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USSR483IntroA resolution to provide for related procedures concerning the articles of impeachment against Donald John Trump, President of the United States. This resolution sets forth related procedures for consideration of the articles of impeachment against th...
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2020-01-22
Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment by Yea-Nay Vote. 53 - 47. Record Vote Number: 26. (text: CR S377-378)
USHB1230EngrossProtecting Older Workers Against Discrimination Act This bill amends the Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967 to establish an unlawful employment practice when the complaining party demonstrates that age or participation in investigations, pr...
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2020-01-16
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB777PassDebbie Smith Reauthorization Act of 2019 This bill reauthorizes grants that support state and local efforts to process DNA evidence in rape kits. Specifically, it reauthorizes through FY2024 the following: grants under the Debbie Smith DNA Backlog Gr...
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2019-12-30
Became Public Law No: 116-104.
USSB1029EngrossCourthouse Dogs Act This bill authorizes federal courts to allow a certified facility dog to accompany a witness testifying in a criminal proceeding.
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2019-12-23
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB5227IntroTechnology in Criminal Justice Act of 2019
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2019-12-19
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security
USSB482IntroDefending American Security from Kremlin Aggression Act of 2019 This bill imposes limits on any U.S. withdrawal from the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO), amends provisions related to cybercrimes, and imposes sanctions on Russian individuals...
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2019-12-18
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 389.
USHB5139IntroStop Sexual Assault and Harassment in Transportation Act
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2019-12-18
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security
USHB5080IntroHOPE for Victims of Human Trafficking Act Help Obtaining Presumption of Exoneration for Victims of Human Trafficking Act
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2019-12-18
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security
USHB5026IntroSurvivors' Bill of Rights in the States Act of 2019
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2019-12-18
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security
USHR770IntroDisapproving the manner in which Chairman Adam B. Schiff of the Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence and Chairman Jerrold Lewis Nadler of the Committee on the Judiciary have conducted committee action during the impeachment inquiry of President...
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2019-12-18
On motion to table the measure Agreed to by recorded vote: 226 - 191 (Roll no. 692).
USSB3031IntroSignificant Transnational Criminal Organization Designation Act
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2019-12-12
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHB5417IntroSignificant Transnational Criminal Organization Designation Act
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2019-12-12
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB5403IntroCourthouse Dogs Act
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2019-12-11
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB5376IntroEND Child Exploitation Act Eliminate Network Distribution of Child Exploitation Act
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2019-12-10
To House Judiciary Committee
USSB3007IntroEND Child Exploitation Act Eliminate Network Distribution of Child Exploitation Act
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2019-12-10
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHB5267IntroInternational Violence Against Women Act of 2019
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2019-12-06
To House Africa, Global Health, Global Human Rights, and International Organizations Committee
USHB5358IntroTo amend title 28, United States Code, to expand the definition of "other institutions" for purposes of acquisition, preservation, and exchange of identification records and information, and for other purposes.
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2019-12-06
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB5345IntroInnocent Party Protection Act
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2019-12-06
To House Judiciary Committee
USSB209EngrossPROGRESS for Indian Tribes Act Practical Reforms and Other Goals To Reinforce the Effectiveness of Self-Governance and Self-Determination for Indian Tribes Act of 2019
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2019-12-05
Ordered to be Reported by the Yeas and Nays: 22 - 10.
USSB1430EngrossRepresentative Payee Fraud Prevention Act of 2019
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2019-11-26
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USHB5263IntroStopping Grinch Bots Act of 2019 This bill makes it unlawful to use automated tools (i.e., bots) to intentionally bypass a website's security measures in order to purchase and resell its products or services in interstate commerce.
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2019-11-22
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USSB2957IntroStopping Grinch Bots Act of 2019 This bill makes it unlawful to use automated tools (i.e., bots) to intentionally bypass a website's security measures in order to purchase and resell its products or services in interstate commerce.
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2019-11-21
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USHB4798IntroPolice Protection Act of 2019
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2019-11-15
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security
USHB4799IntroPreservation of Public Evidence Act of 2019
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2019-11-15
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security
USHB5132IntroGun Violence Prevention Through Financial Intelligence Act
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2019-11-15
To House Financial Services Committee
USSB2770IntroSurvivors' Bill of Rights in the States Act of 2019
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2019-11-05
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHR660IntroDirecting certain committees to continue their ongoing investigations as part of the existing House of Representatives inquiry into whether sufficient grounds exist for the House of Representatives to exercise its Constitutional power to impeach Dona...
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2019-10-31
UNANIMOUS CONSENT REQUEST - Ms. Scanlon asked unanimous consent that Mr. Cole of Oklahoma be permitted to insert the text of the amendment he would have offered had the House rejected the previous question on H. Res. 660, along with extraneous material, into the Record immediately prior to the vote on ordering the previous question on H. Res. 660. Agreed to without objection.
USHB1819IntroWar Crimes Rewards Expansion Act This bill expands the Department of State's rewards program to authorize rewards for providing information leading to the arrest, conviction, or transfer of a foreign national accused of war crimes, crimes against hum...
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2019-10-30
Ordered to be Reported by Unanimous Consent.
USHB4467IntroWitness Security and Protection Grant Program Act of 2019 This bill directs the Department of Justice to award competitive matching grants to state, local, and tribal governments to establish or maintain witness protection programs in cases involving...
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2019-10-28
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security
USSR378IntroA resolution expressing the sense of the Senate that the House of Representatives should, consistent with long-standing practice and precedent, prior to proceeding any further with its impeachment investigation into President Donald J. Trump, vote to...
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2019-10-24
To Senate Rules And Administration Committee
USSB2694IntroA bill to place restrictions on searches and seizures of electronic devices at the border. This bill places restrictions on the search and seizure of electronic devices at the international border. A Department of Homeland Security (DHS) official may...
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2019-10-24
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USHB2426EngrossCASE Act of 2019 Copyright Alternative in Small-Claims Enforcement Act of 2019 This bill creates the Copyright Claims Board, a body within the U.S. Copyright Office, to decide copyright disputes. Damages awarded by the board are capped at $30,000. Pa...
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2019-10-23
Received in the Senate. Read twice. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 266.
USHR552IntroCalling on the Government of the Russian Federation to provide evidence of wrongdoing or to release United States citizen Paul Whelan. This resolution urges Russia to present credible evidence of wrongdoing against U.S. citizen Paul Whelan or immedia...
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2019-10-22
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USSR368IntroA resolution to authorize the production of records by the Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations of the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs. This resolution authorizes the chairman and ranking minority member of the Permanent S...
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2019-10-21
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (Sponsor introductory remarks on measure: CR S5927; consideration: CR S5927; text: CR S5926)
USHR639IntroOpen and Transparent Impeachment Investigation Resolution
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2019-10-18
To House Rules Committee
USHR633IntroRequiring that all impeachment inquiry related hearings, witness interviews and communications, document productions and examinations, proceedings, and other related work shall be done in an open setting and in public view. This resolution (1) disapp...
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2019-10-16
To House Rules Committee
USHB4368IntroJustice in Forensic Algorithms Act of 2019
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2019-10-02
To House Subcommittee on Courts, Intellectual Property, And The Internet
USHB2203EngrossHomeland Security Improvement Act This bill establishes the position of Ombudsman for Border and Immigration Related Concerns within the Department of Homeland Security (DHS). The ombudsman shall establish an independent, neutral, and standardized pr...
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2019-09-26
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USHB3190EngrossBURMA Act of 2019 Burma Unified through Rigorous Military Accountability Act of 2019 This act imposes sanctions, authorizes assistance, and requires the establishment of various programs and strategies related to Burma (Myanmar). The President shall ...
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2019-09-25
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHB3985IntroEvery New Heart Deserves a Chance Act of 2019 This bill makes it a crime for a physician to knowingly perform an abortion (1) without determining whether the fetus has a detectable heartbeat, (2) without informing the mother of the results, or (3) af...
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2019-09-25
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security
USHB4176IntroOpen Access to Courts Act of 2019 This bill establishes a pilot program to provide public online access to exhibits in federal cases.
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2019-09-25
To House Subcommittee on Courts, Intellectual Property, And The Internet
USHB4289IntroBADGES for Native Communities Act Bridging Agency Data Gaps and Ensuring Safety for Native Communities Act
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2019-09-25
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security
USSB2531IntroWitness Security and Protection Grant Program Act of 2019 This bill directs the Department of Justice to award competitive matching grants to state, local, and tribal governments to establish or maintain witness protection programs in cases involving...
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2019-09-24
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHR572IntroRecognizing and supporting the goals and ideals of "National Forensic Science Week". This resolution expresses support for the goals and ideals of National Forensic Science Week.
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2019-09-20
To House Science, Space, And Technology Committee
USSB2512IntroFair Calculations in Civil Damages Act of 2019
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2019-09-19
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHR560IntroInquiring whether the House of Representatives should impeach Brett M. Kavanaugh, an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States of America.
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2019-09-17
To House Rules Committee
USHR430IntroAuthorizing the Committee on the Judiciary to initiate or intervene in judicial proceedings to enforce certain subpoenas and for other purposes. This resolution authorizes the House Committee on the Judiciary to initiate or intervene in federal judic...
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2019-09-16
COMMUNICATION TO THE HOUSE - The House received a communication from Jerrold Nadler, Chairman of the Committee on the Judiciary. Chairman Nadler notified the House of the initiation by the Committee on the Judiciary of the following judicial proceedings pursuant to H. Res. 430: 1. In Re: Application of the Committee on the Judiciary, U.S. House of Representatives, for an Order Authorizing the Release of Certain Grand Jury Materials, Misc. no. 1:19-gj-00048-BAH filed in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia on July 26, 2019. 2. Committee on the Judiciary, U.S. House of Representatives v. McGahn, No. 1:19-cv-2379 filed in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia on August 7, 2019.
USSB1273IntroCASE Act of 2019 Copyright Alternative in Small-Claims Enforcement Act of 2019 This bill creates the Copyright Claims Board, a body within the U.S. Copyright Office, to decide copyright disputes. Damages awarded by the board are capped at $30,000. Pa...
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2019-09-12
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 206.
USHR553IntroDirecting the Clerk of the House of Representatives to provide a copy of the on-the-record portions of the audio backup file of the transcribed interview of Roger J. Stone Jr. conducted by the Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence on September 2...
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2019-09-12
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection. (text: CR H7690)
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
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