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USHR456IntroRemembering the victims of the 1989 Tiananmen Square massacre and condemning the continued and intensifying crackdown on human rights and basic freedoms within the People's Republic of China, including the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, by ...
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2021-06-04
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHR445IntroCondemning all violence and human rights abuses in Ethiopia, and calling on the Government of Ethiopia and the Government of the State of Eritrea to remove all Eritrean troops from Ethiopia, and for all belligerents in the conflict, including the Eth...
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2021-05-28
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHR429IntroExpressing the sense of the House of Representatives regarding the value of Palestinian and Israeli lives and urging an immediate cease-fire and diplomatic efforts to resolve the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.
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2021-05-21
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB1157EngrossModifies the management and operations of the Department of State through various measures. These include requiring actions to recruit and retain a diverse workforce, establishing offices and roles to carry out designated functions, and providing for...
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2021-05-19
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHB1607IntroAllows claims in federal or state court against foreign states that conduct or participate in cyberattacks against U.S. nationals.
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2021-05-18
To House Subcommittee on Courts, Intellectual Property, And The Internet
USHB1901IntroTo close loopholes in the immigration laws that serve as incentives to aliens to attempt to enter the United States unlawfully, and for other purposes.
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2021-05-18
To House Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship
USSR117IntroThis resolution urges the United Kingdom (UK) and the European Union (EU) to support peace on the island of Ireland and the principles, objectives, and commitments of the Good Friday Agreement. The resolution also expresses support for subsequent agr...
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2021-05-17
Resolution agreed to in Senate with an amendment and an amended preamble by Unanimous Consent. (text: CR S2551)
USSB1169IntroA bill to address issues involving the People's Republic of China.
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2021-05-10
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 54.
USHR361IntroCalling upon the United States Senate to give its advice and consent to the ratification of the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea.
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2021-04-30
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB1223IntroDirects the President to impose visa- and asset-blocking sanctions on any current or former official of Russia's government involved in the August 20, 2020, poisoning of Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny or the subsequent cover-up of the poiso...
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2021-04-28
To House Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship
USSB814IntroA bill to promote security partnership with Ukraine, and for other purposes.
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2021-04-26
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 49.
USHB1251EngrossEstablishes requirements related to diplomatic engagement with foreign countries on matters of U.S. cyberspace policy. Specifically, the bill establishes the Bureau of International Cyberspace Policy within the Department of State to advise the State...
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2021-04-22
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHR340IntroCondemning the Government of Russia's attempted assassination of Mr. Navalny and criminal acts to intimidate and silence Russian freedom defenders.
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2021-04-22
To House Subcommittee on Aviation
USHR346IntroThis resolution urges (1) the President to issue a proclamation recognizing Earth Day; and (2) governments and people to continue building upon the Paris Agreement and other efforts to ensure that future generations inherit a livable, sustainable, an...
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2021-04-22
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USSB1358IntroA bill to establish regional processing centers, to improve the asylum and credible fear processes to promote fairness and efficiency, to require immigration court docketing priorities during irregular migration influx events, and to improve the capa...
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2021-04-22
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHB402IntroRequires various actions designed to combat public corruption in foreign countries. The bill establishes within the Department of the Treasury the Anti-Corruption Action Fund to help foreign states fight public corruption and develop rule-of-law-base...
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2021-04-21
Ordered to be Reported by Voice Vote.
USHR186IntroThis resolution calls on the Russian government to immediately release Trevor Reed, a U.S. citizen, and all other political prisoners. It also condemns the Russian government's use of politically motivated imprisonment.
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2021-04-21
Ordered to be Reported by Voice Vote.
USHR317IntroCondemning the ongoing genocide and crimes against humanity being committed against Uyghurs and members of other religious and ethnic minority groups by the People's Republic of China.
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2021-04-21
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHB241EngrossExtends through FY2026 authority for debt-for-nature swaps and debt buyback programs that reduce or convert debt obligations from an eligible country to the United States into funding for nature conservation and protection efforts in that country.
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2021-04-20
Received in the Senate. Read twice. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 47.
USHR336IntroCalling on the Government of the Russian Federation to provide evidence or to release United States citizen Paul Whelan.
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2021-04-20
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHR130IntroThis resolution condemns the actions taken by the governments of China and Hong Kong to put in place national security legislation that violates the freedoms and rights guaranteed to the people of Hong Kong. (Hong Kong is a part of China but, by agre...
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2021-04-19
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USSB1201IntroA bill to restore the United States international leadership on climate change and clean energy, and for other purposes.
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2021-04-19
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHB172EngrossAuthorizes appropriations for the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) through FY2030. The bill adds requirements that USADA be responsible for certifying in advance any testing conducted by international organizations under the World Anti-Doping Code for...
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2021-04-15
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USSB1142IntroRequires the Department of State to report to Congress an assessment of the persecution of the Rohingya, a predominantly Muslim group in Burma (Myanmar), by Burma's military and security forces, and whether the situation constitutes genocide under U....
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2021-04-15
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSB1182IntroRequires specified assessments and certifications related to the sale of F-35 aircraft to countries in the Middle East to ensure that the sale, export, or transfer of these aircraft does not present a significant danger of compromising the critical m...
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2021-04-15
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSB1146IntroA bill to counter Saudi Arabia's possible pursuit of weapons of mass destruction, and for other purposes.
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2021-04-15
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHR240IntroThis resolution calls on the government of Azerbaijan to immediately return all Armenian prisoners of war and captured civilians. The resolution also urges the Department of State to engage with Azerbaijani authorities to bring about this result.
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2021-04-02
To House Subcommittee on Europe, Energy, the Environment and Cyber
USSR142IntroA resolution recognizing the importance of the United States-Japan relationship to safeguarding global security, prosperity, and human rights and welcoming the visit of Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga to the United States.
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2021-03-25
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSB991IntroA bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to modify the treatment of foreign corporations, and for other purposes.
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2021-03-25
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB1045IntroEstablishes that aliens identified in the terrorist screening database, except for permanent residents, shall be deportable and inadmissible into the United States. The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) may temporarily waive the inadmissibility o...
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2021-03-25
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB335IntroExtends through FY2026 authority for debt-for-nature swaps and debt buyback programs that reduce or convert debt obligations from eligible countries to the United States into funding for nature conservation and protection efforts in that country.
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2021-03-24
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 15.
USSB884IntroA bill to close loopholes in the immigration laws that serve as incentives to aliens to attempt to enter the United States unlawfully, and for other purposes.
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2021-03-22
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHB2075IntroTo amend the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961 to require information on the status of excessive surveillance and use of advanced technology to violate privacy and other fundamental human rights be included in the annual Country Reports on Human Rights ...
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2021-03-19
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USSR126IntroThis resolution condemns the crackdown on pro-democracy activists carried out by the governments of Hong Kong and China and the Chinese Communist Party under the illegitimate and arbitrary pretext of national security. The resolution also states that...
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2021-03-18
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHB1958IntroTo amend the William Wilberforce Trafficking Victims Protection Reauthorization Act of 2008 to provide for the expedited removal of unaccompanied alien children who are not victims of a severe form of trafficking in persons and who do not have a fear...
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2021-03-17
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB1319PassProvides additional relief to address the continued impact of COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019) on the economy, public health, state and local governments, individuals, and businesses. TITLE I--COMMITTEE ON AGRICULTURE, NUTRITION, AND FORESTR...
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2021-03-11
Became Public Law No: 117-2.
USSR103IntroThis resolution condemns the Chinese Coast Guard's military aggression against foreign vessels and the government of China's unlawful claims to the South China Sea. It also applauds the U.S. Navy and the U.S. Coast Guard for their continued efforts t...
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2021-03-10
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSB687IntroContains provisions addressing China and foreign relations generally. The provisions include directing the Department of State to establish a program to facilitate dialogues between U.S. regulatory and technical agencies and their counterparts in par...
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2021-03-10
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHR202IntroThis resolution (1) urges the U.S. Postal Service to freeze the recently awarded contract to purchase 165,000 new vehicles until a review is conducted as specified by the resolution, and (2) expresses support for the need for replacement vehicles tha...
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2021-03-09
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USHR192IntroThis resolution expresses support for international women's rights and urges the Senate to endorse the ratification of the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women.
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2021-03-08
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHR189IntroThis resolution declares that the USS Pueblo is the property of the U.S. government and that the murder of Petty Officer Duane Hodges and the inhumane captivity of American troops were in violation of international law. The resolution also urges the ...
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2021-03-08
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB151IntroEstablishes measures to address global public health risks posed by wildlife markets, which are commercial markets that sell or slaughter wildlife for human consumption as food or medicine in communities where alternative nutritional or protein sourc...
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2021-03-04
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security
USSB585IntroAuthorizes appropriations for the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) through FY2030. The bill adds requirements that USADA be responsible for certifying in advance any testing conducted by international organizations under the World Anti-Doping Code for...
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2021-03-03
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USHB1479IntroProhibits the use of federal funds to rejoin the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action—commonly known as the Iran nuclear deal—unless the President commits to submit any successor agreement to the Senate for advice and consent as a treaty.
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2021-03-02
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB89IntroEstablishes that aliens identified in the terrorist screening database, except for permanent residents, shall be deportable and inadmissible into the United States. The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) may temporarily waive the inadmissibility o...
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2021-03-01
To House Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship
USSR80IntroThis resolution establishes the Senate Human Rights Commission to (1) serve as a forum for bipartisan discussion of international human rights issues and promotion of internationally recognized human rights as enshrined in the Universal Declaration o...
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2021-03-01
To Senate Rules And Administration Committee
USHR175IntroExpressing the sense of the House of Representatives regarding United States arms transfers to Saudi Arabia.
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2021-02-26
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHR137IntroThis resolution reaffirms the United States' commitment to supporting democracy and human rights both domestically and internationally. The resolution also calls on the U.S. government to uphold all relevant international human rights agreements rati...
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2021-02-25
Ordered to be Reported by Voice Vote.
USHR157IntroThis resolution opposes lifting specified sanctions on Iran and resolves that these sanctions may be terminated only after Iran has ceased providing support for acts of international terrorism and has dismantled its nuclear, biological, and chemical ...
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2021-02-24
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USSR72IntroThis resolution opposes lifting specified sanctions on Iran and resolves that these sanctions may be terminated only after Iran has ceased providing support for acts of international terrorism and has dismantled its nuclear, biological, and chemical ...
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2021-02-24
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
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