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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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2020-08-11
Read twice. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 512.
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.
USSR674IntroA resolution commemorating June 20, 2020, as World Refugee Day. This resolution reaffirms the goals of World Refugee Day and the bipartisan U.S. commitment to promote the safety, health, well-being, and education of refugees.
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2020-08-06
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSR669IntroA resolution to express the sense of the Senate on United States-Israel cooperation on precision-guided munitions. This resolution expresses the sense of the Senate that (1) regularized purchases of precision-guided munitions by Israel, coordinated w...
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2020-08-06
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSB2950IntroVeterans Burn Pits Exposure Recognition Act of 2019
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2020-08-05
Committee on Veterans' Affairs. Ordered to be reported with an amendment in the nature of a substitute favorably.
USHB6395EngrossWilliam M. (Mac) Thornberry National 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...
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2020-08-05
Read twice. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 505.
USHB7856IntroIntelligence Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2021
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2020-07-31
Ordered to be Reported by the Yeas and Nays: 11 - 8.
USHB7617IntroDefense, Commerce, Justice, Science, Energy and Water Development, Financial Services and General Government, Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, Transportation, Housing, and Urban Development Appropriations Act, 2021 This bill provides FY20...
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2020-07-31
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. 7617.
USHR1077IntroExpressing the sense of the House of Representatives on the continued importance of the United States-Lebanon relationship. This resolution recognizes the role of Lebanon and its institutions as historic examples of democratic values in the Middle Ea...
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2020-07-31
To House Foreign Affairs 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
USHB6800EngrossThe Heroes 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. Among other things, the bill provides FY2020 emergency...
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2020-07-23
Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship. Hearings held.
USHR1062IntroAffirming the nature and importance of the United States-Iraq bilateral relationship, including security and economic components of the relationship. This resolution expresses the House of Representatives' support for a sovereign and democratic Iraq ...
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2020-07-23
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHR1061IntroCondemning war crimes committed in Idlib, Syria, by the regime of Bashar Al-Assad and its backers and calling for a political solution to the Syrian civil war. This resolution condemns the Assad regime, Russia, and associated forces for violating cea...
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2020-07-22
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB7684IntroPandemic Care for Burn Pits Exposure Act of 2020
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2020-07-20
To House Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHB7072IntroSFC Heath Robinson Burn Pit Transparency Act
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2020-07-13
To House Subcommittee on Health
USSB4169IntroNational Commission on United States Counterterrorism Policy Act of 2020
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2020-07-02
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USSR640IntroA resolution to express the sense of the Senate on United States-Israel cooperation on precision-guided munitions. This resolution expresses the sense of the Senate that (1) regularized purchases of precision-guided munitions by Israel, coordinated w...
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2020-07-01
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHR1024IntroRecognizing the 75th anniversary of the establishment of the United Nations. This resolution recognizes the United Nations (U.N.) for its role in maintaining international peace and security, applauds the U.N. for its leadership in responding to glob...
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2020-06-25
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHR1008IntroUpholding the civil liberties and civil rights of Iranian Americans and condemning bigotry, violence, and discrimination. This resolution condemns bigotry and acts of violence or discrimination against Iranian Americans and others. The resolution, am...
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2020-06-18
To House Judiciary Committee
USSB3905IntroIntelligence Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2021
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2020-06-17
By Senator Rubio from Select Committee on Intelligence filed written report. Report No. 116-233. Minority views filed.
USSR626IntroA resolution upholding the civil liberties and civil rights of Iranian Americans and condemning bigotry, violence, and discrimination. This resolution condemns bigotry and acts of violence or discrimination against Iranian Americans and others. The r...
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2020-06-17
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHB7181IntroHolding China Accountable Act
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2020-06-11
To House Financial Services Committee
USHB7148IntroUnited States-Israel Military Capability Act of 2020
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2020-06-11
To House Armed Services Committee
USSB3176IntroUnited States-Israel Security Assistance Authorization Act of 2020
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2020-06-03
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 463.
USSB3868IntroPandemic Care for Burn Pits Exposure Act of 2020
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2020-06-02
To Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHB7028IntroNational Commission on U.S. Counterterrorism Policy Act of 2020
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2020-05-27
To House Homeland Security Committee
USSB3775IntroUnited States-Israel Military Capability Act of 2020
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2020-05-20
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSR578IntroA resolution condemning the Government of Iran's state-sponsored persecution of its Baha'i minority and its continued violation of the International Covenants on Human Rights. This resolution condemns Iran's state-sponsored persecution of its Baha'i ...
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2020-05-14
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSB3722IntroEMPIL-DOC Act Expanding Medical Partnerships with Israel to Lessen Dependence On China Act This bill authorizes a bilateral grant program with Israel to develop health technologies, with an emphasis on the use of technology, personalized medicine, an...
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2020-05-13
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSR570IntroA resolution opposing and condemning the potential prosecution of United States and Israeli nationals by the International Criminal Court. This resolution opposes and condemns the potential prosecution of U.S. and Israeli nationals by the Internation...
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2020-05-12
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHB6829IntroEMPIL-DOC Act Expanding Medical Partnerships with Israel to Lessen Dependence on China Act This bill authorizes a bilateral grant program with Israel to develop health technologies, with an emphasis on the use of technology, personalized medicine, an...
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2020-05-12
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USSB3691IntroStop Sending American Taxpayer Money To Governments Controlled By Terrorists Act of 2020 This bill prohibits the U.S. government from providing assistance to any Lebanese government (1) of which Hezbollah is a member; (2) over which Hezbollah exercis...
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2020-05-12
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSB3687IntroA bill to take certain actions in response to Saudi Arabia's aggression towards the United States petroleum industry. This bill directs the President to withdraw all U.S. Armed Forces from Saudi Arabia, prohibits the use of funds to maintain the pres...
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2020-05-12
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSJR68VetoA joint resolution to direct the removal of United States Armed Forces from hostilities against the Islamic Republic of Iran that have not been authorized by Congress. This joint resolution directs the President to terminate the use of U.S. Armed For...
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2020-05-07
Failed of passage in Senate over veto by Yea-Nay Vote. 49 - 44. Record Vote Number: 84.
USSB3669IntroCOVID-19 International Response and Recovery Act of 2020
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2020-05-07
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSB3572IntroStrained Partnership Act This bill requires the removal of all U.S. Armed Forces and equipment from Saudi Arabia and the relocation of specified equipment to another location or locations in the Middle East.
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2020-03-24
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHB6243IntroBlock Iranian Access to U.S. Banks Act of 2020
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2020-03-12
To House Financial Services Committee
USSB52IntroCaesar Syria Civilian Protection Act of 2019 This bill establishes additional sanctions and financial restrictions on institutions and individuals related to the conflict in Syria. The Department of the Treasury shall determine whether the Central Ba...
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2020-03-11
Committee on Foreign Relations. Hearings held.
USSR539IntroA resolution supporting the rights of the people of Iran to determine their future, condemning the Iranian regime for its crackdown on legitimate protests, and for other purposes. This resolution (1) expresses the Senate's support for the rights of t...
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2020-03-11
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
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.
USHB6089IntroU.S.-Africa Strategic Security Act This bill prohibits the Department of Defense (DOD), absent a report that addresses specified issues, from using FY2020 funds to reduce the number of U.S. Armed Forces deployed to the U.S. Africa Command Area of res...
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2020-03-04
To House Armed Services Committee
USHB6081IntroHolding Iranian Leaders Accountable Act of 2020 This bill requires the President to report on the estimated total funds held in domestic and international financial institutions by certain Iranian leaders, and it requires the Department of the Treasu...
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2020-03-04
To House Financial Services Committee
USHB6015IntroStop Evasion of Iran Sanctions Act of 2020
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2020-02-28
To House Financial Services Committee
USHR876IntroExpressing support for the designation of February 28, as "Desert Storm Veterans Day". This resolution expresses the support of the House of Representatives for the designation of Desert Storm Veterans Day to honor and recognize the contributions of ...
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2020-02-28
To House Veterans' Affairs Committee
USSR509IntroA resolution calling upon the United Nations Security Council to adopt a resolution on Iran that extends the dates by which Annex B restrictions under Resolution 2231 are currently set to expire. This resolution calls upon the United Nations Security...
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2020-02-27
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSB3327IntroZero Tolerance for Unlawful Detentions of United States Citizens in Lebanon Act This bill imposes sanctions on certain Lebanese government officials who are involved in or facilitated the wrongful arrest, detention, or abuse of a U.S. citizen in Leba...
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2020-02-24
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHR823IntroCondemning the Government of Iran's state-sponsored persecution of its Baha'i minority and its continued violation of the International Covenants on Human Rights. This resolution condemns Iran's state-sponsored persecution of its Baha'i minority and ...
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2020-02-21
To House Middle East, North Africa and International Terrorism Committee
USSB3314IntroIran Diplomacy Act of 2020 This bill states that it is U.S. policy to (1) seek negotiations with Iran toward establishing a new agreement that closes off Iran's paths to a nuclear weapon; (2) address Iran's regionally destabilizing actions and bring ...
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2020-02-13
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHR819IntroExpressing the sense of the House of Representatives that the Authorization for Use of Military Force and the Authorization for Use of Military Force Against Iraq Resolution of 2002 do not provide legal justification for war with Iran. This resolutio...
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2020-01-30
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB550EngrossMerchant Mariners of World War II Congressional Gold Medal Act of 2019 This bill prohibits the obligation or expenditure of federal funds for any use of military force in or against Iran unless Congress has either declared war or enacted specific sta...
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2020-01-30
Message on House action received in Senate and at desk: House amendments to Senate amendment.
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