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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. Condemns th...
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2018-12-13
The title of the measure was amended. Agreed to without objection.
USHB5532EngrossReconstruction Era National Historical Park Act
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2018-12-12
Committee on Energy and Natural Resources Subcommittee on National Parks. Hearings held.
USSB2895IntroQuindaro Townsite National Historic Landmark Act This bill designates the Quindaro Townsite in Kansas City, Kansas, which is associated with the the Bleeding Kansas conflict of 1854-1861 and the Underground Railroad, as the Quindaro Townsite National...
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2018-12-12
Committee on Energy and Natural Resources Subcommittee on National Parks. Hearings held.
USSR444IntroA resolution recognizing the heritage, culture, and contributions of American Indian, Alaska Native, and Native Hawaiian women in the United States.
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2018-12-12
Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and with a preamble by Voice Vote.
USHB390PassIraq 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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2018-12-11
Became Public Law No: 115-300.
USHB1861EnrollLarry 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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2018-12-11
Presented to President.
USHR1165IntroCondemning the Assad regime and its backers for their continued support of war crimes and crimes against humanity in Syria.
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2018-12-11
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USHB7220IntroPARIS Climate Act Produce All Relevant Information to Safeguard Climate Act
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2018-12-06
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB5655EngrossCamp Nelson Heritage National Monument Act This bill establishes, as a unit of the National Park System, the Camp Nelson Heritage National Monument in Nicholasville, Kentucky, in order to preserve, protect, and interpret the nationally significant hi...
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2018-12-04
By Senator Murkowski from Committee on Energy and Natural Resources filed written report. Report No. 115-406.
USSB2870IntroAmache Study Act
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2018-11-26
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 661.
USSB3321EngrossHidden Figures Congressional Gold Medal Act
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2018-11-20
To House Financial Services Committee
USHB7118IntroExcessive Use of Force Prevention Act of 2018
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2018-11-15
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, And Investigations Committee
USHB7127IntroNative American Voting Rights Act of 2018
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2018-11-14
To House Administration Committee
USHB7123IntroUyghur Human Rights Policy Act of 2018 This bill directs various U.S. government bodies to prepare reports on China's treatment of the Uyghurs, a predominantly Muslim Turkic ethnic group. The Office of the Director of National Intelligence shall repo...
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2018-11-13
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHR1139IntroAcknowledging the 50th anniversary of the election of Shirley Anita St. Hill Chisholm, the first African-American woman in Congress. Acknowledges the 50th anniversary of the election of Shirley Anita St. Hill Chisholm, the first African-American woma...
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2018-11-09
To House Administration 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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2018-10-19
To House Subcommittee on Higher Education and Workforce Training Committee
USHB6148IntroBRAVE Act Bullying Redress and Verified Enforcement Act This bill amends the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 (ESEA) to require a local educational agency (LEA) employee who becomes aware of bullying to report to an LEA-designated indiv...
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2018-10-19
To House Subcommittee on Early Childhood, Elementary, and Secondary Education Committee
USHR1124IntroExpressing support for the designation of the month of October 2018 as Filipino American History Month and celebrating the history and culture of Filipino Americans and their immense contributions to the United States. Expresses support for the celeb...
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2018-10-12
To House Oversight And Government Reform Committee
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.
USSR678IntroA resolution recognizing the month of October 2018 as Filipino American History Month and celebrating the history and culture of Filipino Americans and their immense contributions to the United States. Recognizes the celebration of Filipino American ...
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2018-10-11
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHB7055IntroKeeping Girls in School Act
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2018-10-09
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
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.
USHB7031IntroCombating Sexual Harassment in Science Act of 2018
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2018-10-05
To House Science, Space, And Technology Committee
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.
USSB3543IntroNative American Voting Rights Act of 2018
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2018-10-03
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSR655IntroA resolution recognizing Hispanic Heritage Month and celebrating the heritage and culture of Latinos in the United States and the immense contributions of Latinos to the United States. Recognizes: (1) the celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month from S...
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2018-09-26
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S6349; text: CR S6347-6348)
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 (Sec. 3) 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 ...
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2018-09-17
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHR1068IntroRecognizing Hispanic Heritage Month and celebrating the heritage and culture of Latinos in the United States and the immense contributions of Latinos to the United States. Recognizes: (1) the celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month; and (2) the integr...
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2018-09-13
To House Oversight And Government Reform 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
USSB3413IntroStrength in Diversity Act This bill amends the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 to establish the Strength in Diversity Program, through which the Department of Education (ED) shall award competitive grants for the development or impleme...
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2018-09-06
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions 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 This bill directs the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) to develop procedures to appropriately and respectfully screen self-identified transgender air passengers and begin training of all TSA Officers on ...
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2018-08-20
To House Subcommittee on Transportation and Protective Security Committee
USSB2889IntroMedgar Evers Home National Monument Act This bill establishes the Medgar Evers Home National Monument in Jackson, Mississippi, as a unit of the National Park System to preserve, protect, and interpret the resources associated with the pivotal role of...
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2018-08-15
Committee on Energy and Natural Resources Subcommittee on National Parks. Hearings held.
USSB3287IntroCamp Nelson Heritage National Monument Act
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2018-08-15
Committee on Energy and Natural Resources Subcommittee on National Parks. Hearings held.
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
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
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. With printed Hearing: S.Hrg. 115-365.
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
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