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USSB389IntroFIRST Act First Infantry Recognition of Sacrifice in Theater Act This bill authorizes the Society of the First Infantry Division to modify the First Division Monument located on federal land in Presidential Park, District of Columbia, to honor member...
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2019-12-12
Committee on Energy and Natural Resources. Ordered to be reported with an amendment in the nature of a substitute favorably.
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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2019-12-12
Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (text: 4/9/2019 CR S2333)
USSB1790EngrossNational Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2020 This bill authorizes FY2020 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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2019-12-12
Cloture motion on the conference report to accompany S. 1790 presented in Senate. (CR S7019)
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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2019-12-11
Committee on Foreign Relations. Ordered to be reported with amendments favorably.
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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2019-12-11
Committee on Foreign Relations. Ordered to be reported with amendments favorably.
USSB704IntroEuropean Energy Security and Diversification Act of 2019
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2019-12-11
Committee on Foreign Relations. Ordered to be reported with an amendment in the nature of a substitute favorably.
USSB1830IntroEnergy Security Cooperation with Allied Partners in Europe Act of 2019
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2019-12-11
Committee on Foreign Relations. Ordered to be reported with an amendment in the nature of a substitute favorably.
USSB2547IntroIndo-Pacific Cooperation Act of 2019
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2019-12-11
Committee on Foreign Relations. Ordered to be reported with an amendment favorably.
USSB743EngrossMerrill's Marauders Congressional Gold Medal Act Merrill's Marauders Congressional Gold Medal Act This bill directs Congress to award a Congressional Gold Medal to the 5307th Composite Unit (Provisional), commonly known as Merrill's Marauders, in rec...
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2019-12-09
To House Financial Services Committee
USHR697IntroRecognizing the significance of the genuine autonomy of Tibet and the Tibetan people and the work His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama has done to promote global peace, harmony, and understanding.
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2019-12-06
To House Asia, the Pacific and Nonproliferation Committee
USHR724IntroCondemning the human rights violations taking place in Jammu and Kashmir and supporting Kashmiri self-determination.
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2019-12-06
To House Asia, the Pacific and Nonproliferation Committee
USSB178EngrossUyghur Human Rights Policy Act of 2019 This bill directs the President to impose sanctions and export restrictions related to China's treatment of the Uyghurs, a predominantly Muslim Turkic ethnic group. The President shall report to Congress a list ...
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2019-12-04
Message on House action received in Senate and at desk: House amendment to Senate bill.
USHR546IntroDisapproving the Russian Federation's inclusion in future Group of Seven summits until it respects the territorial integrity of its neighbors and adheres to the standards of democratic societies. This resolution calls on all leaders of the Group of S...
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2019-12-03
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USSB1838PassHong Kong Human Rights and Democracy Act of 2019 This bill directs various departments to assess whether political developments in Hong Kong justify changing Hong Kong's unique treatment under U.S. law. (Hong Kong is part of China but has a largely s...
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2019-11-27
Became Public Law No: 116-76. (TXT | PDF)
USHB1088EngrossFIRST Act First Infantry Recognition of Sacrifice in Theater Act This bill authorizes the Society of the First Infantry Division to modify the First Division Monument located on federal land in President's Park, District of Columbia, to honor members...
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2019-11-21
To Senate Energy And Natural Resources Committee
USHB5182IntroTo prohibit the Department of Defense from deploying strategic assets of the United States in the Republic of Turkey. This bill prohibits the use of funds made available to the Department of Defense beginning in FY2020 for the deployment of any strat...
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2019-11-19
To House Armed Services Committee
USSR427IntroA resolution recognizing the historical, cultural, and religious significance of Sikh Americans, and for other purposes. This resolution recognizes the contributions and sacrifices made by Sikh Americans and expresses respect for all Sikhs who practi...
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2019-11-14
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSR393IntroA resolution recognizing the historical, cultural, and religious significance of the 550th birthday of Guru Nanak and the contributions and sacrifices made by Sikhs of the United States. This resolution recognizes the contributions and sacrifices mad...
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2019-11-14
Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (text: CR 10/31/2019 S6339)
USHR689IntroRecognizing the significance of the 550th birth anniversary of Guru Nanak, the founder of Sikhism, to Sikh Americans and Sikhs worldwide. This resolution recognizes the significance of Guru Nanak's 550th birthday to Sikh Americans and Sikhs worldwide...
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2019-11-12
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USSR418IntroA resolution expressing the sense of the Senate regarding the Government of Turkey's crackdown on dissent related to its incursion into northeast Syria, and broader human rights violations.
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2019-11-12
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHR680IntroRecognizing the historical, cultural, and religious significance of the 550th birthday of Guru Nanak and the contributions and sacrifices made by Sikhs of the United States. This resolution recognizes the contributions and sacrifices made by Sikhs of...
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2019-11-08
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USSR409IntroA resolution requesting information on Turkey's human rights practices in Syria pursuant to section 502B(c) of the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961.
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2019-11-06
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHB4976IntroSupply Our Soldiers Act of 2019 This bill provides postal benefits to certain active duty service members. It directs the Department of Defense to provide for a program under which vouchers (used for postal-free mailings) are provided to members of t...
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2019-11-01
To House Armed Services Committee
USSB1678EngrossTaiwan Allies International Protection and Enhancement Initiative (TAIPEI) Act of 2019 This bill directs the Department of State to periodically report to Congress on U.S. actions to affirm and strengthen Taiwan's international alliances around the w...
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2019-10-31
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB2740EngrossLabor, Health and Human Services, Education, Defense, State, Foreign Operations, and Energy and Water Development Appropriations Act, 2020 This bill provides FY2020 appropriations for several federal departments and agencies. It includes 4 of the 12 ...
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2019-10-31
Motion by Senator McConnell to reconsider the vote by which the third cloture on the motion to proceed to H.R. 2740 was not invoked (Record Vote No. 342) entered in Senate.
USSR401IntroA resolution recognizing the month of October 2019 as Filipino American History Month and celebrating the history and culture of Filipino Americans and their immense contributions to the United States. This resolution recognizes the October 2019 cele...
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2019-10-31
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S6357; text: CR S6342-6343)
USHB1771IntroDivided Families Reunification Act This bill directs the Department of State to consult with South Korea on potential opportunities to reunite Korean Americans with family in North Korea. The State Department's Special Envoy on North Korean Human Rig...
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2019-10-30
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Unanimous Consent.
USHR349IntroReaffirming the vital role of the United States-Japan alliance in promoting peace, stability, and prosperity in the Indo-Pacific region and beyond.
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2019-10-30
Ordered to be Reported by Unanimous Consent.
USHR410IntroEncouraging reunions of divided Korean-American families.
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2019-10-30
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Unanimous Consent.
USHR621IntroExpressing support for the designation of the month of October 2019, as Filipino American History Month and celebrating the history and culture of Filipino Americans and their immense contributions to the United States. This resolution expresses the ...
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2019-10-30
Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR H8603)
USHB4754IntroTaiwan Allies International Protection and Enhancement Initiative (TAIPEI) Act of 2019
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2019-10-30
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Unanimous Consent.
USHB4695EngrossPACT Act Protect Against Conflict by Turkey Act This bill addresses Turkey's military invasion of northern Syria. The President shall impose visa- and asset-blocking sanctions on specific Turkish officials connected to the invasion. The Department of...
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2019-10-30
Received in the Senate.
USSB2743IntroA bill to establish the China Censorship Monitor and Action Group, and for other purposes.
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2019-10-30
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHR296IntroAffirming the United States record on the Armenian Genocide. This resolution states that it is U.S. policy to (1) commemorate the Armenian Genocide, the killing of 1.5 million Armenians by the Ottoman Empire from 1915 to 1923; (2) reject efforts to a...
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2019-10-29
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USSR183IntroA resolution reaffirming the vital role of the United States-Japan alliance in promoting peace, stability, and prosperity in the Indo-Pacific region and beyond, and for other purposes. This resolution reaffirms the longstanding U.S. policy to pursue ...
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2019-10-29
Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and an amended preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S6255-6256)
USHR618IntroCongratulating the peoples of the Czech Republic and the Slovak Republic on the 30th anniversary of the Velvet Revolution, on the 26th anniversary of their countries' independence, and on the 101st anniversary of Czechoslovakia's declaration of indep...
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2019-10-25
To House Europe, Eurasia, Energy and the Environment Committee
USSB2697IntroTariff Tax Credit Act of 2019 This bill allows a new refundable tax credit for the return to taxpayers of revenue raised from duties imposed on goods imported from China in preceding calendar years.
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2019-10-24
To Senate Finance Committee
USHB598EngrossGeorgia Support Act This bill directs the Department of State to report to Congress on various topics related to Georgia. The reports shall cover (1) U.S. security assistance to Georgia and an assessment of threats to the country's independence and i...
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2019-10-23
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSJR59IntroA joint resolution expressing the sense of Congress on the precipitous withdrawal of United States Armed Forces from Syria and Afghanistan, and Turkey's unprovoked incursion into Syria. This joint resolution condemns Turkey's hostilities against Kurd...
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2019-10-23
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 259.
USHJR77EngrossOpposing the decision to end certain United States efforts to prevent Turkish military operations against Syrian Kurdish forces in Northeast Syria. This resolution expresses Congress's opposition to the decision to end U.S. efforts to prevent Turkey'...
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2019-10-17
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 246.
USHB3289EngrossHong Kong Human Rights and Democracy Act of 2019 This bill addresses Hong Kong's status under U.S. law and imposes sanctions on those responsible for human rights violations in Hong Kong. (Hong Kong is part of China but has a largely separate legal a...
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2019-10-16
Received in the Senate. Read twice. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 243.
USHB4270EngrossPROTECT Hong Kong Act Placing Restrictions on Teargas Exports and Crowd Control Technology to Hong Kong Act This bill directs the President to prohibit the issuance of licenses to export certain defense items and services to various forces in Hong Ko...
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2019-10-16
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
USHR543IntroStand with Hong Kong Resolution This resolution calls on the Hong Kong government to begin negotiations with protesters to address their five central demands, including the formal withdrawal of the extradition bill that prompted the protests and the ...
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2019-10-15
The title of the measure was amended. Agreed to without objection.
USSJR57IntroA joint resolution opposing the decision to end certain United States efforts to prevent Turkish military operations against Syrian Kurdish forces in Northeast Syria. This resolution expresses Congress's opposition to the decision to end U.S. efforts...
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2019-10-15
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHR521IntroCommending the Government of Canada for upholding the rule of law and expressing concern over actions by the Government of the People's Republic of China in response to a request from the United States Government to the Government of Canada for the e...
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2019-10-15
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USHR625IntroOpposing the decision to end certain United States efforts to prevent Turkish military operations against Syrian Kurdish forces in Northeast Syria. This resolution expresses the House of Representatives' opposition to the decision to end U.S. efforts...
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2019-10-11
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHR595IntroCommemorating the 150th anniversary of the birth of Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi.
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2019-10-08
To House Asia, the Pacific and Nonproliferation Committee
USHR599IntroExpressing support of independence and further development of the strategic partnership between the United States and Uzbekistan.
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2019-10-08
To House Europe, Eurasia, Energy and the Environment Committee
USHR569IntroRecognizing the 111th anniversary of the independence of Bulgaria.
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2019-10-08
To House Europe, Eurasia, Energy and the Environment Committee
USHR608IntroExpressing the sense of the House of Representatives that the Republic of India should be a permanent member of the United Nations Security Council.
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2019-09-27
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
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