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USHB5408EngrossUkraine Religious Freedom Support Act This bill directs the President, when determining whether Russia is a country of particular concern for religious freedom under certain federal laws, to consider incidents occurring in the parts of Ukraine contro...
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2020-11-30
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHB5586EngrossHaiti Development, Accountability, and Institutional Transparency Initiative Act This bill directs the Department of State to undertake specific initiatives to prioritize and assess (1) the protection and preservation of human rights in Haiti, (2) th...
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2020-11-30
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHB4644EngrossLibya Stabilization Act This bill provides for sanctions and assistance related to the conflict in Libya. The President shall impose property- and visa-blocking sanctions on any foreign person providing significant support to a militia or paramilitar...
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2020-11-30
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHB7276EngrossEast Africa Locust Eradication Act This bill establishes an interagency working group to (1) assess the scope of the locust outbreaks in the East Africa region and their impacts on food security and political stability, including in the context of re...
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2020-11-30
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHB7703EngrossCaribbean Basin Security Initiative Authorization Act
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2020-11-30
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHB8259EngrossTo prohibit Russian participation in the G7, and for other purposes. This bill prohibits the use of federal funds to support or facilitate Russia's participation in a proceeding of the Group of Seven (a group consisting of the seven largest major adv...
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2020-11-30
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHB8438EngrossBelarus Democracy, Human Rights, and Sovereignty Act of 2020 This bill expands the President's authority to impose sanctions related to Belarus to include activities surrounding the disputed 2020 Belarusian presidential election and subsequent govern...
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2020-11-30
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHR1231IntroCalling for an end to enforced disappearances in Asia and around the world, and calling upon the United States to ratify the International Convention for the Protection of All Persons from Enforced Disappearance.
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2020-11-19
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHR672IntroExpressing support of the Three Seas Initiative in its efforts to increase energy independence and infrastructure connectivity thereby strengthening the United States and European national security. This resolution supports the Three Seas Initiative ...
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2020-11-18
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USHR697IntroRecognizing the significance of the genuine autonomy of Tibet and the Tibetan people and the work His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama has done to promote global peace, harmony, and understanding. This resolution recognizes both the cultural and religiou...
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2020-11-18
The title of the measure was amended. Agreed to without objection.
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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2020-11-18
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USHR1033IntroCondemning acts by the People's Republic of China and the Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region that violate fundamental rights and freedoms of Hong Kong residents as well as acts that undermine Hong Kong's high degree of autonomy...
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2020-11-18
The title of the measure was amended. Agreed to without objection.
USHR1183IntroSupporting respect for human rights and encouraging continued democratic progress in Ethiopia, and for other purposes.
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2020-11-09
To House Africa, Global Health, Global Human Rights, and International Organizations Committee
USHR1196IntroCalling for an end to escalating violence in the Nagorno-Karabakh enclave, for each side to return to the peace process, and for external parties to cease their support for and interference in the conflict.
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2020-11-09
To House Europe, Eurasia, Energy and the Environment Committee
USHR1203IntroExpressing the sense of the House of Representatives supporting the Republic of Artsakh at all levels of civil society and government and recognizing the people of Artsakh's inalienable right to self-determination. This resolution condemns the milita...
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2020-11-09
To House Europe, Eurasia, Energy and the Environment Committee
USHB7856IntroIntelligence Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2021
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2020-10-30
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 463.
USHR1205IntroExpressing support for the designation of October 28 as "Oxi Day" to commemorate the anniversary of Greek Prime Minister Ioannis Metaxas' answer of "Oxi!" or "No!" to surrender to the Axis forces, inflicting a fatal wound that helped save democracy f...
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2020-10-27
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USSR756IntroA resolution urging the Government of Tanzania and all parties to respect human, civil, and political rights and ensure free and fair elections in October 2020, and recognizing the importance of multi-party democracy in Tanzania.
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2020-10-23
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHB12IntroCTF Act China Task Force Act This bill enacts specified legislation related to China and other issues, including legislation (1) authorizing activities to counter the global malign influence of the Chinese Communist Party, (2) prohibiting certain imp...
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2020-10-21
To House Subcommittee on Highways and Transit
USSB4813IntroTaiwan Relations Reinforcement Act of 2020 This bill contains provisions pertaining to the U.S.-Taiwan relationship. The director of the American Institute in Taiwan's Taipei office shall be subject to the advice and consent of the Senate. (The Unite...
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2020-10-20
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHR1165IntroCondemning Azerbaijan's military operation in Nagorno-Karabakh and denouncing Turkish interference in the conflict. This resolution condemns Azerbaijan's military operations in Nagorno-Karabakh, a disputed region also known as Artsakh, and denounces ...
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2020-10-09
To House Europe, Eurasia, Energy and the Environment Committee
USHR1172IntroCalling for the release of Cuban political prisoner Silverio Portal Contreras. This resolution calls for the release of, and provision of medical attention to, Cuban political prisoner Silverio Portal Contreras, and it condemns the politically motiva...
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2020-10-09
To House Western Hemisphere, Civilian Security and Trade Committee
USHR1173IntroHonoring the life, legacy, and example of former Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin on the 25th anniversary of his death.
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2020-10-09
To House Middle East, North Africa and International Terrorism Committee
USHR1170IntroCommemorating the life of Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi.
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2020-10-09
To House Asia, the Pacific and Nonproliferation Committee
USHR768IntroCalling on African governments to protect and promote human rights through internet freedom and digital integration for all citizens across the continent of Africa. This resolution condemns the restriction of internet access across Africa and urges A...
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2020-10-01
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHB4326IntroSex Trafficking Demand Reduction Act This bill expands requirements for fighting human trafficking that apply to foreign countries receiving U.S. foreign assistance. (The President is authorized to reduce assistance to, or take other actions against,...
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2020-10-01
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHB4507IntroProtection of Saudi Dissidents Act of 2019 This bill imposes limits on arms sales to Saudi Arabia and requires various reports and actions related to the death of Saudi Arabian journalist Jamal Khashoggi. The President may not transfer or authorize f...
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2020-10-01
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHB6986IntroProtecting Human Rights During Pandemic Act
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2020-10-01
Subcommittee on Africa, Global Health, Global Human Rights, and International Organization Discharged.
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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2020-10-01
Subcommittee on Middle East, North Africa and International Terrorism Discharged.
USHR1121IntroUrging the Government of Burma to hold free, fair, inclusive, transparent, participatory, and credible elections on November 8, 2020.
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2020-10-01
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHR1100IntroReaffirming the strategic partnership between the United States and Mongolia and observing the 30th anniversary of democracy in Mongolia.
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2020-10-01
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHR996IntroExpressing the sense of Congress that the activities of Russian national Yevgeniy Prigozhin and his affiliated entities pose a threat to the national interests and security of the United States and of its allies and partners. This resolution condemns...
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2020-10-01
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHR1150IntroUrging the Government of Côte d'Ivoire, opposition leaders, and all citizens to respect democratic principles, refrain from violence, and hold free, fair, transparent, and peaceful elections in October 2020. This resolution calls on Côte d'Ivoire t...
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2020-10-01
Ordered to be Reported by Voice Vote.
USHB8428IntroHong Kong People's Freedom and Choice Act of 2020
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2020-10-01
Ordered to be Reported by Voice Vote.
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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2020-10-01
Subcommittee on Middle East, North Africa and International Terrorism Discharged.
USSR745IntroA resolution honoring the life, legacy, and example of former Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin on the 25th anniversary of his death.
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2020-10-01
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSB4739IntroValues in Arms Export Act of 2020
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2020-09-29
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSR713IntroA resolution expressing the sense of the Senate that the August 13, 2020, announcement of the establishment of full diplomatic relations between the State of Israel and the United Arab Emirates and the September 11, 2020, announcement of the establis...
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2020-09-23
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHR1131IntroCondemning the murder of Sara Duker and renouncing Palestinian Authority martyr payments to terrorists. This resolution condemns terrorist attacks on U.S. citizens and calls for justice for Sara Duker and all other victims of terrorist attacks. Furth...
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2020-09-21
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHR1120IntroUrging the Government of Tanzania and all parties to respect human rights and constitutional rights and ensure free and fair elections in October 2020, and recognizing the importance of multi-party democracy in Tanzania. This resolution urges Tanzani...
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2020-09-17
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USSR701IntroA resolution urging the Government of Burma to hold free, fair, inclusive, transparent, participatory, and credible elections on November 8, 2020.
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2020-09-17
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSB4606IntroTaiwan Invasion Prevention Act This bill authorizes the President to use the Armed Forces to defend Taiwan against a direct attack by China's military, a taking of Taiwan's territory by China, or a threat that endangers the lives of civilians in Taiw...
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2020-09-17
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSB4629IntroAmerica LEADS Act America Labor, Economic competitiveness, Alliances, Democracy and Security Act
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2020-09-17
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHB8313IntroPhilippine Human Rights Act This bill imposes limitations on providing assistance to the police or military of the Philippines. No federal funds may be used to provide such assistance until the Philippines government has taken certain actions, includ...
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2020-09-17
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USSR709IntroA resolution expressing the sense of the Senate that the August 13, 2020, and September 11, 2020, announcements of the establishment of full diplomatic relations between the State of Israel and the United Arab Emirates and the State of Israel and the...
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2020-09-17
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHCR117IntroExpressing the sense of Congress that the United States should resume normal diplomatic relations with Taiwan, negotiate a bilateral free trade agreement with Taiwan, and support Taiwan's membership in international organizations.
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2020-09-16
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHR1111IntroSupporting the people of Belarus and their democratic aspirations and condemning the election rigging and subsequent violent crackdowns on peaceful protestors by the Government of the Republic of Belarus.
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2020-09-15
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHR1110IntroSupporting the announcements of the establishment of full diplomatic relations between the State of Israel and the United Arab Emirates and the State of Israel and the Kingdom of Bahrain, and for other purposes. This resolution supports the announcem...
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2020-09-15
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHR1113IntroTo state the need for action on statehood for Puerto Rico if the status wins a majority of the vote on the question in the territory's plebiscite on November 3. This resolution declares that Congress and the President will have a duty to act in 2021 ...
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2020-09-15
To House Natural Resources Committee
USSR689IntroA resolution condemning the crackdown on peaceful protestors in Belarus and calling for the imposition of sanctions on responsible officials.
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2020-09-14
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
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