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USSB4049IntroNational 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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2020-07-02
Cloture motion on the measure presented in Senate. (CR S4197)
USHR1024IntroRecognizing the 75th anniversary of the establishment of the United Nations. This resolution recognizes the United Nations (U.N.) for its role in maintaining international peace and security, applauds the U.N. for its leadership in responding to glob...
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2020-06-25
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHR1008IntroUpholding the civil liberties and civil rights of Iranian Americans and condemning bigotry, violence, and discrimination. This resolution condemns bigotry and acts of violence or discrimination against Iranian Americans and others. The resolution, am...
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2020-06-18
To House Judiciary 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.
USSR626IntroA resolution upholding the civil liberties and civil rights of Iranian Americans and condemning bigotry, violence, and discrimination. This resolution condemns bigotry and acts of violence or discrimination against Iranian Americans and others. The r...
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2020-06-17
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHB7181IntroHolding China Accountable Act
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2020-06-11
To House Financial Services Committee
USHB7148IntroUnited States-Israel Military Capability Act of 2020
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2020-06-11
To House Armed Services Committee
USSB3176IntroUnited States-Israel Security Assistance Authorization Act of 2020
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2020-06-03
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 463.
USSB3868IntroPandemic Care for Burn Pits Exposure Act of 2020
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2020-06-02
To Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
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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2020-06-01
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 455.
USHB7072IntroSFC Heath Robinson Burn Pit Transparency Act
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2020-06-01
To House Veterans' Affairs Committee
USSB3775IntroUnited States-Israel Military Capability Act of 2020
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2020-05-20
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSR578IntroA resolution condemning the Government of Iran's state-sponsored persecution of its Baha'i minority and its continued violation of the International Covenants on Human Rights. This resolution condemns Iran's state-sponsored persecution of its Baha'i ...
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2020-05-14
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSB3722IntroEMPIL-DOC Act Expanding Medical Partnerships with Israel to Lessen Dependence On China Act This bill authorizes a bilateral grant program with Israel to develop health technologies, with an emphasis on the use of technology, personalized medicine, an...
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2020-05-13
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSR570IntroA resolution opposing and condemning the potential prosecution of United States and Israeli nationals by the International Criminal Court. This resolution opposes and condemns the potential prosecution of U.S. and Israeli nationals by the Internation...
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2020-05-12
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHB6829IntroEMPIL-DOC Act Expanding Medical Partnerships with Israel to Lessen Dependence on China Act This bill authorizes a bilateral grant program with Israel to develop health technologies, with an emphasis on the use of technology, personalized medicine, an...
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2020-05-12
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USSB3691IntroStop Sending American Taxpayer Money To Governments Controlled By Terrorists Act of 2020
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2020-05-12
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSB3687IntroA bill to take certain actions in response to Saudi Arabia's aggression towards the United States petroleum industry.
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2020-05-12
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSJR68VetoA joint resolution to direct the removal of United States Armed Forces from hostilities against the Islamic Republic of Iran that have not been authorized by Congress. This joint resolution directs the President to terminate the use of U.S. Armed For...
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2020-05-07
Failed of passage in Senate over veto by Yea-Nay Vote. 49 - 44. Record Vote Number: 84.
USSB3669IntroCOVID-19 International Response and Recovery Act of 2020
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2020-05-07
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSB3572IntroStrained Partnership Act This bill requires the removal of all U.S. Armed Forces and equipment from Saudi Arabia and the relocation of specified equipment to another location or locations in the Middle East.
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2020-03-24
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHB6243IntroBlock Iranian Access to U.S. Banks Act of 2020
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2020-03-12
To House Financial Services Committee
USSB52IntroCaesar Syria Civilian Protection Act of 2019 This bill establishes additional sanctions and financial restrictions on institutions and individuals related to the conflict in Syria. The Department of the Treasury shall determine whether the Central Ba...
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2020-03-11
Committee on Foreign Relations. Hearings held.
USSR539IntroA resolution supporting the rights of the people of Iran to determine their future, condemning the Iranian regime for its crackdown on legitimate protests, and for other purposes. This resolution (1) expresses the Senate's support for the rights of t...
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2020-03-11
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHB2214IntroNO BAN Act National Origin-Based Antidiscrimination for Nonimmigrants Act This bill imposes limitations on the President's authority to suspend or restrict aliens from entering the United States and terminates certain presidential actions implementin...
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2020-03-05
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 333.
USHB6089IntroU.S.-Africa Strategic Security Act This bill prohibits the Department of Defense (DOD), absent a report that addresses specified issues, from using FY2020 funds to reduce the number of U.S. Armed Forces deployed to the U.S. Africa Command Area of res...
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2020-03-04
To House Armed Services Committee
USHB6081IntroHolding Iranian Leaders Accountable Act of 2020 This bill requires the President to report on the estimated total funds held in domestic and international financial institutions by certain Iranian leaders, and it requires the Department of the Treasu...
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2020-03-04
To House Financial Services Committee
USHB6015IntroStop Evasion of Iran Sanctions Act of 2020
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2020-02-28
To House Financial Services Committee
USHR876IntroExpressing support for the designation of February 28, as "Desert Storm Veterans Day". This resolution expresses the support of the House of Representatives for the designation of Desert Storm Veterans Day to honor and recognize the contributions of ...
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2020-02-28
To House Veterans' Affairs Committee
USSR509IntroA resolution calling upon the United Nations Security Council to adopt a resolution on Iran that extends the dates by which Annex B restrictions under Resolution 2231 are currently set to expire. This resolution calls upon the United Nations Security...
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2020-02-27
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSB3327IntroZero Tolerance for Unlawful Detentions of United States Citizens in Lebanon Act This bill imposes sanctions on certain Lebanese government officials who are involved in or facilitated the wrongful arrest, detention, or abuse of a U.S. citizen in Leba...
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2020-02-24
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHR823IntroCondemning the Government of Iran's state-sponsored persecution of its Baha'i minority and its continued violation of the International Covenants on Human Rights. This resolution condemns Iran's state-sponsored persecution of its Baha'i minority and ...
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2020-02-21
To House Middle East, North Africa and International Terrorism Committee
USSB3314IntroIran Diplomacy Act of 2020 This bill states that it is U.S. policy to (1) seek negotiations with Iran toward establishing a new agreement that closes off Iran's paths to a nuclear weapon; (2) address Iran's regionally destabilizing actions and bring ...
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2020-02-13
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHR819IntroExpressing the sense of the House of Representatives that the Authorization for Use of Military Force and the Authorization for Use of Military Force Against Iraq Resolution of 2002 do not provide legal justification for war with Iran. This resolutio...
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2020-01-30
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB550EngrossMerchant Mariners of World War II Congressional Gold Medal Act of 2019 This bill prohibits the obligation or expenditure of federal funds for any use of military force in or against Iran unless Congress has either declared war or enacted specific sta...
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2020-01-30
Message on House action received in Senate and at desk: House amendments to Senate amendment.
USHR752IntroSupporting the rights of the people of Iran to free expression, condemning the Iranian regime for its crackdown on legitimate protests, and for other purposes. This resolution states that the House of Representatives stands with the people in Iran en...
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2020-01-28
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USHR782IntroEncouraging public schools to design and teach a curriculum about the history of anti-Semitism and the Holocaust, and the vital and historic importance of the Jewish State of Israel. This resolution condemns the rise of anti-Semitic attacks and calls...
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2020-01-28
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties
USHJR83IntroWar Powers Reform Resolution
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2020-01-24
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USSJR69IntroA joint resolution to direct the removal of United States Armed Forces from hostilities against the Islamic Republic of Iran that have not been authorized by Congress. This joint resolution directs the President to remove U.S. Armed Forces engaged in...
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2020-01-16
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSJR63IntroA joint resolution to direct the removal of United States Armed Forces from hostilities against the Islamic Republic of Iran that have not been authorized by Congress. This joint resolution directs the President to remove U.S. Armed Forces from hosti...
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2020-01-14
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSR469IntroA resolution supporting the people of Iran as they engage in legitimate protests, and condemning the Iranian regime for its murderous response. This resolution condemns the violence by the Iranian government against protesting Iranian citizens and de...
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2020-01-14
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHB5605IntroUnited States-Israel PTSD Collaborative Research Act This bill establishes a grant program for collaborative efforts between the United States and Israel to advance research on post-traumatic stress disorders. The Department of Defense, in coordinati...
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2020-01-14
To House Armed Services Committee
USHCR83EngrossDirecting the President pursuant to section 5(c) of the War Powers Resolution to terminate the use of United States Armed Forces to engage in hostilities in or against Iran. This concurrent resolution directs the President to terminate the use of U.S...
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2020-01-13
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHR791IntroCondemning the actions of the Government of Iran and supporting the protesters in Iran, their demands for accountability, and their desire for the Government of Iran to respect freedom and human rights. This resolution condemns the actions of Iran wi...
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2020-01-13
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB5595IntroIsrael Anti-Boycott Act
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2020-01-13
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHR783IntroHonoring the members of the military and intelligence community who carried out the mission that killed Qasem Soleimani, and for other purposes. This resolution commends the men and women of the U.S. Armed Forces and the intelligence community for ca...
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2020-01-09
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USSR466IntroA resolution honoring the members of the Armed Forces and the intelligence community of the United States who carried out the mission that killed Qasem Soleimani, and for other purposes. This resolution commends the President, U.S. Armed Forces, and ...
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2020-01-09
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSCR33IntroA concurrent resolution directing the President pursuant to section 5(c) of the War Powers Resolution to terminate the use of United States Armed Forces to engage in hostilities in or against Iran. This concurrent resolution directs the President to ...
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2020-01-09
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSR395IntroA resolution recognizing the 40th anniversary of the Iran Hostage Crisis, and for other purposes. This resolution recognizes the 40th anniversary of the Iran Hostage Crisis. The resolution also honors the suffering of the hostages and sacrifices of t...
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2020-01-08
Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S80-81; text: CR 10/31/2019 S6340)
USSJR64IntroA joint resolution relating to the use of military force against the Islamic Republic of Iran. This joint resolution prohibits the interpretation of previous authorizations for use of military force, whether against Iraq or otherwise, as statutory au...
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2020-01-08
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
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