Victim Exoneration Act of 2019
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2019-04-30
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSB1113IntroEnhancing America's Core Diplomatic Capabilities Act of 2019
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2019-04-10
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHB2159IntroPublic Diplomacy Modernization Act of 2019
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2019-04-09
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB1611IntroRobert Levinson Hostage Recovery and Hostage-Taking Accountability Act
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2019-04-08
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security
USHR256IntroRecognizing people of African descent and Black Europeans.
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2019-04-02
To House Europe, Eurasia, Energy and the Environment Committee
USHB1877IntroAfrican Descent Affairs Act of 2019
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2019-04-02
To House Africa, Global Health, Global Human Rights, and International Organizations Committee
USHB2024IntroDiplomatic Personnel Modernization Act This bill directs the Department of State to provide Congress with a five-year staffing plan. The plan shall contain certain information, including a set of comprehensive workforce data and recommendations on th...
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2019-04-02
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USSB938IntroIntercountry Adoption Information Act of 2019 This bill directs the Department of State to include additional information in its annual report to Congress on intercountry adoptions. The reports shall contain (1) a list of countries that have laws tha...
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2019-03-28
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHB1880IntroWomen and Climate Change Act of 2019 This bill addresses climate change and its effects on women and girls. Specifically, the bill establishes the Federal Interagency Working Group on Women and Climate Change within the Department of State. The bill ...
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2019-03-26
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USSB868IntroWomen and Climate Change Act of 2019 This bill addresses climate change and its effects on women and girls. Specifically, the bill establishes the Federal Interagency Working Group on Women and Climate Change within the Department of State. The bill ...
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2019-03-26
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSB878IntroTaiwan Assurance Act of 2019
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2019-03-26
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHB1857IntroInternational Human Rights Defense Act of 2019
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2019-03-25
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USSB861IntroInternational Human Rights Defense Act of 2019
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2019-03-25
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSB745IntroClimate Security Act of 2019
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2019-03-12
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHB739IntroCyber Diplomacy Act of 2019 This bill establishes the Office of International Cyberspace Policy within the Department of State. The Office's duties include advising the State Department on cyberspace issues. It shall also shall lead diplomatic effort...
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2019-03-07
Committee Agreed to Seek Consideration Under Suspension of the Rules,.
USSB712IntroRobert Levinson Hostage Recovery and Hostage-Taking Accountability Act
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2019-03-07
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHB649IntroUyghur Human Rights Policy Act of 2019 This bill directs various U.S. government bodies to prepare reports on China's treatment of the Uyghurs, a predominantly Muslim Turkic ethnic group. The Office of the Director of National Intelligence shall repo...
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2019-03-04
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security
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