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USHR971IntroCommemorating the 35th anniversary of broadcasting to Cuba. This resolution recognizes the role that broadcasting to Cuba serves in providing outside information to the Cuban people and honors those at Radio and TV Martí, administered through the Of...
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2020-05-22
To House Western Hemisphere, Civilian Security and Trade Committee
USSR148IntroA resolution supporting efforts by the Government of Colombia to pursue peace and regional stability.
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2020-05-21
Committee on Foreign Relations. Ordered to be reported with an amendment in the nature of a substitute favorably.
USSR454IntroA resolution calling for the immediate release of Cuban democracy activist Jose Daniel Ferrer and commending the efforts of Jose Daniel Ferrer to promote human rights and fundamental freedoms in Cuba. This resolution condemns the imprisonment of Cuba...
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2020-05-21
Committee on Foreign Relations. Ordered to be reported with an amendment in the nature of a substitute favorably.
USSR525IntroA resolution expressing the sense of the Senate that the United States should continue to support the people of Nicaragua in their peaceful efforts to promote the restoration of democracy and the defense of human rights, and use the tools under Unite...
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2020-05-21
Committee on Foreign Relations. Ordered to be reported with amendments favorably.
USHB6798IntroHaitian Deportation Relief Act
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2020-05-08
To House Judiciary Committee
USSR557IntroA resolution recognizing the cultural and historical significance of the Cinco de Mayo holiday. This resolution recognizes the historic struggle of the people of Mexico for independence and freedom, which Cinco de Mayo commemorates.
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2020-05-05
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHB6387IntroTo correct technical omissions relating to international financial cooperation, and for other purposes.
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2020-03-25
To House Financial Services Committee
USHB6379IntroTake Responsibility for Workers and Families Act This bill responds to the COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019) outbreak and its impact on the economy, public health, state and local governments, individuals, and businesses. The bill provides FY...
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2020-03-23
To House Appropriations Committee
USHB6321IntroFinancial Protections and Assistance for America's Consumers, States, Businesses, and Vulnerable Populations Act This bill responds to the COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019) emergency and generally provides for financial assistance and other a...
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2020-03-23
To House Financial Services Committee
USSB3510IntroPrioritizing Pandemic Prevention Act This bill transfers any unobligated federal funds for constructing a physical barrier along the U.S.-Mexico border to the Department of Health and Human Services and the U.S. Agency for International Development t...
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2020-03-17
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USSB3436IntroBorder Health Security Act of 2020
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2020-03-11
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHB4891IntroWestern Water Security Act of 2019
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2020-03-11
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 14 - 11.
USHB5878IntroGlobal Migration Agreement Act
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2020-03-10
To House Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship
USHB5793IntroBorder Visibility and Security Act
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2020-03-10
To House Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship
USHR754IntroExpressing the sense of the House of Representatives that the United States should continue to support the people of Nicaragua in their peaceful efforts to promote democracy and human rights, and use the tools under United States law to increase poli...
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2020-03-09
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USHB2214IntroNO BAN Act National Origin-Based Antidiscrimination for Nonimmigrants Act This bill imposes limitations on the President's authority to suspend or restrict aliens from entering the United States and terminates certain presidential actions implementin...
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2020-03-05
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 333.
USSR531IntroA resolution honoring Las Damas de Blanco, a women-led nonviolent movement in support of freedom and human rights in Cuba, and calling for the release of all political prisoners in Cuba. This resolution honors the members of Las Damas de Blanco, a gr...
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2020-03-05
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHB6070IntroBorder Health Security Act of 2020
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2020-03-03
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USSR497IntroA resolution commemorating the life of Dr. Li Wenliang and calling for transparency and cooperation from the Government of the People's Republic of China and the Communist Party of China. This resolution honors the life and contributions of Li Wenlia...
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2020-03-03
Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and an amended preamble by Unanimous Consent. (text: CR S1445)
USHR868IntroCondemning the comments of Senator and Democratic Socialist Presidential candidate, Bernie Sanders (I-VT), disregarding the history of systemic human rights abuses, forced indoctrination, and authoritarian actions of the literacy and education polici...
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2020-02-27
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHJR85IntroRelating to a national emergency declared by the President on February 15, 2019. This joint resolution terminates the national emergency related to the U.S.-Mexico border, declared by the President on February 15, 2019.
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2020-02-14
To House Transportation And Infrastructure Committee
USHB5625IntroTargeting Environmental and Climate Recklessness Act of 2019
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2020-02-07
To House Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship
USHB5586IntroHaiti Development, Accountability, and Institutional Transparency Initiative Act
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2020-02-04
To House Western Hemisphere, Civilian Security and Trade Committee
USHB5417IntroSignificant Transnational Criminal Organization Designation Act
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2020-01-30
To House Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship
USHB5369IntroSupporting Mexico Against Corruption Act This bill directs the President to impose property- and visa-blocking sanctions on foreign persons who are current or former officials of the Mexican government and who are responsible for acts of significant ...
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2020-01-30
To House Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship
USHB5509IntroIdentifying Drug Cartels as Terrorists Act of 2019
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2020-01-28
To House Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship
USHB5405IntroSouthwest Tourism Expansion Act
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2020-01-28
To House Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship
USHB133EngrossUnited States-Mexico Economic Partnership Act This bill directs the Department of State to develop a strategy to enhance economic cooperation and expand professional and educational exchange programs between the United States and Mexico. The State De...
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2020-01-16
Message on Senate action sent to the House.
USSR447IntroA resolution expressing serious concern about widespread irregularities in Bolivia's October 20, 2019, general elections and supporting the convening of new elections in Bolivia at the earliest possible date. This resolution expresses the Senate's co...
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2020-01-08
Resolution agreed to in Senate with an amendment and an amended preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S77-79; text: CR S78-79)
USSB1790PassNational Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2020 This bill authorizes FY2020 appropriations and sets forth policies for Department of Defense (DOD) programs and activities, including military personnel strengths. It does not provide budget aut...
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2019-12-20
Became Public Law No: 116-92.
USHB1865PassNational Law Enforcement Museum Commemorative Coin Act This bill provides FY2020 appropriations for several federal departments and agencies. It includes 8 of the 12 regular FY2020 appropriations bills: the Departments of Labor, Health and Human Serv...
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2019-12-20
Became Public Law No: 116-94.
USHB3196PassVera C. Rubin Observatory Designation Act This bill designates the Large Synoptic Survey Telescope as the Vera C. Rubin Observatory.
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2019-12-20
Became Public Law No: 116-97. (TXT | PDF)
USHB5207IntroEnd the Migrant Protection Protocols Act of 2019
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2019-12-19
To House Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship
USHR774IntroCalling for the immediate release of Cuban democracy activist José Daniel Ferrer and commending the efforts of José Daniel Ferrer to promote human rights and fundamental freedoms in Cuba. This resolution condemns the imprisonment of Cuban democracy...
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2019-12-19
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USSB3117IntroExtinction Prevention Act of 2019 This bill requires the Department of the Interior to provide financial assistance for the conservation of butterflies and moths in North America; plant species in Hawaii, Guam, American Samoa, and the Northern Marian...
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2019-12-19
To Senate Environment And Public Works Committee
USSB3131IntroMirador-Calakmul Basin Maya Security and Conservation Partnership Act of 2019 This bill requires the Department of the Interior to establish the Maya Security and Conservation Partnership program. The goal of this program shall be to foster collabora...
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2019-12-19
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHB3843IntroCROOK Act Countering Russian and Other Overseas Kleptocracy Act This bill directs the Department of State to take various actions designed to combat public corruption in foreign countries. The State Department shall establish the Anti-Corruption Acti...
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2019-12-18
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Unanimous Consent.
USHB4884IntroCuban Family Reunification Act This bill directs the Department of State to restart processing applications under the Cuban Family Reunification Parole Program. (The program, which was suspended in 2017, allowed eligible U.S. citizens and lawful perm...
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2019-12-18
To House Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship
USSB1310IntroOrganization of American States Legislative Engagement Act of 2019 This bill directs the Department of State to report to Congress a strategy for supporting the anti-corruption and human rights promotion efforts of the Organization of American States...
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2019-12-17
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 333.
USSR297IntroA resolution commending the Inter-American Foundation (IAF) on the occasion of its 50th anniversary for its significant accomplishments and contributions to the economic and social development of the Americas. This resolution commends the Inter-Ameri...
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2019-12-17
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 367.
USSB2977IntroVenezuela Defense of Human Rights and Civil Society Extension Act of 2019 This bill extends to December 31, 2021, statutory provisions requiring sanctions on foreign persons responsible for violence or human rights abuses in Venezuela. Currently, suc...
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2019-12-17
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 364.
USSB3031IntroSignificant Transnational Criminal Organization Designation Act
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2019-12-12
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB3026IntroCROOK Act Countering Russian and Other Overseas Kleptocracy Act This bill requires various actions designed to combat public corruption in foreign countries. The bill establishes within the Department of the Treasury the Anti-Corruption Action fund t...
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2019-12-11
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSB2979IntroPreventing Opioid and Drug Impairment in Transportation Act
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2019-12-11
Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation. Ordered to be reported with an amendment in the nature of a substitute favorably.
USHB5367IntroStop Exploiting Children Act This bill prohibits the President from providing foreign assistance to a country that shares a border with the United States if that country is not taking adequate measures to stop child pornography from entering the Unit...
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2019-12-09
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHR733IntroReaffirming the importance of the United States relationship with the Dominican Republic.
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2019-12-06
To House Western Hemisphere, Civilian Security and Trade Committee
USSB2955IntroTargeting Environmental and Climate Recklessness Act of 2019
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2019-11-21
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
USHB3702EngrossReforming Disaster Recovery Act of 2019
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2019-11-19
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
USHR674IntroExpressing the sense of the House of Representatives regarding the achievements of Edgar Ricardo Arjona Morales, in honor of Hispanic Heritage Month.
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2019-11-15
To House Western Hemisphere, Civilian Security and Trade Committee
USHR670IntroCommemorating the 30th annual event of the All Souls Procession in Tucson, Arizona, and calling for an end to migrant deaths along the United States-Mexico border. This resolution commemorates the 30th annual All Souls Procession in Tucson, Arizona, ...
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2019-11-15
To House Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship
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