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USHR986IntroCommemorating the 80th anniversary of the Katyn Massacre. This resolution honors the Polish soldiers and civilians whose lives were lost at the hands of the Soviet People's Commissariat for Internal Affairs (also known as the NKVD) during the Katyn M...
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2020-06-26
To House Europe, Eurasia, Energy and the Environment Committee
USSR542IntroA resolution commemorating the 75th anniversary of the liberation of the Dachau concentration camp during World War II. This resolution commemorates the 75th anniversary of the liberation of the Dachau concentration camp during World War II. The reso...
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2020-06-16
Resolution agreed to in Senate with an amendment and an amended preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S3022-3024; text: CR S3023-3024)
USHB943PassNever Again Education Act This bill expands U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum education programming. The bill requires the museum to develop and nationally disseminate accurate, relevant, and accessible resources to improve awareness and understanding o...
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2020-05-29
Became Public Law No: 116-141. (TXT | PDF)
USSR566IntroA resolution commemorating the 80th Anniversary of the Katyn Massacre. This resolution honors the Polish soldiers and civilians whose lives were lost at the hands of the Soviet People's Commissariat for Internal Affairs (also known as the NKVD) durin...
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2020-05-07
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHR952IntroExpressing the sense of the House of Representatives to recognize the resettlement of Southeast Asian refugees, commemorate the contributions of Southeast Asian Americans to the United States, urge the President to halt the deportation of Southeast A...
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2020-05-05
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB266PassDepartment of the Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2019 This bill responds to the COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019) outbreak by providing additional funding for small business loans, health care providers, and C...
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2020-04-24
Became Public Law No: 116-139. (TXT | PDF)
USHR892IntroResolution to honor the life and legacy of Jack Repp.
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2020-04-03
To House Europe, Eurasia, Energy and the Environment Committee
USHB1365PassTo make technical corrections to the Guam World War II Loyalty Recognition Act. This bill modifies the use of amounts deposited in the Guam World War II Claims Fund, which is used to pay claims of victims and survivors of the attack and occupation of...
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2020-03-26
Became Public Law No: 116-132. (TXT | PDF)
USHCR87EngrossAuthorizing the use of Emancipation Hall for a ceremony as part of the commemoration of the days of remembrance of victims of the Holocaust. This concurrent resolution authorizes the use of Emancipation Hall in the Capitol Visitor Center on April 21,...
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2020-03-16
Message on Senate action sent to the House.
USSB3471IntroUyghur Forced Labor Prevention Act
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2020-03-12
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSB52IntroCaesar Syria Civilian Protection Act of 2019 This bill establishes additional sanctions and financial restrictions on institutions and individuals related to the conflict in Syria. The Department of the Treasury shall determine whether the Central Ba...
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2020-03-11
Committee on Foreign Relations. Hearings held.
USHR855IntroExpressing the sense of the House of Representatives that the United States should ratify the Rome Statute and join the International Criminal Court. This resolution urges the United States to ratify the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Cou...
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2020-03-10
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security
USHB5880IntroStop Arming Human Rights Abusers Act
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2020-03-10
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security
USHB6094IntroSudan Democratic Transition, Accountability, and Fiscal Transparency Act of 2020
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2020-03-05
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USSR481IntroA resolution commemorating the 75th anniversary of the liberation of the Auschwitz extermination camp in Nazi-occupied Poland.
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2020-02-24
Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (text: 01/21/2020 CR S437)
USHR837IntroReaffirming the need for transatlantic cooperation to combat anti-Semitism in Europe. This resolution reaffirms the longstanding alliance between the United States and Europe and recognizes the need for these entities to cooperatively combat anti-Sem...
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2020-02-21
To House Europe, Eurasia, Energy and the Environment Committee
USHR292IntroCelebrating the heritage of Romani Americans. This resolution expresses remembrance for the genocide of Roma by Nazi Germany and its Axis partners and commemorates the 75th anniversary of the destruction of the "Gypsy Family Camp" where Romani people...
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2020-02-04
To House Subcommittee for Indigenous Peoples of the United States
USHR813IntroRecognizing the 75th anniversary of the liberation of the Auschwitz concentration camp. This resolution commemorates the liberation of the Auschwitz concentration camp and honors survivors of the Holocaust, as well as members of the Allied forces who...
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2020-01-28
To House Subcommittee on National Parks, Forests, and Public Lands
USHR782IntroEncouraging public schools to design and teach a curriculum about the history of anti-Semitism and the Holocaust, and the vital and historic importance of the Jewish State of Israel. This resolution condemns the rise of anti-Semitic attacks and calls...
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2020-01-28
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties
USHR795IntroSupporting the commitment of the United States to lawfully protect international cultural sites. This resolution expresses the sense of the House of Representatives that (1) targeting or destroying cultural property in the absence of imperative milit...
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2020-01-14
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USSR375IntroA resolution recognizing the 75th anniversary of the Warsaw Uprising. This resolution recognizes the 75th anniversary of the Warsaw Uprising and commends the bravery and patriotism of those who fought as part of the Polish Home Army against German Na...
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2020-01-14
Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and an amended preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S198)
USSR465IntroA resolution condemning threats by President Donald J. Trump to violate the law of armed conflict with respect to Iran. This resolution urges the President to de-escalate tensions with Iran rather than threaten acts of war and violations of internati...
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2020-01-08
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSCR32IntroA concurrent resolution expressing the sense of Congress that attacks on cultural sites are war crimes. This concurrent resolution expresses the sense of Congress that attacks on cultural sites are war crimes.
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2020-01-07
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHB1158PassDHS Cyber Incident Response Teams Act of 2019 This bill provides FY2020 appropriations for several federal departments and agencies. It includes 4 of the 12 regular FY2020 appropriations bills: the Department of Defense Appropriations Act, 2020; the ...
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2019-12-20
Became Public Law No: 116-93. (TXT | PDF)
USHB5265IntroHolocaust Insurance Accountability Act of 2019
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2019-12-19
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties
USSB482IntroDefending American Security from Kremlin Aggression Act of 2019 This bill imposes limits on any U.S. withdrawal from the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO), amends provisions related to cybercrimes, and imposes sanctions on Russian individuals...
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2019-12-18
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 389.
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. This resolution states that it is U.S. policy to (1) commemorate the Armenia...
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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)
USSB2641IntroPromoting American National Security and Preventing the Resurgence of ISIS Act of 2019
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2019-12-12
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 327.
USHB3055PassCommerce, Justice, Science, Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, Interior, Environment, Military Construction, Veterans Affairs, Transportation, and Housing and Urban Development Appropriations Act, 2020 This bill provides co...
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2019-11-21
Became Public Law No: 116-69. (TXT | PDF)
USSB2934IntroLibya Stabilization Act This bill provides for sanctions and aid related to the conflict in Libya. The bill provides statutory authority for an April 19, 2016, executive order imposing property- and visa-blocking sanctions on persons contributing to ...
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2019-11-21
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHB4644IntroLibya Stabilization Act This bill provides for sanctions and aid related to the conflict in Libya. The bill provides statutory authority for an April 19, 2016, executive order imposing property- and visa-blocking sanctions on persons contributing to ...
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2019-11-15
To House Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship
USSR417IntroA resolution commemorating the 81st anniversary of Kristallnacht, or the Night of Broken Glass. This resolution recognizes the 81st anniversary of Kristallnacht and honors Jewish victims of the Holocaust. The resolution expresses support for increase...
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2019-11-12
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSB2776IntroGlobal Hostage Act of 2019 This bill directs the President to impose property- and visa-blocking sanctions on foreign individuals or entities that knowingly participate in or are complicit in politically motivated harassment, abuse, arrest or impriso...
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2019-11-05
To Senate Foreign Relations 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.
USHB1819IntroWar Crimes Rewards Expansion Act This bill expands the Department of State's rewards program to authorize rewards for providing information leading to the arrest, conviction, or transfer of a foreign national accused of war crimes, crimes against hum...
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2019-10-30
Ordered to be Reported 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.
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.
USHB4868IntroStop UN Support for Assad Act of 2019 This bill prohibits U.S. funding for United Nations (U.N.) programs in Syria unless the Department of State certifies that certain conditions are met. Specifically, no such funding may be provided unless the Stat...
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2019-10-28
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHCR32EngrossExpressing the sense of Congress regarding the execution-style murders of United States citizens Ylli, Agron, and Mehmet Bytyqi in the Republic of Serbia in July 1999. This resolution expresses the sense of Congress that the individuals responsible f...
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2019-10-23
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSB2621IntroHolocaust Insurance Accountability Act of 2019
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2019-10-17
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHB3190EngrossBURMA Act of 2019 Burma Unified through Rigorous Military Accountability Act of 2019 This act imposes sanctions, authorizes assistance, and requires the establishment of various programs and strategies related to Burma (Myanmar). The President shall ...
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2019-09-25
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHR444IntroReaffirming the importance of the United States to promote the safety, health, and well-being of refugees and displaced persons. This resolution reaffirms the bipartisan commitment to promoting the safety, health, education, and well-being of refugee...
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2019-09-24
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USHB3352EngrossDepartment of State Authorization Act of 2019 This bill authorizes, revises, and repeals various provisions related to the Department of State. The bill provides statutory authority to establish an Assistant Secretary for International Narcotics and ...
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2019-09-09
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHR537IntroExpressing the sense of the House of Representatives regarding United States policy recognizing the Assyrian Genocide. This resolution commemorates the Assyrian Genocide and urges Turkey to officially recognize the Assyrian Genocide.
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2019-08-02
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USSR303IntroA resolution calling upon the leadership of the Government of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea to dismantle its kwan-li-so political prison labor camp system, and for other purposes. This resolution calls for the international community to d...
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2019-08-01
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHR524IntroCalling on the United Arab Emirates to immediately end any form of human rights violations against political prisoners and prisoners of free speech, and for other purposes. This resolution calls on the United Arab Emirates to immediately end all huma...
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2019-07-31
To House Middle East, North Africa and International Terrorism Committee
USSB398IntroSaudi Arabia Accountability and Yemen Act of 2019 This bill suspends certain weapons transfers to Saudi Arabia. It also imposes sanctions on individuals for various activities related to the civil war in Yemen and for involvement in the death of Saud...
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2019-07-30
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 167.
USHB4077IntroTIME for Holocaust Survivors Act Trauma-Informed Modernization of Eldercare for Holocaust Survivors Act
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2019-07-25
To House Education and Labor Committee
USSB2179IntroTIME for Holocaust Survivors Act Trauma-Informed Modernization of Eldercare for Holocaust Survivors Act
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2019-07-18
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHCR50IntroStrongly condemning human rights violations, violence against civilians, and cooperation with Iran by the Houthi movement and its allies in Yemen. This concurrent resolution (1) condemns the Houthi movement in Yemen for violence and humanitarian and ...
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2019-07-17
To House Middle East, North Africa and International Terrorism Committee
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