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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
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
USSB2950IntroVeterans Burn Pits Exposure Recognition Act of 2019
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2020-08-05
Committee on Veterans' Affairs. Ordered to be reported with an amendment in the nature of a substitute favorably.
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.
USHB7682IntroSudan Democratic Transition, Accountability, and Fiscal Transparency Act of 2020
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2020-07-20
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB7612IntroDepartment of the Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2021 This bill provides FY2021 appropriations for the Department of the Interior, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), and related agencies. The bill provides app...
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2020-07-14
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 360.
USHB7276IntroEast Africa Locust Eradication Act
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2020-06-26
To House Africa, Global Health, Global Human Rights, and International Organizations 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
USHB192EngrossTrans-Sahara Counterterrorism Partnership Act This bill provides statutory authority for the Trans-Sahara Counterterrorism Partnership, an interagency program launched in 2005 to partner with countries in the Sahel and Maghreb regions of Africa to co...
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2020-06-03
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 475.
USSB3176IntroUnited States-Israel Security Assistance Authorization Act of 2020
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2020-06-03
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 463.
USHR962IntroExpressing support for assisting East African countries afflicted by the plague of desert locusts. This resolution calls upon the President to (1) elevate locust eradication efforts among relevant U.S. agencies to address the food security crisis in ...
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2020-05-22
To House Africa, Global Health, Global Human Rights, and International Organizations Committee
USSB3668IntroA bill to assist COVID-19 recovery efforts in Sudan. This bill authorizes the Department of the Treasury to direct the U.S. executive directors of specified international financial institutions (e.g., the African Development Bank) to support the prov...
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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
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
USHB6327IntroTo authorize United States participation in, and contributions to, the Nineteenth Replenishment of the resources of the International Development Association, the Fifteenth Replenishment of the resources of the African Development Fund, and the seven...
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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
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
USHR723IntroEncouraging all nations to end sexual violence against girls through in-country data-driven reforms as demonstrated by multiple African nations. This resolution recognizes sexual violence against girls as a serious global issue. The resolution encour...
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2020-03-04
Ordered to be Reported by Voice Vote.
USHR458IntroReaffirming the strong partnership between Tunisia and the United States and supporting the people of Tunisia in their continued pursuit of democratic reforms. This resolution commends the people of Tunisia for their commitment to democracy, the rule...
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2020-03-04
Ordered to be Reported by Voice Vote.
USHB6089IntroU.S.-Africa Strategic Security Act This bill prohibits the Department of Defense (DOD), absent a report that addresses specified issues, from using FY2020 funds to reduce the number of U.S. Armed Forces deployed to the U.S. Africa Command Area of res...
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2020-03-04
To House Armed Services Committee
USHR387IntroCondemning continued violence against civilians by armed groups in the Central African Republic and supporting efforts to achieve a lasting political solution to the conflict. This resolution condemns violence against civilians in the Central African...
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2020-03-03
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USHB6065IntroTo block the implementation of a recent presidential proclamation restricting individuals from certain countries from entering the United States. This bill prohibits any federal agency from using any funds, resources, or fees made available by Congre...
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2020-03-03
To House Judiciary Committee
USSR497IntroA resolution commemorating the life of Dr. Li Wenliang and calling for transparency and cooperation from the Government of the People's Republic of China and the Communist Party of China. This resolution honors the life and contributions of Li Wenlia...
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2020-03-03
Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and an amended preamble by Unanimous Consent. (text: CR S1445)
USSB3379IntroA bill to block the implementation of a recent presidential proclamation restricting individuals from certain countries from entering the United States. This bill prohibits any federal agency from using any funds, resources, or fees made available by...
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2020-03-03
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSR506IntroA resolution expressing the sense of the Senate that the United States should initiate negotiations to enter into a free trade agreement with the Republic of Tunisia. This resolution urges the United States to begin negotiations to enter a free trade...
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2020-02-27
To Senate Finance Committee
USHB5625IntroTargeting Environmental and Climate Recklessness Act of 2019
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2020-02-07
To House Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship
USHB5767IntroENSURE Act of 2020 Eritrean Nationals' Safety from Unjust Removal or Expulsion Act
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2020-02-05
To House Judiciary Committee
USSR371IntroA resolution reaffirming the support of the United States for the people of the Republic of South Sudan and calling on all parties to uphold their commitments to peace and dialogue as outlined in the 2018 revitalized peace agreement. This resolution ...
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2020-01-15
Resolution agreed to in Senate with an amendment and an amended preamble by Voice Vote. (consideration: CR S251-252)
USSB1790PassNational 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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2019-12-20
Became Public Law No: 116-92.
USHB1865PassNational Law Enforcement Museum Commemorative Coin Act This bill provides FY2020 appropriations for several federal departments and agencies. It includes 8 of the 12 regular FY2020 appropriations bills: the Departments of Labor, Health and Human Serv...
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2019-12-20
Became Public Law No: 116-94. (TXT | PDF)
USHR768IntroCalling on African governments to protect and promote human rights through internet freedom and digital integration for all citizens across the continent of Africa. This resolution condemns the restriction of internet access across Africa and urges A...
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2019-12-17
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USSR452IntroA resolution commemorating and supporting the goals of World AIDS Day.
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2019-12-10
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHR751IntroReaffirming the partnership between the United States and the African Union and recognizing the importance of diplomatic, security, and trade relations. This resolution expresses support for the bilateral relationship between the United States and th...
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2019-12-09
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB3460EngrossEnd Neglected Tropical Diseases Act This bill states that it is U.S. policy to support a broad range of activities toward finding cost-effective treatment for, and eliminating, neglected tropical diseases in order to improve the economic and social w...
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2019-12-04
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSB2955IntroTargeting Environmental and Climate Recklessness Act of 2019
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2019-11-21
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
USSB2934IntroLibya Stabilization Act This bill provides for sanctions and aid related to the conflict in Libya. The bill provides statutory authority for an April 19, 2016, executive order imposing property- and visa-blocking sanctions on persons contributing to ...
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2019-11-21
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHB4644IntroLibya Stabilization Act This bill provides for sanctions and aid related to the conflict in Libya. The bill provides statutory authority for an April 19, 2016, executive order imposing property- and visa-blocking sanctions on persons contributing to ...
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2019-11-15
To House Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship
USHR688IntroRecognizing 25 years since the 1994 International Conference on Population and Development (ICPD) in Cairo, Egypt and reaffirming the goals and ideals of the ICPD Programme of Action, including comprehensive sexual and reproductive health and rights....
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2019-11-12
To House Foreign Affairs 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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2019-10-31
Motion by Senator McConnell to reconsider the vote by which the third cloture on the motion to proceed to H.R. 2740 was not invoked (Record Vote No. 342) entered in Senate.
USSR236IntroA resolution reaffirming the strong partnership between Tunisia and the United States and supporting the people of Tunisia in their continued pursuit of democratic reforms. This resolution commends the people of Tunisia for their commitment to democr...
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2019-10-29
Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and with a preamble by Voice Vote. (consideration: CR S6256; text: 6/5/2019 CR S3264)
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.
USSB1340EngrossEbola Eradication Act of 2019 This bill directs the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) to immediately assist in efforts in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DPRC), South Sudan, and Burundi to combat the Ebola outbreak that began in...
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2019-09-24
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB2245IntroCECIL Act Conserving Ecosystems by Ceasing the Importation of Large Animal Trophies Act This bill addresses international wildlife conservation efforts and trophy hunting. Specifically, this bill restricts (1) the importation or exportation of specie...
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2019-09-18
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 19 - 16.
USSB2481IntroEnd Neglected Tropical Diseases Act
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2019-09-17
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHR531IntroExpressing concern over the prevalence of hazardous working conditions for children, especially the worst forms of child labor in the mining of cobalt and other minerals in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. This resolution (1) expresses concern o...
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2019-07-30
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USSR292IntroA resolution calling on the Government of Cameroon and armed separatist groups to respect the human rights of all Cameroonian citizens, to end all violence, and to pursue an inclusive dialogue to resolve the conflict in the Northwest and Southwest re...
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2019-07-30
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHB1837EngrossUnited States-Israel Cooperation Enhancement and Regional Security Act This bill authorizes various joint research and cooperation programs between the United States and Israel, reauthorizes security assistance to Israel, and establishes reporting re...
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2019-07-24
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
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