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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
USHR1121IntroUrging the Government of Burma to hold free, fair, inclusive, transparent, participatory, and credible elections on November 8, 2020.
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2020-10-01
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHR1100IntroReaffirming the strategic partnership between the United States and Mongolia and observing the 30th anniversary of democracy in Mongolia.
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2020-10-01
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHR1150IntroUrging the Government of Côte d'Ivoire, opposition leaders, and all citizens to respect democratic principles, refrain from violence, and hold free, fair, transparent, and peaceful elections in October 2020. This resolution calls on Côte d'Ivoire t...
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2020-10-01
Ordered to be Reported by Voice Vote.
USHR1115IntroCalling for the immediate release of Trevor Reed, a United States citizen who was unjustly sentenced to 9 years in a Russian prison.
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2020-10-01
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
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
USSR701IntroA resolution urging the Government of Burma to hold free, fair, inclusive, transparent, participatory, and credible elections on November 8, 2020.
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2020-09-17
To Senate Foreign Relations 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
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
USSB4559IntroRussia Bounty Response Act of 2020
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2020-09-10
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
USSB4528IntroAdvancing Competitiveness, Transparency, and Security in the Americas Act of 2020
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2020-08-13
To Senate Foreign Relations 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.
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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)
USSR667IntroA resolution calling for the immediate release of Trevor Reed, a United States Citizen who was unjustly sentenced to 9 years in a Russian prison.
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2020-08-05
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSR665IntroA resolution reaffirming the strategic partnership between the United States and Mongolia and recognizing the 30th anniversary of democracy in Mongolia.
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2020-07-30
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
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)
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
USSB4392IntroUkraine Security Partnership Act This bill contains provisions related to U.S. support for Ukraine. The Department of State shall report to Congress a strategy on (1) using diplomacy to support Ukraine, and (2) encouraging other countries to donate e...
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2020-07-30
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHR1062IntroAffirming the nature and importance of the United States-Iraq bilateral relationship, including security and economic components of the relationship. This resolution expresses the House of Representatives' support for a sovereign and democratic Iraq ...
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2020-07-23
To House Foreign Affairs 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
USHB7703IntroCaribbean Basin Security Initiative Authorization Act
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2020-07-21
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB7682IntroSudan Democratic Transition, Accountability, and Fiscal Transparency Act of 2020
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2020-07-20
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHR1045IntroCondemning the genocide and other crimes against the Bosniak community perpetrated by Bosnian Serb forces at Srebrenica in Bosnia and Herzegovina in July 1995.
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2020-07-16
Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR E641-642)
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)
USHR1020IntroRecognizing that for 45 years, Papua New Guinea and the United States have shared a close friendship based on shared goals of stability, prosperity, and peace in the region, and expressing the sense of the House of Representatives that the United Sta...
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2020-07-13
To House Asia, the Pacific and Nonproliferation Committee
USHR1019IntroRecognizing that for 50 years, the Kingdom of Tonga has worked with the United States toward stability, prosperity, and peace in the Pacific and beyond, and expressing the sense of the House of Representatives that the United States will continue to ...
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2020-07-13
To House Asia, the Pacific and Nonproliferation Committee
USHR1021IntroRecognizing that for 50 years, the Republic of Fiji has worked with the United States toward stability, prosperity, and peace in the Pacific and beyond, and expressing the sense of the House of Representatives that the United States will continue to ...
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2020-07-13
To House Asia, the Pacific and Nonproliferation Committee
USHR1018IntroRecognizing that in the 25 years since normalizing diplomatic relations, the Socialist Republic of Vietnam and the United States of America have worked toward increased stability, prosperity, and peace in Southeast Asia, and expressing the sense of t...
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2020-07-13
To House Asia, the Pacific and Nonproliferation Committee
USSB4169IntroNational Commission on United States Counterterrorism Policy Act of 2020
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2020-07-02
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
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
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.
USHCR101IntroExpressing support for democratic elections in the Co-operative Republic of Guyana. This resolution commends Guyana for holding peaceful, multiparty general and regional elections and supports the current recount of all ballots cast. It also calls on...
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2020-06-26
To House Western Hemisphere, Civilian Security and Trade Committee
USSB3829IntroGlobal Health Security and Diplomacy Act of 2020
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2020-06-18
Committee on Foreign Relations. Hearings held.
USSR628IntroA resolution celebrating the 140th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between the United States and Romania. This resolution commemorates the 140th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between the United Stat...
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2020-06-18
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSB3996IntroA bill to amend the Foreign Relations Authorization Act, Fiscal Year 1979, relating to the conduct of knowledge diplomacy.
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2020-06-18
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSR525IntroA resolution expressing the sense of the Senate that the United States should continue to support the people of Nicaragua in their peaceful efforts to promote the restoration of democracy and the defense of human rights, and use the tools under Unite...
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2020-06-16
Resolution agreed to in Senate with amendments and an amended preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S3017-3019; text: CR S3018-3019)
USSR615IntroA resolution recognizing the 70th anniversary of the outbreak of the Korean War and the transformation of the United States-South Korea alliance into a mutually beneficial, global partnership. This resolution reaffirms the critical importance of the ...
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2020-06-11
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSB3928IntroContinuity of the Economy Act of 2020
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2020-06-10
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
USSR611IntroA resolution recognizing that for 50 years, the Kingdom of Tonga has worked with the United States toward stability, prosperity, and peace in the Pacific and beyond, and expressing the sense of the Senate that the United States will continue to remai...
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2020-06-08
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSR609IntroA resolution recognizing that for 45 years, Papua New Guinea and the United States have shared a close friendship based on shared goals of stability, prosperity, and peace in the region, and expressing the sense of the Senate that the United States w...
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2020-06-08
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSR610IntroA resolution recognizing that for 50 years, the Republic of Fiji has worked with the United States toward stability, prosperity, and peace in the Pacific and beyond, and expressing the sense of the Senate that the United States will continue to remai...
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2020-06-08
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSB3892IntroHong Kong Victims of Communism Support Act This bill makes certain Hong Kong residents eligible for asylum status. To qualify, an individual must have the right of abode in Hong Kong since birth and must have maintained continuous residency in Hong K...
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2020-06-04
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSR607IntroA resolution recognizing that in the 25 years since normalizing diplomatic relations, the Socialist Republic of Vietnam and the United States of America have worked toward increased stability, prosperity, and peace in Southeast Asia, and expressing t...
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2020-06-04
To Senate Foreign Relations 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.
USHB7028IntroNational Commission on U.S. Counterterrorism Policy Act of 2020
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2020-06-01
To House Subcommittee on Intelligence and Counterterrorism
USHB7083IntroHong 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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2020-06-01
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB7001IntroWorld Press Freedom Protection and Reciprocity Act
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2020-05-22
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
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