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USHB7856IntroIntelligence Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2021
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2020-10-30
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 463.
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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2020-10-21
Second 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. 51 - 44. Record Vote Number: 207. (CR S6343)
USHB12IntroCTF Act China Task Force Act
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2020-10-21
To House Subcommittee on Highways and Transit
USHR1183IntroSupporting respect for human rights and encouraging continued democratic progress in Ethiopia, and for other purposes.
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2020-10-09
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHR1175IntroExpressing the sense of the House of Representatives that newsgathering activities are protected under the First Amendment, and that the United States should drop all charges against and attempts to extradite Julian Assange.
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2020-10-02
To House Judiciary Committee
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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2020-10-01
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHB6986IntroProtecting Human Rights During Pandemic Act
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2020-10-01
Subcommittee on Africa, Global Health, Global Human Rights, and International Organization Discharged.
USHB4507IntroProtection of Saudi Dissidents Act of 2019 This bill imposes limits on arms sales to Saudi Arabia and requires various reports and actions related to the death of Saudi Arabian journalist Jamal Khashoggi. The President may not transfer or authorize f...
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2020-10-01
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHB925EngrossNorth American Wetlands Conservation Extension Act This bill reauthorizes the North American Wetlands Conservation Act through FY2024.
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2020-10-01
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USHB8428IntroHong Kong People's Freedom and Choice Act of 2020
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2020-10-01
Ordered to be Reported by Voice Vote.
USHB8438IntroBelarus Democracy, Human Rights, and Sovereignty Act of 2020
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2020-10-01
Ordered to be Reported by Voice Vote.
USHR1162IntroExpressing the sense of the House of Representatives that the Federal Government should drop all charges against Edward Snowden.
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2020-09-30
To House Judiciary Committee
USSB4772IntroFuture of Local News Commission Act of 2020
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2020-09-30
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USHB8406IntroThe Heroes Act
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2020-09-29
To House Appropriations Committee
USSB4739IntroValues in Arms Export Act of 2020
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2020-09-29
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHB3465EngrossFallen Journalists Memorial Act This bill authorizes the Fallen Journalists Memorial Foundation to establish a commemorative work on federal land in commemoration of America's commitment to a free press as represented by journalists who sacrificed th...
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2020-09-22
To Senate Energy And Natural Resources Committee
USHR1126IntroRecognizing and supporting the goals and ideals of National Forensic Science Week.
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2020-09-18
To House Science, Space, And Technology Committee
USHR1120IntroUrging the Government of Tanzania and all parties to respect human rights and constitutional rights and ensure free and fair elections in October 2020, and recognizing the importance of multi-party democracy in Tanzania. This resolution urges Tanzani...
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2020-09-17
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USSB4629IntroAmerica LEADS Act America Labor, Economic competitiveness, Alliances, Democracy and Security Act
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2020-09-17
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHB8313IntroPhilippine Human Rights Act This bill imposes limitations on providing assistance to the police or military of the Philippines. No federal funds may be used to provide such assistance until the Philippines government has taken certain actions, includ...
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2020-09-17
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB8282IntroSaving American History Act of 2020 This bill prohibits the use of federal funds by an elementary or secondary school to teach the 1619 Project or by a local educational agency (LEA) to support its teaching in public schools. (The 1619 Project is an ...
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2020-09-17
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHR1111IntroSupporting the people of Belarus and their democratic aspirations and condemning the election rigging and subsequent violent crackdowns on peaceful protestors by the Government of the Republic of Belarus.
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2020-09-15
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USSR689IntroA resolution condemning the crackdown on peaceful protestors in Belarus and calling for the imposition of sanctions on responsible officials.
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2020-09-14
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSR684IntroA resolution calling on the Government of Cameroon and separatist armed groups from the English-speaking Northwest and Southwest regions to end all violence, respect the human rights of all Cameroonians, and pursue a genuinely inclusive dialogue towa...
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2020-09-08
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHB8073IntroImproving COVID-19 Data Transparency Act
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2020-08-21
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USSB4528IntroAdvancing Competitiveness, Transparency, and Security in the Americas Act of 2020
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2020-08-13
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
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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2020-08-11
Read twice. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 512.
USHB8022IntroLobbying Disclosure Reform Act of 2020
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2020-08-11
To House Judiciary Committee
USHR1081IntroRecognizing the role of democracies in responding to the COVID-19 pandemic, democracy's resiliency, the dangers of authoritarianism, and reaffirming the commitment of the United States to democratic principles. This resolution recognizes the commitme...
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2020-08-11
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USSB4049EngrossNational Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2021 This bill authorizes FY2021 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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2020-08-07
Held at the desk.
USSR658IntroA resolution calling for a free, fair, and transparent presidential election in Belarus taking place on August 9, 2020, including the unimpeded participation of all presidential candidates.
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2020-08-05
Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (text: 07/27/2020 CR S4508-4509)
USHR1076IntroExpressing the sense of Congress that the date of the 2020 United States Presidential election shall be held on November 3, 2020. This resolution confirms that the 2020 presidential election shall be held on November 3, 2020. It recognizes that the U...
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2020-07-31
To House Administration Committee
USHB7797IntroBLUE Pacific Act Boosting Long-term U.S. Engagement in the Pacific Act This bill requires the establishment or expansion of various diplomacy and aid programs related to the Pacific Islands, which include the Cook Islands, Fiji, Palau, and Vanuatu. P...
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2020-07-30
Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR H3988-3989)
USHB5586IntroHaiti Development, Accountability, and Institutional Transparency Initiative Act
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2020-07-29
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHB7682IntroSudan Democratic Transition, Accountability, and Fiscal Transparency Act of 2020
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2020-07-29
Ordered to be Reported by Voice Vote.
USHB7703IntroCaribbean Basin Security Initiative Authorization Act
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2020-07-29
Ordered to be Reported by Voice Vote.
USHB7782IntroEliminating Local News Deserts Act of 2020
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2020-07-24
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USSB4292IntroSaving American History Act of 2020 This bill prohibits the use of federal funds by an elementary or secondary school to teach the 1619 Project or by a local educational agency (LEA) to support its teaching in public schools. (The 1619 Project is an ...
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2020-07-23
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB4272IntroSTRATEGIC Act Strengthening Trade, Regional Alliances, Technology, and Economic and Geopolitical Initiatives concerning China Act This bill contains provisions addressing China and foreign relations generally. The provisions include directing the Dep...
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2020-07-22
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSB4245IntroSafeguarding Internet Freedom in Hong Kong Act of 2020 This bill authorizes and establishes programs to promote internet freedom in Hong Kong and contains other related provisions. The Department of State may establish an interagency working group to...
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2020-07-21
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHB7640IntroLocal Journalism Sustainability Act This bill allows individual and business taxpayers certain tax credits for the support of local newspapers and media. Specifically, individual taxpayers may claim an income tax credit up to $250 for a local newspap...
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2020-07-16
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHR549IntroReaffirming the commitment to media diversity and pledging to work with media entities and diverse stakeholders to develop common ground solutions to eliminate barriers to media diversity. This resolution reaffirms the House of Representatives' commi...
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2020-07-15
Ordered to be Reported by Voice Vote.
USHB7440PassHong Kong Autonomy Act This bill imposes sanctions on foreign individuals and entities that materially contribute to China's failure to preserve Hong Kong's autonomy. Hong Kong is part of China but has a largely separate legal and economic system wit...
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2020-07-14
Became Public Law No: 116-149. (TXT | PDF)
USHB7520IntroNational Broadband Plan for the Future Act of 2020 This bill requires the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to update the national broadband plan, which establishes benchmarks to meet the goal of ensuring that all people of the United States ha...
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2020-07-09
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB7484IntroPreventing China from Exploiting COVID-19 Act This bill directs the Office of the Director of National Intelligence to report to Congress on efforts by China's government to exploit the COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019) pandemic to advance it...
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2020-07-02
To House Intelligence Committee
USSB4207IntroA bill to amend the Foreign Agents Registration Act of 1938, as amended to require news outlets that are agents of a foreign principal to provide adequate disclosure of their status. This bill requires a news outlet that is an agent of a foreign prin...
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2020-07-02
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHB7428IntroHong Kong People's Freedom and Choice Act
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2020-06-30
To House Judiciary 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
USSB3798EngrossHong Kong Autonomy Act This bill imposes sanctions on foreign individuals and entities that materially contribute to China's failure to preserve Hong Kong's autonomy. Hong Kong is part of China but has a largely separate legal and economic system wit...
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2020-06-29
Held at the desk.
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