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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
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
USSB4118IntroImproving Pandemic Preparedness and Response Through Diplomacy Act
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2020-06-30
To Senate Foreign Relations 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
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
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
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
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)
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
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.
USHB7218IntroEnhancing North Korea Humanitarian Assistance Act
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2020-06-15
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB7132IntroNever Again International Outbreak Prevention Act
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2020-06-08
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USSB3908IntroEnhancing North Korea Humanitarian Assistance Act
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2020-06-08
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
USSR148IntroA resolution supporting efforts by the Government of Colombia to pursue peace and regional stability. This resolution reaffirms support for the people of Colombia in their pursuit of peace, lauds efforts to bring an end to Colombia's internal armed c...
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2020-06-03
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 464.
USSR406IntroA resolution recognizing that for 50 years, the Association of South East Asian Nations (ASEAN) and its ten members, Brunei, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, and Vietnam, have worked with the United ...
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2020-06-03
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 466.
USHR962IntroExpressing support for assisting East African countries afflicted by the plague of desert locusts. This resolution calls upon the President to (1) elevate locust eradication efforts among relevant U.S. agencies to address the food security crisis in ...
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2020-05-22
To House Africa, Global Health, Global Human Rights, and International Organizations Committee
USHB7007IntroCompensation for Americans Act of 2020 This bill requires the Department of State to negotiate with China to secure compensation for China's distortion of information related to the spread of COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019). The bill also c...
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2020-05-22
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USSR595IntroA resolution recognizing widening threats to freedoms of the press and expression around the world, reaffirming the centrality of a free and independent press to the health of free societies and democracies, and reaffirming freedom of the press as a ...
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2020-05-21
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSR600IntroA resolution recognizing widening threats to freedom of the press and expression around the world, reaffirming the centrality of a free and independent press to the health of free societies and democracies, and reaffirming freedom of the press as a p...
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2020-05-21
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHB6915IntroGlobal COVID-19 Truth, Transparency, and Accountability Act This bill requires assessments of the response of the World Health Organization (WHO) to the COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019) pandemic. The Department of State shall report to Congr...
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2020-05-15
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB6863IntroCOVID-19 Accountability Act This bill authorizes sanctions in relation to the Chinese government's response to the COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019) outbreak. It also increases the research tax credit and imposes requirements related to the a...
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2020-05-14
To House Foreign Affairs 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
USSB3683IntroCOVID-19 Accountability Act This bill authorizes sanctions in relation to the Chinese government's response to the COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019) outbreak. It also increases the research tax credit and imposes requirements related to the a...
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2020-05-11
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB3669IntroCOVID-19 International Response and Recovery Act of 2020
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2020-05-07
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHB6665IntroTo direct the Secretary of State, in consultation with the Secretary of Health and Human Services, to submit a report on the actions of the World Health Organization to address the spread of the virus responsible for COVID-19, and for other purposes....
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2020-05-01
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB6520IntroNo Place for Propaganda Act of 2020 This bill directs the President to deny a visa to a United Nations (U.N.) representative or participant in U.N. activities who, as an official or agent of a foreign government, deliberately concealed or distorted i...
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2020-04-17
To House Judiciary Committee
USHR919IntroCondemning the United Nations decision to appoint China a seat on its Human Rights Council.
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2020-04-10
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHR917IntroExpressing the sense of the House of Representatives that the United States should withhold the contribution of Federal funds to the World Health Organization until Director-General Tedros Ghebreyesus resigns and an international commission to invest...
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2020-04-07
To House Foreign Affairs 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.
USHR896IntroReaffirming support of fundamental United States principles at the United Nations and encouraging the World Health Organization to embrace technological advancements in tobacco control. This resolution directs the Department of State and the Departme...
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2020-03-11
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
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
USHR512IntroCalling for the global repeal of blasphemy, heresy, and apostasy laws. This resolution calls on the President and the Department of State to (1) make the repeal of blasphemy, heresy, and apostasy laws a priority in bilateral relationships between the...
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2020-03-04
Ordered to be Reported by Voice Vote.
USHR387IntroCondemning continued violence against civilians by armed groups in the Central African Republic and supporting efforts to achieve a lasting political solution to the conflict. This resolution condemns violence against civilians in the Central African...
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2020-03-03
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
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
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
USHR854IntroExpressing the sense of the House of Representatives that the United States should become a state party to the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child. This resolution expresses the sense of the House of Representatives that the United S...
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2020-02-12
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHR802IntroAffirming the United States vital interest in liberty in Europe and resolute support for Ukraine in its efforts to counter Russian aggression and continue its trajectory among the community of democracies. This resolution expresses support for increa...
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2020-02-04
To House Europe, Eurasia, Energy and the Environment Committee
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.
USSR371IntroA resolution reaffirming the support of the United States for the people of the Republic of South Sudan and calling on all parties to uphold their commitments to peace and dialogue as outlined in the 2018 revitalized peace agreement. This resolution ...
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2020-01-15
Resolution agreed to in Senate with an amendment and an amended preamble by Voice Vote. (consideration: CR S251-252)
USHB5595IntroIsrael Anti-Boycott Act
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2020-01-13
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USSB1790PassNational Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2020 This bill authorizes FY2020 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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2019-12-20
Became Public Law No: 116-92.
USSR458IntroA resolution calling for the global repeal of blasphemy, heresy, and apostasy laws. This resolution calls on the President and the Department of State to (1) make the repeal of blasphemy, heresy, and apostasy laws a priority in bilateral relationship...
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2019-12-19
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSB482IntroDefending American Security from Kremlin Aggression Act of 2019 This bill imposes limits on any U.S. withdrawal from the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO), amends provisions related to cybercrimes, and imposes sanctions on Russian individuals...
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2019-12-18
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 389.
USHB2343IntroPeace and Tolerance in Palestinian Education Act This bill directs the Department of State to report annually to Congress on the school materials used by the Palestinian Authority or the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees i...
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2019-12-18
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Unanimous Consent.
USSB2641IntroPromoting American National Security and Preventing the Resurgence of ISIS Act of 2019
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2019-12-12
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 327.
USHR724IntroCondemning the human rights violations taking place in Jammu and Kashmir and supporting Kashmiri self-determination. This resolution expresses support for Kashmiri self-determination and calls on India to uphold human rights standards in Kashmir and ...
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2019-12-06
To House Asia, the Pacific and Nonproliferation Committee
USHB3460EngrossEnd Neglected Tropical Diseases Act This bill states that it is U.S. policy to support a broad range of activities toward finding cost-effective treatment for, and eliminating, neglected tropical diseases in order to improve the economic and social w...
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2019-12-04
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSB2934IntroLibya Stabilization Act This bill provides for sanctions and aid related to the conflict in Libya. The bill provides statutory authority for an April 19, 2016, executive order imposing property- and visa-blocking sanctions on persons contributing to ...
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2019-11-21
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
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