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USSB4049EngrossNational Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2021 This bill authorizes FY2021 appropriations and sets forth policies for Department of Defense (DOD) programs and activities, including military personnel strengths. It does not provide budget aut...
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2020-08-07
Held at the desk.
USHR1077IntroExpressing the sense of the House of Representatives on the continued importance of the United States-Lebanon relationship. This resolution recognizes the role of Lebanon and its institutions as historic examples of democratic values in the Middle Ea...
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2020-07-31
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
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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2020-07-30
S.Amdt.2499 Amendment SA 2499 proposed by Senator McConnell. (consideration: CR S4618; text: CR S4618) In the nature of a substitute.
USHB7608EngrossState, Foreign Operations, Agriculture, Rural Development, Interior, Environment, Military Construction, and Veterans Affairs Appropriations Act, 2021 This bill provides FY2021 appropriations for the Department of State, foreign operations, and relat...
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2020-07-30
To Senate Appropriations Committee
USSB4212IntroCivil Justice for Victims of COVID Act Civil Justice for Victims of China-Originated Viral Infections Diseases Act
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2020-07-30
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 504.
USSR665IntroA resolution reaffirming the strategic partnership between the United States and Mongolia and recognizing the 30th anniversary of democracy in Mongolia.
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2020-07-30
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSB2165IntroSafeguard Tribal Objects of Patrimony Act of 2019
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2020-07-29
Committee on Indian Affairs. Ordered to be reported with an amendment in the nature of a substitute favorably.
USHB748PassMiddle Class Health Benefits Tax Repeal Act of 2019 This bill responds to the COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019) outbreak and its impact on the economy, public health, state and local governments, individuals, and businesses. DIVISION A--KEEPI...
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2020-07-23
Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship. Hearings held.
USHB6800EngrossThe Heroes Act This bill responds to the COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019) outbreak and its impact on the economy, public health, state and local governments, individuals, and businesses. Among other things, the bill provides FY2020 emergency...
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2020-07-23
Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship. Hearings held.
USHR1062IntroAffirming the nature and importance of the United States-Iraq bilateral relationship, including security and economic components of the relationship.
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2020-07-23
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHR1016IntroRecognizing the 3rd anniversary of the passing of Otto Frederick Warmbier and condemning the North Korean regime for their continued human rights abuses.
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2020-07-13
To House Asia, the Pacific and Nonproliferation Committee
USSB4091PassEmergency Aid for Returning Americans Affected by Coronavirus Act This bill increases the maximum amount of funding available in FY2020 for, and revises certain requirements pertaining to, temporary assistance for U.S. citizens and their dependents w...
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2020-07-13
Became Public Law No: 116-148. (TXT | PDF)
USHB7414IntroTaiwan Fellowship Act This bill directs the Department of State to establish a program to provide two-year fellowships in Taiwan to qualifying U.S. government employees. Each program fellow shall work in (1) a Taiwanese government agency; or (2) a no...
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2020-07-13
To House Asia, the Pacific and Nonproliferation Committee
USSB4132IntroNational Commission on the COVID-19 Pandemic in the United States Act This bill establishes, in the legislative branch, the National Commission on the COVID-19 Pandemic in the United States and sets forth its powers, duties, funding, and membership. ...
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2020-07-01
To Senate Rules And Administration Committee
USSB4139IntroSupport for Global Financial Institution Pandemic Response Act of 2020 This bill requires each U.S. Executive Director at an international financial institution to take certain actions in support of the global response to COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus ...
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2020-07-01
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSB4118IntroImproving Pandemic Preparedness and Response Through Diplomacy Act
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2020-06-30
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHB7428IntroHong Kong People's Freedom and Choice Act
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2020-06-30
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB7423IntroTaiwan Defense Act
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2020-06-30
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHR1033IntroCondemning acts by the People's Republic of China and the Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region that violate fundamental rights and freedoms of Hong Kong residents as well as acts that undermine Hong Kong's high degree of autonomy...
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2020-06-30
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB6947IntroHong Kong Freedom Act This bill authorizes the President to recognize Hong Kong as a separate and independent country from China. (Hong Kong is part of China but has a largely separate legal and economic system.)
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2020-06-26
To House Asia, the Pacific and Nonproliferation Committee
USHB6948IntroFree Tibet Act of 2020 This bill authorizes the President to recognize the Tibet Autonomous Region as a separate and independent country from China.
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2020-06-26
To House Asia, the Pacific and Nonproliferation Committee
USHB6986IntroProtecting Human Rights During Pandemic Act
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2020-06-26
To House Africa, Global Health, Global Human Rights, and International Organizations Committee
USHR974IntroExpressing the sense of the House of Representatives that the Hong Kong national security law proposed by the Government of the People's Republic of China would violate the obligations of that Government under the 1984 Sino-British Joint Declaration ...
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2020-06-26
To House Asia, the Pacific and Nonproliferation Committee
USHR1011IntroCelebrating 140 years of diplomatic relations between the United States and Romania.
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2020-06-26
To House Europe, Eurasia, Energy and the Environment Committee
USHR994IntroExpressing the sense of the House of Representatives condemning threats to Hong Kong's freedoms and autonomy on the 31st anniversary of the violent repression of the peaceful protests centered in Beijing's Tiananmen Square. This resolution calls on C...
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2020-06-26
To House Asia, the Pacific and Nonproliferation Committee
USHB6946IntroTo prohibit all United States assessed and voluntary contributions to the United Nations until such time as the membership in the United Nations of the People's Republic of China is terminated and the Republic of China (Taiwan) is afforded full right...
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2020-06-26
To House Asia, the Pacific and Nonproliferation Committee
USHB7189IntroOperation Overlord Study Abroad Program Act of 2020
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2020-06-26
To House Europe, Eurasia, Energy and the Environment Committee
USSR596IntroA resolution expressing the sense of the Senate that the Hong Kong national security law proposed by the Government of the People's Republic of China would violate the obligations of that government under the 1984 Sino-British Joint Declaration and t...
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2020-06-25
Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and with a preamble by Voice Vote. (text: 05/21/2020 CR S2606-2607)
USSB4080IntroCountering Global White Supremacist Terrorism Act
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2020-06-25
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHB7345IntroTo counter white identity terrorism globally, and for other purposes.
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2020-06-25
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB7307IntroForeign Advanced Technology Surveillance Accountability Act
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2020-06-24
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USSB4045IntroHALT Act of 2020 Hastening Arms Limitations Talks Act of 2020 This bill prohibits the obligation or expenditure of funds to conduct an explosive nuclear weapons test that produces yield unless (1) the President details any change to the condition of ...
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2020-06-23
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSB4020IntroNo Unconstitutional War with North Korea Act of 2020
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2020-06-22
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSB4033IntroNatural Disaster and Emergency Ballot Act of 2020
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2020-06-22
To Senate Rules And Administration Committee
USSB4026IntroExpanding Vital American Citizen Services Overseas (EVACS) Act of 2020
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2020-06-22
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSB4018IntroWe Go Together Act
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2020-06-22
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSB712EngrossRobert Levinson Hostage Recovery and Hostage-Taking Accountability Act This bill establishes various entities and procedures to address the wrongful detainment of U.S. nationals abroad.
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2020-06-18
Held at the desk.
USSR623IntroA resolution commemorating Otto Frederick Warmbier and condemning the North Korean regime for their continued human rights abuses.
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2020-06-18
Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (text: 6/16/2020 CR S3013)
USSB3829IntroGlobal Health Security and Diplomacy Act of 2020
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2020-06-18
Committee on Foreign Relations. Hearings held.
USSR628IntroA resolution celebrating the 140th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between the United States and Romania.
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2020-06-18
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHB7234IntroWe Go Together Act
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2020-06-18
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USSB4016IntroMaintaining United States National Security Interests in Europe Act
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2020-06-18
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHB7246IntroMaintaining United States National Security Interests in Europe Act
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2020-06-18
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB7260IntroHALT Act of 2020 Hastening Arms Limitations Talks Act of 2020 This bill prohibits the obligation or expenditure of funds to conduct an explosive nuclear weapons test that produces yield unless (1) the President details any change to the condition of ...
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2020-06-18
To House Armed Services Committee
USSB4003IntroKeeping Women and Girls Safe from the Start Act of 2020
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2020-06-18
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSB3905IntroIntelligence Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2021
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2020-06-17
By Senator Rubio from Select Committee on Intelligence filed written report. Report No. 116-233. Minority views filed.
USSB3744PassUyghur Human Rights Policy Act of 2020 This bill imposes sanctions on foreign individuals and entities responsible for human rights abuses in China's Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous region and requires various reports on the topic. The President shall per...
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2020-06-17
Became Public Law No: 116-145. (TXT | PDF)
USSR392IntroA resolution recognizing the importance of the Young Southeast Asian Leaders Initiative to the relationship between the United States and the member states of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations and to advancing the policy of the United States...
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2020-06-16
Resolution agreed to in Senate with an amendment and an amended preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S3014-3015; text: CR S3015)
USSR525IntroA resolution expressing the sense of the Senate that the United States should continue to support the people of Nicaragua in their peaceful efforts to promote the restoration of democracy and the defense of human rights, and use the tools under Unite...
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2020-06-16
Resolution agreed to in Senate with amendments and an amended preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S3017-3019; text: CR S3018-3019)
USHB7219IntroDigital Overseas Voting Act
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2020-06-15
To House Administration Committee
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