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USHR432IntroCondemning the attacks on peaceful protesters and supporting an immediate peaceful transition to a civilian-led democratic government in Sudan.
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2019-06-12
Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR H4440-4441)
USSR81IntroA resolution calling for accountability and justice for the assassination of Boris Nemtsov. This resolution commemorates the life of Russian opposition leader Boris Nemtsov and his work promoting democracy and human rights, and condemns Russian Presi...
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2019-06-10
Resolution agreed to in Senate with an amendment and an amended preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S3294-3296; text: CR S3295-3296)
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)
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.
USHB31EngrossCaesar Syria Civilian Protection Act of 2019
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2019-06-03
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 107.
USSR74IntroA resolution marking the fifth anniversary of Ukraine's Revolution of Dignity by honoring the bravery, determination, and sacrifice of the people of Ukraine during and since the Revolution, and condemning continued Russian aggression against Ukraine.
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2019-06-03
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 103.
USSB1025IntroVERDAD Act of 2019 Venezuela Emergency Relief, Democracy Assistance, and Development Act of 2019
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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
USHB598IntroGeorgia Support Act
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2019-05-22
Committee Agreed to Seek Consideration Under Suspension of the Rules.
USHB2615IntroUnited States-Northern Triangle Enhanced Engagement Act
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2019-05-22
Committee Agreed to Seek Consideration Under Suspension of the Rules.
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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2019-05-22
Committee Agreed to Seek Consideration Under Suspension of the Rules.
USSB1445IntroCentral America Reform and Enforcement Act
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2019-05-14
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB1369IntroVietnam Human Rights Sanctions Act of 2019
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2019-05-08
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSR96IntroA resolution commending the Government of Canada for upholding the rule of law and expressing concern over actions by the Government of the People's Republic of China in response to a request from the United States Government to the Government of Can...
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2019-05-07
Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S2701; text: CR 3/6/2019 S1710)
USHB1811IntroCountering the Chinese Government and Communist Party's Political Influence Operations Act This bill directs the Department of State to devise a long-term strategy to counter the Chinese government's political influence operations. The strategy shall...
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2019-05-03
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties
USSB1310IntroOrganization of American States Legislative Engagement Act of 2019
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2019-05-02
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSR179IntroA resolution recognizing 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 Unite...
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2019-05-01
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHB2245IntroCECIL Act Conserving Ecosystems by Ceasing the Importation of Large Animal Trophies Act
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2019-04-29
To House Subcommittee on Water, Oceans, and Wildlife
USHB1630IntroGuatemala Rule of Law Accountability Act
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2019-04-12
To House Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship
USSR152IntroA resolution expressing the importance of the United States alliance with the Republic of Korea and the contributions of Korean Americans in the United States.
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2019-04-09
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHR301IntroExpressing the importance of the United States alliance with the Republic of Korea and the contributions of Korean Americans in the United States.
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2019-04-09
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHR286IntroExpressing the sense of the House of Representatives that the United States remains committed to the North Atlantic Treaty Organization.
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2019-04-03
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHR256IntroRecognizing people of African descent and Black Europeans.
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2019-04-02
To House Europe, Eurasia, Energy and the Environment Committee
USHB1945IntroBerta Caceres Human Rights in Honduras Act
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2019-03-28
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB854EngrossHumanitarian Assistance to the Venezuelan People Act of 2019
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2019-03-26
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHB920EngrossVenezuela Arms Restriction Act
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2019-03-26
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHB1632IntroSoutheast Asia Strategy Act
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2019-03-25
To House Asia, the Pacific and Nonproliferation Committee
USSB854IntroEnhancing Human Rights Protections in Arms Sales Act of 2019
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2019-03-25
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHR49IntroSupporting Coptic Christians in Egypt. This resolution acknowledges the importance of the U.S.-Egypt partnership and Egypt's role in the fight against terrorism and violent extremism. It also urges the Egyptian government to enact serious and legitim...
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2019-03-14
To House Middle East, North Africa and International Terrorism Committee
USSR109IntroA resolution expressing the sense of the Senate on the March 31, 2019, presidential election in Ukraine.
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2019-03-14
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHB1404EngrossVladimir Putin Transparency Act Short Titles as Introduced Vladimir Putin Transparency Act This bill directs the Office of the Director of National Intelligence to report to Congress about Russian President Vladimir Putin. The report shall address t...
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2019-03-13
To Senate Select Intelligence Committee
USHR221IntroReaffirming the importance of upholding democracy, human rights, and the rule of law in United States foreign policy.
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2019-03-13
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHR156IntroCalling for accountability and justice for the assassination of Boris Nemtsov. This resolution condemns Russian President Vladimir Putin and his regime for targeting political opponents and attempting to cover up the assassination of Russian oppositi...
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2019-03-12
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USHB739IntroCyber Diplomacy Act of 2019
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2019-03-07
Committee Agreed to Seek Consideration Under Suspension of the Rules,.
USSB716IntroGuatemala Rule of Law Accountability Act
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2019-03-07
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSB727IntroGlobal Fragility Act of 2019
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2019-03-07
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSB612IntroSaudi Nuclear Nonproliferation Act of 2019
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2019-02-28
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHB1471IntroSaudi Nuclear Nonproliferation Act of 2019
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2019-02-28
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB1369IntroTo prohibit lifting of United States sanctions imposed with respect to North Korea. This bill prohibits the President from waiving, reducing, or otherwise limiting the application of sanctions on North Korea until the President certifies to Congress ...
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2019-02-26
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB1383IntroVietnam Human Rights Act
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2019-02-26
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USSB482IntroDefending American Security from Kremlin Aggression Act of 2019
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2019-02-13
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSB480IntroCountering the Chinese Government and Communist Party's Political Influence Operations Act This bill directs the Department of State and the Department of Homeland Security to devise a long-term strategy to counter the Chinese government's political ...
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2019-02-13
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHB648EngrossConsolidated Appropriations Act, 2019 This bill provides FY2019 appropriations for several federal departments and agencies. It includes 6 of the 12 regular FY2019 appropriations bills: the Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration...
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2019-01-28
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 16.
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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2019-01-11
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHB324IntroNo More Ghost Money Act This bill prohibits any federal agency or federal government contractor from making a monetary payment to any official of a foreign country for the purposes of bribery, coercion, or any illegal activity that undermines the rul...
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2019-01-08
To House Intelligence Committee
USSB52IntroCaesar Syria Civilian Protection Act of 2019
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2019-01-08
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHB21EngrossConsolidated Appropriations Act, 2019 This bill provides FY2019 appropriations for several federal departments and agencies. It includes 6 of the 12 regular FY2019 appropriations bills: the Department of the Interior, Environment, and Related Agencie...
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2019-01-08
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 5.
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