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USSB1004IntroSecuring America's Ports of Entry Act of 2019 This bill requires U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) to increase the number of field operations officers to specified levels. If the CBP does not adequately increase personnel, the Government Accou...
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2020-09-09
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 527.
USHB7991IntroBorder Water Quality Restoration and Protection Act of 2020
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2020-08-10
To House Subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment
USSB4049EngrossNational Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2021 This bill authorizes FY2021 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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2020-08-07
Held at the desk.
USHB7944IntroSouthwest Border Security Technology Improvement Act of 2020 This bill requires the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to report to Congress an analysis of border security technology along the Southwest border. The report shall address the technol...
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2020-08-04
To House Homeland Security Committee
USHB7608EngrossState, Foreign Operations, Agriculture, Rural Development, Interior, Environment, Military Construction, and Veterans Affairs Appropriations Act, 2021 This bill provides FY2021 appropriations for the Department of State, foreign operations, and relat...
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2020-07-30
To Senate Appropriations Committee
USHB2420EngrossNational Museum of the American Latino Act (Sec. 4) This bill establishes the National Museum of the American Latino in the Smithsonian Institution. The purposes of the museum are to (1) illuminate Latino contributions to the story of the United Stat...
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2020-07-29
To Senate Rules And Administration Committee
USSB4352IntroBorder Water Quality Restoration and Protection Act of 2020
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2020-07-29
To Senate Environment And Public Works Committee
USSB2718IntroWestern Water Security Act of 2019
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2020-07-22
Committee on Energy and Natural Resources Subcommittee on Water and Power. Hearings held.
USSB4224IntroSouthwest Border Security Technology Improvement Act of 2020 This bill requires the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to report to Congress an analysis of border security technology along the Southwest border. The report shall address the technol...
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2020-07-22
Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs. Ordered to be reported with an amendment in the nature of a substitute favorably.
USHB7703IntroCaribbean Basin Security Initiative Authorization Act
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2020-07-21
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB7429IntroPromoting Cross-border Energy Infrastructure Act
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2020-07-01
To House Subcommittee on Railroads, Pipelines, and Hazardous Materials
USSR637IntroA resolution commemorating the 35th anniversary of United States broadcasting to Cuba. This resolution celebrates the 35th anniversary of Radio and TV Martí and recognizes the role that broadcasting to Cuba serves in providing outside information to...
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2020-06-23
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSR632IntroA resolution reaffirming the partnership between the United States and the Republic of Ecuador and recognizing the restoration and advancement of economic relations, security, and development opportunities in both nations. This resolution reaffirms t...
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2020-06-18
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSB3977IntroCut Profits to the Cuban Regime Act of 2020 This bill requires the Department of State to publish a list of countries that contract with Cuba's medical missions program and to consider, when determining a country's ranking for the annual Trafficking ...
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2020-06-17
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSR525IntroA resolution expressing the sense of the Senate that the United States should continue to support the people of Nicaragua in their peaceful efforts to promote the restoration of democracy and the defense of human rights, and use the tools under Unite...
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2020-06-16
Resolution agreed to in Senate with amendments and an amended preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S3017-3019; text: CR S3018-3019)
USSR454IntroA resolution calling for the immediate release of Cuban democracy activist Jose Daniel Ferrer and commending the efforts of Jose Daniel Ferrer to promote human rights and fundamental freedoms in Cuba. This resolution condemns the conviction, sentenci...
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2020-06-11
Resolution agreed to in Senate with an amendment and an amended preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S2921-2922; text of amendment in the nature of a substitute: CR S2922)
USSR148IntroA resolution supporting efforts by the Government of Colombia to pursue peace and regional stability. This resolution reaffirms support for the people of Colombia in their pursuit of peace, lauds efforts to bring an end to Colombia's internal armed c...
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2020-06-03
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 464.
USHR971IntroCommemorating the 35th anniversary of broadcasting to Cuba. This resolution recognizes the role that broadcasting to Cuba serves in providing outside information to the Cuban people and honors those at Radio and TV Martí, administered through the Of...
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2020-05-22
To House Western Hemisphere, Civilian Security and Trade Committee
USHB6798IntroHaitian Deportation Relief Act
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2020-05-08
To House Judiciary Committee
USSB3669IntroCOVID-19 International Response and Recovery Act of 2020
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2020-05-07
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSR557IntroA resolution recognizing the cultural and historical significance of the Cinco de Mayo holiday. This resolution recognizes the historic struggle of the people of Mexico for independence and freedom, which Cinco de Mayo commemorates.
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2020-05-05
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHB6387IntroTo correct technical omissions relating to international financial cooperation, and for other purposes.
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2020-03-25
To House Financial Services Committee
USHB6379IntroTake Responsibility for Workers and Families Act This bill responds to the COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019) outbreak and its impact on the economy, public health, state and local governments, individuals, and businesses. The bill provides FY...
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2020-03-23
To House Appropriations Committee
USHB6321IntroFinancial Protections and Assistance for America's Consumers, States, Businesses, and Vulnerable Populations Act This bill responds to the COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019) emergency and generally provides for financial assistance and other a...
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2020-03-23
To House Financial Services Committee
USSB3510IntroPrioritizing Pandemic Prevention Act This bill transfers any unobligated federal funds for constructing a physical barrier along the U.S.-Mexico border to the Department of Health and Human Services and the U.S. Agency for International Development t...
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2020-03-17
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USSB3436IntroBorder Health Security Act of 2020 This bill modifies the duties and activities of the United States-Mexico Border Health Commission and the Canada-United States Pan-Border Public Health Preparedness Council, and makes other changes to address health...
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2020-03-11
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHB4891IntroWestern Water Security Act of 2019
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2020-03-11
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 14 - 11.
USHB5878IntroGlobal Migration Agreement Act
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2020-03-10
To House Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship
USHB5793IntroBorder Visibility and Security Act
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2020-03-10
To House Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship
USHR754IntroExpressing the sense of the House of Representatives that the United States should continue to support the people of Nicaragua in their peaceful efforts to promote democracy and human rights, and use the tools under United States law to increase poli...
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2020-03-09
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USHB2214IntroNO BAN Act National Origin-Based Antidiscrimination for Nonimmigrants Act This bill imposes limitations on the President's authority to suspend or restrict aliens from entering the United States and terminates certain presidential actions implementin...
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2020-03-05
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 333.
USSR531IntroA resolution honoring Las Damas de Blanco, a women-led nonviolent movement in support of freedom and human rights in Cuba, and calling for the release of all political prisoners in Cuba. This resolution honors the members of Las Damas de Blanco, a gr...
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2020-03-05
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHB6070IntroBorder Health Security Act of 2020 This bill modifies the duties and activities of the United States-Mexico Border Health Commission and the Canada-United States Pan-Border Public Health Preparedness Council, and makes other changes to address health...
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2020-03-03
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USSR497IntroA resolution commemorating the life of Dr. Li Wenliang and calling for transparency and cooperation from the Government of the People's Republic of China and the Communist Party of China. This resolution honors the life and contributions of Li Wenlia...
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2020-03-03
Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and an amended preamble by Unanimous Consent. (text: CR S1445)
USHR868IntroCondemning the comments of Senator and Democratic Socialist Presidential candidate, Bernie Sanders (I-VT), disregarding the history of systemic human rights abuses, forced indoctrination, and authoritarian actions of the literacy and education polici...
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2020-02-27
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHJR85IntroRelating to a national emergency declared by the President on February 15, 2019. This joint resolution terminates the national emergency related to the U.S.-Mexico border, declared by the President on February 15, 2019.
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2020-02-14
To House Transportation And Infrastructure Committee
USHB5625IntroTargeting Environmental and Climate Recklessness Act of 2019
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2020-02-07
To House Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship
USHB5586IntroHaiti Development, Accountability, and Institutional Transparency Initiative Act
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2020-02-04
To House Western Hemisphere, Civilian Security and Trade Committee
USHB5417IntroSignificant Transnational Criminal Organization Designation Act
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2020-01-30
To House Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship
USHB5369IntroSupporting Mexico Against Corruption Act This bill directs the President to impose property- and visa-blocking sanctions on foreign persons who are current or former officials of the Mexican government and who are responsible for acts of significant ...
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2020-01-30
To House Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship
USHB5430PassUnited States-Mexico-Canada Agreement Implementation Act
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2020-01-29
Became Public Law No: 116-113. (TXT | PDF)
USHB5509IntroIdentifying Drug Cartels as Terrorists Act of 2019 This bill designates certain organizations, such as the Gulf Cartel and the Sinaloa Cartel, as foreign terrorist organizations. (Such a designation triggers various penalties on the organization's me...
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2020-01-28
To House Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship
USHB5405IntroSouthwest Tourism Expansion Act This bill directs the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to waive the requirement to issue arrival-departure cards to certain Mexican nationals. Specifically, the waiver shall apply to a Mexican national who is (1) ...
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2020-01-28
To House Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship
USHB133EngrossUnited States-Mexico Economic Partnership Act This bill directs the Department of State to develop a strategy to enhance economic cooperation and expand professional and educational exchange programs between the United States and Mexico. The State De...
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2020-01-16
Message on Senate action sent to the House.
USSR447IntroA resolution expressing serious concern about widespread irregularities in Bolivia's October 20, 2019, general elections and supporting the convening of new elections in Bolivia at the earliest possible date. This resolution expresses the Senate's co...
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2020-01-08
Resolution agreed to in Senate with an amendment and an amended preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S77-79; text: CR S78-79)
USSB1790PassNational 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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2019-12-20
Became Public Law No: 116-92. (TXT | PDF)
USHB1865PassNational Law Enforcement Museum Commemorative Coin Act This bill provides FY2020 appropriations for several federal departments and agencies. It includes 8 of the 12 regular FY2020 appropriations bills: the Departments of Labor, Health and Human Serv...
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2019-12-20
Became Public Law No: 116-94. (TXT | PDF)
USHB3196PassVera C. Rubin Observatory Designation Act This bill designates the Large Synoptic Survey Telescope as the Vera C. Rubin Observatory.
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2019-12-20
Became Public Law No: 116-97. (TXT | PDF)
USHB5207IntroEnd the Migrant Protection Protocols Act of 2019 This bill revokes the Department of Homeland Security's statutory authority to return an alien to a contiguous country while removal proceedings are pending against that alien, if the alien arrived in ...
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2019-12-19
To House Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship
USHR774IntroCalling for the immediate release of Cuban democracy activist José Daniel Ferrer and commending the efforts of José Daniel Ferrer to promote human rights and fundamental freedoms in Cuba. This resolution condemns the imprisonment of Cuban democracy...
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2019-12-19
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
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