Subject Sovereignty, recognition, national governance and status | Current

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USHB5241Crimea Annexation Non-recognition Act - Prohibits the U.S. government from recognizing the de jure or de facto sovereignty of the Russian Federation over Crimea, its airspace, or its territorial waters. Prohibits any federal department or agency fro...
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2014-11-20
Ordered to be Reported by Unanimous Consent.
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USHR714Reaffirms U.S. support for the peaceful resolution of maritime territorial disputes in the South China Sea and the East China Sea. Reaffirms support for freedom of navigation and overflight and condemns coercive actions or the use of force to impede...
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2014-11-20
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Unanimous Consent.
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USHR758Supports the efforts by President Poroshenko and the people of Ukraine to establish a lasting peace for Ukraine that includes: full withdrawal of Russian forces from its territory, full control of its international borders, disarming of separatis...
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2014-11-20
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Unanimous Consent.
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USHB5745Recognizing Officers and Enlisted Men of the Korean Constabulary Act of 2014
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2014-11-19
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USHB5734Right of Return Act - Requires the following courses of action: the Secretary of State shall call for Israel to increase the standard of living of those living in Judea, Samaria, and Gaza by extending its sovereignty over those territories, and for...
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2014-11-18
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USSB2922Hong Kong Human Rights and Democracy Act - Amends the United States-Hong Kong Policy Act of 1992 to direct the Secretary of State to report to Congress on conditions in Hong Kong that are of U.S. interest by March 31, 2015, and annually thereafter fo...
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2014-11-13
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USHB5696Hong Kong Human Rights and Democracy Act - Amends the United States-Hong Kong Policy Act of 1992 to direct the Secretary of State to report to Congress on conditions in Hong Kong that are of U.S. interest by March 31, 2015, and annually thereafter fo...
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2014-11-13
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USHR747Expresses the sense of the House of Representatives that: (1) there should be a referendum by the Kurdistan Regional Government of Iraq to determine whether Kurdistan should become an independent country, and (2) the U.S. government should recognize ...
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2014-09-19
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USHR738Honors the contribution that Gibraltar has made to advancing U.S. security interests in the Mediterranean region since 1801. States that the views and rights of Gibraltarians should always be imperative in any discussion of Gibraltar's status as a B...
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2014-09-18
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USSR540Supports the goals of the International Day of Democracy. Recognizes the importance of civil society to the healthy development of nations. Reaffirms the commitment of the United States to the protection and advancement of democracy throughout the ...
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2014-09-18
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 576.
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USSB2828Ukraine Freedom Support Act of 2014 - Directs the President to impose three or more sanctions under this Act against: Rosoboronexport; any person that knowingly makes a significant investment in a special Russian crude oil project; or any entity ...
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2014-09-18
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 573.
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USHR746Supports: (1) the sovereignty, unity, and territorial integrity of Bosnia and Herzegovina within its internationally recognized borders; and (2) the people of Bosnia and Herzegovina as they seek democracy, economic prosperity, and successful European...
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2014-09-18
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USHR726Supports the right of the people of Ukraine to determine their future, including their country's relationship with other nations and international organizations, without interference or coercion by other countries. Calls on the President to work wit...
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2014-09-17
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
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USSR546Congratulates Indonesia's President-elect Joko Widodo on his electoral victory. Commends the people of Indonesia on their commitment to democracy and free elections. Affirms the commitment of the United States to strengthening our relationship with...
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2014-09-16
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USHR724Believes that: (1) the future of Scotland can only be determined by the people of Scotland on September 18, 2014, and (2) a strong and prosperous Scotland is important for U.S. national priorities. Supports the peaceful and democratic manner in whi...
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2014-09-15
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USHB5433Stop Funding Terrorism Act - 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 for a...
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2014-09-10
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USHR679Condemns: (1) the Ukrainian separatists illegally occupying the Ukrainian city of Donetsk and the surrounding territory as terrorists for shooting down a civilian passenger airliner, Malaysian Airlines Flight MH17; and (2) the government of the Russi...
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2014-09-08
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USHR622Reaffirms U.S. law and appropriations legislation conditioning assistance to, and cooperation with, the Palestinian Authority (PA). Reaffirms the U.S. commitment to a democratic framework for peace decided through direct negotiations between Israeli ...
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2014-09-08
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USHR705Supports the sovereignty, territorial integrity, and legal continuity of Bosnia-Herzegovina (BiH) as well as the equality of its three constituent peoples and others within an integrated multi-ethnic country. Welcomes steps taken by BiH towards Euro...
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2014-09-08
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USHR713Expresses the belief that: (1) a united, secure, and prosperous United Kingdom is important for U.S. national security priorities; and (2) diplomatic, economic, and military cooperation between the United States and the United Kingdom is essential to...
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2014-09-08
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USSR537Supports Israel's: (1) right to defend its citizens and ensure Israel's survival, and (2) efforts to deal with the threats posed by Hamas's rockets and tunnels. Condemns Hamas's repeated violation of humanitarian cease fires and its use of suicide b...
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2014-08-01
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USSR520Condemns the shooting down of Malaysian Airlines Flight 17 in Eastern Ukraine that resulted in the deaths of all 298 passengers and crew. Expresses condolences to the families of the victims and the people of the Netherlands, Malaysia, Australia, In...
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2014-07-31
Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and an amended preamble by Unanimous Consent. (text: CR 8/1/2014 S5314-5315)
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USSR522Values the historic U.S. commitment to Africa, and affirms the partnership of the people and government of the United States with the African people. Affirms a future commitment to increased economic partnership with Africa. Supports African-led e...
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2014-07-31
Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR 8/1/2014 S5315)
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USSB2766Palestinian and United Nations Anti-Terrorism Act of 2014 - States that it shall be U.S. policy to: (1) deny U.S. assistance to any entity or international organization that collaborates with Hamas until Hamas agrees to recognize Israel, renounces vi...
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2014-07-31
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USSR526Laments all loss of innocent civilian life. Condemns the United Nations (U.N.) Human Rights Council's July 23, 2014 resolution calling for: (1) an investigation of Israel while not mentioning Hamas's continued assault against Israel, and (2) an inve...
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2014-07-29
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S5039; text of measure as passed Senate: CR S5066)
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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...
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2014-07-28
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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...
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2014-07-25
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
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USHR665Condemns the kidnapping and murder of Naftali Frenkel, Gilad Shaer, and Eyal Yifrach by terrorists associated with Hamas and the murder of Mohammed Abu Khdeir by extremists. Commends Israeli authorities for acting swiftly to apprehend the killers of...
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2014-07-25
Forwarded by Subcommittee to Full Committee (Amended) by Unanimous Consent .
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USSR517Supports Israel's right to defend its citizens and ensure Israel's survival. Calls on the United Nations (U.N.) Secretary General to condemn Hamas's attacks on Israel, and urges the international community to condemn the rocket fire at Israel. Reco...
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2014-07-24
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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...
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2014-07-23
Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and with a preamble by Voice Vote. (consideration: CR S4845)
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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 ...
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2014-07-17
Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S4626)
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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.
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2014-07-11
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
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USSB2585Iran Human Rights Accountability Act of 2014 - Amends the Comprehensive Iran Sanctions, Accountability, and Divestment Act of 2010 to expand the list of persons subject to sanctions for human rights abuses and other acts of violence and intimidation ...
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2014-07-10
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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...
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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)
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USHB5013Department of State, Foreign Operations, and Related Programs Appropriations Act, 2015 - Title I: Department of State and Related Agency - Makes FY2015 appropriations for the Department of State (Department) for: administration of foreign affairs a...
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2014-06-27
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 372.
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USHR642Demands the release of the three captives, Eyal Yifrach, Gil-ad Sha'er and Naftali Frankel. Expresses: (1) support for Israel as a Jewish and democratic state, with secure borders, living in peace alongside an independent Palestinian state; (2) conc...
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2014-06-25
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USSB2499Department of State, Foreign Operations, and Related Programs Appropriations Act, 2015 - Title I: Department of State and Related Agency - Makes FY2015 appropriations for the Department of State (Department) for: administration of foreign affairs a...
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2014-06-19
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 435.
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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...
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2014-06-18
Forwarded by Subcommittee to Full Committee (Amended) by Unanimous Consent .
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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...
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2014-06-18
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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...
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2014-06-17
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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...
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2014-06-10
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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 ...
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2014-06-10
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USHB4495Asia-Pacific Region Priority Act - Directs the Secretary of Defense (DOD) to: (1) report to the congressional defense committees on the U.S. Pacific Command's munitions strategy for the next ten years, (2) appoint a Director of Defense Unmanned Syste...
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2014-06-10
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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. ...
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2014-06-04
Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S3430-3431)
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USSB2410Carl Levin National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2015 - Authorizes FY2015 appropriations for military activities of the Department of Defense (DOD), military construction, and for national security activities of the Department of Energy ...
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2014-06-02
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 402.
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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...
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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)
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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...
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2014-05-23
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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...
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2014-05-21
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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...
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2014-05-01
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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...
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2014-04-30
Ordered to be Reported in the Nature of a Substitute (Amended) by Unanimous Consent.
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