Subject Sovereignty, recognition, national governance and status | Current

StatusStateBillSummary/TitleLast Actionsort icon
Intro
25%
USSR498Reaffirms the support of the Senate for Israel's right to defend its citizens and ensure Israel's survival. Condemns the unprovoked rocket fire at Israel and calls on Hamas to cease all rocket and other attacks against Israel. Calls on Palestinian ...
[Detail][Text]
2014-07-17
Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S4626)
Intro
25%
USSR500Reaffirms that it is U.S. policy to support the Republic of Moldova's sovereignty, independence, and territorial integrity. Supports the Strategic Dialogue as a means to strengthen relations between the Republic of Moldova and the United States and...
[Detail][Text]
2014-07-16
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 470.
Intro
25%
USHR657Reaffirms the support of the House of Representatives for Israel's right to defend its citizens and ensure Israel's survival. Condemns the unprovoked rocket fire at Israel and calls on Hamas to cease all rocket and other attacks against Israel.
[Detail][Text]
2014-07-11
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
Intro
25%
USSR447Expresses concern about the threats to freedom of the press and expression around the world following World Press Freedom Day, held on May 3. 2014. Commends journalists and media workers for their essential role in promoting government accountabilit...
[Detail][Text]
2014-07-08
Resolution agreed to in Senate with an amendment and an amended preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S4284-4285; text as passed Senate: CR S4284-4285)
Intro
25%
USHR562Reaffirms that it is U.S. policy to support the Republic of Moldova's sovereignty, independence, and territorial integrity. Supports the Strategic Dialogue as a means to strengthen relations between the Republic of Moldova and the United States and...
[Detail][Text]
2014-06-26
Ordered to be Reported in the Nature of a Substitute (Amended) by Unanimous Consent.
Intro
25%
USSB2499Department of State, Foreign Operations, and Related Programs Appropriations Act, 2015 - Makes FY2015 appropriations for the Department of State (Department) for: (1) administration of foreign affairs and diplomatic and consular programs; (2) the Cap...
[Detail][Text]
2014-06-19
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 435.
Intro
25%
USHR503Expresses the sense of the House of Representatives that it should be U.S. policy to encourage and facilitate: (1) implementation of the January 23, 2014, cessation of hostilities agreement between the government of South Sudan and the Sudan People's...
[Detail][Text]
2014-06-18
Forwarded by Subcommittee to Full Committee (Amended) by Unanimous Consent .
Intro
25%
USSR478Reaffirms that it is U.S. policy to support the Republic of Moldova's sovereignty, independence, and territorial integrity. Supports the Strategic Dialogue as a means to strengthen relations between the Republic of Moldova and the United States and...
[Detail][Text]
2014-06-18
Intro
25%
USSB2477Egyptian Military Coup Act of 2014 - Prohibits U.S. government assistance to Egypt pursuant to the coup d'etat restriction under the Department of State, Foreign Operations, and Related Programs Act, 2012. Suspends the provision of specified defense...
[Detail][Text]
2014-06-17
Intro
25%
USHR532Calls on the government of Turkey to lift restrictions on freedoms of the press, expression, and the Internet, including social media. Recognizes the role of technology and social media in helping independent journalists and the general public to com...
[Detail][Text]
2014-06-10
Intro
25%
USHB4495Asia-Pacific Region Priority Act
[Detail][Text]
2014-06-10
Intro
25%
USHR602Congratulates the people of Azerbaijan as they celebrate Republic Day on the 96th anniversary of the Democratic Republic of Azerbaijan's founding. Notes Azerbaijan's important role in ensuring the energy security of Israel and other American allies ...
[Detail][Text]
2014-06-10
Intro
25%
USSR451Expresses sympathy to the families of those killed, tortured, and imprisoned for their participation in the June 1989 democracy gathering in Beijing's Tiananmen Square, China. Commends all peaceful advocates for democracy and human rights in China. ...
[Detail][Text]
2014-06-04
Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S3430-3431)
Intro
25%
USSB2410Carl Levin National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2015
[Detail][Text]
2014-06-02
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 402.
Intro
25%
USHR599Urges the government of China to stop censoring information about the June 1989 Tiananmen Square massacre. Expresses sympathy to the families of those killed, tortured, and imprisoned as a result of their participation in the Tiananmen Square democr...
[Detail][Text]
2014-05-28
On motion to suspend the rules and agree to the resolution Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 379 - 1 (Roll no. 241). (text: CR H4851-4852)
Intro
25%
USHR597Urges the government of China to stop censoring information about the June 1989 Tiananmen Square massacre. Expresses sympathy to the families of those killed, tortured, and imprisoned as a result of their participation in the Tiananmen Square democr...
[Detail][Text]
2014-05-23
Intro
25%
USHR592Values the close relationship the United States has established with Ukraine since that country regained its independence in 1991. Supports freedom, human rights, civil liberties, and free elections in Ukraine. Supports the people of Ukraine in thei...
[Detail][Text]
2014-05-21
Intro
25%
USSB2352Russian Weapons Embargo Act of 2014 - Prohibits the head of any executive agency from entering into a contract, subcontract, memorandum of understanding, or cooperative agreement with, or make a grant to, or provide a loan or loan agreement to Rosobo...
[Detail][Text]
2014-05-15
Intro
25%
USSB2277Russian Aggression Prevention Act of 2014 - Directs the Secretary of Defense (DOD) to submit to Congress a strategic framework for U.S. security assistance and cooperation in Europe and Eurasia. Directs the President to: (1) halt for 180-days all cur...
[Detail][Text]
2014-05-01
Intro
25%
USHCR51Immediate Establishment of Syrian War Crimes Tribunal Resolution - Expresses the sense of Congress that: (1) the United States should urge the government of Syria and other groups involved in the civil war in Syria to implement an immediate cease fir...
[Detail][Text]
2014-04-30
Ordered to be Reported in the Nature of a Substitute (Amended) by Unanimous Consent.
Intro
25%
USHR520Condemns all parties' attacks on civilians in Syria. Calls for the United Nations (U.N.)-monitored implementation of the provisions of U.N. Security Council Resolution 2139 to allow unhindered humanitarian access to people in need throughout Syria. ...
[Detail][Text]
2014-04-30
Ordered to be Reported in the Nature of a Substitute (Amended) by Unanimous Consent.
Intro
25%
USSB2265Stand with Israel Act of 2014 - Prohibits any direct U.S. assistance, loan guarantee, or debt relief to the Palestinian Authority (PA) or any affiliated governing entity or leadership organization. States that such prohibition shall have no effect fo...
[Detail][Text]
2014-04-29
Intro
25%
USSB2238Crimea Annexation Non-recognition Act of 2014 - States that it is U.S. policy to not recognize the de jure or de facto sovereignty of the Russian Federation over Crimea, its airspace, or its territorial waters. Prohibits: (1) any federal department ...
[Detail][Text]
2014-04-10
Intro
25%
USSB2209Syrian War Crimes Accountability Act of 2014 - States that Congress: (1) condemns the ongoing violence, use of chemical weapons, targeting of civilian populations, and systematic gross human rights violations carried out by government of Syria and pr...
[Detail][Text]
2014-04-10
Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR S2372-2373)
Intro
25%
USHB4433Forging Peace Through Strength in Ukraine and the Transatlantic Alliance Act - Expresses the sense of Congress that: (1) the continuing practice by the Russian Federation of physical, diplomatic, and economic aggression toward neighboring countries i...
[Detail][Text]
2014-04-09
Intro
25%
USSB2218Subnational Visa Waiver Program Act of 2014 - Amends the Immigration and Nationality Act to make a territory or region eligible for designation as a visa waiver program country if it is accorded treatment under a particular U.S. law different from th...
[Detail][Text]
2014-04-08
Intro
25%
USSR361Reaffirms the importance of freedom of the press to U.S. efforts to support democracy, mitigate conflict, and promote good governance domestically and around the world. Condemns actions taken by China to suppress freedom of the press. Urges the Pres...
[Detail][Text]
2014-04-08
Resolution agreed to in Senate with an amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (text: CR S2287)
Pass
100%
USSB2183Directs Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty (RFE/RL), Incorporated, and the Voice of America (VOA) service to Ukraine and neighboring regions to: (1) provide accurate and accessible news and information; (2) emphasize investigative and analytical journal...
[Detail][Text]
2014-04-03
Became Public Law No: 113-96.
Intro
25%
USSR411Affirms that it is U.S. policy to support the Republic of Moldova's sovereignty, independence, and territorial integrity. Calls upon the government of the Russian Federation to remove its military forces from the Republic of Moldova. Supports const...
[Detail][Text]
2014-04-03
Engross
50%
USHB4278Ukraine Support Act - (Sec. 2) Sets forth U.S. policy regarding Ukraine, including: (1) support for the sovereignty and territorial integrity of a democratic Ukraine, and (2) condemnation of Russia's armed intervention into Ukraine and its illegal an...
[Detail][Text]
2014-04-02
Intro
25%
USSR403Condemns the government of Turkey's restrictions on freedoms of the press, expression, and the Internet. Recognizes the role of technology and social media sites in helping independent journalists and the general public to communicate and access info...
[Detail][Text]
2014-03-27
Intro
25%
USSB2124Support for the Sovereignty, Integrity, Democracy, and Economic Stability of Ukraine Act of 2014 - Makes available to Ukraine for loan guarantees specified funds under the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2014 and funds under prior Acts for the Depar...
[Detail][Text]
2014-03-25
Motion to proceed to consideration of measure withdrawn in Senate. (consideration: CR S1720)
Intro
25%
USSR377Congratulates the people of Greece as they celebrate the 193rd anniversary of Greece's independence, and notes the important role that Greece has played in the wider European region and in the community of nations. Supports the principles of democra...
[Detail][Text]
2014-03-13
Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S1669)
Intro
25%
USSR375Condemns the violence, atrocities, and human rights violations committed by all parties to the conflict in the Central African Republic. Commends the conflict resolution efforts of religious and community leaders in the Central African Republic. W...
[Detail][Text]
2014-03-13
Resolution agreed to in Senate with an amendment and an amended preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S1668-1669; text as passed Senate: CR S1668-1669)
Intro
25%
USSR365Reaffirms U.S. support for the people of Venezuela in their pursuit of representative democracy. Deplores the use of force against peaceful demonstrators in Venezuela and the use of violence and politically-motivated criminal charges to intimidate t...
[Detail][Text]
2014-03-12
Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S1595)
Intro
25%
USHR499Condemns Russia's military violation of Ukrainian sovereignty, independence, and territorial integrity. States that Russia's military intervention: (1) is in breach of its United Nations (U.N.) obligations, and of the 1994 Budapest Memorandum on Sec...
[Detail][Text]
2014-03-11
On motion to suspend the rules and agree to the resolution, as amended Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 402 - 7, 1 Present (Roll no. 117). (text: CR H2268-2269)
Intro
25%
USSR378Condemns the Russian military seizure of the Ukrainian Crimea and demands the immediate withdrawal of Russian forces except as allowed for by treaty. Demands the release of besieged Ukrainian security forces in Crimea, and warns that failure to do s...
[Detail][Text]
2014-03-11
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S1527; text as passed Senate: CR S1520-1521)
Intro
25%
USSR370Condemns Russia's military incursion into Crimea, in clear violation of Ukraine's territorial integrity and in contravention of international law. Calls on Russia to withdraw all unauthorized military personnel from Crimea. Pledges to work with the...
[Detail][Text]
2014-03-05
Intro
25%
USHR474Congratulates the people of Haiti upon the 210th anniversary of Haiti's independence. Reaffirms the friendship between Haiti and the United States and recognizes that both countries share a common history and a commitment to democracy, human rights, ...
[Detail][Text]
2014-02-27
Intro
25%
USHR491Supports Georgia's aspirations to join the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO). Recognizes the benefits of closer economic and political ties between NATO members and Georgia. Calls on Russia to respect the rights of countries to make their o...
[Detail][Text]
2014-02-26
Intro
25%
USSR357Expresses the sense of the Senate that: (1) the President should increase democracy and human rights programming in Ukraine; (2) the United States should review security assistance funding for any organization in Ukraine that violates the civil or hu...
[Detail][Text]
2014-02-12
Pass
100%
USHB3547Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2014 - (Sec. 5) Makes appropriations for FY2014. (Sec. 6) Declares that each amount designated in this Act for Overseas Contingency Operations/Global War on Terrorism pursuant to the Balanced Budget and Emergency Defi...
[Detail][Text]
2014-01-17
Became Public Law No: 113-76.
Intro
25%
USSB1930Uphold Our Promise to Veterans Act - Repeals the provision of the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2013 that reduces the cost-of-living adjustment to the retirement pay of members of the Armed Forces under age 62. Suspends delivery of defense articles and se...
[Detail][Text]
2014-01-15
Intro
25%
USHB3889Burma Human Rights and Democracy Act of 2014 - Prohibits FY2014 Department of Defense (DOD) funds from being made available to the government of Burma unless the Secretary of State certifies to Congress that: (1) Burma has taken steps toward establis...
[Detail][Text]
2014-01-15
Intro
25%
USHB3629Israel Sovereignty and Security Recognition Act - Expresses the sense of Congress that: (1) the United States should recognize Israel's sovereignty and legal right to its lands, including the Golan Heights and Jerusalem as Israel's capital; and (2) t...
[Detail][Text]
2014-01-10
Intro
25%
USHR432Recognizes the 100th anniversary of the unification of the Island of Crete with the Hellenic Republic. Supports the designation of Cretan Enosis Day.
[Detail][Text]
2014-01-10
Intro
25%
USSB1900Bipartisan Congressional Trade Priorities Act of 2014 - States the overall trade negotiating objectives of the United States with respect to any agreement with a foreign country to reduce or eliminate existing tariffs or nontariff barriers of that co...
[Detail][Text]
2014-01-09
Intro
25%
USHB3830Bipartisan Congressional Trade Priorities Act of 2014 - States the overall trade negotiating objectives of the United States with respect to any agreement with a foreign country to reduce or eliminate existing tariffs or nontariff barriers of that co...
[Detail][Text]
2014-01-09
Intro
25%
USSR319Supports the sovereign right of the people of Ukraine to chart an independent and democratic future for their country. Urges U.S. and European leaders to work together to support a peaceful and democratic resolution to the current crisis that moves ...
[Detail][Text]
2014-01-07
Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S82-83; text as passed Senate: CR S83)
Intro
25%
USSR318Condemns the political violence in Bangladesh and urges political leaders to engage in a dialogue toward free and credible elections. Supports ongoing efforts by United Nations (U.N.) Assistant Secretary General Oscar Fernandez-Taranco to foster pol...
[Detail][Text]
2014-01-07
Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and an amendment to the Title and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S82; text as passed Senate: CR S82)
Syndicate content
feedback