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USHB4330IntroTRAP Act of 2019 Transnational Repression Accountability and Prevention Act of 2019
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2019-10-02
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security
USSB2565IntroA bill to establish a Global Climate Change Resilience Strategy, to authorize the admission of climate-displaced persons, and for other purposes.
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2019-09-26
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSB2583IntroDepartment of State, Foreign Operations, and Related Programs Appropriations Act, 2020 This bill provides FY2020 appropriations for the Department of State, foreign operations, and related programs. The bill provides appropriations to the State Depar...
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2019-09-26
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 230.
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
USHB4331IntroTibetan Policy and Support Act of 2019
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2019-09-25
To House Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship
USHR444IntroReaffirming the importance of the United States to promote the safety, health, and well-being of refugees and displaced persons. This resolution reaffirms the bipartisan commitment to promoting the safety, health, education, and well-being of refugee...
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2019-09-24
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USSB2539IntroTibetan Policy and Support Act of 2019
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2019-09-24
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHB2740EngrossLabor, Health and Human Services, Education, Defense, State, Foreign Operations, and Energy and Water Development Appropriations Act, 2020 This bill provides FY2020 appropriations for several federal departments and agencies. It includes 4 of the 12 ...
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2019-09-18
Motion by Senator McConnell to reconsider the vote by which cloture was not invoked on the motion to proceed to the measure (Record Vote No. 292) entered in Senate.
USSB2483IntroTRAP Act Transnational Repression Accountability and Prevention Act of 2019
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2019-09-17
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSB178EngrossUyghur Human Rights Policy Act of 2019 This bill directs various U.S. government bodies to prepare reports on China's treatment of the Uyghurs, a predominantly Muslim Turkic ethnic group. The Office of the Director of National Intelligence shall repo...
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2019-09-12
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB4030IntroAsylum Abuse Reduction Act
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2019-08-28
To House Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship
USSB1494IntroSecure and Protect Act of 2019
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2019-08-16
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 181.
USHB3940IntroProtection of Children Act of 2019
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2019-08-15
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security
USHB3855IntroTo amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to reform asylum procedures, and for other purposes.
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2019-08-12
To House Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship
USHB3799IntroReuniting Families Act
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2019-08-12
To House Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship
USHB3777IntroNational Commission To Investigate the Treatment of Migrant Families and Children Act of 2019
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2019-08-12
To House Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship
USHB3874IntroGLOBE Act of 2019 Greater Leadership Overseas for the Benefit of Equality Act of 2019
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2019-08-12
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties
USHB3857IntroTo amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to reform asylum procedures related to the filing of frivolous applications, and for other purposes.
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2019-08-12
To House Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship
USHB3729IntroChild Trafficking Victims Protection and Welfare Act
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2019-08-06
To House Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship
USHB3918IntroStop Cruelty to Migrant Children Act
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2019-08-06
To House Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship
USHB3775IntroEqual Justice for Immigrants Act of 2019
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2019-08-06
To House Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship
USHB3524IntroNorthern Triangle and Border Stabilization Act
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2019-08-02
To House Subcommittee on Border Security, Facilitation, and Operations
USSB2396IntroPROFILED Act Protecting the Rights of Families and Immigrants Who Legally Entered From Detention Act
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2019-07-31
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHB3376IntroLady Liberty Act of 2019
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2019-07-30
To House Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship
USHR499IntroCondemning the Trump Administration's systematic cruel and inhumane treatment of migrants, particularly children, at the southern border.
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2019-07-30
To House Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship
USHB3360IntroAsylum Reform and Border Protection Act of 2019
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2019-07-30
To House Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship
USHB3731IntroStrategic and Humane Southern Border Migrant Response Act
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2019-07-30
To House Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship
USSB2292IntroAsylum Abuse Reduction Act
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2019-07-25
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHR498IntroImpeaching Donald John Trump, President of the United States, of high misdemeanors.
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2019-07-17
On motion to table the measure Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: 332 - 95, 1 Present (Roll no. 483). (text: CR H5973)
USHB2615EngrossUnited States-Northern Triangle Enhanced Engagement Act This bill authorizes foreign assistance to El Salvador, Guatemala, and Honduras (the Northern Triangle), and requires the Department of State to devise strategies to address economic development...
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2019-07-16
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHR489IntroCondemning President Trump's racist comments directed at Members of Congress. This resolution states that immigrants and their descendants have made America stronger and naturalized citizens are just as American as those whose families have been in t...
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2019-07-16
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USHB3629IntroClarity in Credit Score Formation Act of 2019
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2019-07-16
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 33 - 25.
USSB2113IntroStop Cruelty to Migrant Children Act
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2019-07-15
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHB3727IntroTo require the Secretary of Defense to establish a process for the inspection of facilities used to house, detain, screen, and review migrants and refugees, and for other purposes. This bill requires the Department of Defense to establish a process u...
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2019-07-11
To House Armed Services Committee
USSB2069IntroBurma Political Prisoners Assistance Act
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2019-07-10
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSR34IntroA resolution expressing the sense of the Senate that the Governments of Burma and Bangladesh ensure the safe, dignified, voluntary, and sustainable return of the Rohingya refugees who have been displaced by the campaign of ethnic cleansing conducted ...
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2019-07-08
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 134.
USHB3401PassEmergency Supplemental Appropriations for Humanitarian Assistance and Security at the Southern Border Act, 2019 This bill provides $4.5 billion in FY2019 emergency supplemental appropriations to federal departments and agencies for humanitarian assis...
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2019-07-01
Became Public Law No: 116-26. (TXT | PDF)
USHB2813IntroAsylum Seeker Work Authorization Act of 2019
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2019-06-26
To House Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship
USHB2662IntroAsylum Seeker Protection Act
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2019-06-26
To House Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship
USHB2783IntroTPS and DED Protection Act of 2019
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2019-06-26
To House Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship
USHR259IntroExpressing the sense of the House of Representatives to support the repatriation of religious and ethnic minorities in Iraq to their ancestral homelands.
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2019-06-20
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHB3391IntroTo Offer Refugees College Help (TORCH) Act This bill requires states to charge in-state tuition rates for institutions of higher education to refugees, asylees, and special immigrant visa holders if they are lawfully in the United States. This requir...
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2019-06-20
To House Education and Labor Committee
USSR254IntroA resolution commemorating June 20, 2019, as "World Refugee Day".
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2019-06-20
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSB1900IntroEmergency Supplemental Appropriations for Humanitarian Assistance and Security at the Southern Border Act, 2019 This bill provides $4.59 billion in FY2019 emergency supplemental appropriations to federal departments and agencies for humanitarian assi...
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2019-06-19
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 115.
USHB2140EngrossPreventing Child Marriage in Displaced Populations Act This bill directs the President, through the United States' Permanent Representative to the United Nations (U.N.), to push for the U.N. to develop a comprehensive strategy to address the problem ...
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2019-06-11
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSB1781IntroCentral American Women and Children Protection Act of 2019
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2019-06-11
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHR435IntroRecognizing the contributions of the Montagnard indigenous tribespeople of the Central Highlands of Vietnam to the United States Armed Forces during the Vietnam War, and condemning the ongoing violation of human rights by the Government of the Social...
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2019-06-11
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHR395IntroCondemning the senseless attacks on hospitals and medical personnel in Syria, and for other purposes. This resolution condemns the attacks on hospitals, medical personnel, and emergency responders by Syria and Russia and calls on all parties to (1) e...
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2019-06-07
To House Middle East, North Africa and International Terrorism Committee
USSR221IntroA resolution recognizing the 30th anniversary of the Tiananmen Square massacre and condemning the intensifying repression and human rights violations by the Chinese Communist Party and the use of surveillance by Chinese authorities, and for other pur...
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2019-06-05
Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (text: CR 05/23/2019 S3114-3116)
USHR393IntroRemembering the victims of the violent suppression of democracy protests in Tiananmen Square and elsewhere in China on June 3 and 4, 1989, and calling on the Government of the People's Republic of China to respect the universally recognized human rig...
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2019-06-04
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
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