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USSB587Intro
25%
Limits the circumstances under which the President or certain agency heads may remove an Inspector General or place an Inspector General on non-duty status. Before an Inspector General may be removed, Congress must be given a detailed account of the ...
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2021-10-21
Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs. Hearings held.
USHB2662Engross
50%
Addresses issues regarding inspectors general (IGs) and the Council of the Inspectors General on Integrity and Efficiency (CIGIE) Integrity Committee. The committee is charged with investigating allegations of wrongdoing against office of IG official...
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2021-10-21
Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs. Hearings held.
USSB2747Intro
25%
Addresses voter registration and voting access, election integrity and security, redistricting, and campaign finance. Specifically, the bill expands voter registration (e.g., automatic and same-day registration) and voting access (e.g., vote-by-mail ...
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2021-10-20
Motion by Senator Schumer to reconsider the vote by which cloture on the motion to proceed to S. 2747 was not invoked (Record Vote No. 420) entered in Senate.
USHJR45Intro
25%
This joint resolution proposes a constitutional amendment denying the President the power to grant himself a reprieve or pardon for an offense against the United States.
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2021-10-19
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties
USHB2055Intro
25%
To amend the Ethics in Government Act of 1978, the Rules of the House of Representatives, the Lobbying Disclosure Act of 1995, the Legislative Reorganization Act of 1946, the Duncan Hunter National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2009, the ...
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2021-10-19
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties
USHB2046Intro
25%
Establishes requirements related to U.S. international energy strategy. Applications to export natural gas to North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) member countries, Japan, and certain other countries shall be granted on an expedited basis withou...
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2021-10-19
To House Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship
USHB2237Intro
25%
Establishes that the maximum number of refugees admitted each fiscal year shall be no less than 125,000 and that the maximum number shall be treated as the numerical goal for refugee admissions for the applicable fiscal year. The President may set a ...
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2021-10-19
To House Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship
USHB2787Intro
25%
Prohibits certain Chinese citizens from receiving visas to participate in graduate or post-graduate studies in science, technology, engineering, or math (STEM) and contains other related provisions. This prohibition applies to F (academic student) an...
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2021-10-19
To House Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship
USHB2718Intro
25%
To impose additional sanctions with respect to Iran and modify other existing sanctions with respect to Iran, and for other purposes.
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2021-10-19
To House Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship
USHB2930Intro
25%
Prohibits the exportation of Native American cultural items and archaeological resources that were illegally obtained; provides for the return of such items, including voluntary returns; and establishes and increases related criminal penalties. The b...
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2021-10-13
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Unanimous Consent.
USSB2921Intro
25%
A bill to protect our democracy by preventing abuses of presidential power, restoring checks and balances and accountability and transparency in government, and defending elections against foreign interference, and for other purposes.
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2021-09-30
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USHB1228Engross
50%
Provides for sanctions and aid related to the conflict in Libya. The bill provides statutory authority for an April 19, 2016, executive order imposing property- and visa-blocking sanctions on persons contributing to the violence in Libya. The Preside...
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2021-09-29
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHB4686Engross
50%
Directs the President to impose sanctions on individuals responsible for acts to undermine democracy in Cambodia, including acts that constituted serious human rights violations. The sanctions shall be directed at senior Cambodian government, militar...
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2021-09-29
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSJR26Intro
25%
This joint resolution authorizes the President to posthumously appoint Ulysses S. Grant to the grade of General of the Armies of the United States, effective on April 27, 2022.
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2021-09-22
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHB5314Intro
25%
To protect our democracy by preventing abuses of presidential power, restoring checks and balances and accountability and transparency in government, and defending elections against foreign interference, and for other purposes.
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2021-09-22
To House Subcommittee on Economic Development, Public Buildings, and Emergency Management
USHR598Intro
25%
Impeaching Joseph R. Biden, President of the United States, for dereliction of duty by leaving behind thousands of American civilians and Afghan allies, along with numerous taxpayer-financed weapons and military equipment, endangering the lives of th...
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2021-09-20
Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR H4534)
USSB2093Intro
25%
Addresses voter access, election integrity and security, campaign finance, and ethics for the three branches of government. Specifically, the bill expands voter registration (e.g., automatic and same-day registration) and voting access (e.g., vote-by...
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2021-09-15
Cloture motion on the motion to proceed to the measure withdrawn by unanimous consent in Senate. (CR S6516-6517)
USHJR58Intro
25%
This joint resolution authorizes the President to posthumously appoint Ulysses S. Grant to the grade of General of the Armies of the United States, effective on April 27, 2022.
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2021-09-14
To House Armed Services Committee
USHR630Intro
25%
This resolution calls on the President to use executive authority to secure the border by denying entry to individuals from Afghanistan who pose a terrorist threat to the United States.
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2021-09-10
To House Judiciary Committee
USHR614Intro
25%
Condemning the Biden administration's Executive actions imposing a moratorium on oil and gas leases on Federal lands and waters, given the administration has also called for increased importation of crude oil from OPEC+ countries and refused to imple...
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2021-09-01
To House Subcommittee on Railroads, Pipelines, and Hazardous Materials
USHB5117Intro
25%
Prohibits providing federal funding to the government of Afghanistan until the President certifies to Congress that all U.S. citizens, U.S. lawful permanent residents, coalition partners, and Afghan allies who would like to evacuate from Afghanistan ...
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2021-08-27
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB5121Intro
25%
Terminates Afghanistan's status as a major non-NATO ally and prohibits the President from designating Afghanistan with such status. (Major non-NATO ally status provides certain benefits, such as qualifying a country to receive excess defense articles...
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2021-08-27
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHJR57Intro
25%
This joint resolution authorizes the President to use the Armed Forces to evacuate U.S. citizens from Afghanistan after August 31, 2021.
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2021-08-27
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHR607Intro
25%
This resolution condemns the President's failure to heed military and intelligence advisors about the speed and nature of the Taliban offense in Afghanistan and urges the President to commit to maintaining the evacuation operation as long as necessar...
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2021-08-24
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHR596Intro
25%
Impeaching Joseph R. Biden, President of the United States, for usurping Congress's legislative authority and willfully circumventing the express guidance of the United States Supreme Court by extending the COVID-19 eviction moratorium, and other hig...
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2021-08-23
To House Judiciary Committee
USHR597Intro
25%
Impeaching Joseph R. Biden, President of the United States, for endangering the security of the United States and countering the will of Congress and other high crimes and misdemeanors.
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2021-08-23
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB5066Intro
25%
Requires the President to impose sanctions on certain foreign persons, such as Taliban officials, and requires reports related to Afghanistan. The President must impose asset- and visa-blocking sanctions on any foreign person who (1) is an official, ...
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2021-08-20
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USSB1Intro
25%
Addresses voter access, election integrity and security, campaign finance, and ethics for the three branches of government. Specifically, the bill expands voter registration (e.g., automatic and same-day registration) and voting access (e.g., vote-by...
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2021-08-11
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 123.
USSJR22Intro
25%
This joint resolution repeals the 2001 Authorization for Use of Military Force, effective one year after the date of enactment of the resolution. The 2001 Authorization for Use of Military Force authorized the President to use all necessary and appro...
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2021-08-09
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSB2685Intro
25%
A bill to terminate any existing mask mandates imposed by the Federal Government, to prevent the implementation of new mask mandates, to preserve individual liberty, and for other purposes.
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2021-08-09
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSJR10Intro
25%
This joint resolution repeals specified authorizations for the use of military force against Iraq.
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2021-08-04
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 117.
USHR524Intro
25%
This resolution expresses support for the bilateral relationship between the United States and Slovenia. The resolution also applauds Slovenia's many achievements since gaining independence.
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2021-08-04
To House Subcommittee on Europe, Energy, the Environment and Cyber
USHB4280Intro
25%
Authorizes the President to recognize Hong Kong as a separate and independent country from China.
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2021-08-04
To House Subcommittee on Asia, the Pacific, Central Asia and Nonproliferation
USHB4792Intro
25%
To counter the malign influence and theft perpetuated by the People's Republic of China and the Chinese Communist Party.
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2021-08-04
To House Subcommittee on Asia, the Pacific, Central Asia and Nonproliferation
USHB4789Intro
25%
To review the use of election security grants in the 2020 Presidential election and to prohibit future election security grants to States with unconstitutional election procedures.
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2021-07-29
To House Administration Committee
USSB1471Intro
25%
Prohibits the exportation of Native American cultural items and archaeological resources that were illegally obtained; provides for the return of such items, including voluntary returns; and establishes and increases related criminal penalties. The b...
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2021-07-28
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 109.
USHB4778Intro
25%
Allows District of Columbia judicial nominees to be appointed after a 30-day congressional review period without the advice and consent of the Senate, unless a joint resolution of disapproval is enacted into law during that period.
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2021-07-28
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USHB4546Intro
25%
To assist those subject to politically motivated charges in Turkey, and for other purposes.
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2021-07-20
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USSB2403Intro
25%
A bill to assist those subject to politically motivated charges in Turkey, and for other purposes.
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2021-07-20
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSB2391Intro
25%
A bill to provide for clarification and limitations with respect to the exercise of national security powers, and for other purposes.
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2021-07-20
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHB3261Engross
50%
Repeals the January 14, 1991, resolution authorizing the use of military force against Iraq.
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2021-07-12
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHB3283Engross
50%
To repeal the joint resolution entitled "A joint resolution to promote peace and stability in the Middle East".
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2021-07-12
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHB3005Engross
50%
Provides for the removal of certain statues and busts from display in the Capitol. The bill directs the Joint Committee on the Library to remove the bust of Roger Brooke Taney in the Old Supreme Court chamber of the Capitol and to obtain a bust of Th...
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2021-07-12
Received in the Senate.
USHB4334Intro
25%
To empower States to manage the development and production of oil and gas on available Federal land, to distribute revenues from oil and gas leasing on the Outer Continental Shelf to certain coastal States, to promote alternative energy development, ...
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2021-07-01
To House Natural Resources Committee
USHB3314Intro
25%
Prohibits from having the force and effect of law a provision of Executive Order 14008 (86 Fed. Reg. 7619), titled Tackling the Climate Crisis at Home and Abroad, that requires the Department of the Interior to recommend steps to achieve the goal of ...
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2021-07-01
To House Conservation and Forestry Committee
USHB3014Intro
25%
Prohibits federal acquisition of land or declaration of a national monument in certain areas and nullifies a provision of an executive order related to conservation. In a state or county where 15% or more of the land is managed by a federal agency (1...
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2021-07-01
To House Conservation and Forestry Committee
USHB2043Intro
25%
Replaces the congressional publication entitled United States Government Policy and Supporting Positions, commonly known as the PLUM Book, with an online public directory. The PLUM Book contains personnel information for federal civil service leaders...
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2021-06-29
Ordered to be Reported in the Nature of a Substitute (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHB4170Intro
25%
Amends the Internal Revenue Code, the Social Security Act (SSAct), and other federal laws to replace (1) references to wife or husband with references to spouse, and (2) references to husband and wife or husband or wife with references to married cou...
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2021-06-25
To House Judiciary Committee
USHR493Intro
25%
Expressing disapproval of the failure to uphold the constitutional duty to "take Care that the Laws be faithfully executed" and the usurpation of the legislative authority of Congress by the President of the United States.
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2021-06-23
To House Judiciary Committee
USSB51Intro
25%
Provides for admission into the United States of the state of Washington, Douglass Commonwealth, composed of most of the territory of the District of Columbia. The commonwealth shall be admitted to the Union on an equal footing with the other states....
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2021-06-22
Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs. Hearings held.
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