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USHB1IntroAddresses voter access, election integrity and security, campaign finance, and ethics for the three branches of government. Specifically, the bill expands voter registration (e.g., automatic and same-day registration) and voting access (e.g., vote-by...
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2021-03-03
The Clerk was authorized to correct section numbers, punctuation, and cross references, and to make other necessary technical and conforming corrections in the engrossment of H.R. 1.
USHB40IntroEstablishes the Commission to Study and Develop Reparation Proposals for African Americans. The commission shall examine slavery and discrimination in the colonies and the United States from 1619 to the present and recommend appropriate remedies. The...
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2021-03-01
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties
USHB89IntroEstablishes that aliens identified in the terrorist screening database, except for permanent residents, shall be deportable and inadmissible into the United States. The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) may temporarily waive the inadmissibility o...
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2021-03-01
To House Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship
USHR134IntroCondemning the military coup that took place on February 1, 2021, in Burma and the Burmese military detention of civilian leaders, calling for the release of all those detained and for those elected to serve in Parliament to resume their duties, and ...
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2021-02-25
Ordered to be Reported by Voice Vote.
USHR130IntroCondemning the continued violation of rights and freedoms of the people of Hong Kong by the People's Republic of China and the Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region.
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2021-02-25
Ordered to be Reported by Voice Vote.
USHB567IntroProvides statutory authority for the Trans-Sahara Counterterrorism Partnership Program, an interagency program launched in 2005 to partner with countries in the Sahel and Maghreb regions of Africa to counter terrorism and violent extremism. The Depar...
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2021-02-25
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHR121IntroThis resolution declares that (1) the United States needs a Marshall Plan for Moms to revitalize and restore mothers in the workforce; and (2) mothers, especially mothers of color have been pushed to the brink of economic, social, and emotional colla...
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2021-02-24
To House Subcommittee on Nutrition, Oversight, and Department Operations
USHR162IntroUrging that the International Olympic Committee rebid the 2022 Olympic Winter Games, and expressing the sense of Congress that the United States Olympic & Paralympic Committee should not participate if the Games are held in the People's Republic of C...
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2021-02-24
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHR132IntroThis resolution encourages the recognition of the collective history and achievements of people of African descent and reaffirms the importance of their equal participation in all aspects of political, economic, social, and cultural life. The resolut...
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2021-02-18
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHCR16IntroUrging that the International Olympic Committee rebid the 2022 Olympic Winter Games, and expressing the sense of Congress that the United States Olympic & Paralympic Committee should not participate if the Games are held in the People's Republic of C...
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2021-02-11
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHR118IntroThis resolution condemns Iranian state-sponsored terrorist attacks against U.S. citizens and officials and Iranian dissidents and expresses support for the people of Iran who are engaged in legitimate and peaceful protests against the Iranian regime.
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2021-02-11
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHR117IntroThis resolution acknowledges the importance of the U.S.-Egypt partnership and Egypt's role in the fight against terrorism and violent extremism. It also urges the Egyptian government to (1) enact serious and legitimate reforms to ensure that Coptic C...
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2021-02-11
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USSR36IntroA resolution reaffirming the strategic partnership between the United States and Mongolia and recognizing the 30th anniversary of democracy in Mongolia.
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2021-02-08
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSR37IntroThis resolution expresses the Senate's stance in solidarity with the members of the San Isidro Movement, an organization of artists, activists, academics, and journalists protesting increased censorship and persecution in Cuba. Further, it calls on C...
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2021-02-08
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSR44IntroThis resolution denounces the Nicolás Maduro regime's most recent legislative elections as fraudulent and illegitimate, does not recognize the legitimacy of the new Venezuelan National Assembly, and joins members of the international community in re...
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2021-02-08
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSR35IntroA resolution condemning the military coup that took place on February 1, 2021, in Burma and the Burmese military's detention of civilian leaders, calling for an immediate and unconditional release of all those detained and for those elected to serve ...
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2021-02-04
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSB226IntroA bill to protect journalists and other members of the press from gross violations of internationally recognized human rights, and for other purposes.
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2021-02-04
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHB839IntroTo protect journalists and other members of the press from gross violations of internationally recognized human rights, and for other purposes.
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2021-02-04
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USSB204IntroA bill to establish the Office of Press Freedom, to create press freedom curriculum at the National Foreign Affairs Training Center, and for other purposes.
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2021-02-03
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSB208IntroDirects the President to impose visa- and asset-blocking sanctions on any current or former official of Russia's government involved in the August 20, 2020, poisoning of Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny or the subsequent cover-up of the poiso...
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2021-02-03
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSR24IntroThis resolution reaffirms support for the people of Colombia in their pursuit of peace, lauds efforts to bring an end to Colombia's internal armed conflict, and reaffirms the partnership between the governments of the United States and Colombia on is...
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2021-02-02
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSB158IntroA bill to promote international efforts in combating corruption, kleptocracy, and illicit finance by foreign officials and other foreign persons, including through a new anti-corruption action fund, and for other purposes.
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2021-02-02
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSR22IntroThis resolution reaffirms the Senate's commitment to the historic partnership between the United States and Ecuador, and it supports actions to strengthen this bilateral relationship. Further, it recognizes President Moreno and his administration for...
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2021-01-28
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHR64IntroRecognizing that it is the duty of the Federal Government to develop and implement a Roadmap to Freedom in order to overhaul the outdated immigration system in the United States that has gone without significant reform for decades, and to relieve the...
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2021-01-28
To House Judiciary Committee
USSCR4IntroA concurrent resolution affirming 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, and recognizing the ...
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2021-01-28
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHJR20IntroThis joint resolution proposes a constitutional amendment to recognize and protect the right of any person to affordable housing, cost-effective health care, education, and nutrition.
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2021-01-28
To House Judiciary Committee
USSB93IntroA bill to amend the Global Magnitsky Human Rights Accountability Act to modify the foreign persons subject to sanctions and to remove the sunset for the imposition of sanctions, and for other purposes.
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2021-01-28
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHB496IntroDirects the President, when determining whether Russia is a country of particular concern for religious freedom under certain federal laws, to consider incidents occurring in the parts of Ukraine controlled by Russia or Russia-affiliated non-state gr...
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2021-01-28
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB571IntroDirects the Department of State to direct U.S. foreign assistance to address humanitarian crises in a manner that aims to prevent and respond to gender-based violence at the onset of an emergency. The State Department shall focus on (1) preventing ge...
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2021-01-28
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USSB65IntroImposes importation limits on goods produced using forced labor in the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region in China and imposes sanctions related to such forced labor. The Department of Homeland Security shall report to Congress a strategy for preventi...
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2021-01-27
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSB40IntroEstablishes the Commission to Study and Develop Reparation Proposals for African Americans. The commission shall examine slavery and discrimination in the colonies and the United States from 1619 to the present and recommend appropriate remedies. The...
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2021-01-25
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHB461IntroDesignates certain Hong Kong residents with priority status for refugee consideration and contains other related provisions. An individual and certain family members shall have such priority status if the individual (1) is a Hong Kong resident who su...
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2021-01-25
To House Judiciary Committee
USSR13IntroA resolution expressing the sense of the Senate that the International Olympic Committee should rebid the 2022 Winter Olympic Games to be hosted by a country that recognizes and respects human rights.
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2021-01-22
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSB14IntroA bill to identify and combat corruption in countries, to establish a tiered system of countries with respect to levels of corruption by their governments and their efforts to combat such corruption, and to evaluate foreign persons engaged in grand c...
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2021-01-22
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHB402IntroTo promote international efforts in combating corruption, kleptocracy, and illicit finance by foreign officials and other foreign persons, including through a new anti-corruption action fund, and for other purposes.
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2021-01-21
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB323IntroProvides for a Congressional Gold Medal to be awarded posthumously to Carrie Beatrice "Mudear" Sager in recognition of her service to her community and nation for peace, racial justice, and human rights. Following the award the medal shall be given t...
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2021-01-15
To House Financial Services Committee
USHB260IntroAddresses climate change and its effects on women and girls. Specifically, the bill establishes the Federal Interagency Working Group on Women and Climate Change within the Department of State. The bill outlines the functions of the working group, in...
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2021-01-11
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHR8IntroThis resolution establishes the rules of the House of Representatives for the 117th Congress by adopting and modifying the House rules from the 116th Congress. Changes from the rules for the previous Congress include measures to facilitate the operat...
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2021-01-04
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USHR13IntroThis resolution commemorates the life and legacy of Sojourner Truth, who demonstrates the indomitable will of people who yearn to be free and overcome impossible odds to win freedom for themselves and others.
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2021-01-04
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB116IntroRequires that activities carried out by the United States in South Sudan relating to governance, post-conflict reconstruction and development, police and military training, or refugee relief and assistance support the human rights of women and their ...
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2021-01-04
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
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