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USSR81IntroThis resolution honors the members of Las Damas de Blanco, a group composed of wives and relatives of political prisoners, prisoners of conscience, and peaceful dissidents in Cuba, for their peaceful efforts to stand up to the Cuban regime and defend...
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2021-05-12
Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S2494; text: 3/1/2021 CR S958-959)
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.
USSR37IntroThis resolution expresses the Senate's solidarity with the members of the San Isidro Movement, an organization of artists, activists, academics, and journalists protesting increased censorship and persecution in Cuba. Further, it calls on Cuba to rel...
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2021-04-15
Resolution agreed to in Senate with an amendment and an amended preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S1996-1998; text: CR S1997-1998)
USSB1104IntroA bill to measure the progress of post-disaster recovery and efforts to address corruption, governance, rule of law, and media freedoms in Haiti.
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2021-04-13
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSB988IntroEstablishes a museum program on the historical importance of Japanese American confinement during World War II and permanently reauthorizes the Japanese American Confinement Sites preservation program. The bill directs the Department of the Interior ...
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2021-03-25
To Senate Energy And Natural Resources Committee
USSB987IntroA bill to provide support with respect to the prevention of, treatment for, and recovery from, substance use disorder.
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2021-03-25
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB1056IntroMakes aliens associated with criminal gangs inadmissible for entry into the United States and deportable and establishes procedures related to designating groups with criminal gang status. An alien shall be inadmissible if a consular officer, the Dep...
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2021-03-25
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSR35IntroThis 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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2021-03-24
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 26.
USSR44IntroThis resolution denounces the Nicolás Maduro regime's most recent legislative elections as fraudulent and illegitimate, does not recognize the legitimacy of the new Venezuelan National Assembly, and joins members of the international community in re...
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2021-03-24
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 27.
USSR97IntroThis resolution strongly disapproves of the escalation of political tensions between the government of Ethiopia and the Tigray People's Liberation Front into armed conflict, and it condemns all violence against civilians. Further, the resolution call...
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2021-03-24
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 25.
USSB959IntroA bill to amend the William Wilberforce Trafficking Victims Protection Reauthorization Act of 2008 to protect alien minors and to amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to end abuse of the asylum system and establish refugee application and proces...
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2021-03-24
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB901IntroA bill to provide access to counsel for children and other vulnerable populations.
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2021-03-23
To Senate Judiciary Committee
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
USSR126IntroA resolution condemning the crackdown by the Government of the People's Republic of China and the Chinese Communist Party in Hong Kong, including the arrests of pro-democracy activists and repeated violations of the obligations of that Government und...
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2021-03-18
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSR124IntroA resolution celebrating the heritage of Romani Americans.
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2021-03-18
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSB863IntroA bill to require asylum officers at United States embassies and consulates to conduct credible fear screenings before aliens seeking asylum may be permitted to enter the United States to apply for asylum, and for other purposes.
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2021-03-18
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB875IntroMakes state or local governments that violate immigration laws ineligible for federal financial assistance. A governmental entity shall be ineligible if it (1) violates federal law by prohibiting its officials from communicating with the Department o...
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2021-03-18
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB785IntroWithdraws normal trade relations treatment from China and expands the bases of ineligibility for this treatment to include specified violations of human rights by China. Specifically, during any period in which China engages in specified activities (...
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2021-03-17
To Senate Finance Committee
USSR118IntroThis resolution honors and recognizes Chaplain (Captain) Emil J. Kapaun for his heroic service to the country and expresses condolences to his family. The resolution also states that the Senate will never cease in the task of recovering and rememberi...
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2021-03-16
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S1574; text: CR S1574)
USSB772IntroAmends provisions relating to responsibilities of the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) for the care of unaccompanied alien children. The Office of Refugee Resettlement of HHS may provide care for an unaccompanied alien child until the co...
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2021-03-16
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB681IntroA bill to report data on COVID-19 immigration detention facilities and local correctional facilities that contract with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, and for other purposes.
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2021-03-10
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USSB429IntroDirects the President to impose asset- and visa-blocking sanctions on foreign individuals and entities engaged in certain acts of malign disinformation. Specifically, the President shall impose sanctions on an individual or entity that knowingly comm...
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2021-02-24
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSB379IntroA bill to advance a diplomatic solution to the conflict in Libya and support the people of Libya.
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2021-02-23
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSB382IntroEstablishes the Office of the Ombudsperson for Immigrant Children in Government Custody within the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). The office shall ensure that if government detention of an immigrant child is necessary, that child is h...
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2021-02-23
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSR67IntroThis 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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2021-02-22
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSB341IntroA bill to provide justice for incarcerated moms, and for other purposes.
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2021-02-22
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB353IntroCreates a new condition of eligibility for funds under the Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) program and the Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS) program. Specifically, to be eligible for grant funds under the COPS program a...
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2021-02-22
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB348IntroA bill to provide an earned path to citizenship, to address the root causes of migration and responsibly manage the southern border, and to reform the immigrant visa system, and for other purposes.
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2021-02-22
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB312IntroA bill to expand eligibility for and provide judicial review for the Elderly Home Detention Pilot Program, provide for compassionate release based on COVID-19 vulnerability, shorten the waiting period for judicial review during the COVID-19 pandemic,...
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2021-02-12
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB328IntroA bill to establish procedures related to the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) in correctional facilities.
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2021-02-12
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB309IntroA bill to give Federal courts additional discretion to determine whether pretrial detention is appropriate for defendants charged with nonviolent drug offenses in Federal criminal cases.
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2021-02-12
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB295IntroDesignates certain Hong Kong residents with priority status for refugee consideration and contains other related provisions. An individual and certain family members shall have such priority status if the individual (1) is a Hong Kong resident who su...
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2021-02-08
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB226IntroEstablishes measures to protect the human rights of journalists. Specifically, the bill (1) expands the scope of required reports related to violations of the human rights of journalists, (2) requires the President to impose certain property- and vis...
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2021-02-04
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSB244IntroModifies the criminal civil rights statute that prohibits deprivation of rights under color of law. Current law prohibits the deprivation of federally protected rights, privileges, or immunities by a government official (including a law enforcement o...
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2021-02-04
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB208IntroDirects 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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2021-02-03
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSB183IntroA bill to provide appropriate information to Federal law enforcement and intelligence agencies, pursuant to investigating terrorism, and for other purposes.
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2021-02-02
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB181IntroProvides for the award of a Congressional Gold Medal posthumously to Fred Korematsu in recognition of his contributions to civil rights, his loyalty and patriotism to the nation, and his dedication to justice and equality.
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2021-02-02
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
USSB80IntroRequires U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) to detain an alien who is unlawfully present in the United States and has been charged with a crime that resulted in the death or serious bodily injury of another person. ICE shall make reasonab...
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2021-01-28
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB59IntroProvides a private right of action against state and local jurisdictions with certain policies that limit cooperation with federal immigration enforcement efforts, and contains additional provisions related to such jurisdictions. Currently, such coop...
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2021-01-27
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB65IntroImposes importation limits on goods produced using forced labor in the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region in China and imposes sanctions related to such forced labor. The Department of Homeland Security shall report to Congress a strategy for preventi...
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2021-01-27
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSB60IntroExpands statutory provisions to authorize the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to request a law enforcement agency to detain an individual who has been arrested for violating any law (if the individual is believed to be an unlawfully present ali...
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2021-01-27
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB42IntroProhibits a sanctuary jurisdiction from receiving grants under certain Economic Development Assistance Programs and the Community Development Block Grant Program. Under the bill, a sanctuary jurisdiction is a state or local government that has in eff...
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2021-01-26
To Senate Judiciary Committee
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