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USHB3289EngrossHong Kong Human Rights and Democracy Act of 2019 This bill directs various departments to assess whether political developments in Hong Kong justify changing Hong Kong's unique treatment under U.S. law. Hong Kong is part of China but has a largely se...
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2019-10-16
Received in the Senate. Read twice. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 243.
USHR543IntroStand with Hong Kong Resolution This bill calls on the Hong Kong government to begin negotiations with protesters to address their five central demands, including the complete withdrawal of the extradition bill that prompted the protests and the comp...
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2019-10-15
The title of the measure was amended. Agreed to without objection.
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
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.
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2019-09-26
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 234.
USSB1838IntroHong Kong Human Rights and Democracy Act of 2019 This bill directs various departments to assess whether political developments in Hong Kong justify changing Hong Kong's unique treatment under U.S. law. Hong Kong is part of China but has a largely se...
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2019-09-26
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 238.
USHB2327EngrossBurma Political Prisoners Assistance Act This bill directs the Department of State to continue assisting civil society organizations in Burma (Myanmar) working to release political prisoners and prisoners of conscience. Such assistance may include su...
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2019-09-25
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
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
USSB2537IntroUkraine Foreign Assistance Integrity and Accountability Act of 2019
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2019-09-24
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHR572IntroRecognizing and supporting the goals and ideals of "National Forensic Science Week".
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2019-09-20
To House Science, Space, And Technology Committee
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
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.
USHB3918IntroStop Cruelty to Migrant Children Act
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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
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.
USHR358IntroCalling on the Government of Cameroon and armed groups to respect the human rights of all Cameroonian citizens, to end all violence, and to pursue a broad-based dialogue without preconditions to resolve the conflict in the Northwest and Southwest reg...
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2019-07-23
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
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
USHR458IntroReaffirming the strong partnership between Tunisia and the United States and supporting the people of Tunisia in their continued pursuit of democratic reforms.
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2019-07-17
To House Middle East, North Africa and International Terrorism 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
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
USSB2125IntroBot Disclosure and Accountability Act of 2019
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2019-07-16
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USHR432IntroCondemning the attacks on peaceful protesters and supporting an immediate peaceful transition to a civilian-led democratic government in Sudan. This resolution expresses support for the people of Sudan and their right to peacefully assemble and expre...
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2019-07-15
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USHR345IntroRecognizing widening threats to freedoms of the press and expression around the world, reaffirming the centrality of a free and independent press to the health of democracy, and reaffirming freedom of the press as a priority of the United States in p...
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2019-07-15
The title of the measure was amended. Agreed to without objection.
USSB2113IntroStop Cruelty to Migrant Children Act
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2019-07-15
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHB3465IntroFallen Journalists Memorial Act of 2019 This bill authorizes the Fallen Journalists Memorial Foundation to establish a commemorative work on federal land in commemoration of the sacrifices made by journalists for a free and independent press.
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2019-07-11
To House Subcommittee on National Parks, Forests, and Public Lands
USSB2069IntroBurma Political Prisoners Assistance Act
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2019-07-10
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSR188IntroA resolution encouraging a swift transfer of power by the military to a civilian-led political authority in the Republic of the Sudan, and for other purposes.
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2019-07-09
S.Amdt.909 Amendment SA 909 agreed to in Senate by Unanimous Consent.
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.
USHR472IntroRequesting the President to strongly condemn Jamal Khashoggi's killing, hold accountable individuals identified as culpable, and condemn imprisonment of and violence against journalists around the world.
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2019-06-27
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB2913IntroEastern Mediterranean Security and Energy Partnership Act of 2019
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2019-06-26
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security
USHR452IntroExpressing the sense of the House of Representatives regarding the recent free and fair parliamentary elections and transfer of power in Armenia, reaffirming the critical importance of the United States-Armenia partnership, and for other purposes.
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2019-06-20
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB3392IntroTo prohibit Federal funding of National Public Radio and the use of Federal funds to acquire radio content. This bill prohibits the use of federal funds for National Public Radio or radio-content acquisition.
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2019-06-20
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB3194IntroNATO Defense Financing Act
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2019-06-11
To House Foreign Affairs 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)
USHB3126IntroSaving Local News Act of 2019
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2019-06-05
To House Ways And Means Committee
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.
USHB1994EngrossSetting Every Community Up for Retirement Enhancement Act of 2019 TITLE I--EXPANDING AND PRESERVING RETIREMENT SAVINGS (Sec. 101) The bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to revise requirements for multiple employer pension plans and pooled employer...
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2019-06-03
Received in the Senate.
USSB1025IntroVERDAD Act of 2019 Venezuela Emergency Relief, Democracy Assistance, and Development Act of 2019 This bill directs the President to take various actions to address the political situation in Venezuela. (The United States does not recognize Nicolas Ma...
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2019-06-03
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 101.
USHR400IntroSupporting efforts to strengthen democracy in Hungary and its alliance with the United States.
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2019-05-23
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHR396IntroAuthorizing and directing the Committee on the Judiciary to investigate whether sufficient grounds exist for the House of Representatives to exercise the power vested by article 1, section 2, clause 5 of the Constitution in respect to acts of miscond...
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2019-05-23
Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR E669)
USHB2949IntroNorth Korea Policy Oversight Act of 2019
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2019-05-23
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USSB1658IntroNorth Korea Policy Oversight Act of 2019
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2019-05-23
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHB598IntroGeorgia 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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2019-05-22
Committee Agreed to Seek Consideration Under Suspension of the Rules.
USHB2862IntroVACCINES Act of 2019 Vaccine Awareness Campaign to Champion Immunization Nationally and Enhance Safety Act of 2019
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2019-05-21
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USSB1445IntroCentral America Reform and Enforcement Act
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2019-05-14
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB1468IntroCambodia Accountability and Return on Investment Act of 2019
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2019-05-14
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHB2682IntroAgricultural News and Rural Content Act of 2019
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2019-05-10
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB2641IntroFree Press Act of 2019 This bill requires the President or his designee, at least twice a week, to brief members of the press assigned to report on the White House on the official business of the President. Each briefing shall be video recorded and t...
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2019-05-09
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USHB2592IntroHonest Ads Act
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2019-05-08
To House Administration Committee
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