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USHB7797IntroBLUE Pacific Act Boosting Long-term U.S. Engagement in the Pacific Act
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2020-07-30
Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR H3988-3989)
USSR651IntroA resolution expressing the sense of the Senate that, while the United States finds value and usefulness in the World Trade Organization in fulfilling the needs of the United States and other free and open economies in the 21st century, significant r...
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2020-07-02
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB3978IntroEnforcing Accountability and Transparency in International Trade Act
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2020-06-17
To Senate Finance Committee
USHB7007IntroCompensation for Americans Act of 2020 This bill requires the Department of State to negotiate with China to secure compensation for China's distortion of information related to the spread of COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019). The bill also c...
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2020-05-22
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB7005IntroSHIELD Act Showing How Isolationism Effects Long-term Development Act This bill requires the Department of Commerce and the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) to study and report on electronic commerce, including data sharing and data flow, and its impac...
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2020-05-22
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHJR89IntroWithdrawing approval of the Agreement Establishing the World Trade Organization. This resolution withdraws congressional approval of the World Trade Organization Agreement, which established the World Trade Organization.
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2020-05-12
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHR961IntroExpressing the sense of the House of Representatives that the President should work with the Government of the United Kingdom to prepare for a future free trade agreement between the United States and the United Kingdom.
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2020-05-08
To House Ways And Means Committee
USSJR71IntroA joint resolution withdrawing approval of the Agreement Establishing the World Trade Organization. This resolution withdraws congressional approval of the World Trade Organization Agreement, which established the World Trade Organization.
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2020-05-07
To Senate Finance Committee
USHB6627IntroEnforcing Accountability and Transparency in International Trade Act
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2020-04-24
To House Ways And Means Committee
USSB3394IntroNetwork Security Trade Act of 2020
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2020-03-05
To Senate Finance 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
USSB3262IntroTrue Reciprocity Act of 2020 This bill directs the Department of State to report to Congress on how China's government creates barriers to the work of U.S. diplomats, officials, journalists, businesses, and nongovernmental organizations in China. The...
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2020-02-10
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHB5430PassUnited States-Mexico-Canada Agreement Implementation Act
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2020-01-29
Became Public Law No: 116-113. (TXT | PDF)
USSB1830IntroEnergy Security Cooperation with Allied Partners in Europe Act of 2019 This bill establishes and modifies provisions related to U.S. international energy strategy. Applications to export natural gas to North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) member...
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2019-12-17
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 334.
USHR746IntroExpressing the sense of the House of Representatives that the United States should reaffirm its commitment as a member of the World Trade Organization (WTO) and work with other WTO members to achieve reforms at the WTO that improve the speed and pred...
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2019-12-17
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USSB3052IntroUnited States-Mexico-Canada Agreement Implementation Act
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2019-12-16
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB3002IntroUnited States Technical Assistance for Mexican Labor Capacity Building Act of 2019
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2019-12-09
To Senate Finance Committee
USHB598EngrossGeorgia Support Act This bill directs the Department of State to report to Congress on various topics related to Georgia. The reports shall cover (1) U.S. security assistance to Georgia and an assessment of threats to the country's independence and i...
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2019-10-23
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSB2551IntroTariff Rebate Act
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2019-09-26
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB2357IntroCompetitive Dollar for Jobs and Prosperity Act
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2019-07-31
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
USSB2409IntroUnited States Reciprocal Trade Act
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2019-07-31
To Senate Finance Committee
USHR433IntroAffirming that trade is an integral part of the United States economy and the importance of the United States-Mexico economic relationship.
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2019-06-10
To House Ways And Means Committee
USSB846IntroTransit Infrastructure Vehicle Security Act This bill prohibits the awarding of a contract to an entity for the procurement of rolling stock for use in public transportation if the manufacturer of the rolling stock is (1) incorporated or has manufact...
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2019-06-04
Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs. Hearings held.
USHB2565IntroU.S.-China Economic and Security Review Act of 2019 This bill calls for various reports to Congress on China-related topics and revises labeling requirements under the Foreign Agents Registration Act of 1938. Various agencies shall report on whether ...
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2019-05-31
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security
USHB2739IntroTransit Infrastructure Vehicle Security Act This bill prohibits the awarding of a contract to an entity for the procurement of rolling stock for use in public transportation if the manufacturer of the rolling stock is (1) incorporated or has manufact...
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2019-05-16
To House Subcommittee on Highways and Transit
USHB2118IntroIran Ballistic Missiles and International Sanctions Enforcement Act This bill expands sanctions related to Iran's ballistic missile program and revises various related provisions. Current law requires the President to impose various financial, visa-b...
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2019-05-15
To House Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship
USSB1324IntroBuyAmerican.gov Act of 2019 This bill directs the President and specified federal agencies to take steps to increase transparency and limit the use of waivers of Buy American laws. Generally, Buy American requires agencies to procure domestic goods. ...
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2019-05-06
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USHB2472IntroBuyAmerican.gov Act of 2019 This bill directs the President and specified federal agencies to take steps to increase transparency and limit the use of waivers of Buy American laws. Generally, Buy American requires agencies to procure domestic goods. ...
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2019-05-02
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USHB2067IntroAid for Trade Act of 2019 This bill establishes a body to coordinate the use of U.S. foreign aid to build trade capacity in recipient countries and contains other related provisions. The President shall establish an interagency task force to improve ...
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2019-04-03
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USSR137IntroA resolution expressing the sense of the Senate that the President should work with the Government of the United Kingdom to prepare for a future free trade agreement between the United States and the United Kingdom. This resolution expresses the sens...
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2019-04-02
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB987IntroU.S.-China Economic and Security Review Act of 2019 This bill calls for various reports to Congress on China-related topics and revises labeling requirements under the Foreign Agents Registration Act of 1938. Various agencies shall report on whether ...
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2019-04-02
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSB925IntroIranian Revolutionary Guard Corps Economic Exclusion Act This bill expands sanctions and reporting requirements related to Iran's Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC), a branch of the Iranian armed forces that the Department of State has designated as a ...
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2019-03-28
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHB1119IntroResponsibly Addressing the Marijuana Policy Gap Act of 2019 This bill removes federal restrictions on, and creates new protections for, marijuana-related conduct and activities that are authorized by state or tribal law (i.e., state-authorized). Amon...
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2019-03-14
To House Subcommittee on Health
USHB704IntroFair Trade with China Enforcement Act This bill revises trade, finance, and tax provisions with respect to China. The bill directs the Department of Commerce to prohibit the export of certain U.S. technology and intellectual property to China. The bi...
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2019-03-04
To House Subcommittee on Courts, Intellectual Property, And The Internet
USHB723IntroGlobal Trade Accountability Act of 2019 This bill requires congressional approval of unilateral trade actions. Such actions may take effect without congressional approval for one 90-day period if the President determines that it is necessary because ...
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2019-03-01
To House Subcommittee on Trade
USHB764IntroUnited States Reciprocal Trade Act This bill allows the President, in certain circumstances, to (1) negotiate with a foreign country for tariff reductions on exported U.S. goods, or (2) impose additional duties on imported goods. Specifically, the Pr...
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2019-03-01
To House Subcommittee on Trade
USHB1452IntroImport Tax Relief Act of 2019 This bill requires the President to establish a process by which certain articles imported from China may be excluded from duties. Specifically, the bill requires the creation of a process whereby U.S. entities may reque...
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2019-02-28
To House Ways And Means Committee
USSB2IntroFair Trade with China Enforcement Act This bill revises trade, finance, and tax provisions with respect to China. The bill directs the Department of Commerce to prohibit the export of certain U.S. technology and intellectual property to China. The bi...
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2019-02-27
Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship. Hearings held.
USSB577IntroImport Tax Relief Act of 2019 This bill requires the President to establish a process by which certain articles imported from China may be excluded from duties. Specifically, the bill requires the creation of a process whereby U.S. entities may reque...
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2019-02-27
To Senate Finance Committee
USHB902IntroProtect American IPR Act This bill addresses the effects of violations of U.S. intellectual property rights in China or by Chinese persons. The bill directs the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) to study the losses of revenue to holders of those right...
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2019-01-30
To House Subcommittee on Trade
USHB763IntroEnergy Innovation and Carbon Dividend Act of 2019 This bill imposes a fee on the carbon content of fuels, including crude oil, natural gas, coal, or any other product derived from those fuels that will be used so as to emit greenhouse gases into the ...
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2019-01-25
To House Subcommittee on Energy
USHCR7IntroExpressing the sense of Congress that all direct and indirect subsidies that benefit the production or export of sugar by all major sugar-producing and -consuming countries should be eliminated. This concurrent resolution expresses the sense of Congr...
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2019-01-24
To House Subcommittee on Trade
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