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USHR1132Intro
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Calling for the immediate release of Brittney Griner, a citizen of the United States, who was wrongfully detained by the Government of the Russian Federation in February 2022. Calling for the immediate release of Brittney Griner, a citizen of the Uni...
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2022-06-24
Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 1204, H. Res. 1132 is considered passed House. (consideration: CR H5892; text: CR H5892)
USHCR59Intro
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This concurrent resolution condemns the October 25, 2021, coup in Sudan. It recognizes the Prime Minister and his cabinet as the constitutional leaders of Sudan's transitional government and calls for Sudan's military junta, among other things, to im...
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2022-06-21
At the conclusion of debate, the Yeas and Nays were demanded and ordered. Pursuant to the provisions of clause 8, rule XX, the Chair announced that further proceedings on the motion would be postponed.
USHR1188Intro
25%
Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives that the United States expects the Government of Russia, led by Vladimir Putin, to comply with the Geneva Conventions and their Additional Protocols, also known as the Humanitarian Law of Armed Con...
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2022-06-17
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB7233Intro
25%
Requires state Medicaid programs to ensure eligible incarcerated juveniles are given health screenings and appropriate referrals in coordination with their release. The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services must also issue guidance on ways to redu...
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2022-06-16
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 285.
USSR124Intro
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This resolution expresses remembrance for the genocide of the Romani people by Nazi Germany and its Axis partners and commemorates the destruction of the Gypsy Family Camp where Romani people were interned at Auschwitz. The resolution commends the U....
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2022-06-14
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 408.
USSR632Intro
25%
A resolution calling for the immediate release of Russian opposition leader Vladimir Kara-Murza, who was unjustly detained on April 11, 2022.
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2022-05-26
Passed Senate without amendment and with a preamble by Voice Vote. (consideration: CR S2737; text: 05/16/2022 CR S2520-2521)
USHB1620Engross
50%
Modifies and reauthorizes through FY2026 programs and activities under the Violence Against Women Act that seek to prevent and respond to domestic violence, sexual assault, dating violence, and stalking. The bill also authorizes new programs, makes c...
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2022-05-24
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB4290Intro
25%
Prohibits the use of funds to enter into any negotiation with Iran regarding an Iran nuclear agreement until the President makes specified certifications concerning the actions of China and Iran. Specifically, the President must certify that China ha...
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2022-05-24
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHR1121Intro
25%
Calling for the immediate release of Russian opposition leader Vladimir Kara-Murza, who was unjustly detained on April 11, 2022.
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2022-05-16
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USSCR20Engross
50%
This concurrent resolution condemns the October 25, 2021, coup in Sudan. It recognizes the Prime Minister and his cabinet as the constitutional leaders of Sudan's transitional government and calls for Sudan's military junta, among other things, to im...
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2022-05-12
Message on Senate action sent to the House.
USHB1931Engross
50%
Increases the authorization of appropriations for the Japanese American Confinement Sites (JACS) grant program, which supports the preservation of U.S. confinement sites that were used to detain Japanese Americans during World War II (i.e., internmen...
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2022-05-11
Committee on Energy and Natural Resources Subcommittee on National Parks. Hearings held.
USHR1106Intro
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Expressing support for the Association of Southeast Asian Nations, its member states, and the United States-ASEAN Special Summit in Washington, DC, and reaffirming the commitment of the United States to continue to remain a strong, reliable, and acti...
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2022-05-11
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB7686Intro
25%
Requires the Bureau of Prisons (BOP) to provide, every 90 days, specified information (e.g., the scheduled release date) to the Mayor of the District of Columbia for each person under the jurisdiction of the BOP pursuant to the National Capital Revit...
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2022-05-11
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USSR616Intro
25%
A resolution expressing support for the Association of South East Asian Nations, its 10 member states, Brunei, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, and Vietnam, and the United States-ASEAN Special Summit...
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2022-05-05
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSR609Intro
25%
This resolution recognizes the centrality of a free press to free societies and democratic governance and expresses concerns about threats to the exercise of freedom of expression globally.
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2022-05-03
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHR336Intro
25%
This resolution demands that Russia present credible evidence of wrongdoing against U.S. citizen Paul Whelan or immediately release him. It also demands that Russia provide unrestricted consular access to Whelan and to ensure that he and all other po...
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2022-04-27
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USHB7579Intro
25%
To decrease dependency on People's Republic of China manufacturing and decrease migration due to lost regional economic opportunities.
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2022-04-26
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB7457Intro
25%
To hold the Chinese Communist Party accountable for the COVID-19 pandemic that has killed approximately 981,000 Americans.
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2022-04-07
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USSB4073Intro
25%
A bill to support the human rights of Uyghurs and members of other ethnic groups residing primarily in the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region and safeguard their district civilization and identity, and for other purposes.
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2022-04-07
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHB5497Engross
50%
Imposes sanctions pertaining to Burma (Myanmar) and addresses related issues. The President must impose property- and visa-blocking sanctions on certain foreign persons (i.e., an individual or entity), including those that (1) knowingly operate in Bu...
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2022-04-07
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHB4373Engross
50%
Provides FY2022 appropriations for the Department of State, foreign operations, and related programs. The bill provides appropriations to the State Department for Administration of Foreign Affairs, International Organizations, and International Commi...
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2022-04-05
Motion by Senator Schumer to reconsider to reconsider the vote by which cloture was not invoked on the motion to proceed (Record Vote No. 129) entered in Senate.
USHB7332Intro
25%
To reauthorize the North Korean Human Rights Act of 2004, and for other purposes.
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2022-03-31
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USSR558Intro
25%
A resolution expressing the sense of the Senate on when the economic relationship between the United States and the Russian Federation should be considered to return to the level of that relationship before the invasion of Ukraine by the Russian Fede...
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2022-03-28
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHB2497PassEstablishes the Amache National Historic Site in Colorado as a unit of the National Park System to preserve, protect, and interpret for the benefit of present and future generations resources associated with the incarceration of civilians of Japanese...
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2022-03-18
Became Public Law No: 117-106. (TXT | PDF)
USHB6434Engross
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Directs the Department of the Interior to establish the Japanese American World War II History Network within the National Park Service. In carrying out the network, Interior shall review studies and reports to complement and not duplicate studies of...
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2022-03-17
To Senate Energy And Natural Resources Committee
USHB2471PassProvides appropriations to federal agencies for the remainder of FY2022, provides supplemental appropriations for activities to support Ukraine, and modifies or establishes various programs that address a wide range of policy areas. The bill includes...
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2022-03-15
Became Public Law No: 117-103. (TXT | PDF)
USHB7023Intro
25%
Requires the President to prohibit the importation of petroleum products from Venezuela. Petroleum product means crude oil, residual fuel oil, or any refined petroleum product, including natural gas liquid product. Further, the bill authorizes the Pr...
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2022-03-09
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB6962Intro
25%
Requires the Bureau of Prisons (BOP) to provide specified information (e.g., the scheduled release date) to the Mayor of the District of Columbia for each person under the jurisdiction of the BOP pursuant to the National Capital Revitalization and Se...
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2022-03-07
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USHR962Intro
25%
This resolution expresses that the House of Representatives demands an immediate border wall be constructed on the southern border of the United States; supports, unequivocally, America's sovereignty and territorial integrity; and commits to continui...
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2022-03-04
To House Subcommittee on Border Security, Facilitation, and Operations
USHR956Intro
25%
This resolution demands an immediate cease-fire and the full withdrawal of Russian forces from Ukrainian territory and expresses unequivocal support for Ukraine's sovereignty and territorial integrity. It also backs the continued use of sanctions to ...
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2022-03-02
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USHR937Intro
25%
This resolution expresses the sense of the House of Representatives that it is the duty of the federal government to carry out specified actions, including enacting a balanced budget amendment and abolishing the Department of Education.
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2022-02-23
To House Subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment
USHR744Intro
25%
This resolution condemns Iran's state-sponsored persecution of its Baha'i minority and its continued violation of the international covenants on human rights. Further, it calls on Iran to immediately release all imprisoned or detained Baha'is, and it...
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2022-02-22
To House Subcommittee on Middle East, North Africa and Global Counterterrorism
USSB3623Intro
25%
Modifies and reauthorizes through FY2027 programs and activities under the Violence Against Women Act that seek to prevent and respond to domestic violence, sexual assault, dating violence, and stalking. The bill also authorizes new programs, makes c...
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2022-02-10
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 268.
USHR896Intro
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Condemning the Burmese military for perpetrating gross violations of human rights as part of its brutal campaign to suppress the democratic aspirations of the people of Burma, a year after the coup d'état on February 1, 2021.
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2022-02-09
Ordered to be Reported by Voice Vote.
USHB6637Intro
25%
To amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to make mandatory and permanent requirements relating to use of an electronic employment eligibility verification system, and for other purposes.
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2022-02-09
To House Oversight, Management, and Accountability Committee
USHB4821Intro
25%
Expresses the sense of Congress that the United States should promote religious freedom in China and makes statements of policy related to such freedom. In particular, the bill states that it is U.S. policy to consider senior Chinese government offic...
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2022-02-09
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHB3485Engross
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Imposes visa-blocking sanctions on foreign persons responsible for or complicit in violating the human rights of individuals due to actual or perceived sexual orientation, gender identity, or sex characteristics. The President must report and periodi...
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2022-02-09
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHR906Intro
25%
This resolution recognizes the importance of establishing a national Fred Korematsu Day of Civil Liberties and the Constitution. It also encourages all people to reflect on the importance of political leadership and vigilance and on the values of jus...
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2022-02-03
To House Judiciary Committee
USSR35Intro
25%
This resolution states that the Senate supports the people of Burma (Myanmar) in their ambition for a genuine democracy, sustainable peace, genuine ethnic reconciliation, and fundamental human rights for all. It also calls on the military junta to re...
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2022-02-01
S.Amdt.4920 Amendment SA 4920 agreed to in Senate by Unanimous Consent.
USSR345Intro
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This resolution states that the Senate continues to refuse to recognize Alyaksandr Lukashenka as the legitimately elected leader of Belarus. It also condemns Lukashenka's ongoing crackdown on peaceful protesters and calls for new presidential and par...
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2022-02-01
The committee amendment to the preamble agreed to by Unanimous Consent.
USHR867Intro
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This resolution condemns the repression of Jose Daniel Ferrer Garcia and all brave Cuban activists, and demands their immediate and unconditional release from prison. The resolution also condemns the brutal torture and inhumane treatment of Jose Dani...
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2022-01-12
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USSR489Intro
25%
This resolution condemns the repression of Jose Daniel Ferrer Garcia and all brave Cuban activists, and demands their immediate and unconditional release from prison. The resolution also condemns the brutal torture and inhumane treatment of Jose Dani...
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2022-01-12
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S183-184; text: CR S193)
USSB1605PassAuthorizes Department of Defense (DOD) activities and programs for FY2022 and addresses various other issues. For example, the bill provides or extends procurement authority for certain helicopters and amphibious shipbuilding programs; imposes variou...
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2021-12-27
Became Public Law No: 117-81. (TXT | PDF)
USHB6256PassImposes importation limits on goods produced using forced labor in China, especially the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region, and imposes sanctions related to such forced labor. The Forced Labor Enforcement Task Force shall report to Congress a strateg...
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2021-12-23
Became Public Law No: 117-78. (TXT | PDF)
USHB6296Intro
25%
To establish Federal policies and procedures to notify the next-of-kin or other emergency contact upon the death, or serious illness or serious injury, of an individual in Federal custody, to provide model policies for States, units of local governme...
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2021-12-16
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB5665Engross
50%
Establishes within the Department of State the Office to Monitor and Combat Islamophobia and addresses related issues. The office shall monitor and combat acts of Islamophobia and Islamophobic incitement in foreign countries. The bill establishes the...
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2021-12-15
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHB6268Intro
25%
Establishes an Interagency Task Force to examine the conditions and experiences of Black women and girls to identify and assess the efficacy of policies and programs of federal, state, and local governments designed to improve outcomes for such indiv...
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2021-12-15
To House Subcommittee on Health
USHB1155Intro
25%
Imposes various restrictions related to China's Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region, including by prohibiting certain imports from Xinjiang and imposing sanctions on those responsible for human rights violations there. Goods manufactured or produced in...
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2021-12-08
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USSB3328Intro
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Expands the special criminal jurisdiction of tribal courts over crimes of domestic violence to include other crimes and types of defendants. Specifically, the bill expands jurisdiction to include the crimes of obstruction of justice, sexual violence,...
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2021-12-07
To Senate Indian Affairs Committee
USSB3317Intro
25%
A bill to strengthen United States national security through the defense of democracy abroad and to address contemporary threats to democracy around the world, and for other purposes.
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2021-12-06
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
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