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USSB905IntroSyrian War Crimes Accountability Act of 2017
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2017-06-12
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 134.
USHB390EngrossIraq and Syria Genocide Emergency Relief and Accountability Act of 2017 This bill directs the Department of State to provide assistance to entities taking specified criminal and judicial actions against individuals who are suspected of committing gen...
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2017-06-07
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHB601EngrossREAD Act Reinforcing Education Accountability in Development Act (Sec. 3) This bill amends the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961 to state that it shall be U.S. policy to work with partner countries, other donors, multilateral institutions, the private s...
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2017-06-05
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 116.
USSR114IntroA resolution expressing the sense of the Senate on humanitarian crises in Nigeria, Somalia, South Sudan, and Yemen.
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2017-06-05
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 115.
USSB371EngrossDepartment of State Authorities Act, Fiscal Year 2017, Improvements Act
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2017-05-25
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USSB1274IntroEconomic Growth and Development Act This bill requires the President to: (1) establish a primary, interagency mechanism to assist the private sector in coordinating U.S. development programs with private sector investment activities; and (2) submit, ...
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2017-05-25
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHR252IntroExpressing the sense of the House of Representatives on the challenges posed to long-term stability in Lebanon by the conflict in Syria and supporting the establishment of safe zones in Syria.
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2017-05-18
To House Subcommittee on Middle East and North Africa Committee
USHB1677EngrossCaesar Syria Civilian Protection Act of 2017 This bill declares that it is U.S. policy to use all diplomatic and economic means to compel the government of Bashar al Assad to halt the slaughter of the Syrian people and work toward a democratic govern...
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2017-05-18
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHR128IntroSupporting respect for human rights and encouraging inclusive governance in Ethiopia. Condemns: (1) the killing of peaceful protesters and excessive use of force by Ethiopian security forces; (2) the detention of journalists, students, activists and ...
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2017-05-18
To House Subcommittee on Africa, Global Health, Global Human Rights and International Organizations Committee
USHB1196IntroCounterterrorism Screening and Assistance Act of 2017 This bill expresses the sense of Congress that: (1) the U.S. government must ensure that capacity-building assistance to combat terrorist travel is coordinated among departments and agencies as we...
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2017-05-18
To House Subcommittee on Terrorism, Nonproliferation, and Trade Committee
USHR332IntroSupporting the goals and ideals of the International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia.
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2017-05-17
To House Education And The Workforce Committee
USSB1118IntroNorth Korean Human Rights Reauthorization Act of 2017
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2017-05-11
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSR162IntroA resolution reaffirming the commitment of the United States to promoting religious freedom, and for other purposes.
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2017-05-11
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHB244PassHIRE Vets Act Honoring Investments in Recruiting and Employing American Military Veterans Act of 2017 (Sec. 3) Provides that references to "this Act" included in any division of this bill refer only to the provisions of the division unless the bill e...
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2017-05-05
Became Public Law No: 115-31.
USSR157IntroA 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 toward stability, ...
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2017-05-04
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSB1055IntroPhilippines Human Rights Accountability and Counternarcotics Act of 2017
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2017-05-04
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHB1644EngrossKorean Interdiction and Modernization of Sanctions Act This bill amends the North Korea Sanctions and Policy Enhancement Act of 2016 to modify and increase the President's authority to impose sanctions on persons in violation of certain U.N. Security...
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2017-05-04
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSR149IntroA resolution supporting the goals and ideals of World Malaria Day. Supports the ideals of World Malaria Day. Recognizes the importance of reducing malaria to improve child and maternal health, especially in sub-Saharan Africa. Commends the progress m...
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2017-05-02
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Voice Vote. (consideration: CR S2685; text: CR S2682-2683)
USHB1666IntroTo prohibit the availability of funds for activities in the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, and for other purposes.
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2017-04-27
Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR H2904)
USHR187IntroRelating to efforts to respond to the famine in South Sudan. Expresses the sense of the House of Representatives that the U.S. Agency for International Development should: (1) continue to provide immediate and robust assistance to respond to the fami...
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2017-04-25
On motion to suspend the rules and agree to the resolution, as amended Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 411 - 2 (Roll no. 222). (text: CR H2832)
USHB1301EngrossDepartment of Defense Appropriations Act, 2017 TITLE I--MILITARY PERSONNEL Provides appropriations for active-duty and reserve personnel in the Army, Navy, Marine Corps, and Air Force (the military departments), and for National Guard personnel in th...
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2017-04-07
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 36.
USHB2061IntroNorth Korean Human Rights Reauthorization Act of 2017
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2017-04-06
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USSR108IntroA resolution reaffirming the commitment of the United States to the United States-Egypt partnership.
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2017-04-03
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSR100IntroA resolution condemning illegal Russian aggression in Ukraine on the three year anniversary of the annexation of Crimea.
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2017-03-27
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHB1660IntroGlobal Health Innovation Act of 2017 This bill directs the Administrator of the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) to report to Congress, annually for four years, on the development and use of global health innovations in USAID program...
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2017-03-21
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB1415IntroEnd Neglected Tropical Diseases Act
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2017-03-17
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB1619IntroStop Iran From Smuggling Weapons to Terrorists Act This bill authorizes the Department of Defense (DOD) to provide training to: (1) the national military or other security forces of Israel, Bahrain, Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Oman, Kuwai...
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2017-03-17
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB1570IntroAfrican Descent Affairs Act of 2017 This bill amends the State Department Basic Authorities Act of 1956 to direct the Department of State to establish within an Office of Global African Descent Affairs, to be headed by the Director and Special Adviso...
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2017-03-16
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USSB668IntroA bill to nullify the effect of the recent Executive order regarding border security and immigration enforcement.
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2017-03-15
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHJR89IntroAuthorization for Use of Military Force Against al-Qaeda, the Taliban, and the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria This joint resolution: (1) authorizes the President to use all necessary and appropriate force against al-Qaeda, the Taliban, the Islamic S...
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2017-03-15
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USSR87IntroA resolution expressing the sense of the Senate concerning the ongoing conflict in Syria as it reaches its six-year mark in March, the ensuing humanitarian crisis in Syria and neighboring countries, the resulting humanitarian and national security ch...
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2017-03-15
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHB920IntroProtecting Our Border Communities Act of 2017 This bill states that: (1) beginning on January 25, 2017, Executive Order 13767, entitled "Border Security and Immigration Enforcement Improvements," is null and void, shall have no force and effect, and ...
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2017-03-09
To House Subcommittee on Immigration And Border Security Committee
USHB1471IntroTo suspend assistance to countries denying or delaying accepting aliens ordered removed from the United States, and for other purposes.
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2017-03-09
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USSJR31IntroAuthorization for Use of Military Force Against al-Qaeda, the Taliban, and the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria This joint resolution authorizes the President to use all necessary and appropriate force against al-Qaeda, the Taliban, the Islamic State ...
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2017-03-02
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHB1299IntroBerta Caceres Human Rights in Honduras Act This bill prohibits funds from being made available to Honduras for the police or military (including for equipment and training), and directs the Department of the Treasury to instruct U.S. representatives ...
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2017-03-02
To House Financial Services Committee
USSR35IntroA resolution expressing profound concern about the ongoing political, economic, social and humanitarian crisis in Venezuela, urging the release of political prisoners, and calling for respect of constitutional and democratic processes, including free...
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2017-02-28
Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent.
USHB1221IntroInternational Fund for Israeli-Palestinian Peace Authorization Act of 2017 This bill urges the President to make every effort, in conjunction with the government of Israel, the Palestinian Authority, and the international community, to establish an I...
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2017-02-27
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB1095IntroTorture Victims Relief Reauthorization Act of 2017 This bill amends the Torture Victims Relief Act of 1998 to authorize FY2018-FY2019 appropriations to: the Department of Health and Human Services for grants to domestic treatment centers for the cost...
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2017-02-17
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB463IntroCrimea Annexation Non-recognition Act t This bill states that is U.S. policy to not recognize the de jure or de facto sovereignty of the Russian Federation over Crimea, its airspace, or its territorial waters. The bill prohibits any federal agency fr...
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2017-02-16
To House Subcommittee on Europe, Eurasia, and Emerging Threats Committee
USHB466IntroSex Trafficking Demand Reduction Act This bill amends the Trafficking Victims Protection Act of 2000 to declare that, pursuant to the minimum standards for the elimination of sex trafficking, if a government has the authority to prohibit the purchase...
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2017-02-16
To House Subcommittee on Africa, Global Health, Global Human Rights and International Organizations Committee
USHR49IntroRecognizing the anniversary of the tragic earthquake in Haiti on January 12, 2010, honoring those who lost their lives in the earthquake and in Hurricane Matthew in October 2016, and expressing continued solidarity with the Haitian people. Honors: (1...
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2017-02-16
To House Subcommittee on the Western Hemisphere Committee
USHR88IntroCalling on the Russian Federation to stop the violence in Ukraine, and for other purposes. Calls on the Russian Federation to: stop the violence in Ukraine, honor the ceasefire agreed to under the Minsk Accord, withdraw heavy weapons and troops from ...
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2017-02-16
To House Subcommittee on Europe, Eurasia, and Emerging Threats Committee
USSB409IntroMilitary Humanitarian Operations Act of 2017
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2017-02-16
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSB418IntroDepartment of State and United States Agency for International Development Accountability Act of 2017
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2017-02-16
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHB1191IntroChild Soldier Prevention Act of 2017
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2017-02-16
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB1111IntroDepartment of Peacebuilding Act of 2017 This bill establishes a Department of Peacebuilding in the executive branch, to be headed by a Secretary of Peacebuilding, dedicated to peacebuilding, peacemaking, and the study and promotion of conditions cond...
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2017-02-16
To House Oversight And Government Reform Committee
USHB1164IntroTaylor Force Act This bill prohibits certain assistance under the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961 from being made available for the West Bank and Gaza unless the Department of State certifies that the Palestinian Authority: is taking steps to end acts...
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2017-02-16
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB830IntroSTAND for Ukraine Act Stability and Democracy for Ukraine Act This bill states that it is U.S. policy to assist the government of Ukraine in restoring its sovereignty and territorial integrity in order to reverse and deter Russian aggression in Ukrai...
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2017-02-15
To House Subcommittee on Trade Committee
USSB377IntroTrafficking In Persons Report Integrity Act
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2017-02-14
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSB358IntroStop Terrorist Operational Resources and Money Act This bill expresses the sense of Congress regarding the importance of the United States and its partners curtailing the financial resources of the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL). The Pre...
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2017-02-13
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
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