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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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2019-10-17
Cloture motion on the motion to proceed to the measure presented in Senate. (CR S5881)
USHB3289EngrossHong Kong Human Rights and Democracy Act of 2019 This bill directs various departments to assess whether political developments in Hong Kong justify changing Hong Kong's unique treatment under U.S. law. Hong Kong is part of China but has a largely se...
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2019-10-16
Received in the Senate. Read twice. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 243.
USHR595IntroCommemorating the 150th anniversary of the birth of Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi.
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2019-10-08
To House Asia, the Pacific and Nonproliferation Committee
USHR599IntroExpressing support of independence and further development of the strategic partnership between the United States and Uzbekistan.
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2019-10-08
To House Europe, Eurasia, Energy and the Environment Committee
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.
USSB1838IntroHong Kong Human Rights and Democracy Act of 2019 This bill directs various departments to assess whether political developments in Hong Kong justify changing Hong Kong's unique treatment under U.S. law. Hong Kong is part of China but has a largely se...
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2019-09-26
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 238.
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.
USHB3190EngrossBURMA Act of 2019 Burma Unified through Rigorous Military Accountability Act of 2019 This act imposes sanctions, authorizes assistance, and requires the establishment of various programs and strategies related to Burma (Myanmar). The President shall ...
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2019-09-25
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHB4331IntroTibetan Policy and Support Act of 2019
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2019-09-25
To House Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship
USHR444IntroReaffirming the importance of the United States to promote the safety, health, and well-being of refugees and displaced persons. This resolution reaffirms the bipartisan commitment to promoting the safety, health, education, and well-being of refugee...
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2019-09-24
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USSB2539IntroTibetan Policy and Support Act of 2019
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2019-09-24
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSB2503IntroUnited States Commission on International Religious Freedom Reauthorization Act of 2019
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2019-09-18
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
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
USHB2500EngrossNational 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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2019-09-10
Received in the Senate.
USHR544IntroRecognizing Islam as one of the great religions of the world.
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2019-08-30
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB4009IntroAnti-Semitism Awareness Act of 2019
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2019-08-28
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties
USHR538IntroRecognizing the historical, cultural, and religious significance of Sikh Americans, and for other purposes. This resolution recognizes the contributions and sacrifices made by Sikh Americans and expresses respect for all Sikhs who practice their fait...
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2019-08-06
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USHB3775IntroEqual Justice for Immigrants Act of 2019
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2019-08-06
To House Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship
USHB4169IntroReligious Freedom Peace Tax Fund Act This bill directs the Department of the Treasury to establish in the Religious Freedom Peace Tax Fund for the deposit of income, gift, and estate taxes paid by or on behalf of taxpayers (1) who are designated cons...
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2019-08-06
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB3524IntroNorthern Triangle and Border Stabilization Act
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2019-08-02
To House Subcommittee on Border Security, Facilitation, and Operations
USSR303IntroA resolution calling upon the leadership of the Government of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea to dismantle its kwan-li-so political prison labor camp system, and for other purposes.
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2019-08-01
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSB2396IntroPROFILED Act Protecting the Rights of Families and Immigrants Who Legally Entered From Detention Act
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2019-07-31
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB2386IntroTIANANMEN Act of 2019 Targeting Invasive Autocratic Networks, And Necessary Mandatory Export Notifications Act of 2019
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2019-07-31
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
USSB2351IntroSaudi Arabia Human Rights and Accountability Act of 2019
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2019-07-31
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSB398IntroSaudi Arabia Accountability and Yemen Act of 2019
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2019-07-30
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 167.
USHB3441IntroKleptocrat Exposure Act
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2019-07-30
To House Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship
USHB3239EngrossHumanitarian Standards for Individuals in Customs and Border Protection Custody Act This bill imposes requirements and standards related to the care of aliens in U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) custody. CBP shall conduct an initial health sc...
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2019-07-25
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHR358IntroCalling on the Government of Cameroon and armed groups to respect the human rights of all Cameroonian citizens, to end all violence, and to pursue a broad-based dialogue without preconditions to resolve the conflict in the Northwest and Southwest reg...
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2019-07-23
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USHR512IntroCalling for the global repeal of blasphemy, heresy, and apostasy laws.
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2019-07-23
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USSB727IntroGlobal Fragility Act of 2019
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2019-07-18
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 155.
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.
USHCR50IntroStrongly condemning human rights violations, violence against civilians, and cooperation with Iran by the Houthi movement and its allies in Yemen.
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2019-07-17
To House Middle East, North Africa and International Terrorism Committee
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 This bill requires the Office of the Director of National Intelligence (ODNI) to report to Congress about the killing of Washington Post columnist Jamal Khashoggi and imposes related sanctions....
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2019-07-16
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHR494IntroCondemning the false, inflammatory, and racially offensive statements made by the President of the United States regarding four women of color who are duly elected Members of the One Hundred Sixteenth Congress. This resolution condemns as false, infl...
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2019-07-16
To House Judiciary Committee
USHR493IntroCondemning the persecution of Christians in China.
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2019-07-16
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
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.
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.
USSB2097IntroProtecting Sensitive Locations Act
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2019-07-11
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSR274IntroA resolution expressing solidarity with Falun Gong practitioners who have lost lives, freedoms, and other rights for adhering to their beliefs and practices, and condemning the practice of non-consenting organ harvesting, and for other purposes.
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2019-07-11
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHB2199IntroCentral Coast Heritage Protection Act
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2019-07-10
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USSB1102IntroEastern Mediterranean Security and Energy Partnership Act of 2019
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2019-07-10
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 142.
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.
USSCR21IntroA concurrent resolution strongly condemning human rights violations, violence against civilians, and cooperation with Iran by the Houthi movement and its allies in Yemen.
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2019-06-27
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHB3532IntroChina Technology Transfer Control Act of 2019
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2019-06-27
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB3555IntroExposing Discrimination in Higher Education Act
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2019-06-27
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHB2687IntroCustomer Non-Discrimination Act
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2019-06-26
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties
USHB3513IntroPatsy T. Mink and Louise M. Slaughter Gender Equity in Education Act of 2019
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2019-06-26
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHB2913IntroEastern Mediterranean Security and Energy Partnership Act of 2019
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2019-06-26
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security
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