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USSR34IntroA resolution expressing the sense of the Senate that the Governments of Burma and Bangladesh ensure the safe, dignified, voluntary, and sustainable return of the Rohingya refugees who have been displaced by the campaign of ethnic cleansing conducted ...
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2019-07-08
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 134.
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
USSB727IntroGlobal Fragility Act of 2019
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2019-06-25
Committee on Foreign Relations. Ordered to be reported with an amendment favorably.
USSB1964IntroPatsy T. Mink and Louise M. Slaughter Gender Equity in Education Act of 2019
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2019-06-25
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSR264IntroA resolution recognizing the contributions of African Americans to the musical heritage of the United States and the need for greater access to music education for African-American students, and expressing support for the designation of June as Afric...
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2019-06-25
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSR261IntroA resolution recognizing the contributions of African Americans to the musical heritage of the United States and the need for greater access to music education for African-American students, and expressing support for the designation of June as Afric...
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2019-06-24
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB298IntroSpringfield Race Riot National Historic Monument Act
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2019-06-19
Committee on Energy and Natural Resources Subcommittee on National Parks. Hearings held.
USSR253IntroA resolution designating June 19, 2019, as "Juneteenth Independence Day" in recognition of June 19, 1865, the date on which news of the end of slavery reached the slaves in the Southwestern States. This resolution designates June 19, 2019, as "Junete...
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2019-06-19
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S3836; text: CR S3850)
USSR189IntroA resolution condemning all forms of antisemitism. This resolution condemns and commits to combatting all forms of antisemitism.
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2019-06-13
Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (text: CR 5/2/2019 S2622-2623)
USSR231IntroA resolution condemning the horrific anti-Semitic attack on the Chabad of Poway Synagogue near San Diego, California, on April 27, 2019.
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2019-06-13
Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and with a preamble by Voice Vote. (text: CR 6/5/2019 S3261)
USSR233IntroA resolution recognizing the importance of protecting freedom of speech, thought, and expression at institutions of higher education.
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2019-06-05
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB178IntroUyghur 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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2019-06-03
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 99.
USSR219IntroA resolution honoring the life and legacy of Patsy Takemoto Mink, the first woman of color to serve in Congress. This resolution acknowledges the 55th anniversary of the election to the House of Representatives of Patsy Takemoto Mink, the first woman...
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2019-05-23
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSR218IntroA resolution recognizing the significance of Asian/Pacific American Heritage Month as an important time to celebrate the significant contributions of Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders to the history of the United States.
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2019-05-22
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB1606IntroProtecting Data at the Border Act
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2019-05-22
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSR214IntroA resolution recognizing the history and contributions of Muslims of the United States. This resolution recognizes the historic and valuable contributions of the Muslim community of the United States.
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2019-05-21
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB1492IntroTyler Clementi Higher Education Anti-Harassment Act of 2019
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2019-05-15
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSR201IntroA resolution honoring the 65th anniversary on May 17, 2019, of the landmark decision of the Supreme Court in Brown v. Board of Education, 347 U.S. 483 (1954).
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2019-05-13
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB1343IntroMOMMIES Act Maximizing Outcomes for Moms through Medicaid Improvement and Enhancement of Services Act
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2019-05-07
To Senate Finance Committee
USSR169IntroA resolution requesting a statement under section 502B(c) of the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961 with respect to violations of human rights by the Government of Saudi Arabia.
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2019-04-11
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSB1205IntroProtections in Consumer Lending Act
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2019-04-11
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
USSB1167IntroDigital Equity Act of 2019
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2019-04-11
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USSB1186IntroBurma Human Rights and Freedom Act of 2019
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2019-04-11
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSR154IntroA resolution recognizing the week of April 11 through April 17, 2019, as "Black Maternal Health Week" to bring national attention to the maternal health crisis in the Black community and the importance of reducing maternal mortality and morbidity amo...
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2019-04-10
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB1123IntroNO 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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2019-04-10
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSR150IntroA resolution expressing the sense of the Senate that it is the policy of the United States to commemorate the Armenian Genocide through official recognition and remembrance.
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2019-04-09
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSR148IntroA resolution supporting efforts by the Government of Colombia to pursue peace and regional stability.
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2019-04-09
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSB1071IntroKeeping Girls in School Act
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2019-04-09
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSB1082IntroBE HEARD in the Workplace Act Bringing an End to Harassment by Enhancing Accountability and Rejecting Discrimination in the Workplace Act
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2019-04-09
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB1083IntroH.B. 40 Commission to Study and Develop Reparation Proposals for African-Americans Act This bill establishes the Commission to Study and Develop Reparation Proposals for African-Americans. The commission shall examine slavery and discrimination in th...
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2019-04-09
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB1067IntroCombating Sexual Harassment in Science Act of 2019
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2019-04-08
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSR143IntroA resolution recognizing Israeli-American culture and heritage and the contributions of the Israeli-American community to the United States. The resolution affirms that the Israeli-American community has contributed immensely to the society and cultu...
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2019-04-04
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB590EngrossHidden Figures Congressional Gold Medal Act
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2019-03-29
To House Financial Services Committee
USSR100IntroA resolution recognizing the heritage, culture, and contributions of American Indian, Alaska Native, and Native Hawaiian women in the United States.
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2019-03-28
Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and with a preamble by Voice Vote. (text: CR 3/7/2019 S1743-1744)
USSR124IntroA resolution condemning the March 15, 2019, terrorist attacks in Christchurch, New Zealand, offering sincere condolences to all of the victims and their families, and expressing and standing in solidarity with the people and Government of New Zealand...
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2019-03-28
Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (text: CR 3/27/2019 S2055-2056)
USSR122IntroA resolution observing the 25th Anniversary of the genocide in Rwanda.
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2019-03-27
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSB916IntroMOMMA's Act Mothers and Offspring Mortality and Morbidity Awareness Act
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2019-03-27
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB917IntroStop HATE Act of 2019 Stop Harmful and Abusive Telecommunications Expression Act of 2019
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2019-03-27
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USSB894IntroDomestic Terrorism Prevention Act of 2019
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2019-03-27
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSJR8IntroA joint resolution recognizing the duty of the Federal Government to create a Green New Deal. This joint resolution declares that the government has a duty to create a Green New Deal with the goals of achieving net-zero greenhouse gas emissions; esta...
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2019-03-26
Cloture on the motion to proceed to the measure not invoked in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 0 - 57. Record Vote Number: 52. (CR S1971)
USSB872IntroHarriet Tubman Tribute Act of 2019 This bill directs the Department of the Treasury to ensure that the face of all $20 federal reserve notes printed after December 31, 2020, bear the likeness of Harriet Tubman.
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2019-03-26
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban 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
USSB854IntroEnhancing Human Rights Protections in Arms Sales Act of 2019
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2019-03-25
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSB488EngrossJustice for Victims of Lynching Act of 2019
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2019-03-22
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security
USSB852IntroAnti-Semitism Awareness Act of 2019
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2019-03-14
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB47PassJohn D. Dingell, Jr. Conservation, Management, and Recreation Act This bill sets forth provisions regarding various programs, projects, activities, and studies for the management and conservation of natural resources on federal lands. Specifically, t...
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2019-03-12
Became Public Law No: 116-9.
USSB739IntroNative American Voting Rights Act of 2019
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2019-03-12
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSR101IntroA resolution supporting the goals of International Women's Day.
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2019-03-07
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Voice Vote. (consideration: CR S1746-1747; text: S1744-1745)
USSB611IntroWater Affordability, Transparency, Equity, and Reliability Act of 2019
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2019-02-28
To Senate Environment And Public Works Committee
USSB610IntroForced Arbitration Injustice Repeal Act This bill prohibits a predispute arbitration agreement from being valid or enforceable if it requires arbitration of an employment, consumer, antitrust, or civil rights dispute.
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2019-02-28
To Senate Judiciary Committee
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