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USHB3729IntroChild Trafficking Victims Protection and Welfare Act
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2019-08-06
To House Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship
USSB394EngrossPresidential Transition Enhancement Act of 2019
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2019-08-02
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USHB3524IntroNorthern Triangle and Border Stabilization Act
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2019-08-02
To House Subcommittee on Border Security, Facilitation, and Operations
USHJR73IntroProposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States regarding the permissible sources of funding for elections for public office and State ballot measures.
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2019-07-30
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties
USHR526IntroAmending the Rules of the House of Representatives to implement the first set of recommendations adopted by the Select Committee on the Modernization of Congress.
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2019-07-25
To House Rules Committee
USSR194IntroA resolution designating July 30, 2019, as "National Whistleblower Appreciation Day". This resolution designates July 30, 2019, as National Whistleblower Appreciation Day.
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2019-07-23
Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (text: CR 5/8/2019 S2746-2747)
USHR497IntroRecommending that the House of Representatives find William P. Barr, Attorney General of the United States, and Wilbur L. Ross, Jr., Secretary of Commerce, in contempt of Congress for refusal to comply with subpoenas duly issued by the Committee on O...
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2019-07-23
CHAIR ANNOUNCEMENT - The Chair informed the House that, pursuant to H.Res. 497, the Speaker has certified to the United States Attorney for the District of Columbia the refusal of William P. Barr and Wilbur L. Ross, Jr., to produce documents to the Committee on Oversight and Reform.
USSB727IntroGlobal Fragility Act of 2019
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2019-07-18
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 155.
USSB1060IntroDefending Elections from Threats by Establishing Redlines Act of 2019
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2019-07-18
Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs. Hearings held.
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
USHR442IntroObserving 10 years since the war in Sri Lanka ended on May 18, 2009, commemorating the lives lost, and expressing support for transitional justice, reconciliation, reconstruction, reparation, and reform in Sri Lanka, which are necessary to ensure a l...
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2019-07-17
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Unanimous Consent.
USHR458IntroReaffirming the strong partnership between Tunisia and the United States and supporting the people of Tunisia in their continued pursuit of democratic reforms.
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2019-07-17
To House Middle East, North Africa and International Terrorism Committee
USHB3501IntroSECURE Our Democracy Act Safeguard our Elections and Combat Unlawful Interference in Our Democracy Act
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2019-07-17
Ordered to be Reported by Voice Vote.
USHR498IntroImpeaching Donald John Trump, President of the United States, of high misdemeanors.
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2019-07-17
On motion to table the measure Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: 332 - 95, 1 Present (Roll no. 483). (text: CR H5973)
USSR74IntroA resolution marking the fifth anniversary of Ukraine's Revolution of Dignity by honoring the bravery, determination, and sacrifice of the people of Ukraine during and since the Revolution, and condemning continued Russian aggression against Ukraine.
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2019-07-16
S.Amdt.925 Amendment SA 925 agreed to in Senate by Unanimous Consent.
USHB2037EngrossSaudi Arabia Human Rights and Accountability Act of 2019
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2019-07-16
To Senate Foreign Relations 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
USHB3625IntroPCAOB Whistleblower Protection Act of 2019
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2019-07-16
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHR441IntroA resolution condemning the attack on the AMIA Jewish Community Center in Buenos Aires, Argentina, in July 1994 and expressing the concern of the United States regarding the continuing, 25-year-long delay in the resolution of this case and encouragin...
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2019-07-15
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USHR432IntroCondemning the attacks on peaceful protesters and supporting an immediate peaceful transition to a civilian-led democratic government in Sudan. This resolution expresses support for the people of Sudan and their right to peacefully assemble and expre...
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2019-07-15
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USHR490IntroCondemning and censuring President Donald Trump. This resolution censures and condemns the President for his tweets made on July 14 and 15, 2019, and states that they are xenophobic, promote white supremacist and nativist ideologies, and violate the ...
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2019-07-15
To House Judiciary Committee
USHR487IntroExpressing full support to the Ukrainian people in their aspiration to continue consolidating their democracy and rule of law.
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2019-07-12
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB2500IntroNational Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2020 This bill authorizes FY2020 appropriations and sets forth policies for Department of Defense (DOD) programs and activities, including military personnel strengths. It does not provide budget aut...
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2019-07-12
The Clerk was authorized to correct section numbers, punctuation, and cross references, and to make other necessary technical and conforming corrections in the engrossment of H.R. 2500.
USSB1309IntroCombating Global Corruption Act of 2019
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2019-07-11
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 144.
USHB2502IntroTransparency in Federal Buildings Projects Act of 2019
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2019-07-11
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 109.
USSB2090IntroAbuse of the Pardon Prevention Act This bill requires the Department of Justice to submit to Congress all investigative materials related to an offense for which the President pardons an individual if the offense arises from an investigation in which...
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2019-07-11
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSR188IntroA resolution encouraging a swift transfer of power by the military to a civilian-led political authority in the Republic of the Sudan, and for other purposes.
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2019-07-09
S.Amdt.909 Amendment SA 909 agreed to in Senate by Unanimous Consent.
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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2019-07-02
Held at the desk.
USHB3151PassTaxpayer First Act This bill revises provisions relating to the Internal Revenue Service (IRS), its customer service, enforcement procedures, cybersecurity and identity protection, management of information technology, and use of electronic systems. ...
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2019-07-01
Became Public Law No: 116-25.
USHB2722EngrossSAFE Act Securing America's Federal Elections Act This bill addresses election security through grant programs and requirements for voting systems and paper ballots. The bill establishes requirements for voting systems, including that systems (1) use...
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2019-06-28
To Senate Rules And Administration Committee
USHCR51IntroCalling on President Donald J. Trump to comply with the Emoluments Clause of the United States Constitution.
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2019-06-28
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USHB3118IntroClean Up Congress Act
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2019-06-28
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties
USHB3122IntroTo amend title 18, United States Code, to prohibit former Members of Congress from engaging in lobbying contacts.
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2019-06-28
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties
USHR411IntroDefining Presidential wars not declared by Congress under article I, section 8, clause 11 (Declare War Clause) as impeachable "high crimes and misdemeanors" within the meaning of article II, section 4 of the Constitution and defining the meanings of ...
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2019-06-26
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties
USSB1965IntroCombating the Illicit Trade in Tobacco Products Act
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2019-06-25
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHR452IntroExpressing the sense of the House of Representatives regarding the recent free and fair parliamentary elections and transfer of power in Armenia, reaffirming the critical importance of the United States-Armenia partnership, and for other purposes.
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2019-06-20
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB3083IntroAIR Acceleration Act
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2019-06-20
Committee Hearings Held.
USHB150EngrossGREAT Act Grant Reporting Efficiency and Agreements Transparency Act of 2019 This bill requires the Office of Management and Budget, jointly with the executive department that issues the most federal grant awards, to: (1) establish government-wide da...
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2019-06-19
Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs. Ordered to be reported with an amendment in the nature of a substitute favorably.
USHB3326IntroEnd the Congressional Revolving Door Act
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2019-06-18
To House Administration Committee
USHB391IntroWhite House Ethics Transparency Act of 2019 This bill creates transparency requirements for ethics waivers (i.e., waivers from the requirement to sign an ethics pledge) issued to executive branch appointees. Specifically, such ethics waivers must be ...
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2019-06-12
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 23 - 16.
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
USSR244IntroA resolution expressing support for free, fair, and transparent elections in the Republic of Guatemala in order to increase prosperity, security, and access to justice for all Guatemalans.
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2019-06-11
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.
USSR81IntroA resolution calling for accountability and justice for the assassination of Boris Nemtsov. This resolution commemorates the life of Russian opposition leader Boris Nemtsov and his work promoting democracy and human rights, and condemns Russian Presi...
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2019-06-10
Resolution agreed to in Senate with an amendment and an amended preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S3294-3296; text: CR S3295-3296)
USSR236IntroA resolution reaffirming the strong partnership between Tunisia and the United States and supporting the people of Tunisia in their continued pursuit of democratic reforms.
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2019-06-05
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHR426IntroExpressing the sense of the House of Representatives that the United States should continue to engage with and support the people and governments of El Salvador, Guatemala, and Honduras in order to improve security and prosperity and address the root...
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2019-06-04
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USSB1025IntroVERDAD Act of 2019 Venezuela Emergency Relief, Democracy Assistance, and Development Act of 2019 This bill directs the President to take various actions to address the political situation in Venezuela. (The United States does not recognize Nicolas Ma...
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2019-06-03
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 101.
USHB2522IntroHUMANE Act of 2019 Humanitarian Upgrades to Manage and Assist our Nation's Enforcement Act of 2019
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2019-05-31
To House Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship
USHR396IntroAuthorizing and directing the Committee on the Judiciary to investigate whether sufficient grounds exist for the House of Representatives to exercise the power vested by article 1, section 2, clause 5 of the Constitution in respect to acts of miscond...
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2019-05-23
Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR E669)
USSB1686IntroKnow Conflicts Act of 2019
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2019-05-23
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
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