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USHB31EngrossCaesar Syria Civilian Protection Act of 2019
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2019-05-22
Committee on Foreign Relations. Ordered to be reported with an amendment in the nature of a substitute favorably.
USSB178IntroUyghur Human Rights Policy Act of 2019 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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2019-05-22
Committee on Foreign Relations. Ordered to be reported with an amendment in the nature of a substitute favorably.
USHB598IntroGeorgia Support Act
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2019-05-22
Committee Agreed to Seek Consideration Under Suspension of the Rules.
USHR129IntroCondemning the Government of Saudi Arabia's continued detention and alleged abuse of women's rights activists.
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2019-05-22
Committee Agreed to Seek Consideration Under Suspension of the Rules.
USSR81IntroA resolution calling for accountability and justice for the assassination of Boris Nemtsov. This resolution commemorates the life of Russian opposition leader Boris Nemtsov and his work promoting democracy and human rights, and condemns Russian Presi...
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2019-05-22
Committee on Foreign Relations. Ordered to be reported with amendments favorably.
USHB2140IntroPreventing Child Marriage Act
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2019-05-22
Committee Agreed to Seek Consideration Under Suspension of the Rules.
USHR395IntroCondemning the senseless attacks on hospitals and medical personnel in Syria, and for other purposes.
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2019-05-22
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB2116EngrossGlobal Fragility Act
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2019-05-21
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHR106IntroDenouncing female genital mutilation/cutting as a violation of the human rights of women and girls and urging the international community and the Federal Government to increase efforts to eliminate the harmful practice.
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2019-05-20
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USHR388IntroSupporting the goals and ideals of the International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia, and Biphobia.
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2019-05-17
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHR387IntroCondemning continued violence against civilians by armed groups in the Central African Republic and supporting efforts to achieve a lasting political solution to the conflict.
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2019-05-16
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB1037EngrossBanking Transparency for Sanctioned Persons Act of 2019 This bill requires the Department of the Treasury to report semiannually on financial services provided to benefit a state sponsor of terrorism or specified sanctioned persons. Treasury may waiv...
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2019-05-15
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
USHB2037IntroSaudi Arabia Human Rights and Accountability Act of 2019
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2019-05-15
To House Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship
USHB2118IntroIran Ballistic Missiles and International Sanctions Enforcement Act
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2019-05-15
To House Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship
USHR375IntroRecognizing the Fifth Anniversary of the Chibok Girls Kidnapping by the Boko Haram Terrorist Organization and calling on the Government of Nigeria to redouble efforts to bring an end to the conflict in northeast and central Nigeria and to provide ass...
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2019-05-10
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHR374IntroCondemning Iranian state-sponsored terrorism and expressing support for the Iranian people's desire for a democratic, secular, and non-nuclear republic of Iran.
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2019-05-10
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB2002EngrossTaiwan Assurance Act of 2019 This bill directs the Department of State to review its guidance governing U.S.-Taiwan relations and to reissue such guidance to the relevant executive branch departments and agencies. It also directs the State Department...
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2019-05-08
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSB1369IntroVietnam Human Rights Sanctions Act of 2019
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2019-05-08
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHR358IntroCalling on the Government of Cameroon and armed groups to respect the human rights of all Cameroonian citizens, to end all violence, and to pursue a broad-based dialogue without preconditions to resolve the conflict in the Northwest and Southwest reg...
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2019-05-07
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB2561IntroBrunei Human Rights Act
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2019-05-07
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB1811IntroCountering the Chinese Government and Communist Party's Political Influence Operations Act This bill directs the Department of State to devise a long-term strategy to counter the Chinese government's political influence operations. The strategy shall...
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2019-05-03
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties
USHR289IntroCondemning the Nation of Brunei's criminalization of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender individuals and imposition of cruel and disproportionate forms of punishment.
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2019-05-03
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties
USSB1310IntroOrganization of American States Legislative Engagement Act of 2019
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2019-05-02
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHB1146IntroArctic Cultural and Coastal Plain Protection Act This bill prohibits the Bureau of Land Management from administering an oil and gas leasing, development, production, and transportation program in and from the Coastal Plain of the Arctic National Wil...
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2019-05-01
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 22 - 14.
USHR336IntroCondemning the terrorist attacks on Christian worshipers in Sri Lanka on Easter Sunday, April 21, 2019, and standing with the Government of Sri Lanka to encourage the protection and preservation of religious liberties.
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2019-05-01
To House Asia, the Pacific and Nonproliferation Committee
USHR346IntroRecognizing the devastating April 21, 2019, terrorist bombings in Sri Lanka and observing 10 years since the end of Sri Lanka's decades-long civil war, which ended on May 18, 2009.
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2019-05-01
To House Asia, the Pacific and Nonproliferation Committee
USSR176IntroA resolution condemning the terrorist attacks on Christian worshipers in Sri Lanka on Easter Sunday, April 21, 2019, and standing with the Government of Sri Lanka to encourage the protection and preservation of religious liberties.
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2019-04-30
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHB2407IntroPromoting Human Rights for Palestinian Children Living Under Israeli Military Occupation Act
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2019-04-30
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB2121IntroSTOP Organ Trafficking Act Strategy To Oppose Predatory Organ Trafficking Act
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2019-04-26
To House Africa, Global Health, Global Human Rights, and International Organizations Committee
USHB2327IntroBurma Political Prisoners Assistance Act
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2019-04-15
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHR265IntroCommemorating the life and legacy of Sojourner Truth.
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2019-04-12
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties
USHJR54IntroProposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States recognizing and securing the fundamental right to life, liberty, and property, which includes housing, health care, education, and nutrition.
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2019-04-12
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties
USHR317IntroSupporting the designation of the week of April 11 through April 17, 2019 as "Black Maternal Health Week".
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2019-04-12
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHR309IntroRecognizing the 44th anniversary of the Fall of Saigon on April 30, 1975.
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2019-04-11
To House Subcommittee on Military Personnel
USSR170IntroA resolution recognizing the Fifth Anniversary of the Chibok Girls Kidnapping by the Boko Haram Terrorist Organization and calling on the Government of Nigeria to redouble efforts to bring an end to the conflict in northeast and central Nigeria and t...
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2019-04-11
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSR169IntroA resolution requesting a statement under section 502B(c) of the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961 with respect to violations of human rights by the Government of Saudi Arabia.
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2019-04-11
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSR35IntroA resolution supporting democratic principles and standards in Bolivia and throughout Latin America.
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2019-04-10
Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and an amended preamble by Voice Vote. (consideration: CR S2393-2395; text: CR S2394-2395)
USSR67IntroA resolution expressing the sense of the Senate on the importance and vitality of the United States alliances with Japan and the Republic of Korea, and our trilateral cooperation in the pursuit of shared interests.
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2019-04-10
Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and an amended preamble by Voice Vote. (consideration: CR S2395-2397; text: CR S2396-2397)
USSR154IntroA resolution recognizing the week of April 11 through April 17, 2019, as "Black Maternal Health Week" to bring national attention to the maternal health crisis in the Black community and the importance of reducing maternal mortality and morbidity amo...
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2019-04-10
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB2280IntroStop Iran From Smuggling Weapons to Terrorists Act
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2019-04-10
To House Armed Services Committee
USHB526IntroCambodia Democracy Act of 2019
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2019-04-09
Committee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
USSR150IntroA resolution expressing the sense of the Senate that it is the policy of the United States to commemorate the Armenian Genocide through official recognition and remembrance.
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2019-04-09
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSR152IntroA resolution expressing the importance of the United States alliance with the Republic of Korea and the contributions of Korean Americans in the United States.
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2019-04-09
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHR301IntroExpressing the importance of the United States alliance with the Republic of Korea and the contributions of Korean Americans in the United States.
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2019-04-09
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USSR148IntroA resolution supporting efforts by the Government of Colombia to pursue peace and regional stability.
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2019-04-09
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSB1071IntroKeeping Girls in School Act
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2019-04-09
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHB2153IntroKeeping Girls in School Act
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2019-04-09
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB1611IntroRobert Levinson Hostage Recovery and Hostage-Taking Accountability Act
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2019-04-08
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security
USHR296IntroAffirming the United States record on the Armenian Genocide.
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2019-04-08
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USSR142IntroA resolution condemning the Government of the Philippines for its continued detention of Senator Leila De Lima, calling for her immediate release, and for other purposes.
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2019-04-04
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
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