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USSR224IntroA resolution recognizing the 6th anniversary of the death of Oswaldo Paya Sardinas, and commemorating his legacy and commitment to democratic values and principles. Recognizes and commemorates the legacy of Oswaldo Paya Sardinas on the sixth annivers...
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2018-04-11
Resolution agreed to in Senate with an amendment and an amendment to the Title and an amended preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S2078-2079; text: CR S2078-2079)
USHB1625PassTARGET Act Targeted Rewards for the Global Eradication of Human Trafficking (Sec. 2) This bill expresses the sense of Congress that the Department of State's rewards program is a powerful tool in combating sophisticated international crime and that t...
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2018-03-23
Became Public Law No: 115-141.
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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2018-03-22
Motion to proceed to consideration of measure made in Senate. (consideration: CR S1886-1892, S1892-1931)
USHR768IntroRecognizing the heritage, culture, and contributions of Latinas in the United States.
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2018-03-08
To House Oversight And Government Reform Committee
USSR428IntroA resolution recognizing the heritage, culture, and contributions of Latinas in the United States.
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2018-03-08
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSR414IntroA resolution condemning the continued undemocratic measures by the Government of Venezuela to undermine the independence of democratic institutions and calling for a free and fair electoral process. Calls on the Venezuelan government to postpone the ...
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2018-02-27
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSR410IntroA resolution commemorating the life of Luis Alejandro "Alex" Villamayor and calling for justice and accountability. Urges Paraguayan authorities to invite the Federal Bureau of Investigation to provide technical assistance for the investigation into ...
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2018-02-15
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHB1301PassDepartment of Defense Appropriations Act, 2017 (Sec. 101) This bill amends the Continuing Appropriations Act, 2018 to: (1) compensate employees furloughed as a result of any lapse in appropriations which began on or about February 9, 2018; and (2) ra...
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2018-02-09
Became Public Law No: 115-124. (TXT | PDF)
USHB1892PassHonoring Hometown Heroes Act This bill authorizes the governor of a state, territory, or possession of the United States or the Mayor of the District of Columbia to proclaim that the U.S. flag shall be flown at half-staff in the event of the death of...
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2018-02-09
Became Public Law No: 115-123.
USHB695EngrossChild Protection Improvements Act of 2017 (Sec. 2) This bill amends the National Child Protection Act of 1993 to direct the Department of Justice to establish a program to provide national criminal history background checks and criminal history revie...
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2018-02-08
Cloture on the motion to concur in the House amendment to the Senate amendment to H.R. 695 not invoked in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 55 - 44. Record Vote Number: 29. (CR S798)
USHB4944IntroReuniting Families Act
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2018-02-06
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB4933IntroFair TPS Act
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2018-02-05
To House Judiciary Committee
USHJR128IntroDepartment of Defense Appropriations Act, 2018 DIVISION B--FURTHER EXTENSION OF CONTINUING APPROPRIATIONS ACT, 2018 Further Extension of Continuing Appropriations Act, 2018 This division amends the Continuing Appropriations Act, 2018 to provide conti...
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2018-02-05
To House Appropriations Committee
USSR391IntroA resolution calling for the immediate extradition or rendering to the United States of convicted felons William Morales, Joanne Chesimard, and all other fugitives from justice who are receiving safe harbor in Cuba in order to escape prosecution or c...
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2018-02-05
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHB4877IntroDepartment of Defense Appropriations Act, 2018 Provides FY2018 appropriations to the Department of Defense (DOD) for military activities. Excludes military construction, military family housing, civil works projects of the Army Corps of Engineers, an...
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2018-01-25
To House Appropriations Committee
USHB3776EngrossCyber Diplomacy Act of 2017
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2018-01-18
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHR700IntroExpressing the sense of the House of Representatives regarding President Donald J. Trump's remarks about Haiti, El Salvador, and African Nations. Expresses support and respect for Haiti, El Salvador, and African nations. Censures and condemns Preside...
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2018-01-18
To House Judiciary Committee
USHR704IntroExpressing the sense of the House of Representatives regarding the courageous work and life of Argentine prosecutor Alberto Nisman, and calling for a swift and transparent investigation into his tragic death in Buenos Aires on January 18, 2015. Offer...
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2018-01-18
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USSR371IntroA resolution expressing the sense of the Senate on the value of the bilateral relationship between the United States and Mexico. Declares that: (1) the Senate values the U.S.-Mexico relationship and the benefits derived from cooperation on security, ...
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2018-01-10
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSB2265IntroNicaraguan Investment Conditionality Act (NICA) of 2017
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2017-12-21
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSR363IntroA resolution expressing profound concern about the growing political, humanitarian, and economic crisis in Venezuela and the widespread human rights abuses perpetrated by the Government of Venezuela. Expresses concern about the humanitarian impacts o...
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2017-12-20
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSB371PassDepartment of State Authorities Act, Fiscal Year 2017, Improvements Act This bill makes technical changes to the Department of State Authorities Act, Fiscal Year 2017 and other related Acts. The bill provides the House and Senate Appropriations Commi...
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2017-12-18
Became Public Law No: 115-94. (TXT | PDF)
USHB4271IntroTo block the implementation of certain presidential actions that restrict individuals from certain countries from entering the United States. This bill prohibits any federal agency funds, resources, or fees from being used to implement or enforce Exe...
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2017-12-13
To House Subcommittee on Immigration And Border Security Committee
USHR664IntroCalling for the immediate extradition or rendering to the United States of convicted felons William Morales, Joanne Chesimard, and all other fugitives from justice who are receiving safe harbor in Cuba in order to escape prosecution or confinement fo...
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2017-12-13
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
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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2017-12-12
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USHB2658EngrossVenezuela 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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2017-12-11
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHB4583IntroEnsuring Diplomats' Safety Act This bill directs the Department of State to recall all U.S. diplomats, including all U.S. members of the Foreign Service, who are posted at any embassy, consulate, mission, or other office in Cuba. Such action shall ex...
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2017-12-07
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHR259IntroExpressing concern and condemnation over the political, economic, social, and humanitarian crisis in Venezuela. Urges the government of Venezuela to heed the calls of the international community to: (1) hold free, fair, and open elections; (2) releas...
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2017-12-07
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USSR354IntroA resolution expressing the sense of the Senate regarding the courageous work and life of Argentinian prosecutor Alberto Nisman, and calling for a swift and transparent investigation into his tragic death in Buenos Aires on January 18, 2015. Offers c...
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2017-12-07
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSB2192IntroSECURE Act of 2017 Security, Enforcement, and Compassion United in Reform Efforts Act This bill directs the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to achieve situational awareness and operational control of the U.S. southern border and to deter and de...
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2017-12-06
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 275.
USHB3794IntroSewage Free Tijuana River Valley Act of 2017 This bill directs the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to carry out a program to enhance the physical infrastructure in both the United States and Mexico to prevent flooding and wastewater, sewage, trash, and ...
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2017-11-29
To House Subcommittee on the Western Hemisphere Committee
USHB3795IntroTijuana River Valley Comprehensive Protection and Rehabilitation Act of 2017
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2017-11-29
To House Subcommittee on the Western Hemisphere Committee
USHCR88IntroExpressing the sense of the Congress that temporary protected status for Haitian nationals should be extended until that country has demonstrably recovered from the 2010 earthquake, the cholera epidemic, Hurricane Matthew, and other disasters. Expres...
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2017-11-29
To House Subcommittee on the Western Hemisphere Committee
USHCR87IntroExpressing the sense of the Congress that temporary protected status for Haitian nationals should be extended until that country has demonstrably recovered from the 2010 earthquake, the cholera epidemic, Hurricane Matthew, and other disasters. Expres...
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2017-11-29
To House Subcommittee on the Western Hemisphere 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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2017-11-15
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USSB2023IntroCuban Airport Security Act of 2017 This bill directs the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to brief Congress and the Government Accountability Office on specified aspects of security measures at...
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2017-10-26
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USHB3328EngrossCuban Airport Security Act of 2017 This bill directs the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to brief Congress and the Government Accountability Office on specified aspects of security measures at...
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2017-10-24
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USSB1979IntroA bill to block the implementation of certain presidential actions that restrict individuals from certain countries from entering the United States. This bill prohibits any federal agency funds, resources, or fees from being used to implement or enfo...
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2017-10-18
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHB1918EngrossNicaraguan Investment Conditionality Act (NICA) of 2017 This bill directs the President to instruct the U.S. Executive Director at each international financial institution to use U.S. influence to oppose any loan for the government of Nicaragua's ben...
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2017-10-04
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
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.
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
USHR524IntroRecognizing Hispanic Heritage Month and celebrating the heritage and culture of Latinos in the United States and the immense contributions of Latinos to the United States. Recognizes: (1) the celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month; and (2) the integr...
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2017-09-14
To House Oversight And Government Reform Committee
USSR256IntroA resolution recognizing Hispanic Heritage Month and celebrating the heritage and culture of Latinos in the United States and the immense contributions of Latinos to the United States. Recognizes: (1) the celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month from S...
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2017-09-14
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S5746-5747; text: CR S5747)
USSB1780IntroDepartment 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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2017-09-07
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 216.
USHB3118IntroIran and Hizballah Western Hemisphere Prevention Act of 2017 This bill declares it to be U.S. policy to prevent further penetration of Iran and Hizballah into the Western Hemisphere and to prioritize diplomatic efforts to engage countries in the hemi...
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2017-09-05
To House Subcommittee on the Western Hemisphere Committee
USHB3673IntroProtecting Against Tyranny and Responsible Imports Act (PATRIA) of 2017 This bill prohibits the import of specified petroleum products from Venezuela until the President certifies to Congress that Venezuela has dissolved that country's Constituent As...
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2017-09-05
To House Ways And Means 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. Expresses the ongoing concern of the House of Representatives regarding the deportation of Jose Escobar to El Sa...
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2017-08-17
To House Subcommittee on Immigration And Border Security 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.
USSB1699IntroUnited States-Cuba Trade 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; (3) pr...
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2017-08-01
To Senate Finance Committee
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