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USHB12IntroCTF Act China Task Force Act
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2020-10-21
To House Subcommittee on Highways and Transit
USSB4739IntroValues in Arms Export Act of 2020
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2020-09-29
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHB6210EngrossUyghur Forced Labor Prevention Act This bill imposes various restrictions related to China's Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous region, including by prohibiting certain imports from Xinjiang and imposing sanctions on those responsible for human rights violat...
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2020-09-23
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHB8363IntroProtecting Our Democracy Act
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2020-09-23
To House Oversight and Reform 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
USHB8286IntroCountering Chinese Propaganda Act This bill directs the President to impose asset- and visa-blocking sanctions on foreign individuals and entities engaged in certain acts of malign disinformation. Specifically, the President shall impose sanctions on...
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2020-09-17
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USSB4559IntroRussia Bounty Response Act of 2020
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2020-09-10
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
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.
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.
USHB7855IntroTaiwan 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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2020-07-29
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB7733IntroLi Wenliang Global Public Health Accountability Act of 2020 This bill authorizes the President to impose property- and visa-blocking sanctions on foreign individuals and entities involved in deliberate acts to conceal or distort information about a p...
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2020-07-23
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USSB4279IntroREIGN Act of 2020 Restraint of Executive In Governing Nation Act of 2020
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2020-07-22
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USHB7708IntroDefend COVID Research from Hackers Act
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2020-07-21
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB7682IntroSudan Democratic Transition, Accountability, and Fiscal Transparency Act of 2020
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2020-07-20
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB7440PassHong Kong Autonomy Act This bill imposes sanctions on foreign individuals and entities that materially contribute to China's failure to preserve Hong Kong's autonomy. Hong Kong is part of China but has a largely separate legal and economic system wit...
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2020-07-14
Became Public Law No: 116-149. (TXT | PDF)
USHB7500IntroLimit on the Expansion of the Authorization for Use of Military Force Act This bill establishes that the joint resolution authorizing the use of military force after the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks shall not authorize the use of force in an...
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2020-07-09
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USSB3798EngrossHong Kong Autonomy Act This bill imposes sanctions on foreign individuals and entities that materially contribute to China's failure to preserve Hong Kong's autonomy. Hong Kong is part of China but has a largely separate legal and economic system wit...
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2020-06-29
Held at the desk.
USSB4020IntroNo Unconstitutional War with North Korea Act of 2020 This bill prohibits the use of federal funds for military force in or against North Korea unless (1) Congress has declared war, (2) Congress has enacted specific statutory authority for such milita...
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2020-06-22
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSB3982IntroDistrict of Columbia Police Home Rule Act This bill restricts the authority of the President to assume control of the District of Columbia Metropolitan Police Department during an emergency.
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2020-06-17
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USSB3744PassUyghur Human Rights Policy Act of 2020 This bill imposes sanctions on foreign individuals and entities responsible for human rights abuses in China's Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous region and requires various reports on the topic. The President shall per...
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2020-06-17
Became Public Law No: 116-145. (TXT | PDF)
USSB3952IntroProtecting American Intellectual Property Act of 2020 This bill imposes sanctions on certain foreign individuals and entities involved in the theft of trade secrets belonging to a U.S. individual or entity. The President shall periodically report to ...
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2020-06-11
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
USHB7132IntroNever Again International Outbreak Prevention Act
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2020-06-08
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB7124IntroLIMIT Act Limitations on the Insurrection act including Mechanisms for Invoking its Termination Act
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2020-06-08
To House Armed Services Committee
USHB6431IntroMade in America Emergency Preparedness Act This bill establishes in the legislative branch a National Commission on United States Preparedness for National Emergencies. Not later than 18 months after this bill's enactment, the commission shall report...
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2020-06-01
To House Subcommittee on Emergency Preparedness, Response, and Recovery
USHB7007IntroCompensation for Americans Act of 2020 This bill requires the Department of State to negotiate with China to secure compensation for China's distortion of information related to the spread of COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019). The bill also c...
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2020-05-22
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USSB3802IntroEnding Medical Censorship and Cover Ups in China Act of 2020 This bill directs the President to impose property- and visa-blocking sanctions on persons responsible for various acts of censorship in China. Specifically, such sanctions shall apply to p...
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2020-05-21
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHB6863IntroCOVID-19 Accountability Act This bill authorizes sanctions in relation to the Chinese government's response to the COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019) outbreak. It also increases the research tax credit and imposes requirements related to the a...
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2020-05-14
To House Foreign Affairs 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
USSB3683IntroCOVID-19 Accountability Act This bill authorizes sanctions in relation to the Chinese government's response to the COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019) outbreak. It also increases the research tax credit and imposes requirements related to the a...
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2020-05-11
To Senate Finance 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.
USHB6628IntroCongressional Power of the Purse Act
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2020-04-29
To House Subcommittee on Economic Development, Public Buildings, and Emergency Management
USHB6639IntroNo Unconstitutional War Against North Korea Act of 2020 This bill prohibits the use of federal funds for military force in or against North Korea unless (1) Congress has declared war, (2) Congress has enacted specific statutory authority for such mil...
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2020-04-28
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB6322PassStudent Veteran Coronavirus Response Act of 2020 This bill addresses education programs and assistance for veterans during the covered period from March 1-December 21, 2020. Specifically, the bill authorizes the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to...
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2020-04-28
Became Public Law No: 116-140. (TXT | PDF)
USHB6609IntroImmediate COVID Testing Procurement Act This bill requires the President, within 24 hours of this bill's enactment, to issue purchase orders for a program of the highest national urgency (commonly known as a DX purchase order) to procure under the De...
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2020-04-23
To House Financial Services Committee
USHB6449IntroFood and Necessities During Public Emergencies Act of 2020 This bill provides that during an emergency declared under the National Emergencies Act or the Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act, supplemental nutrition assistan...
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2020-04-03
To House Agriculture Committee
USHB6421IntroLi Wenliang Global Public Health Accountability Act of 2020 This bill authorizes the President to impose property- and visa-blocking sanctions on foreign individuals and entities involved in deliberate acts to conceal or distort information about a p...
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2020-03-31
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB1365PassTo make technical corrections to the Guam World War II Loyalty Recognition Act. This bill modifies the use of amounts deposited in the Guam World War II Claims Fund, which is used to pay claims of victims and survivors of the attack and occupation of...
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2020-03-26
Became Public Law No: 116-132. (TXT | PDF)
USHB6235IntroNETWORKS Act Neutralizing Emerging Threats from Wireless OEMs Receiving direction from Kleptocracies and Surveillance states Act This bill requires the President to block and prohibit significant transactions and interests in property of a foreign in...
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2020-03-12
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USSB3469IntroNETWORKS Act Neutralizing Emerging Threats from Wireless OEMs Receiving direction from Kleptocracies and Surveillance states Act This bill requires the President to block and prohibit significant transactions and interests in property of a foreign in...
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2020-03-12
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
USSB3471IntroUyghur Forced Labor Prevention Act This bill imposes various restrictions related to China's Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous region, including by prohibiting certain imports from Xinjiang and imposing sanctions on those responsible for human rights violat...
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2020-03-12
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHB6094IntroSudan Democratic Transition, Accountability, and Fiscal Transparency Act of 2020
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2020-03-05
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB6124IntroAssistance for Firms Harmed by Tariffs on Exports Act
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2020-03-05
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHJR85IntroRelating to a national emergency declared by the President on February 15, 2019. This joint resolution terminates the national emergency related to the U.S.-Mexico border, declared by the President on February 15, 2019.
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2020-02-14
To House Transportation And Infrastructure Committee
USHB5879IntroCongressional Oversight of Sanctions Act
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2020-02-13
To House Subcommittee on Economic Development, Public Buildings, and Emergency Management
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.
USHB5725IntroHong Kong Be Water Act This bill directs the President to impose sanctions on, and freeze assets belonging to, individuals and entities responsible for suppression of freedoms in Hong Kong. The President shall impose property- and visa-blocking sanct...
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2020-01-30
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHJR83IntroWar Powers Reform Resolution
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2020-01-24
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USSJR69IntroA 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 remove U.S. Armed Forces engaged in...
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2020-01-16
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSJR63IntroA 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 remove U.S. Armed Forces from hosti...
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2020-01-14
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
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