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USSB178EngrossUIGHUR Act of 2019 Uighur Intervention and Global Humanitarian Unified Response Act of 2019 This bill directs the President to impose sanctions and export restrictions related to China's treatment of the Uyghurs, a predominantly Muslim Turkic ethnic ...
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2020-09-10
Cloture on the motion to concur in the House amendment to S. 178 with an amendment (SA 2652) not invoked in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 52 - 47. Record Vote Number: 168. (CR S5532-5533)
USHB7617EngrossDefense, 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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2020-08-12
To Senate Appropriations 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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2020-08-07
To House Middle East, North Africa and International Terrorism Committee
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
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
USHB748PassMiddle Class Health Benefits Tax Repeal Act of 2019 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. DIVISION A--KEEPI...
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2020-07-23
Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship. Hearings held.
USSB4307IntroProtecting Benefits for Elderly Refugees and Refugees with Disabilities During COVID-19 Act of 2020
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2020-07-23
To Senate Finance Committee
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
USHB7682IntroSudan Democratic Transition, Accountability, and Fiscal Transparency Act of 2020
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2020-07-20
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB7669IntroDepartment of Homeland Security Appropriations Act, 2021 This bill provides FY2021 appropriations for the Department of Homeland Security. The bill provides appropriations for Departmental Management, Operations, Intelligence, and Oversight, includin...
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2020-07-20
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 368.
USHB7614IntroDepartments of Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2021 This bill provides FY2021 appropriations to the Departments of Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education; and related agencies. The bi...
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2020-07-15
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 362.
USHB7569IntroImmigration Enforcement Moratorium Act
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2020-07-09
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB7428IntroHong Kong People's Freedom and Choice Act
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2020-06-30
To House Judiciary Committee
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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2020-06-30
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USSB4118IntroImproving Pandemic Preparedness and Response Through Diplomacy Act This bill requires the President to appoint a Special Presidential Envoy for Pandemic Preparedness and Response, who shall supervise diplomatic efforts to prepare for, detect, respond...
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2020-06-30
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSB4110IntroHong Kong Safe Harbor Act This bill designates certain Hong Kong residents with priority status for refugee consideration and contains other related provisions. An individual and certain family members shall have such priority status if the individua...
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2020-06-30
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHB7415IntroHong Kong Safe Harbor Act This bill designates certain Hong Kong residents with priority status for refugee consideration and contains other related provisions. An individual and certain family members shall have such priority status if the individua...
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2020-06-30
To House Judiciary Committee
USHR994IntroExpressing the sense of the House of Representatives condemning threats to Hong Kong's freedoms and autonomy on the 31st anniversary of the violent repression of the peaceful protests centered in Beijing's Tiananmen Square. This resolution calls on C...
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2020-06-26
To House Asia, the Pacific and Nonproliferation 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
USSB4011IntroImmigration Enforcement Moratorium Act
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2020-06-18
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSR632IntroA resolution reaffirming the partnership between the United States and the Republic of Ecuador and recognizing the restoration and advancement of economic relations, security, and development opportunities in both nations. This resolution reaffirms t...
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2020-06-18
To Senate Foreign Relations 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)
USSB3892IntroHong Kong Victims of Communism Support Act This bill makes certain Hong Kong residents eligible for asylum status. To qualify, an individual must have the right of abode in Hong Kong since birth and must have maintained continuous residency in Hong K...
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2020-06-04
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSR608IntroA resolution expressing the sense of the Senate condemning threats to Hong Kong's freedoms and autonomy on the 31st anniversary of the violent repression of the peaceful protests centered in Beijing's Tiananmen Square. This resolution calls on China ...
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2020-06-04
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSR406IntroA resolution recognizing that for 50 years, the Association of South East Asian Nations (ASEAN) and its ten members, Brunei, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, and Vietnam, have worked with the United ...
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2020-06-03
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 466.
USSB3726IntroAllowing All to Serve Act
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2020-05-13
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB3667IntroConsular and Administrative Support Act of 2020
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2020-05-07
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSB3669IntroCOVID-19 International Response and Recovery Act of 2020
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2020-05-07
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHR952IntroExpressing the sense of the House of Representatives to recognize the resettlement of Southeast Asian refugees, commemorate the contributions of Southeast Asian Americans to the United States, urge the President to halt the deportation of Southeast A...
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2020-05-05
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB6657IntroWUHAN Rescissions Act Working Under Humanity's Actual Needs Rescissions Act
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2020-05-01
To House Appropriations Committee
USHR941IntroRecognizing the historical significance and the heroic struggles and sacrifices of the Vietnamese people who fled their war-torn country by boat and other means in search of freedom and democracy.
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2020-04-28
To House Judiciary Committee
USHR943IntroRecognizing the 45th anniversary of the Fall of Saigon on April 30, 1975. This resolution recognizes the significance of the 45th anniversary of the Fall of Saigon on April 30, 1975. The resolution honors the contributions of Vietnamese Americans and...
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2020-04-28
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB6481IntroNO PORK Act Negating Outlandish Pork in Our Reinvestment Kit Act
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2020-04-10
To House Appropriations Committee
USHB5941IntroEqual Rights and Access for the Women of South Sudan Act This bill requires that activities carried out by the United States in South Sudan relating to governance, post-conflict reconstruction and development, police and military training, or refugee...
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2020-04-03
To House Africa, Global Health, Global Human Rights, and International Organizations Committee
USHB6375IntroTo amend the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 to require issuers to make disclosures related to supply chain disruption risk, and for other purposes. This bill requires certain issuers of securities to report to the Securities and Exchange Commission ...
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2020-03-23
To House Financial Services Committee
USHB6379IntroTake Responsibility for Workers and Families 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. The bill provides FY...
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2020-03-23
To House Appropriations Committee
USHB6321IntroFinancial Protections and Assistance for America's Consumers, States, Businesses, and Vulnerable Populations Act This bill responds to the COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019) emergency and generally provides for financial assistance and other a...
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2020-03-23
To House Financial Services Committee
USSR545IntroA resolution commemorating March 17, 2020, as the 40th anniversary of the Refugee Act of 1980, including the amendments made by that Act, at a time when the need for bipartisan support of the refugee resettlement program of the United States is criti...
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2020-03-17
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHR902IntroCommemorating March 17, 2020, as the 40th anniversary of the Refugee Act of 1980, and the amendments made by that Act, at a time when the need for bipartisan support of the refugee resettlement program of the United States is critical to the survival...
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2020-03-13
To House Foreign Affairs 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.
USHB5791IntroSpecial Envoy for Refugees Act This bill requires the President to appoint a Special Envoy for Refugees whose duties shall include (1) representing the United States in diplomacy related to global displacement, migration, refugees, asylum-seekers, an...
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2020-03-10
To House Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship
USHB5971IntroCase Backlog and Transparency Act of 2020
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2020-03-10
To House Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship
USHB5878IntroGlobal Migration Agreement Act
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2020-03-10
To House Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship
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.
USHB6094IntroSudan Democratic Transition, Accountability, and Fiscal Transparency Act of 2020
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2020-03-05
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USSB3392IntroImmigrants' Mental Health Act of 2020 This bill directs Customs and Border Protection (CBP) to take steps to address mental health issues among immigrants and CBP agents and officers. It also restricts the sharing of mental health information for use...
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2020-03-04
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USHB6075IntroImmigrants' Mental Health Act of 2020 This bill directs Customs and Border Protection (CBP) to take steps to address mental health issues among immigrants and CBP agents and officers. It also restricts the sharing of mental health information for use...
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2020-03-04
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB6034IntroHmong and Lao Refugee Deportation Prohibition Act of 2020 This bill defers the removal of qualified individuals to Laos for 72 months beginning from this bill's enactment. To qualify for deferral, an individual must (1) be born in Laos or the French ...
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2020-02-28
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB5767IntroENSURE Act of 2020 Eritrean Nationals' Safety from Unjust Removal or Expulsion Act
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2020-02-05
To House Judiciary Committee
USHR292IntroCelebrating the heritage of Romani Americans. This resolution expresses remembrance for the genocide of Roma by Nazi Germany and its Axis partners and commemorates the 75th anniversary of the destruction of the "Gypsy Family Camp" where Romani people...
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2020-02-04
To House Subcommittee for Indigenous Peoples of the United States
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