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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.
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2017-07-28
Placed on the House Calendar, Calendar No. 74.
USHB1918IntroNicaraguan Investment Conditionality Act (NICA) of 2017
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2017-07-27
Ordered to be Reported in the Nature of a Substitute (Amended) by Voice Vote.
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).
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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2017-07-10
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 165.
USHB3118IntroIran and Hizballah Western Hemisphere Prevention Act of 2017
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2017-06-29
To House Foreign Affairs 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.
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.
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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2017-05-25
To House Judiciary 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.
USHB1477IntroNo Taxpayer Funding for the Wall Act
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2017-05-18
To House Subcommittee on the Western Hemisphere Committee
USHB1567IntroUnited States-Mexico Economic Partnership Act
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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.
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)
USSB972IntroNicaraguan Investment Conditionality Act (NICA) of 2017
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2017-04-27
To Senate Foreign Relations 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
USHB1412IntroCommission on the Removal of Mexican-Americans to Mexico Act This bill establishes the Commission on the Removal of Mexican-Americans to Mexico, which shall: (1) review the facts and circumstances surrounding the 1929-1941 removal of certain U.S. cit...
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2017-03-17
To House Subcommittee on Immigration And Border Security Committee
USHB1415IntroEnd Neglected Tropical Diseases Act This bill expands programs to address neglected tropical diseases (NTDs), which are infections caused by pathogens, including viruses, microbes, and helminths (parasitic worms), that disproportionately impact indiv...
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2017-03-17
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USSB668IntroA bill to nullify the effect of the recent Executive order regarding border security and immigration enforcement. This bill rescinds Executive Order 13767, entitled "Border Security and Immigration Enforcement Improvements," effective as of January 2...
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2017-03-15
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSR83IntroA resolution expressing the sense of the Senate 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 resulting ove...
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2017-03-15
Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent.
USHB920IntroProtecting Our Border Communities Act of 2017 This bill states that: (1) beginning on January 25, 2017, Executive Order 13767, entitled "Border Security and Immigration Enforcement Improvements," is null and void, shall have no force and effect, and ...
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2017-03-09
To House Subcommittee on Immigration And Border Security Committee
USHB1410IntroNogales Wastewater Fairness Act This bill directs the U.S. Section of the International Boundary and Water Commission to charge Nogales, Arizona, an equitable proportion of the costs for operating and maintaining the Nogales sanitation project, which...
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2017-03-08
To House Subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment Committee
USSB539IntroA bill to designate the area between the intersections of 16th Street, Northwest and Fuller Street, Northwest and 16th Street, Northwest and Euclid Street, Northwest in Washington, District of Columbia, as "Oswaldo Paya Way".
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2017-03-07
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USSB551IntroNogales Wastewater Fairness Act This bill directs the U.S. Section of the International Boundary and Water Commission to charge Nogales, Arizona, an equitable proportion of the costs for operating and maintaining the Nogales sanitation project, which...
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2017-03-07
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHB1172IntroPresidential Trade Transparency Act of 2017 This bill requires the President to submit to Congress a report containing a full and complete statement of the President's income earned, assets held, and liabilities owed in the preceding 12 months that a...
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2017-03-03
To House Subcommittee on Trade Committee
USHB837IntroBuild Bridges Not Walls Act This bill provides that the executive order titled "Border Security and Immigration Enforcement Improvements" signed by the President on January 25, 2017, or any other substantially similar action by the President to use t...
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2017-03-02
To House Subcommittee on Immigration And Border Security Committee
USHB1014IntroHaiti Emergency Relief Act of 2017 This bill extends 18-month temporary protected status to a national of Haiti who: (1) has been continuously physically present in the United States since November 4, 2016, (2) is admissible as an immigrant and not i...
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2017-03-02
To House Subcommittee on Immigration And Border Security Committee
USHB1067IntroBuild up Illegal Line Defenses with Assets Lawfully Lifted Act of 2017 This bill amends the federal judicial code to require the Department of Justice to: (1) report annually on the total amount of funds deposited into the Department of Justice Asset...
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2017-03-02
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, And Investigations Committee
USHB1299IntroBerta Caceres Human Rights in Honduras Act This bill prohibits funds from being made available to Honduras for the police or military (including for equipment and training), and directs the Department of the Treasury to instruct U.S. representatives ...
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2017-03-02
To House Financial Services Committee
USSR35IntroA resolution expressing profound concern about the ongoing political, economic, social and humanitarian crisis in Venezuela, urging the release of political prisoners, and calling for respect of constitutional and democratic processes, including free...
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2017-02-28
Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent.
USSB472IntroCuba Trade Act of 2017
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2017-02-28
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
USHR132IntroCalling on the President to initiate renegotiation of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) and further calling on the President to consider withdrawing the United States from NAFTA if the renegotiations are not satisfactorily completed wit...
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2017-02-17
To House Subcommittee on Trade Committee
USHB351IntroFreedom to Travel to Cuba Act of 2017 This bill states that: the President may not prohibit or otherwise regulate travel to or from Cuba by U.S. citizens or legal residents, or any of the transactions incident to such travel, including banking transa...
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2017-02-16
To House Subcommittee on the Western Hemisphere Committee
USHR49IntroRecognizing the anniversary of the tragic earthquake in Haiti on January 12, 2010, honoring those who lost their lives in the earthquake and in Hurricane Matthew in October 2016, and expressing continued solidarity with the Haitian people. Honors: (1...
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2017-02-16
To House Subcommittee on the Western Hemisphere Committee
USHR104IntroReaffirming a strong commitment to the United States-Mexico partnership. Reaffirms the strong commitment of the House of Representatives to the U.S.-Mexico partnership. Encourages the President to prioritize a U.S.-Mexico relationship based on mutual...
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2017-02-16
To House Subcommittee on the Western Hemisphere Committee
USSB408IntroPresidential Trade Transparency Act of 2017 This bill requires the President to submit to Congress a report containing a full and complete statement of the President's income earned, assets held, and liabilities owed in the preceding 12 months that a...
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2017-02-16
To Senate Finance Committee
USHR118IntroExpressing support for the designation of February 14 of each year as International Flower Workers' Day, in acknowledgment of workers in flower-producing countries and to demonstrate the commitment of the United States to practices that respect labor...
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2017-02-14
To House Subcommittee on Trade Committee
USHB438IntroCalifornia New River Restoration Act of 2017 This bill requires the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to establish a California New River restoration program for the New River that starts in Mexicali, Mexico, flows north into the United States th...
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2017-02-10
To House Subcommittee on Water, Power and Oceans Committee
USHB574IntroCuba Reconciliation Act This bill amends: (1) the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961 to repeal the embargo placed upon all trade with Cuba, and (2)the Internal Revenue Code to declare the denial of foreign tax credit inapplicable to Cuba. The bill permit...
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2017-02-08
To House Subcommittee on Courts, Intellectual Property, And The Internet Committee
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