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USHB1918EngrossNicaraguan Investment Conditionality Act (NICA) of 2017
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2017-10-04
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHB2658IntroVenezuela Humanitarian Assistance and Defense of Democratic Governance Act of 2017 This bill directs the Department of State to work through nongovernmental organizations to provide public health commodities, basic food commodities, and related techn...
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2017-09-28
Committee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
USHB3354EngrossInterior and Environment, Agriculture and Rural Development, Commerce, Justice, Science, Financial Services and General Government, Homeland Security, Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, State and Foreign Operations, Transportation, Housing ...
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2017-09-27
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 230.
USSB1519IntroNational Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2018 This bill authorizes FY2018 appropriations and sets forth policies regarding the military activities of the Department of Defense (DOD), military construction, and the defense activities of the ...
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2017-09-27
Motion to proceed to measure considered in Senate. (consideration: CR S6159-6175)
USSR263IntroA resolution expressing the sense of the Senate that President Juan Manuel Santos has restructured and significantly strengthened the environmental sector and management capacity of the Colombian Government and has led the country to become a global ...
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2017-09-19
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHB3776IntroCyber Diplomacy Act of 2017
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2017-09-14
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USSB1780IntroDepartment of State, Foreign Operations, and Related Programs Appropriations Act, 2018
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2017-09-07
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 216.
USHB3118IntroIran and Hizballah Western Hemisphere Prevention Act of 2017
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2017-09-05
To House Subcommittee on the Western Hemisphere Committee
USSB1757IntroBuilding America's Trust Act This bill provides for strengthening the barriers along the U.S. land and maritime borders to deter illegal activity, including through U.S. Border Patrol and law enforcement enhancements and personnel increases and Natio...
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2017-09-05
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 208.
USHR492IntroExpressing concern for the separation of José Escobar from his wife and children as a result of his deportation, and for other purposes.
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2017-08-17
To House Subcommittee on Immigration And Border Security Committee
USSB1699IntroUnited States-Cuba Trade Act of 2017
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2017-08-01
To Senate Finance Committee
USHB3219EngrossDefense, Military Construction, Veterans Affairs, Legislative Branch, and Energy and Water Development National Security Appropriations Act, 2018 Make America Secure Appropriations Act, 2018 Department of Defense Appropriations Act, 2018 DIVISION A--...
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2017-08-01
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 187.
USSB371EngrossDepartment of State Authorities Act, Fiscal Year 2017, Improvements Act
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2017-07-31
Message on House action received in Senate and at desk: House amendment to Senate bill.
USHB3180EngrossIntelligence Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2018 TITLE I--INTELLIENCE ACTIVITIES (Sec. 101) This bill authorizes FY2018 appropriations for the conduct of intelligence and intelligence-related activities in the: Office of the Director of National I...
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2017-07-31
To Senate Select Intelligence Committee
USHR447IntroDirecting the Secretary of Homeland Security to transmit certain documents to the House of Representatives relating to Department of Homeland Security policies and activities relating to businesses owned or controlled by President Donald J. Trump. Di...
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2017-07-28
Placed on the House Calendar, Calendar No. 74.
USHR259IntroExpressing concern and condemnation over the political, economic, social, and humanitarian crisis in Venezuela. Condemns the decisions by the Venezuelan Supreme Court on March 28, 2017, and March 29, 2017, stripping the opposition legislators of thei...
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2017-07-27
Ordered to be Reported in the Nature of a Substitute (Amended).
USHB3362IntroDepartment of State, Foreign Operations, and Related Programs Appropriations Act, 2018 Provides FY2018 appropriations for the Department of State, foreign operations, and related programs. Provides appropriations to the State Department for: Administ...
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2017-07-24
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 184.
USSR224IntroA resolution recognizing the 5th anniversary of the death of Oswaldo Paya Sardinas, and commemorating his legacy and commitment to democratic values and principles.
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2017-07-19
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHB3237IntroTo require the Secretary of State to withhold certain assistance for Honduras until the President certifies to Congress that the Government of Honduras has settled all known commercial disputes with United States citizens. This bill prohibits the Dep...
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2017-07-13
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB2966IntroUnited States-Cuba Normalization Act of 2017 This bill repeals the embargo on trade with Cuba. The bill: (1) makes ineffective certain prohibitions on exports to Cuba; (2) extends nondiscriminatory treatment (normal trade relations) to Cuban products...
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2017-06-29
To House Subcommittee on Trade Committee
USHB495IntroProtection of Children Act of 2017 This bill amends the William Wilberforce Trafficking Victims Protection Reauthorization Act of 2008 to eliminate the special repatriation requirements for unaccompanied alien children (UAC) who are nationals or resi...
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2017-06-21
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 15 - 12.
USHB2993IntroGuantanamo Recidivism Reduction Act of 2017
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2017-06-21
To House Armed Services Committee
USSB1385IntroNorth American Development Bank Improvement Act of 2017
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2017-06-20
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSB1373IntroGulf States Protection and Restoration Coordination Act
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2017-06-15
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USSR18IntroA resolution reaffirming the United States-Argentina partnership and recognizing Argentina's economic reforms. Declares that the Senate: upholds its commitment to the partnership between the United States and Argentina and reaffirms that Argentina is...
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2017-06-05
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 114.
USSB1287IntroFreedom for Americans to Travel to Cuba Act of 2017 This bill states that: (1) the President may not prohibit or otherwise restrict travel to or from Cuba by U.S. citizens or legal residents, or any of the transactions incident to such travel, includ...
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2017-05-25
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSB1286IntroFreedom to Export to Cuba Act of 2017 This bill amends: (1) the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961 to repeal the prohibition on assistance to Cuba and the President's authority for the embargo on Cuba, (2) the Trading with the Enemy Act to repeal the Pre...
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2017-05-25
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
USHR201IntroExpressing support to the Government of Argentina for its investigation into the terrorist bombing of the Embassy of Israel in Buenos Aires on March 17, 1992. Calls on the U.S. government to assist the government of Argentina so that the perpetrators...
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2017-05-24
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHR336IntroReaffirming a strong commitment to the United States-Mexico partnership. Reaffirms a strong commitment to a U.S.-Mexico partnership based on mutual respect and the promotion of shared democratic values. Supports: (1) continued bilateral cooperation t...
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2017-05-24
Forwarded by Subcommittee to Full Committee (Amended) by Voice Vote .
USHB1477IntroNo Taxpayer Funding for the Wall Act This bill prohibits: (1) any federal agency from obligating or expending any federal funds to carry out provisions of the Illegal Immigration Reform and Immigrant Responsibility Act of 1996 regarding barriers at t...
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2017-05-18
To House Subcommittee on the Western Hemisphere Committee
USHB1567IntroUnited States-Mexico Economic Partnership Act This bill declares that it shall be U.S. policy to increase U.S.-Mexico academic exchanges at the secondary, post-secondary, and post-graduate levels. The United States and Mexico should seek to contribut...
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2017-05-18
To House Subcommittee on the Western Hemisphere Committee
USHR268IntroExpressing the sense of the House of Representatives regarding the trafficking of illicit fentanyl into the United States from Mexico and China. Expresses the sense of the Senate that: the use of illicit fentanyl in the United States and the resultin...
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2017-05-18
To House Subcommittee on the Western Hemisphere Committee
USHR145IntroExpressing the sense of the House of Representatives regarding the fight against corruption in Central America. Reaffirms that combating corruption in the Northern Triangle is an important policy interest for the United States. Acknowledges that the ...
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2017-05-17
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USHB244PassHIRE Vets Act Honoring Investments in Recruiting and Employing American Military Veterans Act of 2017 (Sec. 3) Provides that references to "this Act" included in any division of this bill refer only to the provisions of the division unless the bill e...
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2017-05-05
Became Public Law No: 115-31.
USHB2186IntroEL CHAPO Act Ensuring Lawful Collection of Hidden Assets to Provide Order Act
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2017-05-05
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, And Investigations Committee
USSR158IntroA resolution recognizing the cultural and historical significance of the Cinco de Mayo holiday. Recognizes the historic struggle of the people of Mexico for independence and freedom, which Cinco de Mayo commemorates. Encourages the people of the Unit...
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2017-05-04
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S2781; text: CR S2780)
USHB2161IntroVenezuelan Refugee Assistance Act This bill provides for the status adjustment to permanent resident of a qualifying Venezuelan national who: (1) was physically present in the United States on January 1, 2013, (2) has been physically present in the U...
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2017-05-03
To House Subcommittee on Immigration And Border Security Committee
USSB972IntroNicaraguan Investment Conditionality Act (NICA) of 2017
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2017-04-27
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSB939IntroEL CHAPO Act Ensuring Lawful Collection of Hidden Assets to Provide Order Act
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2017-04-25
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHB1781IntroComprehensive Fentanyl Control Act
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2017-04-21
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, And Investigations Committee
USHB1813IntroBorder Wall Funding Act of 2017
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2017-04-21
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, And Investigations Committee
USHB2039IntroCurrency Reform for Fair Trade Act This bill amends the Tariff Act of 1930 to include as a "countervailable subsidy" requiring action under a countervailing duty or antidumping duty proceeding the benefit conferred on merchandise imported into the Un...
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2017-04-19
To House Subcommittee on Trade Committee
USHB1301EngrossDepartment of Defense Appropriations Act, 2017 TITLE I--MILITARY PERSONNEL Provides appropriations for active-duty and reserve personnel in the Army, Navy, Marine Corps, and Air Force (the military departments), and for National Guard personnel in th...
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2017-04-07
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 36.
USHB1692IntroCountering Illegal Firearms Trafficking to Mexico Act This bill amends the federal criminal code to make trafficking in firearms a stand-alone criminal offense. A person who commits or conspires to commit a gun trafficking offense is subject to crimi...
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2017-04-06
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, And Investigations Committee
USHR54IntroReaffirming the United States-Argentina partnership and recognizing Argentina's economic reforms. Declares that the House of Representatives: upholds its commitment to the partnership between the United States and Argentina and reaffirms that Argenti...
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2017-04-03
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USSB757IntroBorder Landowner and Lessee Consultation Act This bill amends the Homeland Security Act of 2002 to require the U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) to consult with owners or lessors of real property along the southern international border between...
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2017-03-29
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USSR102IntroA resolution reaffirming the strategic partnership between the United States and Mexico, and recognizing bilateral cooperation that advances the national security and national interests of both countries. Reaffirms the strategic partnership between t...
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2017-03-29
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSB748IntroPROFILED Act Protecting the Rights of Families and Immigrants Who Legally Entered From Detention Act
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2017-03-28
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHB1450IntroNo Stolen Trademarks Honored in America Act This bill amends the Department of Commerce and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 1999 to prohibit U.S. courts from recognizing, enforcing, or otherwise validating any assertion of rights by an individua...
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2017-03-21
To House Subcommittee on Courts, Intellectual Property, And The Internet Committee
USSB688IntroA bill to suspend the importation of beef and poultry from Brazil. This bill suspends the importation of Brazilian beef and poultry products into the United States for 120 days.
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2017-03-21
To Senate Finance Committee
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