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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.
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.
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)
USHB4818IntroProtecting Europe's Energy Security Act of 2019
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2019-11-15
To House Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship
USHCR71IntroUrging all nations to outlaw the dog and cat meat trade and to enforce existing laws against such trade. This concurrent resolution calls for an end to the consumption and trade of dog and cat meat and urges nations to adopt and enforce laws banning ...
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2019-11-13
To House Subcommittee on Livestock and Foreign Agriculture
USSCR29IntroA concurrent resolution urging all nations to outlaw the dog and cat meat trade and to enforce existing laws against such trade. This concurrent resolution calls for an end to the consumption and trade of dog and cat meat and urges nations to adopt a...
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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.
USHB4804IntroProTECT Act of 2019 Prohibiting Threatened and Endangered Creature Trophies Act of 2019 This bill prohibits taking threatened species within the United States or U.S. territorial seas as trophies or importing such trophies. A trophy is a dead animal,...
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2019-10-23
To House Natural Resources Committee
USSB2680IntroPalestinian International Terrorism Support Prevention Act of 2019 This bill imposes sanctions targeting Hamas, the Palestinian Islamic Jihad, and any affiliate or successor groups. The President shall periodically report to Congress a list of each f...
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2019-10-23
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHB4755IntroSafe Food Act of 2019
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2019-10-18
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
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.
USHB4551IntroHong Kong Policy Reevaluation Act of 2019 This bill directs the Department of State to report to Congress on China's activities in relation to Hong Kong. Hong Kong is a part of China but has a mostly separate legal system, which includes protection f...
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2019-09-27
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB1380IntroBig Cat Public Safety Act This bill revises requirements governing the trade of big cats (i.e., species of lion, tiger, leopard, cheetah, jaguar, or cougar or any hybrid of such species). Specifically, it revises restrictions on the possession and ex...
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2019-09-18
Ordered to be Reported by the Yeas and Nays: 21 - 14.
USHB2245IntroCECIL Act Conserving Ecosystems by Ceasing the Importation of Large Animal Trophies Act This bill addresses international wildlife conservation efforts and trophy hunting. Specifically, this bill restricts (1) the importation or exportation of specie...
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2019-09-18
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 19 - 16.
USHB3172IntroSafe Sleep for Babies Act of 2019
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2019-09-13
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 163.
USHB3170IntroSafe Cribs Act of 2019
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2019-09-13
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 162.
USHB1186IntroKeep Americans Safe Act This bill establishes a new criminal offense for the import, sale, manufacture, transfer, or possession of a large capacity ammunition feeding device (LCAFD). The bill does not prohibit certain conduct with respect to an LCAFD...
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2019-09-10
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 23 - 16.
USHB4263IntroAct for the Amazon Act
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2019-09-10
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USSB2448IntroSecure E-Waste Export and Recycling Act
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2019-09-09
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
USHB4150IntroJUSTICE Act of 2019 Jurists United to Stop Trafficking Imitation Child Exploitation Act of 2019 This bill broadens the prohibition on importation or transportation of obscene materials. Specifically, the bill makes it a crime to import, or knowingly ...
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2019-08-28
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security
USSB816IntroSmall Scale LNG Access Act of 2019 This bill provides that an application for the exportation of natural gas that does not exceed 51.75 billion cubic feet per year shall be deemed consistent with the public interest and granted by the Federal Power C...
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2019-08-16
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 175.
USHB3737IntroForeign Manufacturers Legal Accountability Act of 2019
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2019-08-09
To House Subcommittee on Livestock and Foreign Agriculture
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.
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2019-08-01
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSB1441IntroProtecting Europe's Energy Security Act of 2019
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2019-07-31
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 169.
USSB2401IntroJUSTICE Act of 2019 Jurists United to Stop Trafficking Imitation Child Exploitation Act of 2019 This bill broadens the prohibition on importation or transportation of obscene materials. Specifically, the bill makes it a crime to import, or knowingly ...
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2019-07-31
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB2409IntroUnited States Reciprocal Trade Act
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2019-07-31
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB2386IntroTIANANMEN Act of 2019 Targeting Invasive Autocratic Networks, And Necessary Mandatory Export Notifications Act of 2019
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2019-07-31
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs 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.
USHB3454IntroHEAR Act Help Empower Americans to Respond Act
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2019-07-30
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security
USSJR37VetoA joint resolution providing for congressional disapproval of the proposed export to the United Arab Emirates, the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, and the Republic of France of certain defense articles and services. This joint r...
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2019-07-29
Failed of passage in Senate over veto by Yea-Nay Vote. 45 - 39. Record Vote Number: 232.
USHB1850EngrossPalestinian International Terrorism Support Prevention Act of 2019 This bill imposes sanctions targeting Hamas, the Palestinian Islamic Jihad, and any affiliate or successor groups. The President shall periodically report to Congress a list of each f...
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2019-07-24
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHB3829IntroEnergizing American Shipbuilding Act of 2019
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2019-07-23
Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR H7227-7229)
USSB1945IntroSAFE Act Saudi Arabia False Emergencies Act
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2019-07-15
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 145.
USSB2118IntroDefending America's 5G Future Act This bill prohibits transactions involving the information and communications technology of a foreign adversary when such transactions pose undue risks involving sabotage or subversion, catastrophic effects on critic...
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2019-07-15
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
USHB3759IntroDefending America's 5G Future Act
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2019-07-15
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USSB2117IntroHuawei Prohibition Act of 2019 This bill restricts the Department of Commerce from removing Huawei Technologies Co. Ltd. (Huawei) from the list of entities subject to license requirements for exports. Commerce may remove Huawei from the list only aft...
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2019-07-15
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
USSB1102IntroEastern Mediterranean Security and Energy Partnership Act of 2019
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2019-07-10
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 142.
USHB3673IntroPromoting Responsible and Free Trade Act of 2019
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2019-07-10
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB3424IntroSEA Act of 2019 Streamlining Environmental Approvals Act of 2019
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2019-07-02
To House Subcommittee on Water, Oceans, and Wildlife
USSB2050IntroLEED Act Leverage to Enhance Effective Diplomacy Act of 2019
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2019-06-28
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHB3532IntroChina Technology Transfer Control Act of 2019
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2019-06-27
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB3559IntroSecure E-Waste Export and Recycling Act
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2019-06-27
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB2670IntroPLEA Act Protect Law Enforcement Armor Act
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2019-06-26
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security
USHB2841IntroZTE Theft Act Zero Tolerance for Electronics Theft Act
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2019-06-26
To House Subcommittee on Courts, Intellectual Property, And The Internet
USHB2913IntroEastern Mediterranean Security and Energy Partnership Act of 2019
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2019-06-26
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security
USSB1995IntroSafe Food Act of 2019 This bill establishes the Food Safety Administration (FSA) as an independent agency to administer and enforce food safety laws. The functions of specified federal agencies that relate to the administration or enforcement of food...
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2019-06-26
To Senate Agriculture, Nutrition, And Forestry Committee
USHB2959IntroFreedom from Assault Weapons Act
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2019-06-26
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security
USSB1943IntroHEAR Act Help Empower Americans to Respond Act of 2019
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2019-06-24
To Senate Judiciary Committee
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