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USHB5515PassNational Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2019 This bill authorizes FY2019 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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2018-08-13
Became Public Law No: 115-232.
USHB6659IntroScreening With Dignity Act of 2018
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2018-08-07
To House Homeland Security Committee
USHCR126IntroAffirming the importance of religious freedom as a fundamental human right that is essential to a free society and protected for all people of the United States under the Constitution of the United States.
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2018-08-02
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution And Civil Justice Committee
USHB1201EngrossEACH Act Equitable Access to Care and Health Act (Sec. 2) This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to expand the religious conscience exemption under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act to exempt individuals who rely solely on a religiou...
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2018-07-26
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 529.
USHR257IntroCondemning hate crime and any other form of racism, religious or ethnic bias, discrimination, incitement to violence, or animus targeting a minority in the United States. Condemns hate crime and any other form of racism, religious or ethnic bias, dis...
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2018-07-25
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USHB1689EngrossPrivate Property Rights Protection Act of 2017 This bill prohibits a state or political subdivision from exercising its power of eminent domain, or allowing the exercise of such power by delegation, over property to be used for economic development o...
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2018-07-24
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHB5924IntroAnti-Semitism Awareness Act of 2018 This bill requires the Department of Education when reviewing whether there has been a violation of title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, or national origin...
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2018-07-24
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution And Civil Justice Committee
USHB6359IntroTo direct the head of each department and agency of the United States to submit annual reports to Congress on the security clearances to individuals by reason of the individuals' affiliation with hate groups, and for other purposes. This bill require...
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2018-07-12
To House Oversight And Government Reform Committee
USHB3776EngrossCyber Diplomacy Act of 2017
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2018-06-28
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 495.
USHB6279IntroAnti-Bullying and Harassment Act of 2018 This bill amends the Safe and Drug-Free Schools and Communities Act to require: (1) states to use grants for safe and drug-free schools to collect and report information on the incidence of bullying and harass...
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2018-06-28
To House Education And The Workforce Committee
USHB5094EngrossEnhancing Suspicious Activity Reporting Initiative Act This bill directs the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to: (1) develop a strategy, by one year after this bill's enactment, to improve its operations and activities related to training, outr...
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2018-06-26
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USHB6184IntroPatsy T. Mink and Louise M. Slaughter Gender Equity in Education Act of 2018
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2018-06-21
To House Education And The Workforce Committee
USSR555IntroA resolution recognizing the freedom of Muslims of the United States to exercise their religion and participate in the civil systems of their country.
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2018-06-20
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S4286; text: CR S4286)
USHB3828IntroPatsy T. Mink Gender Equity in Education Act of 2017 This bill requires the Department of Education (ED) to establish an Office for Gender Equity to support state and local educational agencies, institutions of higher education, and elementary and se...
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2018-06-14
ASSUMING FIRST SPONSORSHIP - Ms. Matsui asked unanimous consent that she may hereafter be considered as the primary sponsor of H.R. 3828, a bill originally introduced by Representative Slaughter, for the purpose of adding cosponsors and requesting reprintings under clause 7 of rule XII.
USSR545IntroA resolution honoring the memory of the victims of the terrorist attack on the Pulse Orlando nightclub on June 12, 2016.
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2018-06-12
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S3861; text: CR S3765)
USSR539IntroA resolution urging the President to strengthen efforts of the United States to combat religious freedom violations in Eurasia, especially the use of torture or cruel, inhuman, or degrading treatment or punishment, prolonged detention without charges...
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2018-06-11
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHR903IntroProtecting 1st Amendment Rights of Free Speech and Free Exercise while condemning any form of criminal behavior, threats or violence.
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2018-06-05
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution And Civil Justice Committee
USHB6010IntroTo require an unclassified interagency report on the political influence operations of the Chinese Government and Communist Party with respect to the United States, and for other purposes.
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2018-06-05
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB5621IntroVietnam Human Rights Act
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2018-06-04
To House Subcommittee on Asia and the Pacific Committee
USSB2940IntroAnti-Semitism Awareness Act of 2018 This bill requires the Department of Education when reviewing whether there has been a violation of title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, or national origin...
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2018-05-23
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB2918IntroDo No Harm Act
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2018-05-22
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHB5819IntroBURMA Act of 2018 Burma Unified through Rigorous Military Accountability Act of 2018
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2018-05-17
Committee Agreed to Seek Consideration Under Suspension of the Rules,.
USHB1911IntroSpecial Envoy to Monitor and Combat Anti-Semitism Act of 2017 This bill amends the State Department Basic Authorities Act of 1956 to provide that the Special Envoy to Monitor and Combat Anti-Semitism shall have the rank of ambassador and be appointed...
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2018-05-17
Committee Agreed to Seek Consideration Under Suspension of the Rules,.
USHR889IntroRecognizing the commencement of Ramadan, the Muslim holy month of fasting and spiritual renewal, and commending Muslims in the United States and throughout the world for their faith.
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2018-05-10
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USSB447PassJustice for Uncompensated Survivors Today (JUST) Act of 2017 This bill directs the Department of State, with respect to covered countries, to annually include within either the relevant Annual Country Report on Human Rights, the International Religio...
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2018-05-09
Became Public Law No: 115-171.
USHR881IntroRecognizing May 3, 2018, as the 30th anniversary of the National Day of Prayer established under the Act entitled "An Act to provide for setting aside the first Thursday in May as the date on which the National Day of Prayer is celebrated", approved ...
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2018-05-08
To House Oversight And Government Reform Committee
USHR869IntroRecognizing American Muslims' history and contributions to our Nation.
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2018-05-03
To House Oversight And Government Reform Committee
USSB994IntroProtecting Religiously Affiliated Institutions Act of 2018 This bill amends the federal criminal code to modify prohibitions with respect to intentionally defacing, damaging, or destroying religious real property. Specifically, the bill broadens the ...
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2018-04-26
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 394.
USSR429IntroA resolution commemorating the 59th anniversary of Tibet's 1959 uprising as "Tibetan Rights Day", and expressing support for the human rights and religious freedom of the Tibetan people and the Tibetan Buddhist faith community. Recognizes March 10, 2...
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2018-04-25
Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S2442)
USSB2736IntroAsia Reassurance Initiative Act of 2018
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2018-04-24
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHB5592IntroDepartment of State Authorization Act of 2018
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2018-04-24
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USSR481IntroA resolution calling upon the leadership of the Government of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea to dismantle its labor camp system, and for other purposes.
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2018-04-24
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSR426IntroA resolution supporting the goals of International Women's Day. Supports the goals of International Women's Day. Recognizes that the empowerment of women is linked to a country's potential to generate economic growth, sustainable democracy, and inclu...
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2018-04-18
Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and an amended preamble by Voice Vote. (consideration: CR S2280-2283; text: CR S2281-2283)
USSR469IntroA resolution recognizing the historic, cultural, and religious significance of the festival of Vaisakhi, and expressing support for all communities that celebrate Vaisakhi.
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2018-04-16
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHB2825EngrossDHS Authorization Act Department of Homeland Security Authorization Act This bill amends the Homeland Security Act of 2002 to establish in the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) a Headquarters, which shall, among other things: (1) establish an ove...
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2018-04-16
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 381.
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.
USSB2572IntroSafe Schools Improvement Act of 2018 This bill amends the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 to require states to direct their local educational agencies (LEAs) to establish policies that prevent and prohibit conduct, including bullying a...
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2018-03-20
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB2568IntroEACH Act Equitable Access to Care and Health Act This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to expand the religious conscience exemption under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act to exempt individuals who rely solely on a religious method ...
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2018-03-19
To Senate Finance Committee
USHB5265IntroDistrict of Columbia Home Rule Non-Discrimination Act of 2018
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2018-03-13
To House Judiciary Committee
USHR772IntroCondemning Louis Farrakhan for promoting ideas that create animosity and anger toward Jewish Americans and the Jewish religion.
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2018-03-13
To House Judiciary Committee
USSB2528IntroContinued Support for the Iranian People Act of 2018
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2018-03-08
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSB2525IntroFirst Amendment Defense Act
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2018-03-08
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHR763IntroCalling upon the leadership of the Government of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea to dismantle its labor camp system, and for other purposes. Calls for the international community to demand that North Korea dismantle its labor camp system an...
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2018-03-05
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB5123IntroEliminating the HHS Discrimination Division Act of 2018
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2018-03-02
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USSJR53EngrossA joint resolution honoring the life of William "Billy" F. Graham, Jr. This joint resolution extends the sympathies of Congress to the family of the Reverend William "Billy" F. Graham, Jr., and honors his life, his ministry, and his contributions to ...
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2018-03-01
To House Oversight And Government Reform Committee
USHR759IntroExpressing the condolences of the House of Representatives on the death of the Reverend Billy Graham. Offers the deep sympathy of the House of Representatives to the family members of the late Reverend Billy Graham. Honors his legacy of preaching the...
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2018-03-01
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USHJR130IntroHonoring the life of William (Billy) F. Graham, Jr. This joint resolution extends the sympathies of Congress to the family of the Reverend William (Billy) F. Graham, Jr., and honors his life, his ministry, and his contributions to North Carolina, the...
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2018-02-27
To House Oversight And Government Reform Committee
USHCR107EngrossAuthorizing Reverend Billy Graham to lie in honor in the rotunda of the Capitol. (Sec. 1) Authorizes Reverend Billy Graham to lie in honor in the rotunda of the Capitol from February 28, 2018, to March 1, 2018.
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2018-02-27
Message on Senate action sent to the House.
USHR743IntroExpressing support for the human rights and religious freedom of the Tibetan people and the Tibetan Buddhist faith community, and for the designation of a "Tibetan Rights Day". Supports the designation of a Tibetan Rights Day and calls on the Departm...
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2018-02-16
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHR742IntroHonoring the life and legacy of Rev. Dr. Wyatt Tee Walker. Honors the life and legacy of Rev. Dr. Wyatt Tee Walker, a civil rights icon, humanitarian, theologian, and cultural historian.
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2018-02-16
To House Oversight And Government Reform Committee
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