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USHB3289IntroHong 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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2019-10-15
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USHB3525EngrossU.S. Border Patrol Medical Screening Standards Act The bill directs the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to (1) research and report to Congress new approaches to improve procedures for providing medical screening of individuals interdicted by U....
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2019-10-15
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHB4319IntroImmigrant Witness and Victim Protection Act of 2019
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2019-10-02
To House Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship
USHB4330IntroTRAP Act of 2019 Transnational Repression Accountability and Prevention Act of 2019
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2019-10-02
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security
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.
USHB2327EngrossBurma Political Prisoners Assistance Act This bill directs the Department of State to continue assisting civil society organizations in Burma (Myanmar) working to release political prisoners and prisoners of conscience. Such assistance may include su...
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2019-09-25
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHR543IntroRecognizing Hong Kong's bilateral relationship with the United States, condemning the interference of the People's Republic of China in Hong Kong's affairs, and supporting the people of Hong Kong's right to protest.
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2019-09-25
Ordered to be Reported in the Nature of a Substitute by Unanimous Consent.
USHR552IntroCalling on the Government of the Russian Federation to provide evidence of wrongdoing or to release United States citizen Paul Whelan.
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2019-09-25
Ordered to be Reported by Unanimous Consent.
USHR594IntroExpressing profound concern about threats to human rights, the rule of law, democracy, and the environment in Brazil.
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2019-09-25
To House Foreign Affairs 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.
USHB4408IntroEric Garner Excessive Use of Force Prevention Act of 2019
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2019-09-19
To House Judiciary Committee
USSB2483IntroTRAP Act Transnational Repression Accountability and Prevention Act of 2019
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2019-09-17
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
USSR308IntroA resolution calling on the Government of the Russian Federation to provide evidence or to release United States citizen Paul Whelan.
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2019-09-11
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHB4030IntroAsylum Abuse Reduction Act
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2019-08-28
To House Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship
USHB4020IntroCheckpoint Safety Act of 2019
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2019-08-21
To House Subcommittee on Transportation and Maritime Security
USSB1494IntroSecure and Protect Act of 2019
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2019-08-16
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 181.
USHB3940IntroProtection of Children Act of 2019
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2019-08-15
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security
USHB4155IntroFunding Attorneys for Indigent Removal (FAIR) Proceedings Act
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2019-08-15
To House Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship
USHB3777IntroNational Commission To Investigate the Treatment of Migrant Families and Children Act of 2019
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2019-08-12
To House Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship
USHB3841IntroSAILORS Act Stopping Aggressive Incursions on Liberty by Ordering Russian Sanctions Act
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2019-08-12
To House Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship
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
USHB3795IntroSecond Look Act of 2019
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2019-08-12
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security
USHB3729IntroChild Trafficking Victims Protection and Welfare Act
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2019-08-06
To House Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship
USHB3918IntroStop Cruelty to Migrant Children Act
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2019-08-06
To House Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship
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
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.
USHB3451IntroHELP Separated Children Act of 2019 Humane Enforcement and Legal Protections for Separated Children Act of 2019
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2019-07-30
To House Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship
USHB3563IntroStop Shackling and Detaining Pregnant Women Act
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2019-07-30
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security
USHB3554IntroEnd Purchase of Firearms by Dangerous Individuals Act of 2019
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2019-07-30
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security
USHR499IntroCondemning the Trump Administration's systematic cruel and inhumane treatment of migrants, particularly children, at the southern border.
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2019-07-30
To House Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship
USHB3660IntroAccountability for Migrant Deaths Act of 2019
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2019-07-30
To House Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship
USHB3731IntroStrategic and Humane Southern Border Migrant Response Act
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2019-07-30
To House Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship
USHB3657IntroBill's Promise Act
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2019-07-30
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security
USHB3670EngrossShort-Term Detention Standards Act This bill requires U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) to make every effort to ensure that apprehended individuals are given access to appropriate temporary shelter, bathrooms and shower facilities, water, appr...
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2019-07-29
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USSB2292IntroAsylum Abuse Reduction Act
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2019-07-25
To Senate Judiciary Committee
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
USHB4073IntroExpanding Educational Opportunities for Justice-Impacted Communities Act
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2019-07-25
To House Education and Labor Committee
USSB542IntroInterstate Transport Act of 2019
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2019-07-24
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 161.
USSB2256IntroCoordinating Care for Children Affected by Immigration Enforcement Act
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2019-07-24
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB2255IntroSupporting Positive Outcomes After Release Act
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2019-07-24
To Senate Finance Committee
USHB3953IntroSupporting Positive Outcomes After Release Act
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2019-07-24
To House Energy And Commerce 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
USHR510IntroAffirming United States support to the countries of Ukraine, Georgia, and Moldova in their effort to retain political sovereignty and territorial integrity.
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2019-07-23
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USSB2219IntroA bill to clarify the rights of all persons who are held or detained at a port of entry or at any detention facility overseen by U.S. Customs and Border Protection or U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement.
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2019-07-23
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB2202IntroA bill to expedite detainee transport to border patrol processing facilities.
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2019-07-22
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
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