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USSB178EngrossUyghur Human Rights Policy Act of 2019 This bill directs various U.S. government bodies to prepare reports on China's treatment of the Uyghurs, a predominantly Muslim Turkic ethnic group. The Office of the Director of National Intelligence shall repo...
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2019-12-04
Message on House action received in Senate and at desk: House amendment to Senate bill.
USHR546IntroDisapproving the Russian Federation's inclusion in future Group of Seven summits until it respects the territorial integrity of its neighbors and adheres to the standards of democratic societies.
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2019-12-03
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USHR585IntroReaffirming support for the Good Friday Agreement and other agreements to ensure a lasting peace in Northern Ireland.
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2019-12-03
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
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.
USHR732IntroCondemning and recognizing transnational White supremacist extremism as a major global threat.
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2019-11-22
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHR733IntroReaffirming the importance of the United States relationship with the Dominican Republic.
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2019-11-22
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB5038IntroFarm Workforce Modernization Act of 2019 This bill contains provisions related to alien farmworkers, including provisions establishing a certified agricultural worker (CAW) status and changing the H-2A temporary worker program. The Department of Home...
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2019-11-21
Ordered to be Reported (Amended).
USHR724IntroCondemning the human rights violations taking place in Jammu and Kashmir and supporting Kashmiri self-determination.
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2019-11-21
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB2881IntroSecure 5G and Beyond Act of 2019
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2019-11-20
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHB4732IntroTo establish a Global Climate Change Resilience Strategy, to authorize the admission of climate-displaced persons, and for other purposes.
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2019-11-15
To House Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship
USHB4818IntroProtecting Europe's Energy Security Act of 2019
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2019-11-15
To House Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship
USHB4916IntroFarm Workforce Modernization Act of 2019 This bill contains provisions related to alien farmworkers, including provisions establishing a certified agricultural worker (CAW) status and changing the H-2A temporary worker program. The Department of Home...
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2019-11-15
To House Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship
USHR699IntroCelebrating the 100th anniversary of diplomatic relations between the United States and Poland.
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2019-11-14
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHR697IntroRecognizing the significance of the genuine autonomy of Tibet and the Tibetan people and the work His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama has done to promote global peace, harmony, and understanding.
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2019-11-13
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB5054IntroUS Navy SEAL SCPO Tyrone Snowden Woods Ceremony Invitee Act of 2019
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2019-11-12
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USSR418IntroA resolution expressing the sense of the Senate regarding the Government of Turkey's crackdown on dissent related to its incursion into northeast Syria, and broader human rights violations.
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2019-11-12
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSR409IntroA resolution requesting information on Turkey's human rights practices in Syria pursuant to section 502B(c) of the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961.
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2019-11-06
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSB1678EngrossTaiwan Allies International Protection and Enhancement Initiative (TAIPEI) Act of 2019 This bill directs the Department of State to periodically report to Congress on U.S. actions to affirm and strengthen Taiwan's international alliances around the w...
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2019-10-31
To House Foreign Affairs 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.
USHR672IntroExpressing support of the Three Seas Initiative in its efforts to increase energy independence and infrastructure connectivity thereby strengthening the United States and European national security.
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2019-10-31
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB1771IntroDivided Families Reunification Act This bill directs the Department of State to consult with South Korea on potential opportunities to reunite Korean Americans with family in North Korea. The State Department's Special Envoy on North Korean Human Rig...
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2019-10-30
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Unanimous Consent.
USHR349IntroReaffirming the vital role of the United States-Japan alliance in promoting peace, stability, and prosperity in the Indo-Pacific region and beyond.
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2019-10-30
Ordered to be Reported by Unanimous Consent.
USHR410IntroEncouraging reunions of divided Korean-American families.
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2019-10-30
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Unanimous Consent.
USHR446IntroReaffirming German-American friendship and cooperation under the Wunderbar Together-Germany and the U.S. initiative.
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2019-10-30
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Unanimous Consent.
USHB4754IntroTaiwan Allies International Protection and Enhancement Initiative (TAIPEI) Act of 2019
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2019-10-30
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Unanimous Consent.
USHR665IntroReaffirming the strong partnership between the Kingdom of Denmark and the United States.
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2019-10-30
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB4921IntroSTAND Act Strengthening Traditional American Diplomacy Act
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2019-10-30
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USSB2743IntroA bill to establish the China Censorship Monitor and Action Group, and for other purposes.
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2019-10-30
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSR183IntroA resolution reaffirming the vital role of the United States-Japan alliance in promoting peace, stability, and prosperity in the Indo-Pacific region and beyond, and for other purposes. This resolution reaffirms the longstanding U.S. policy to pursue ...
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2019-10-29
Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and an amended preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S6255-6256)
USSR236IntroA resolution reaffirming the strong partnership between Tunisia and the United States and supporting the people of Tunisia in their continued pursuit of democratic reforms. This resolution commends the people of Tunisia for their commitment to democr...
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2019-10-29
Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and with a preamble by Voice Vote. (consideration: CR S6256; text: 6/5/2019 CR S3264)
USSR277IntroA resolution remembering the 25th Anniversary of the bombing of the Argentine Israelite Mutual Association (AMIA) Jewish Community Center in Buenos Aires, Argentina, and recommitting to efforts to uphold justice for the 85 victims of the attack. This...
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2019-10-29
Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S6256; text: 7/17/2019 CR S4912-4913)
USHB4617EngrossSHIELD Act Stopping Harmful Interference in Elections for a Lasting Democracy Act This bill establishes a duty to report election interference from foreign entities, applies existing campaign advertising requirements to online advertisements, and gen...
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2019-10-28
To Senate Rules And Administration Committee
USHR619IntroExpressing support for the Haitian people and their Constitution, rule of law, and commitment to democratic principles. This resolution condemns the violence that took place in the Senate of Haiti on September 11, 2019, expresses support for the Hait...
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2019-10-25
To House Western Hemisphere, Civilian Security and Trade Committee
USHB598EngrossGeorgia Support Act This bill directs the Department of State to report to Congress on various topics related to Georgia. The reports shall cover (1) U.S. security assistance to Georgia and an assessment of threats to the country's independence and i...
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2019-10-23
To Senate Foreign Relations 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
USSJR59IntroA joint resolution expressing the sense of Congress on the precipitous withdrawal of United States Armed Forces from Syria and Afghanistan, and Turkey's unprovoked incursion into Syria. This joint resolution condemns Turkey's hostilities against Kurd...
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2019-10-23
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 259.
USSB2669IntroSHIELD Act Stopping Harmful Interference in Elections for a Lasting Democracy Act This bill establishes a duty to report election interference from foreign entities, applies existing campaign advertising requirements to online advertisements, and gen...
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2019-10-23
To Senate Rules And Administration Committee
USHR552IntroCalling on the Government of the Russian Federation to provide evidence of wrongdoing or to release United States citizen Paul Whelan. This resolution urges Russia to present credible evidence of wrongdoing against U.S. citizen Paul Whelan or immedia...
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2019-10-22
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USSB2132IntroPromoting Security and Justice for Victims of Terrorism Act of 2019
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2019-10-21
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 250.
USSB2653IntroSWAMP Act Scrutinizing White House Activities that Make Profits Act of 2019
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2019-10-21
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSB2654IntroTrump's Heist Undermines the G7 Act
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2019-10-21
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHB4744IntroTHUG Act Trump's Heist Undermines the G7 Act
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2019-10-18
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USHR326IntroExpressing the sense of the House of Representatives regarding United States efforts to resolve the Israeli-Palestinian conflict through a negotiated two-state solution. This resolution expresses the sense of the House of Representatives that only a ...
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2019-10-17
Placed on the House Calendar, Calendar No. 47.
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.
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.
USHR521IntroCommending the Government of Canada for upholding the rule of law and expressing concern over actions by the Government of the People's Republic of China in response to a request from the United States Government to the Government of Canada for the e...
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2019-10-15
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USHR599IntroExpressing support of independence and further development of the strategic partnership between the United States and Uzbekistan.
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2019-10-08
To House Europe, Eurasia, Energy and the Environment Committee
USHR569IntroRecognizing the 111th anniversary of the independence of Bulgaria.
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2019-10-08
To House Europe, Eurasia, Energy and the Environment Committee
USHB4330IntroTRAP Act of 2019 Transnational Repression Accountability and Prevention Act of 2019
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2019-10-02
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security
USHR608IntroExpressing the sense of the House of Representatives that the Republic of India should be a permanent member of the United Nations Security Council.
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2019-09-27
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
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