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USHB473IntroTo authorize the Every Word We Utter Monument to establish a commemorative work in the District of Columbia and its environs, and for other purposes. This bill authorizes the establishment on federal land in the District of Columbia of the Every Word...
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2019-10-11
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 181.
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.
USHR594IntroExpressing profound concern about threats to human rights, the rule of law, democracy, and the environment in Brazil.
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2019-09-25
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHR127IntroExpressing the sense of the House of Representatives on the importance and vitality of the United States alliances with Japan and the Republic of Korea, and our trilateral cooperation in the pursuit of shared interests. This resolution reaffirms the ...
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2019-09-24
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USHR583IntroExpressing support for the designation of September 23 as "Mary Church Terrell Day", and calling on Congress to recognize Mary Church Terrell's lasting contributions to the civil rights and women's rights movements.
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2019-09-24
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USHB1980IntroSmithsonian Women's History Museum Act
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2019-09-11
Motion to place bill on Consensus Calendar filed by Mrs. Maloney, Carolyn B..
USHB2500EngrossNational Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2020 This bill authorizes FY2020 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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2019-09-10
Received in the Senate.
USHB3352EngrossDepartment of State Authorization Act of 2019
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2019-09-09
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHR506IntroWelcoming the inaugural visit to the United States of the 22d Prime Minister of Pakistan and continuing support and commitment to the long and enduring friendship between the United States and the Islamic Republic of Pakistan.
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2019-07-31
To House Asia, the Pacific and Nonproliferation Committee
USSB2351IntroSaudi Arabia Human Rights and Accountability Act of 2019
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2019-07-31
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSB398IntroSaudi Arabia Accountability and Yemen Act of 2019
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2019-07-30
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 167.
USHB3917IntroGOALS Act Give Our Athletes Level Salaries Act
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2019-07-23
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB3494EngrossDamon Paul Nelson and Matthew Young Pollard Intelligence Authorization Act for Fiscal Years 2018, 2019, and 2020 This bill reauthorizes for FY2020 intelligence activities in various U.S. government departments and agencies. It also establishes severa...
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2019-07-18
To Senate Select Intelligence Committee
USHB2037EngrossSaudi Arabia Human Rights and Accountability Act of 2019 This bill requires the Office of the Director of National Intelligence (ODNI) to report to Congress about the killing of Washington Post columnist Jamal Khashoggi and imposes related sanctions....
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2019-07-16
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHR129IntroCondemning the Government of Saudi Arabia's continued detention and alleged abuse of women's rights activists. This resolution reaffirms that the promotion of human rights and democracies, including the empowerment of women and girls, is a longstandi...
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2019-07-15
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USHR459IntroAffirming the importance of title IX, applauding the increase in educational opportunities available to all people, regardless of sex or gender, and recognizing the tremendous amount of work left to be done to further increase those opportunities.
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2019-06-24
To House Education and Labor Committee
USSR262IntroA resolution affirming the importance of title IX, applauding the increase in educational opportunities available to all people, regardless of sex or gender, and recognizing the tremendous amount of work left to be done to further increase those oppo...
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2019-06-24
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSR235IntroA resolution designating June 12, 2019, as "Women Veterans Appreciation Day". This resolution designates June 12, 2019, as Women Veterans Appreciation Day to recognize the service and sacrifices of women veterans who have served valiantly on behalf o...
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2019-06-18
Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and an amended preamble by Unanimous Consent. (text: CR S3804)
USHB3303IntroStrengthening U.S. Olympics Act
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2019-06-18
To House Judiciary Committee
USHR438IntroExpressing support for the designation of June 12, 2019, as "Women Veterans Appreciation Day". This resolution expresses support for the designation of Women Veterans Appreciation Day to recognize the service and sacrifices of women veterans who have...
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2019-06-12
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USSB1781IntroCentral American Women and Children Protection Act of 2019
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2019-06-11
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSB1235EngrossWomen's Suffrage Centennial Commemorative Coin Act This bill directs the Department of the Treasury to mint and issue up to 400,000 $1 silver coins that are emblematic of the women who played a vital role in rallying support for the 19th Amendment to...
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2019-06-05
Held at the desk.
USSR212IntroA resolution celebrating the 100th anniversary of the passage and ratification of the 19th Amendment, providing for women's suffrage, to the Constitution of the United States. This resolution celebrates the 100th anniversary of the passage and ratifi...
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2019-06-04
Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and with a preamble by Yea-Nay Vote. 93 - 0. Record Vote Number: 132. (text: CR 5/16/2019 S2928)
USHB3082IntroWoman on the Twenty Act of 2019
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2019-06-04
To House Financial Services Committee
USHCR44IntroDirecting the Joint Committee on the Library to revise the statue commemorating women's suffrage which is located in the rotunda of the United States Capitol, commonly known as the "Portrait Monument", by placing on the statue an inscription which is...
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2019-05-24
To House Administration Committee
USSR219IntroA resolution honoring the life and legacy of Patsy Takemoto Mink, the first woman of color to serve in Congress. This resolution acknowledges the 55th anniversary of the election to the House of Representatives of Patsy Takemoto Mink, the first woman...
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2019-05-23
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHR354IntroCelebrating the 100th anniversary of the passage and ratification of the 19th Amendment, providing for women's suffrage, to the Constitution of the United States. This resolution celebrates the 100th anniversary of the passage and ratification of the...
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2019-05-21
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USHR106IntroDenouncing female genital mutilation/cutting as a violation of the human rights of women and girls and urging the international community and the Federal Government to increase efforts to eliminate the harmful practice. This resolution denounces fema...
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2019-05-20
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USHB2836IntroCentral American Women and Children Protection Act of 2019
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2019-05-17
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHR375IntroRecognizing the Fifth Anniversary of the Chibok Girls Kidnapping by the Boko Haram Terrorist Organization and calling on the Government of Nigeria to redouble efforts to bring an end to the conflict in northeast and central Nigeria and to provide ass...
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2019-05-16
To House Africa, Global Health, Global Human Rights, and International Organizations Committee
USHB2423IntroWomen's Suffrage Centennial Commemorative Coin Act This bill directs the Department of the Treasury to mint and issue up to 400,000 $1 silver coins that are emblematic of the women who played a vital role in rallying support for the 19th Amendment to...
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2019-04-30
To House Financial Services Committee
USHR265IntroCommemorating the life and legacy of Sojourner Truth. This resolution commemorates the life and legacy of Sojourner Truth, who demonstrates the indomitable will of people who yearn to be free and overcome impossible odds to win freedom for themselves...
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2019-04-12
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties
USHR272IntroAffirming that all men and women are created equal. This resolution recognizes that all men and women are created equal and honors the contributions of women that have led to a more equal society. The resolution also reaffirms the commitment to pursu...
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2019-04-12
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties
USSR170IntroA resolution recognizing the Fifth Anniversary of the Chibok Girls Kidnapping by the Boko Haram Terrorist Organization and calling on the Government of Nigeria to redouble efforts to bring an end to the conflict in northeast and central Nigeria and t...
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2019-04-11
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSR67IntroA resolution expressing the sense of the Senate on the importance and vitality of the United States alliances with Japan and the Republic of Korea, and our trilateral cooperation in the pursuit of shared interests.
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2019-04-10
Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and an amended preamble by Voice Vote. (consideration: CR S2395-2397; text: CR S2396-2397)
USSB1071IntroKeeping Girls in School Act
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2019-04-09
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHB2153IntroKeeping Girls in School Act
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2019-04-09
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB2060IntroEnsuring a Secure Afghanistan Act
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2019-04-03
To House Armed Services Committee
USHR278IntroExpressing the sense of the House of Representatives to recognize the crisis of violence against Native women.
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2019-04-02
To House Subcommittee for Indigenous Peoples of the United States
USHCR29IntroExpressing the sense of Congress that female athletes be paid the same as their male counterparts and organizers of world-class competitions actively take part in combating the wage gap. This resolution expresses the sense of Congress that female ath...
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2019-04-02
To House Education and Labor Committee
USSR100IntroA resolution recognizing the heritage, culture, and contributions of American Indian, Alaska Native, and Native Hawaiian women in the United States. This resolution celebrates the successes of American Indian, Alaska Native, and Native Hawaiian women...
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2019-03-28
Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and with a preamble by Voice Vote. (text: CR 3/7/2019 S1743-1744)
USHB1968IntroShirley Chisholm Congressional Gold Medal Act
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2019-03-28
To House Financial Services Committee
USHB1982IntroNational Women's Hall of Fame Commemorative Coin Act
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2019-03-28
To House Financial Services Committee
USSB959IntroSmithsonian American Women's History Museum Act
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2019-03-28
To Senate Rules And Administration Committee
USSR125IntroA resolution designating March 2019 as "National Women's History Month". This resolution designates March 2019 as National Women's History Month. The resolution also recognizes the celebration of such month as a time to reflect on the contributions t...
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2019-03-27
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S2062; text: CR S2056)
USSJR15IntroA joint resolution proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States relative to equal rights for men and women. This joint resolution proposes a constitutional amendment prohibiting the United States or any state from denying or abridg...
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2019-03-27
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHB1923IntroWomen's History and Nineteenth Amendment Centennial Quarter Dollar Coin Program Act This bill requires the Department of the Treasury to mint and issue quarter-dollar coins in commemoration of the ratification of the Nineteenth Amendment granting wom...
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2019-03-27
To House Financial Services Committee
USSJR8IntroA joint resolution recognizing the duty of the Federal Government to create a Green New Deal. This joint resolution declares that the government has a duty to create a Green New Deal with the goals of achieving net-zero greenhouse gas emissions; esta...
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2019-03-26
Cloture on the motion to proceed to the measure not invoked in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 0 - 57. Record Vote Number: 52. (CR S1971)
USSB872IntroHarriet Tubman Tribute Act of 2019 This bill directs the Department of the Treasury to ensure that the face of all $20 federal reserve notes printed after December 31, 2020, bear the likeness of Harriet Tubman.
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2019-03-26
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
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