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USHB390EngrossIraq and Syria Genocide Emergency Relief and Accountability Act of 2017 (Sec. 4) This bill states that is U.S. policy to ensure that humanitarian, stabilization, and recovery assistance for nationals and residents of Iraq or Syria, and of communities...
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2017-09-19
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 227.
USSR168IntroA resolution supporting respect for human rights and encouraging inclusive governance in Ethiopia.
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2017-09-19
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 226.
USHR522IntroRecognizing the twentieth anniversary of the International Career Advancement Program.
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2017-09-14
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHR528IntroCondemning horrific acts of violence against Burma's Rohingya population and calling on Aung San Suu Kyi to play an active role in ending this humanitarian tragedy.
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2017-09-14
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USSB1796IntroUpholding America's Nuclear Commitments Act of 2017
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2017-09-12
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHB3326IntroWorld Bank Accountability Act of 2017
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2017-09-07
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 214.
USSB1591IntroBanking Restrictions Involving North Korea (BRINK) Act of 2017
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2017-09-07
Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs. Hearings held.
USHR505IntroCondemning North Korea's threats against our citizens on Guam, reaffirming our unshakable commitment to the security of Guam, and for other purposes.
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2017-09-07
Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR H7097)
USSB1780IntroDepartment of State, Foreign Operations, and Related Programs Appropriations Act, 2018
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2017-09-07
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 216.
USSR250IntroA resolution condemning horrific acts of violence against Burma's Rohingya population and calling on Aung San Suu Kyi to play an active role in ending this humanitarian tragedy.
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2017-09-07
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSB1631IntroDepartment of State Authorities Act, Fiscal Year 2018
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2017-09-06
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 210.
USSB1697IntroTaylor Force Act This bill: (1) calls on the Palestinian Authority's (PA) to stop making payments to terrorists in Israeli prisons and to the families of deceased terrorists as an incentive to commit acts of terror, (2) calls on countries to cease pr...
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2017-09-06
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 211.
USHR434IntroCondemning violence against religious minorities in the People's Republic of China and any actions that limit the free expression and practice of faith by these minorities.
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2017-09-05
To House Subcommittee on Asia and the Pacific Committee
USHR445IntroHonoring the life and legacy of Liu Xiaobo for his steadfast commitment to the protection of human rights, political freedoms, free markets, democratic elections, government accountability, and peaceful change in the People's Republic of China.
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2017-09-05
To House Subcommittee on Africa, Global Health, Global Human Rights and International Organizations Committee
USHB3030IntroElie Wiesel Genocide and Atrocities Prevention Act of 2017
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2017-09-05
To House Subcommittee on Africa, Global Health, Global Human Rights and International Organizations Committee
USHB3118IntroIran and Hizballah Western Hemisphere Prevention Act of 2017
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2017-09-05
To House Subcommittee on the Western Hemisphere Committee
USHR486IntroCalling on the Government of Iraq to compensate the former residents of Camp Ashraf for their assets seized by groups affiliated with the Government of Iraq.
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2017-09-05
To House Subcommittee on Middle East and North Africa Committee
USHR484IntroExpressing concern for the well-being of Liu Xia, and urging the Government of the People's Republic of China to unconditionally release Liu Xia from illegal detention, cease surveillance, and allow her freedom of movement.
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2017-09-05
To House Subcommittee on Asia and the Pacific Committee
USHR491IntroA resolution affirming and recognizing the Khmer, Laotian, Hmong, and the other ethnic groups commonly referred to as Montagnards of Cambodia and Laos who supported and defended the United States Armed Forces and freedom in Southeast Asia.
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2017-09-05
To House Subcommittee on Asia and the Pacific Committee
USSB1141EngrossWomen, Peace, and Security Act of 2017 (Sec. 3) This bill expresses the sense of Congress that: (1) the United States should be a global leader in promoting the participation of women in conflict prevention, management, and resolution and post-confli...
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2017-08-04
Held at the desk.
USSR245IntroA resolution calling on the Government of Iran to release unjustly detained United States citizens and legal permanent resident aliens, and for other purposes.
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2017-08-03
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHB3364PassCountering America's Adversaries Through Sanctions Act Countering Iran's Destabilizing Activities Act of 2017 This bill directs the President to impose sanctions against: (1) Iran's ballistic missile or weapons of mass destruction programs, (2) the s...
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2017-08-02
Became Public Law No: 115-44.
USSB1699IntroUnited States-Cuba Trade Act of 2017
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2017-08-01
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB371EngrossDepartment of State Authorities Act, Fiscal Year 2017, Improvements Act
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2017-07-31
Message on House action received in Senate and at desk: House amendment to Senate bill.
USSB1679IntroForeign Agent Lobbying Transparency Enforcement Act
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2017-07-31
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHB3527IntroTo prohibit the use of funds to return certain property and interests in property to the Government of the Russian Federation.
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2017-07-28
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB3547IntroJerusalem's Enhanced and Secure Accommodations Act of 2017
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2017-07-28
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB3612IntroPrioritizing Education in Conflict Zones Act of 2017
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2017-07-28
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB3542IntroHamas Human Shields Prevention Act This bill states that it is U.S. policy to: (1) condemn the use of human shields by Hamas as an act of terrorism and a violation of human rights and international humanitarian law, and (2) act against those engaging...
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2017-07-28
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHR128IntroSupporting respect for human rights and encouraging inclusive governance in Ethiopia. Condemns: (1) the killing of peaceful protesters and excessive use of force by Ethiopian security forces; (2) the detention of journalists, students, activists and ...
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2017-07-27
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHB2061IntroNorth Korean Human Rights Reauthorization Act of 2017
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2017-07-27
Ordered to be Reported in the Nature of a Substitute (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHB1918IntroNicaraguan Investment Conditionality Act (NICA) of 2017
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2017-07-27
Ordered to be Reported in the Nature of a Substitute (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHB2732IntroNorth Korea Travel Control Act
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2017-07-27
Forwarded by Subcommittee to Full Committee in the Nature of a Substitute (Amended) by Voice Vote .
USHR422IntroUrging adherence to the "one country, two systems" policy as prescribed in the Joint Declaration between the Government of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and the Government of the People's Republic of China on the Question of the Hong Kong.
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2017-07-27
[Hearing: Sep 28 @ 10:00 am]
Subcommittee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
USHR259IntroExpressing concern and condemnation over the political, economic, social, and humanitarian crisis in Venezuela. Condemns the decisions by the Venezuelan Supreme Court on March 28, 2017, and March 29, 2017, stripping the opposition legislators of thei...
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2017-07-27
Ordered to be Reported in the Nature of a Substitute (Amended).
USHB3320IntroTo direct the Secretary of State to develop a strategy to regain observer status for Taiwan in the World Health Organization, and for other purposes.
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2017-07-27
[Hearing: Sep 28 @ 10:00 am]
Forwarded by Subcommittee to Full Committee by Voice Vote .
USHR449IntroUrging the Government of Kenya and Kenya's political parties to respect democratic principles and hold credible, peaceful, and transparent elections in August 2017.
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2017-07-27
Ordered to be Reported by Voice Vote.
USHB2408IntroProtecting Girls' Access to Education Act Protecting Girls' Access to Education in Vulnerable Settings Act
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2017-07-27
Ordered to be Reported by Voice Vote.
USHR311IntroRecognizing that for 50 years the Association of South East Asian Nations (ASEAN) has worked toward stability, prosperity, and peace in Southeast Asia. Welcomes the leaders of the Association of South East Asian Nations (ASEAN) to the United States f...
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2017-07-27
Ordered to be Reported in the Nature of a Substitute (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHR359IntroUrging the European Union to designate Hizballah in its entirety as a terrorist organization and increase pressure on it and its members. Expresses appreciation to the European Union (EU) for the progress made in countering Hizballah since the EU des...
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2017-07-27
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHR357IntroReaffirming the strategic partnership between the United States and Canada, recognizing bilateral cooperation that advances United States national interests, and urging increased bilateral cooperation on security, economic issues, and energy, and for...
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2017-07-27
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHB3445IntroAGOA and MCA Modernization Act African Growth and Opportunity Act and Millennium Challenge Act Modernization Act This bill directs the President to establish a website for the collection and dissemination of information regarding the African Growth a...
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2017-07-27
[Hearing: Sep 28 @ 10:00 am]
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHR317IntroCalling for the unconditional release of United States citizens and legal permanent resident aliens being held for political purposes by the Government of Iran. Calls on the government of Iran to: (1) release Siamak Namazi, Baquer Namazi, Xiyue Wang,...
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2017-07-26
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USHB3425IntroState Sanctions Against Iranian Terrorism Act
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2017-07-26
To House Financial Services Committee
USHB3203IntroCountering Iran's Destabilizing Activities Act of 2017
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2017-07-24
To House Subcommittee on Trade Committee
USHR470IntroRecognizing that international education and exchange programs further national security and foreign policy priorities, enhance economic competitiveness, and promote mutual understanding and cooperation among nations.
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2017-07-24
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USSB1620IntroTaiwan Security Act of 2017
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2017-07-24
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHB3362IntroDepartment of State, Foreign Operations, and Related Programs Appropriations Act, 2018 Provides FY2018 appropriations for the Department of State, foreign operations, and related programs. Provides appropriations to the State Department for: Administ...
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2017-07-24
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 184.
USSR229IntroA resolution recognizing the contributions of the Montagnard indigenous tribespeople of the Central Highlands of Vietnam to the United States Armed Forces during the Vietnam War, and condemning the ongoing violation of human rights by the Government ...
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2017-07-24
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHR467IntroExpressing the sense of the House of Representatives that the United Nations Security Council should immediately impose an arms embargo against the Government of South Sudan and all other parties to hostilities in South Sudan.
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2017-07-20
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
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