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USHB3151EngrossTaxpayer First Act
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2019-06-13
Passed Senate without amendment by Voice Vote. (consideration: CR S3626)
USHB391IntroWhite House Ethics Transparency Act of 2019 This bill creates transparency requirements for ethics waivers (i.e., waivers from the requirement to sign an ethics pledge) issued to executive branch appointees. Specifically, such ethics waivers must be ...
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2019-06-12
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 23 - 16.
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)
USHR426IntroExpressing the sense of the House of Representatives that the United States should continue to engage with and support the people and governments of El Salvador, Guatemala, and Honduras in order to improve security and prosperity and address the root...
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2019-06-04
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
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.
USSR188IntroA resolution encouraging a swift transfer of power by the military to a civilian-led political authority in the Republic of the Sudan, and for other purposes.
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2019-06-03
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 106.
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.
USHR411IntroDefining Presidential wars not declared by Congress under article I, section 8, clause 11 (Declare War Clause) as impeachable "high crimes and misdemeanors" within the meaning of article II, section 4 of the Constitution and defining the meanings of ...
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2019-05-30
To House Judiciary Committee
USHR396IntroAuthorizing and directing the Committee on the Judiciary to investigate whether sufficient grounds exist for the House of Representatives to exercise the power vested by article 1, section 2, clause 5 of the Constitution in respect to acts of miscond...
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2019-05-23
Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR E669)
USHB2372EngrossVeterans' Care Quality Transparency Act
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2019-05-22
Received in the Senate.
USHB2615IntroUnited States-Northern Triangle Enhanced Engagement Act
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2019-05-22
Committee Agreed to Seek Consideration Under Suspension of the Rules.
USHB2116EngrossGlobal Fragility Act This bill directs the Department of State to establish the interagency Global Fragility Initiative to stabilize conflict-affected areas and prevent violence globally, and establishes funds to support such efforts. The State Depar...
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2019-05-21
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHB2286IntroTo amend the National Security Act of 1947 to direct the Director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation to provide to the congressional intelligence committees briefings regarding counterintelligence activities of the Bureau, and for other purposes.
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2019-05-20
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security
USHR30IntroRequiring each Member, officer, and employee of the House of Representatives to complete a program of training in workplace rights and responsibilities each session of each Congress, and for other purposes. This resolution directs the Committee on Ho...
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2019-05-16
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USHB389EngrossKleptocracy Asset Recovery Rewards Act This bill establishes in the Department of the Treasury the Kleptocracy Asset Recovery Rewards Program. The program may provide rewards to individuals furnishing information leading to the restraining, seizure, ...
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2019-05-15
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
USHB1037EngrossBanking Transparency for Sanctioned Persons Act of 2019 This bill requires the Department of the Treasury to report semiannually on financial services provided to benefit a state sponsor of terrorism or specified sanctioned persons. Treasury may waiv...
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2019-05-15
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
USHB2037IntroSaudi Arabia Human Rights and Accountability Act of 2019
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2019-05-15
To House Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship
USHB2167IntroProtecting United States Businesses Abroad Act
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2019-05-15
To House Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship
USHB2101IntroTo provide for restrictions on recently appointed Federal employees and recently separated Federal employees with respect to lobbying activities, and for other purposes.
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2019-05-15
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties
USSB1445IntroCentral America Reform and Enforcement Act
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2019-05-14
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSR194IntroA resolution designating July 30, 2019, as "National Whistleblower Appreciation Day". This resolution designates July 30, 2019, as National Whistleblower Appreciation Day.
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2019-05-08
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHR284IntroOpposing fake news and alternative facts.
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2019-05-03
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties
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
USSB1309IntroCombating Global Corruption Act of 2019
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2019-05-02
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHB2432IntroFuture DATA Act Future Defense Artificial Intelligence Technology Assessment Act
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2019-05-02
To House Subcommittee on Intelligence and Emerging Threats and Capabilities
USHR304IntroRaising a question of the privileges of the House. This resolution directs the House Oversight and Reform Committee to submit to the Department of Justice an official copy of the transcript of the February 27, 2019, hearing during which Michael Cohen...
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2019-05-01
On motion to table the measure Agreed to by recorded vote: 226 - 183 (Roll no. 174).
USHB1957EngrossTaxpayer First Act of 2019 This bill modifies requirements for the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) regarding its organizational structure, customer service, enforcement procedures, management of information technology, and use of electronic systems. T...
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2019-04-29
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 75.
USHR325IntroTo express the sense of the House of Representatives that all briefings held by the President or Federal agencies should be made available to the press, except for under circumstances that are consistent with Federal law. This resolution expresses th...
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2019-04-18
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USHB2332IntroTRUST Act Tax Returns Unveiled to Secure Transparency Act
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2019-04-18
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB1627IntroAbuse of the Pardon Prevention Act
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2019-04-12
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties
USHB1642IntroCombating the Illicit Trade in Tobacco Products Act
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2019-04-12
To House Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship
USHB1630IntroGuatemala Rule of Law Accountability Act
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2019-04-12
To House Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship
USSB1158IntroCleaning Up Washington's Act This bill revises post-employment lobbying restrictions on senior executive branch officials and Members of Congress. Specifically, the bill increases from two years to five years the post-employment lobbying restrictions...
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2019-04-11
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSR35IntroA resolution supporting democratic principles and standards in Bolivia and throughout Latin America.
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2019-04-10
Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and an amended preamble by Voice Vote. (consideration: CR S2393-2395; text: CR S2394-2395)
USSB1115IntroEnsuring Integrity in the IRS Workforce Act of 2019 This bill prohibits the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) from rehiring former IRS employees who were involuntarily separated for misconduct. The bill generally applies with respect to any employee rem...
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2019-04-10
To Senate Finance Committee
USHR306IntroPENCIL Resolution Preventing Extreme Negligence with Classified Information Licenses Resolution This resolution expresses the sense of the House of Representatives that Congressman Adam Schiff should be removed from the House Permanent Select Committ...
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2019-04-10
To House Ethics Committee
USHB2166IntroGlobal Health Security Act of 2019
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2019-04-10
To House Subcommittee on Intelligence and Emerging Threats and Capabilities
USHB2188IntroDepartment of Education Accountability and Whistleblower Protection Act
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2019-04-09
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHB2190IntroDepartment of Labor Accountability Act of 2019 This bill authorizes the Department of Labor to suspend, demote, or remove certain employees for poor performance or misconduct. It establishes requirements and procedures with respect to such adverse pe...
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2019-04-09
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHR241IntroCondemning the anti-Semitic comments of Representative Ilhan Omar from Minnesota. This resolution declares that the House of Representatives disapproves certain comments of Representative Ilhan Omar from Minnesota.
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2019-04-08
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties
USHB1466IntroNOPE Act No Ongoing Perks Enrichment Act
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2019-04-08
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties
USHB1467IntroProtect Against Unlawful Lobbying (PAUL) Act of 2019
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2019-04-08
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties
USHB1522IntroCongressional and Executive Foreign Lobbying Ban Act
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2019-04-08
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties
USHB1566IntroTo amend the Foreign Agents Registration Act of 1938 to ensure online access to the registration statements filed under such Act, and for other purposes.
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2019-04-08
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties
USHR243IntroOf inquiry requesting the President and directing the Attorney General to transmit, respectively, certain documents to the House of Representatives relating to the actions of former Federal Bureau of Investigation Acting Director Andrew McCabe. This ...
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2019-04-04
Placed on the House Calendar, Calendar No. 19.
USSR142IntroA resolution condemning the Government of the Philippines for its continued detention of Senator Leila De Lima, calling for her immediate release, and for other purposes.
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2019-04-04
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHR233IntroCondemning the Government of the Philippines for its continued detention of Senator Leila De Lima, calling for her immediate release, and for other purposes.
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2019-04-02
To House Asia, the Pacific and Nonproliferation Committee
USHB2027IntroDrain the Swamp and the President's Assets Act
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2019-04-02
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USHB2028IntroMake Our Government Safe Act
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2019-04-02
To House Armed Services Committee
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