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USHB4760IntroSecuring America's Future Act of 2018 This bill amends the Immigration and Nationality Act to revise immigrant visa allocation provisions, including family-related visas. A nonimmigrant classification for parents of adult U.S. citizens is created. Th...
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2018-06-21
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USHB5501IntroEnd Corruption in the Northern Triangle Act
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2018-06-04
To House Subcommittee on the Western Hemisphere Committee
USHB5876IntroBorder Wall Trust Fund Act
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2018-06-04
To House Subcommittee on Border and Maritime Security Committee
USHR916IntroHonoring Las Damas de Blanco as the recipient of the 2018 Milton Friedman Prize for Advancing Liberty.
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2018-05-25
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB2923IntroGulf States Coordination Act
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2018-05-22
To House Subcommittee on Environment Committee
USSR511IntroA resolution honoring Las Damas de Blanco as the recipient of the 2018 Milton Friedman Prize for Advancing Liberty.
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2018-05-16
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSR497IntroA resolution recognizing the cultural and historical significance of the Cinco de Mayo holiday.
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2018-04-26
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Voice Vote. (consideration: CR S2498; text: CR S2496)
USSR224IntroA resolution recognizing the 6th anniversary of the death of Oswaldo Paya Sardinas, and commemorating his legacy and commitment to democratic values and principles. Commemorates the legacy of Oswaldo Paya Sardinas on the sixth anniversary of his deat...
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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.
USHB3548IntroBorder Security for America Act of 2017 This bill directs the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to: (1) construct and operate infrastructure and technology to deter and detect illegal border activity in high traffic areas, (2) deploy the most pra...
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2018-03-23
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 471.
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
USHR754IntroSupporting the goals and ideals of Dominican Heritage Month.
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2018-02-27
To House Oversight And Government Reform 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 DIVISION A--HONORING HOMETOWN HEROES ACT Honoring Hometown Heroes Act (Sec. 10102) This division authorizes the governor of a state, territory, or possession of the United States or the Mayor of the District of Columbia t...
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2018-02-09
Became Public Law No: 115-123.
USHB695EngrossChild Protection Improvements Act of 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 the Arm...
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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
USHB4956IntroKeeping Salvadoran Families Together 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
USSB2367IntroUSA Act of 2018 Uniting and Securing America Act of 2018 This bill provides conditional permanent resident status for an alien meeting specified requirements, including having entered the United States when younger than 18 years old and residing in t...
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2018-02-05
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHB4796IntroUSA Act of 2018 Uniting and Securing America Act of 2018 This bill provides conditional permanent resident status for an alien meeting specified requirements, including having entered the United States when younger than 18 years old and residing in t...
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2018-01-26
To House Subcommittee on Border and Maritime Security 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
[Hearing: Jun 26 @ 11:15 am]
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
USSB2199IntroBorder Security and Deferred Action Recipient Relief Act This bill establishes the Border Security Trust Fund, which shall make funds available for: (1) specified border fencing and wall procurement, construction, and improvements in Texas and Califo...
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2017-12-07
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 276.
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
USHB4253IntroAmerican Promise Act of 2017
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2017-11-21
To House Subcommittee on Immigration And Border Security Committee
USHB4184IntroESPERER Act of 2017 Extending Status Protection for Eligible Refugees with Established Residency Act of 2017
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2017-11-17
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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2017-11-15
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
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