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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.
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.
USSB371EngrossDepartment of State Authorities Act, Fiscal Year 2017, Improvements Act
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2017-05-25
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
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. Declares that combating corruption in the Northern Triangle must remain a top policy priority for the United States in Central America. Th...
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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)
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
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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.
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.
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2017-03-29
To Senate Foreign Relations 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
USHB1415IntroEnd Neglected Tropical Diseases Act
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2017-03-17
To House Subcommittee on Health 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
USSB668IntroA bill to nullify the effect of the recent Executive order regarding border security and immigration enforcement.
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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
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
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2017-03-03
To House Subcommittee on Trade Committee
USHB837IntroBuild Bridges Not Walls Act
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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
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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.
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
USSB408IntroPresidential Trade Transparency Act of 2017
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2017-02-16
To Senate Finance 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
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
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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
USHB572IntroPromoting American Agricultural and Medical Exports to Cuba Act of 2017 This bill prohibits the President from restricting direct transfers from a Cuban depository institution to a U.S. depository institution in payment for a product authorized for s...
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2017-02-08
To House Subcommittee on Courts, Intellectual Property, And The Internet Committee
USHB573IntroBaseball Diplomacy Act This bill waives certain foreign assistance and trade and travel prohibitions against Cuba under specified federal law regarding Cuban nationals who: (1) enter the United States on a visa to play organized professional baseball...
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2017-02-08
To House Subcommittee on Immigration And Border Security Committee
USHB882IntroNorth American Development Bank Improvement and General Capital Increase Authorization Act of 2017 This bill authorizes the Department of the Treasury to subscribe to 150,000 additional shares of the capital stock of the North American Development Ba...
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2017-02-06
To House Financial Services Committee
USHB454IntroFinish the Fence Act of 2017 This bill amends the Illegal Immigration Reform and Immigrant Responsibility Act of 1996 with respect to construction of border fencing and road improvements to direct the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to complete...
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2017-02-02
To House Subcommittee on Border and Maritime Security Committee
USHB278IntroFinish the Fence Act of 2017 This bill amends the Illegal Immigration Reform and Immigrant Responsibility Act of 1996 with respect to construction of border fencing and road improvements to direct the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to complete...
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2017-02-02
To House Subcommittee on Border and Maritime Security Committee
USSB275IntroAgricultural Export Expansion Act of 2017 This bill amends the Trade Sanctions Reform and Export Enhancement Act of 2000 to permit a person subject to the jurisdiction of the United States to provide payment or financing for sales of agricultural com...
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2017-02-02
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
USHB596IntroTPP Withdrawal Act This bill directs the President to provide to the governments of Australia, Brunei, Canada, Chile, Japan, Malaysia, Mexico, New Zealand, Peru, Singapore, and Vietnam written notice of the withdrawal of the United States from the Tr...
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2017-02-01
To House Subcommittee on Trade Committee
USSB259IntroNo 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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2017-02-01
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHR72IntroSupporting the goals and ideals of Dominican Heritage Month. Supports the goals and ideals of a Dominican Heritage Month. Supports the establishment of a national month of Recognition for Dominican-Americans to honor the Dominican people and their co...
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2017-01-30
To House Oversight And Government Reform Committee
USHB442IntroCuba Trade Act of 2017
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2017-01-26
To House Subcommittee on Trade Committee
USHB22IntroSMART Border Act of 2017 Support More Assets, Resources, and Technology on the Border Act of 2017 This bill directs the Secretary of Homeland Security (DHS) to take actions to achieve and maintain operational control of the U.S.-Mexico border (define...
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2017-01-25
To House Subcommittee on Communications and Technology Committee
USHR61IntroSupporting the goals and ideals of a Juan Pablo Duarte Day. Expresses support for: (1) the goals and ideals of a Juan Pablo Duarte Day, and (2) the establishment of a national day of recognition for Juan Pablo Duarte to honor the founding father of t...
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2017-01-24
To House Oversight And Government Reform Committee
USSB133IntroIntelligence Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2017 TITLE I--INTELLIGENCE ACTIVITIES (Sec. 101) This bill authorizes FY2017 appropriations for the conduct of intelligence and intelligence-related activities of: the Office of the Director of National ...
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2017-01-20
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 4.
USSB172IntroA bill to require the President to withdraw from the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement and to make that Agreement ineligible for expedited consideration by Congress. This bill directs the President to provide to the governments of Australia, Brunei...
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2017-01-17
To Senate Finance Committee
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