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USSR540Intro
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This resolution expresses support for International Women's Day and recognition that women's empowerment is inextricably linked to generating economic growth and self-reliance, sustainable peace and democracy, and inclusive security. The resolution a...
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2022-06-14
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 410.
USHB1620Engross
50%
Modifies and reauthorizes through FY2026 programs and activities under the Violence Against Women Act that seek to prevent and respond to domestic violence, sexual assault, dating violence, and stalking. The bill also authorizes new programs, makes c...
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2022-05-24
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHB7869Intro
25%
Authorizes the President to provide assistance to support the treatment of obstetric fistula and address the social, structural, health, and human rights issues that lead to obstetric fistula. Such assistance shall promote the Campaign to End Fistula...
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2022-05-24
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHR1057Intro
25%
Condemning the rape and assault of women by Russian forces in the occupied area of Bucha, Ukraine, and calling on Vladimir Putin and the Russian Federation to remove all Russian forces from Ukraine, and to cease all hostilities, protect human rights,...
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2022-04-14
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USSB120Engross
50%
Establishes requirements concerning access to communication services for survivors of domestic violence, human trafficking, and related harms. At a survivor's request, a mobile service provider must separate from a shared mobile service contract the ...
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2022-03-24
Held at the desk.
USHB2471PassProvides appropriations to federal agencies for the remainder of FY2022, provides supplemental appropriations for activities to support Ukraine, and modifies or establishes various programs that address a wide range of policy areas. The bill includes...
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2022-03-15
Became Public Law No: 117-103. (TXT | PDF)
USHB6984Intro
25%
To authorize humanitarian assistance to the people of Ukraine, and for other purposes.
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2022-03-08
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHR842Intro
25%
This resolution condemns the atrocities and possible crimes against humanity being perpetrated against women and girls in Ethiopia. It also supports the full investigation of atrocities against women and girls in Tigray, Amhara, Afar, and other parts...
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2022-02-22
To House Subcommittee on Africa, Global Health, and Global Human Rights
USSB3623Intro
25%
Modifies and reauthorizes through FY2027 programs and activities under the Violence Against Women Act that seek to prevent and respond to domestic violence, sexual assault, dating violence, and stalking. The bill also authorizes new programs, makes c...
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2022-02-10
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 268.
USHB6637Intro
25%
To amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to make mandatory and permanent requirements relating to use of an electronic employment eligibility verification system, and for other purposes.
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2022-02-09
To House Oversight, Management, and Accountability Committee
USHB6268Intro
25%
Establishes an Interagency Task Force to examine the conditions and experiences of Black women and girls to identify and assess the efficacy of policies and programs of federal, state, and local governments designed to improve outcomes for such indiv...
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2021-12-15
To House Subcommittee on Health
USHR798Intro
25%
Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives regarding the relationship between firearm violence and intimate partner violence and to honor the memory of Gladys Ricart and other victims of intimate partner homicide killed by firearms, and for...
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2021-12-07
To House Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations
USSR461Intro
25%
This resolution supports (1) the goals and ideals of World AIDS Day, including the goal to achieve zero new HIV infections, zero discrimination, and zero AIDS-related deaths; (2) efforts to end the HIV epidemic in the United States and around the wor...
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2021-11-30
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHR813Intro
25%
This resolution encourages people around the world to work to achieve the goal of zero new HIV transmissions, zero discrimination, and zero AIDS-related deaths, in order to end the HIV epidemic in the United States and around the world by 2030. The r...
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2021-11-19
To House Subcommittee on Health
USHR814Intro
25%
This resolution expresses support for the principles of Transgender Day of Remembrance, memorializing the lives lost to anti-transgender violence this year.
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2021-11-18
To House Judiciary Committee
USSB3075Intro
25%
Provides FY2022 appropriations for the Department of State, foreign operations, and related programs. The bill provides appropriations to the State Department for Administration of Foreign Affairs, International Organizations, and International Commi...
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2021-10-26
To Senate Appropriations Committee
USSB3042Intro
25%
Provides FY2022 appropriations to the Department of Commerce, the Department of Justice (DOJ), the science agencies, and several related agencies. The bill provides appropriations to the Department of Commerce for the International Trade Administrati...
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2021-10-21
To Senate Appropriations Committee
USHB2542Intro
25%
Prohibits discrimination against survivors of domestic violence, sexual assault, or sex trafficking in the sale or rental of housing and other related real estate activities.
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2021-10-19
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties
USHR714Intro
25%
This resolution recognizes sexual violence against girls as a serious global issue. The resolution encourages the implementation of certain measures to protect girls from abuse, including (1) increased international efforts to eliminate female genita...
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2021-10-08
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USSR375Intro
25%
This resolution recognizes and supports measures to protect and assist Venezuelan refugees and migrants, with particular emphasis on the humanitarian needs of women and children impacted by the displacement crisis and COVID-19.
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2021-09-21
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSB2752Intro
25%
Prohibits the application of the Religious Freedom Restoration Act of 1993 (RFRA) to specified federal laws or the implementation of such laws. Currently, RFRA prohibits the government from substantially burdening a person's exercise of religion even...
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2021-09-15
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHR629Intro
25%
This resolution condemns racism, xenophobia, discrimination, scapegoating, and ethnic and religious bigotry. It acknowledges the climate of hate that Arab, Muslim, Middle Eastern, South Asian, and Sikh communities have experienced since September 11,...
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2021-09-13
To House Subcommittee on Health
USHR505Intro
25%
This resolution recognizes the sacrifices and bravery of the Afghan people in their struggle for democracy while enduring decades-long conflict and oppression by the Taliban. It also condemns the Taliban's continued human rights violations.
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2021-08-04
To House Subcommittee on Asia, the Pacific, Central Asia and Nonproliferation
USHB3850Intro
25%
Requires the Department of State to periodically report to Congress on the conditions of women and girls in Afghan civil society following the departure of U.S. and NATO forces. The reports shall also assess the status of assurances made by the Talib...
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2021-08-04
To House Subcommittee on Asia, the Pacific, Central Asia and Nonproliferation
USHB4017Intro
25%
Temporarily authorizes the Department of State to enter into bilateral compacts with the governments of El Salvador, Guatemala, and Honduras to strengthen criminal justice systems, social supports, and other means to protect women and children from d...
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2021-08-04
To House Subcommittee on Western Hemisphere, Civilian Security, Migration and International Economic Policy
USHR497Intro
25%
This resolution expresses the sense of the House of Representatives that the murder of Alireza Fazeli Monfared should be investigated and prosecuted and that the practice of honor killings in Iran is a violation of internationally recognized human ri...
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2021-07-29
Ordered to be Reported by Voice Vote.
USHR547Intro
25%
This resolution condemns acts of violence against Afghan women and girls and any effort to limit the ability of women and girls to participate in the civic affairs of Afghanistan. It also urges the President to ensure that Afghan women, youth, and ot...
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2021-07-29
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHB4505Intro
25%
Provides FY2022 appropriations to the Department of Commerce, the Department of Justice (DOJ), the science agencies, and several related agencies. The bill provides appropriations to the Department of Commerce for the International Trade Administrati...
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2021-07-28
Rule H. Res. 567 passed House.
USHB4678Intro
25%
To amend the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 to provide for greater spousal protection under defined contribution plans, and for other purposes.
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2021-07-22
To House Education and Labor Committee
USSB2446Intro
25%
A bill to amend the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 to provide for greater spousal protection under defined contribution plans, and for other purposes.
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2021-07-22
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB2311Intro
25%
A bill making emergency supplemental appropriations for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2021, and for other purposes.
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2021-07-13
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 99.
USHB2740Intro
25%
Extends tribal jurisdiction over certain crimes. Specifically, the bill extends tribal jurisdiction over the following crimes: violence committed against a child by a caregiver; violence against law enforcement officers involved in preventing, invest...
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2021-06-15
To House Subcommittee for Indigenous Peoples of the United States
USSB2003Intro
25%
Temporarily authorizes the Department of State to enter into bilateral compacts with the governments of El Salvador, Guatemala, and Honduras to strengthen criminal justice systems, social supports, and other means to protect women and children from d...
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2021-06-10
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHR461Intro
25%
This resolution commends domestic and international efforts to combat human immunodeficiency virus/acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (HIV/AIDS) and calls for additional actions to address the disease.
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2021-06-07
To House Subcommittee on Health
USSR229Intro
25%
This resolution expresses the Senate's condolences to the people of Afghanistan and the Hazara, an ethnic minority community in Afghanistan. The resolution also condemns all forms of violence against women and girls in Afghanistan and supports U.S. a...
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2021-06-07
Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and with a preamble by Voice Vote. (consideration: CR S3963; text: 5/24/2021 CR S3337)
USHB3576Intro
25%
Directs the Department of State to include in its annual reports on human rights in countries receiving U.S. development and security assistance a discussion of the status of reproductive rights in each country. This must include whether a country ha...
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2021-05-28
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USSB1900Intro
25%
Modifies eligibility requirements for the Generalized System of Preferences (GSP), requires the President to collect specified information on beneficiary developing countries that receive preferential trade treatment under the GSP, and requires the U...
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2021-05-27
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB1864Intro
25%
Directs the Department of State to include in its annual reports on human rights in countries receiving U.S. development and security assistance a discussion of the status of reproductive rights in each country. This must include whether a country ha...
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2021-05-26
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHR411Intro
25%
This resolution recognizes the crisis of violence against Native women.
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2021-05-19
To House Subcommittee for Indigenous Peoples of the United States
USHB1892Intro
25%
Reauthorizes for FY2022 various programs and activities authorized by the Violence Against Women Act of 1994 and subsequent legislation and administered by the Office on Violence Against Women within the Department of Justice.
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2021-05-18
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security
USSB1642Intro
25%
Requires the Department of State to periodically report to Congress on the conditions of women and girls in Afghan civil society following the departure of U.S. and NATO forces. The reports shall also assess the status of assurances made by the Talib...
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2021-05-13
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHR368Intro
25%
This resolution expresses support for the designation of the National Day of Awareness for Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls.
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2021-05-04
To House Subcommittee for Indigenous Peoples of the United States
USHR369Intro
25%
This resolution expresses support for the designation of the National Day of Awareness for Missing and Murdered Native Women and Girls.
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2021-05-04
To House Subcommittee for Indigenous Peoples of the United States
USHB2967Intro
25%
Requires and authorizes activities related to U.S. foreign policy in the Pacific Islands, including the Cook Islands, Fiji, the Marshall Islands, Papua New Guinea, and Vanuatu. The bill requires specified departments and agencies to develop and imple...
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2021-05-04
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHR319Intro
25%
This resolution calls for the immediate release of all Boko Haram captives, specifically the remaining Chibok schoolgirls and Leah Sharibu. The resolution also urges both Nigeria and the United States to take certain actions to address the abduction ...
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2021-04-30
To House Subcommittee on Africa, Global Health, and Global Human Rights
USSR196Intro
25%
This resolution designates May 5, 2021, as the National Day of Awareness for Missing and Murdered Native Women and Girls.
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2021-04-29
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S2368; text: CR S2368)
USSB1469Intro
25%
Modifies definitions relating to homeless individuals and homeless children or youth as used by the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) to verify eligibility for HUD homeless assistance programs, including the Continuum of Care program....
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2021-04-29
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
USHR140Intro
25%
This resolution supports the designation of National Teen Dating Violence Awareness and Prevention Month.
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2021-04-28
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security
USHB1080Intro
25%
Establishes a new criminal offense for performing or attempting to perform an abortion if the probable post-fertilization age of the fetus is 20 weeks or more. A violator is subject to criminal penalties—a fine, a prison term of up to five years, o...
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2021-04-28
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security
USHB1177Intro
25%
Establishes a path to citizenship for certain undocumented individuals. The bill also replaces the term alien with noncitizen in the immigration statutes and addresses other related issues. Specifically, the bill establishes a new status of lawful pr...
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2021-04-28
To House Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship
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