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USSCR19IntroA concurrent resolution celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 Moon landing. This concurrent resolution celebrates the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 Moon landing. The resolution also honors the bravery and skill of the crew of Apollo 1...
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2019-07-18
Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (text: CR 6/5/2019 S3265-3266)
USHR345IntroRecognizing widening threats to freedoms of the press and expression around the world, reaffirming the centrality of a free and independent press to the health of democracy, and reaffirming freedom of the press as a priority of the United States in p...
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2019-07-15
The title of the measure was amended. Agreed to without objection.
USSR206IntroA resolution marking the 70th anniversary of the four Geneva Conventions of 1949, expressing concern about significant violations of international humanitarian law on contemporary battlefields, and encouraging United States leadership in ensuring gre...
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2019-07-15
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 146.
USHCR53IntroAuthorizing the use of Emancipation Hall for an event to commemorate the 400th anniversary of the arrival of the first African slaves to the territory that would become the United States.
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2019-07-12
To House Administration Committee
USSR208IntroA resolution expressing support for the designation of July as "American Grown Flower Month". This resolution supports the designation of July as American Grown Flower Month.
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2019-07-08
Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (text: CR 5/14/2019 S2835)
USHJR60PassRequesting the Secretary of the Interior to authorize unique and one-time arrangements for displays on the National Mall and the Washington Monument during the period beginning on July 16, 2019 and ending on July 20, 2019. This joint resolution reque...
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2019-07-05
Became Public Law No: 116-28.
USHR444IntroReaffirming the importance of the United States to promote the safety, health, and well-being of refugees and displaced persons.
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2019-06-28
To House Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship
USHR437IntroExpressing support for the designation of November 20 through December 20 as "National Survivors of Homicide Victims Awareness Month".
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2019-06-28
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security
USHB3283IntroTo amend title 4, United States Code, to permit the flag of the United States to be flown at half-staff in the event of the death of the Mayor of the District of Columbia.
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2019-06-28
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties
USSR220IntroA resolution designating the month of June 2019 as "National Post-Traumatic Stress Awareness Month" and June 27, 2019, as "National Post-Traumatic Stress Awareness Day".
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2019-06-27
Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent.
USHR446IntroReaffirming German-American friendship and cooperation under the Wunderbar Together-Germany and the U.S. initiative.
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2019-06-27
To House Europe, Eurasia, Energy and the Environment Committee
USHR471IntroExpressing support for the designation of 2019 as the "International Year of the Periodic Table of Chemical Elements".
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2019-06-27
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USSR270IntroA resolution recognizing the 50th Anniversary of the Stonewall uprising.
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2019-06-27
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Voice Vote. (consideration: CR S4649; text: CR S4637-4638)
USHR469IntroRecognizing the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall Uprising.
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2019-06-27
To House Judiciary Committee
USHR470IntroExpressing support for the designation of October 1, 2019, as "National Health Literacy Day" to recognize the value of health literacy in transforming and improving health and healthcare for all people in the United States.
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2019-06-27
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHR391IntroSupporting the goals and ideals of National Gun Violence Awareness Weekend and National Gun Violence Awareness Month.
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2019-06-26
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security
USHR394IntroRecognizing the 36th anniversary of National Missing Children's Day.
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2019-06-26
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security
USHR465IntroExpressing support for the designation of June 26 as "LGBTQ Equality Day".
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2019-06-26
To House Judiciary Committee
USHR464IntroOriginal LGBTQ Pride Month Resolution of 2019
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2019-06-26
To House Judiciary Committee
USHR461IntroCongratulating the 1969 New York Mets on the 50th Anniversary of their World Series victory. This resolution recognizes the 1969 New York Mets on the 50-year anniversary of their first World Series championship.
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2019-06-25
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USHR463IntroRecognizing the contributions of African Americans to the musical heritage of the United States and the need for greater access to music education for African-American students, and expressing support for the designation of June as African-American M...
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2019-06-25
To House Education and Labor Committee
USSR264IntroA resolution recognizing the contributions of African Americans to the musical heritage of the United States and the need for greater access to music education for African-American students, and expressing support for the designation of June as Afric...
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2019-06-25
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSR261IntroA resolution recognizing the contributions of African Americans to the musical heritage of the United States and the need for greater access to music education for African-American students, and expressing support for the designation of June as Afric...
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2019-06-24
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHR457IntroExpressing support for the designation of June as Portuguese National Heritage Month.
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2019-06-24
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USHR453IntroRecognizing the month of June as "Immigrant Heritage Month", a celebration of the accomplishments and contributions immigrants and their children have made in shaping the history, strengthening the economy, and enriching the culture of the United Sta...
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2019-06-20
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USHR452IntroExpressing the sense of the House of Representatives regarding the recent free and fair parliamentary elections and transfer of power in Armenia, reaffirming the critical importance of the United States-Armenia partnership, and for other purposes.
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2019-06-20
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHR455IntroExpressing support for the designation of the month of June 2019 as "National Post-Traumatic Stress Injury Awareness Month" and June 27, 2019, as "National Post-Traumatic Stress Injury Awareness Day".
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2019-06-20
To House Armed Services Committee
USSR255IntroA resolution recognizing June 2019 as "Immigrant Heritage Month", a celebration of the accomplishments and contributions immigrants and their children have made in shaping the history, strengthening the economy, and enriching the culture of the Unite...
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2019-06-20
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSR254IntroA resolution commemorating June 20, 2019, as "World Refugee Day".
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2019-06-20
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSB1014IntroRoute 66 Centennial Commission Act
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2019-06-19
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 117.
USHR448IntroExpressing support for designation of June 19, 2019, as "Juneteenth Independence Day" in recognition of June 19, 1865, the date on which slavery legally came to an end in the United States. This resolution expresses support for the designation of Jun...
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2019-06-19
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USHR450IntroRecognizing June 19, 2019, as this year's observance of the historical significance of Juneteenth Independence Day.
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2019-06-19
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USSR253IntroA resolution designating June 19, 2019, as "Juneteenth Independence Day" in recognition of June 19, 1865, the date on which news of the end of slavery reached the slaves in the Southwestern States. This resolution designates June 19, 2019, as "Junete...
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2019-06-19
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S3836; text: CR S3850)
USSR235IntroA resolution designating June 12, 2019, as "Women Veterans Appreciation Day".
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2019-06-18
Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and an amended preamble by Unanimous Consent. (text: CR S3804)
USHR443IntroRecognizing the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 Moon landing, and for other purposes.
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2019-06-13
To House Science, Space, And Technology Committee
USSR251IntroA resolution recognizing 2019 as the International Year of the Salmon, a framework of collaboration across the Northern Hemisphere to sustain and recover salmon stocks through research, partnerships, and public action.
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2019-06-13
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USHR442IntroObserving 10 years since the war in Sri Lanka ended on May 18, 2009, commemorating the lives lost, and expressing support for transitional justice, reconciliation, reconstruction, reparation, and reform in Sri Lanka, which are necessary to ensure a l...
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2019-06-13
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHR438IntroExpressing support for the designation of June 12, 2019, as "Women Veterans Appreciation Day".
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2019-06-12
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USSR245IntroA resolution designating July 17, 2019, as "Glioblastoma Awareness Day".
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2019-06-11
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S3327-3328; text: CR S3325)
USSCR15EngrossA concurrent resolution expressing support for the designation of October 28, 2019, as "Honoring the Nation's First Responders Day". This resolution supports the designation of October 28, 2019, as Honoring the Nation's First Responders Day.
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2019-06-10
Held at the desk.
USSR184IntroA resolution condemning the Easter Sunday terrorist attacks in Sri Lanka, offering sincere condolences to the victims, to their families and friends, and to the people and nation of Sri Lanka, and expressing solidarity and support for Sri Lanka.
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2019-06-10
Resolution agreed to in Senate with an amendment and an amended preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S3296-3297; text: CR S3296-3297)
USHCR48IntroSupporting National Men's Health Week.
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2019-06-10
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USHR427IntroRecognizing World Oceans Day and the necessity to protect, conserve, maintain, and rebuild our oceans and its resources. This resolution (1) recognizes World Oceans Day and affirms the individual and collective duty, both nationally and international...
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2019-06-06
To House Subcommittee on Water, Oceans, and Wildlife
USHCR47IntroCelebrating the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 Moon landing. This concurrent resolution celebrates the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 Moon landing. The resolution also honors the bravery and skill of the crew of Apollo 11, Neil Armstrong, Edwin...
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2019-06-06
To House Science, Space, And Technology Committee
USHB3155Intro75th Anniversary of the End of World War II Commemorative Coin Act This bill directs the Department of the Treasury to mint and issue up to 50,000 $5 coins, 500,000 $1 coins, and 750,000 half-dollar coins in commemoration of the 75th anniversary of t...
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2019-06-06
To House Financial Services Committee
USSR174IntroA resolution expressing support for the designation of the week of June 1, 2019, through June 9, 2019, as "National Fishing and Boating Week". This resolution (1) designates the week of June 1-June 9, 2019, as National Fishing and Boating Week; and (...
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2019-06-05
Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (text: CR 04/30/2019 S2523)
USSR238IntroA resolution designating the week of June 3 through June 9, 2019, as "Hemp History Week". This resolution designates the week of June 3-June 9, 2019, as Hemp History Week. It also recognizes the historical relevance and growing economic potential of ...
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2019-06-05
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Voice Vote. (consideration: CR S3268; text: CR S3265)
USSR221IntroA resolution recognizing the 30th anniversary of the Tiananmen Square massacre and condemning the intensifying repression and human rights violations by the Chinese Communist Party and the use of surveillance by Chinese authorities, and for other pur...
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2019-06-05
Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (text: CR 05/23/2019 S3114-3116)
USSR135IntroA resolution expressing the gratitude and appreciation of the Senate for the acts of heroism and valor by the members of the United States Armed Forces who participated in the June 6, 1944, amphibious landing at Normandy, France, and commending those...
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2019-06-04
Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and an amended preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S3199-3200; text: CR S3199-3200)
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