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USHB390EngrossIraq and Syria Genocide Emergency Relief and Accountability Act of 2017 (Sec. 4) This bill states that is U.S. policy to ensure that humanitarian, stabilization, and recovery assistance for nationals and residents of Iraq or Syria, and of communities...
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2018-10-12
Message on Senate action sent to the House.
USSB3178IntroJustice for Victims of Lynching Act of 2018
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2018-10-11
Committee on the Judiciary. Ordered to be reported with an amendment in the nature of a substitute favorably.
USHB302PassSports Medicine Licensure Clarity Act of 2017 (Sec. 2) This bill extends the liability insurance coverage of a state-licensed medical professional to another state when the professional provides medical services to an athlete, athletic team, or team ...
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2018-10-05
Became Public Law No: 115-254.
USSR412IntroA resolution expressing the sense of the Senate regarding the 6888th Central Postal Directory Battalion and celebrating Black History Month. Expresses support for the monument recognizing the service of the 6888th Central Postal Directory Battalion a...
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2018-10-03
Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent.
USHR1091IntroCalling on the Government of Burma to release Burmese journalists Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo sentenced to seven years imprisonment after investigating attacks against civilians by Burma's military and security forces, and for other purposes.
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2018-09-27
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB5895PassEnergy and Water, Legislative Branch, and Military Construction and Veterans Affairs Appropriations Act, 2019 (Sec. 3) Specifies that, unless this bill expressly provides otherwise, references to "this Act" included in a division shall be treated as ...
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2018-09-21
Became Public Law No: 115-244.
USSR635IntroA resolution calling for the immediate release of unjustly imprisoned Myanmar journalists Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo, and expressing concern over the overall deterioration in freedom of the press in Myanmar.
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2018-09-18
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHB1911EngrossSpecial Envoy to Monitor and Combat Anti-Semitism Act of 2018 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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2018-09-17
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHB5532EngrossReconstruction Era National Historical Park Act
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2018-09-17
To Senate Energy And Natural Resources Committee
USHR1057IntroCalling on Burma's civilian leader, Aung San Suu Kyi, to release two jailed journalists reporting on violence inflicted upon that nation's Rohingya population. Condemns all efforts to suppress information regarding the oppression and violence inflict...
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2018-09-12
Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR H8110-8111)
USSR626IntroA resolution designating September 2018 as "National Voting Rights Month". Expresses support for the designation of September 2018 as National Voting Rights Month.
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2018-09-12
To Senate Rules And Administration Committee
USHR1058IntroExpressing support for designation of the month of September as "National Voting Rights Month". Expresses support for the designation of National Voting Rights Month.
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2018-09-12
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB6707IntroWestern Hemisphere Travel Initiative Improvement Act of 2018
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2018-09-05
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USSB3392IntroMOMS Act Modernizing Obstetric Medicine Standards Act of 2018
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2018-08-28
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB6659IntroScreening With Dignity Act of 2018
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2018-08-20
To House Subcommittee on Transportation and Protective Security Committee
USHR975IntroBy the People Resolution Expresses the sense of the House of Representatives that Congress should enact various reforms with respect to voter registration and protection, campaign-finance contribution limits and violations, and political advertisemen...
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2018-08-02
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution And Civil Justice Committee
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.
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2018-07-25
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USHB6485IntroJob Opportunities for All Act
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2018-07-24
To House Education And The Workforce 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
USSR579IntroA resolution honoring the life, accomplishments, and legacy of Nelson Mandela on the centenary of his birth Honors the life, accomplishments, and legacy of Nelson Mandela. Encourages the Administration of President Donald Trump to foster the enduring...
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2018-07-18
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHB995Engross21st Century Respect Act This bill requires the Department of Agriculture (USDA) and the General Services Administration to change the terminology used to describe the racial background or place of origin of people in regulations concerning: (1) USDA...
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2018-07-12
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 513.
USHR992IntroCondemning the actions taken by the Lao People's Democratic Republic against the Hmong ChaoFa Indigenous people, and for other purposes. Urges Laos to cease its assaults on the Hmong community, respect the Convention on the Rights of the Child, and u...
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2018-07-12
To House Foreign Affairs 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
USHB1861EngrossLarry Doby Congressional Gold Medal Act (Sec. 3) This bill directs the Speaker of the House of Representatives and the President pro tempore of the Senate to arrange for the presentation of a Congressional Gold Medal in honor of Larry Doby in recogni...
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2018-07-11
Received in the Senate.
USSB823IntroProtecting Data at the Border Act This bill prohibits a governmental entity from: (1) accessing the digital contents of electronic equipment belonging to, or in the possession of, a U.S. person (person) at the border without a valid warrant; or (2) d...
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2018-07-11
Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Subcommittee on Federal Spending Oversight and Emergency Management. Hearings held.
USSB1459IntroFort Sumter and Fort Moultrie National Historical Park Act of 2018 This bill establishes the Fort Sumter and Fort Moultrie National Park in South Carolina for the preservation and interpretation of the nationally significant historical values and cul...
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2018-07-11
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 509.
USSB3195IntroLaw Enforcement Trust and Integrity Act of 2018
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2018-07-11
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHR978IntroHonoring the life of Trayvon Martin, urging the repeal of Stand Your Ground laws, and calling on the United States Government to address the crisis of racial profiling. Condemns unfounded reliance on Stand Your Ground laws to protect actions that ext...
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2018-06-28
To House Judiciary Committee
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
USHB5841EngrossForeign Investment Risk Review Modernization Act of 2018
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2018-06-27
Received in the Senate. Read twice. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 492.
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.
USSR547IntroA resolution designating June 19, 2018, as "Juneteenth Independence Day" in recognition of June 19, 1865, the date on which slavery legally came to an end in the United States.
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2018-06-14
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S3958; text: CR S3954)
USHR936IntroExpressing support for designation of June 19, 2018, as "Juneteenth Independence Day" in recognition of June 19, 1865, the date on which slavery legally came to an end in the United States. Expresses support for the designation of Juneteenth Independ...
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2018-06-13
To House Oversight And Government Reform Committee
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)
USHB6034IntroPalestinian Authority Educational Curriculum Transparency Act
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2018-06-07
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHR902IntroExpressing the sense of the House of Representatives regarding the obligation of the Office for Civil Rights of the Department of Education and the Civil Rights Division of the Department of Justice to enforce title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964...
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2018-06-05
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution And Civil Justice Committee
USHB5621IntroVietnam Human Rights Act
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2018-06-04
To House Subcommittee on Asia and the Pacific Committee
USSR530IntroA resolution recognizing the significance of Asian/Pacific American Heritage Month as an important time to celebrate the significant contributions of Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders to the history of the United States.
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2018-05-24
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHR911IntroRecognizing the significance of Asian/Pacific American Heritage Month in May as an important time to celebrate the significant contributions of Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders to the history of the United States.
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2018-05-24
To House Oversight And Government Reform 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
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,.
USHB5785IntroJobs and Justice Act of 2018
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2018-05-14
To House Subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment Committee
USHR869IntroRecognizing American Muslims' history and contributions to our Nation.
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2018-05-03
To House Oversight And Government Reform Committee
USHR798IntroCommemorating the 50th anniversary of the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., through the teaching of nonviolence.
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2018-04-30
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution And Civil Justice Committee
USHR791IntroExpressing support for the designation of Cesar Chavez's birthday, March 31, as National Border Control Day.
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2018-04-30
To House Subcommittee on Immigration And Border Security Committee
USSB2722IntroEnvironmental Justice Right to Know Act of 2018
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2018-04-19
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB5561IntroBarbara Johns Congressional Gold Medal Act This bill directs the Speaker of the House of Representatives and the President pro tempore of the Senate to arrange for the posthumous award of a Congressional Gold Medal to Barbara Rose Johns in recognitio...
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2018-04-18
To House Financial Services Committee
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