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USSB1141EngrossWomen, Peace, and Security Act of 2017
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2017-08-04
Held at the desk.
USSB1697IntroTaylor Force Act
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2017-08-03
Committee on Foreign Relations. Ordered to be reported with amendments favorably.
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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2017-08-02
Message on Senate action sent to the House.
USHB3364PassCountering America's Adversaries Through Sanctions Act Countering Iran's Destabilizing Activities Act of 2017 This bill directs the President to impose sanctions against: (1) Iran's ballistic missile or weapons of mass destruction programs, (2) the s...
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2017-08-02
Became Public Law No: 115-44.
USSB371EngrossDepartment of State Authorities Act, Fiscal Year 2017, Improvements Act
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2017-07-31
Message on House action received in Senate and at desk: House amendment to Senate bill.
USHB2061IntroNorth Korean Human Rights Reauthorization Act of 2017
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2017-07-27
Ordered to be Reported in the Nature of a Substitute (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHB1918IntroNicaraguan Investment Conditionality Act (NICA) of 2017
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2017-07-27
Ordered to be Reported in the Nature of a Substitute (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHB2408IntroProtecting Girls' Access to Education Act Protecting Girls' Access to Education in Vulnerable Settings Act
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2017-07-27
Ordered to be Reported by Voice Vote.
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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2017-07-27
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHR259IntroExpressing concern and condemnation over the political, economic, social, and humanitarian crisis in Venezuela. Condemns the decisions by the Venezuelan Supreme Court on March 28, 2017, and March 29, 2017, stripping the opposition legislators of thei...
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2017-07-27
Ordered to be Reported in the Nature of a Substitute (Amended).
USHB391IntroAsylum Reform and Border Protection Act of 2017 This bill amends the Immigration and Nationality Act to: prohibit the government from bearing any expense of counsel for any person in a removal or related appeal proceedings, add a requirement to estab...
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2017-07-26
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 19 - 11.
USSB1591IntroBanking Restrictions Involving North Korea (BRINK) Act of 2017
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2017-07-19
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
USSB1580IntroProtecting Girls' Access to Education in Vulnerable Settings Act
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2017-07-19
To Senate Foreign Relations 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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2017-07-19
Forwarded by Subcommittee to Full Committee in the Nature of a Substitute (Amended) by Voice Vote .
USHB2200EngrossFrederick Douglass Trafficking Victims Prevention and Protection Reauthorization Act of 2017
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2017-07-13
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSB1519IntroNational Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2018 This bill authorizes FY2018 appropriations and sets forth policies regarding the military activities of the Department of Defense (DOD), military construction, and the defense activities of the ...
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2017-07-10
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 165.
USSB722EngrossCountering Iran's Destabilizing Activities Act of 2017 This bill directs the Departments of State, Defense, and Treasury and the Director of National Intelligence to submit a strategy every two years for deterring conventional and asymmetric Iranian ...
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2017-06-29
Message on Senate action sent to the House.
USHB2586IntroRISK Act Reporting on Influence and Subversion by the Kremlin Act
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2017-06-27
To House Subcommittee on Europe, Eurasia, and Emerging Threats Committee
USHB2982IntroCovering our FAS Allies Act
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2017-06-23
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USSB1391IntroCovering our FAS Allies Act
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2017-06-21
To Senate Finance Committee
USSR196IntroA resolution expressing the sense of the Senate on the challenges the conflict in Syria poses to long-term stability and prosperity in Lebanon. Recognizes the importance of bilateral U.S. assistance to the government of Lebanon in building its capaci...
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2017-06-21
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSJR42IntroA joint resolution relating to the disapproval of the proposed export to the Government of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia of certain defense articles. This joint resolution prohibits the issuance of a letter of offer for the following proposed exports t...
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2017-06-13
Motion to discharge Senate Committee on Foreign Relations rejected by Yea-Nay Vote. 47 - 53. Record Vote Number: 143. (consideration: CR S3428)
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
USHB2820IntroFight Russian Corruption Act
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2017-06-07
To House Intelligence Committee
USHB2812IntroEnhance Partner Cyber Capabilities Act
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2017-06-07
To House Armed Services Committee
USSB1221IntroCountering Russian Influence in Europe and Eurasia Act of 2017
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2017-06-06
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 118.
USSR114IntroA resolution expressing the sense of the Senate on humanitarian crises in Nigeria, Somalia, South Sudan, and Yemen. Expresses the sense of the Senate that: the United States should lead an international diplomatic effort to address obstacles in Niger...
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2017-06-05
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 115.
USHB2747IntroEconomic Growth and Development Act
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2017-05-25
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
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
USHJR104IntroTo provide limitations on the transfer of air-to-ground munitions from the United States to Saudi Arabia. This joint resolution prohibits the transfer to Saudi Arabia of U.S. air-to-ground munitions until the President certifies to Congress that: (1)...
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2017-05-25
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHJR102IntroRelating to the disapproval of the proposed export to the Government of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia of certain defense articles. This joint resolution prohibits the issuance of a license for the following proposed exports to the government of Saudi A...
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2017-05-25
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHR332IntroSupporting the goals and ideals of the International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia. Expresses support for the goals and ideals of an International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia. Encourages: (1) health care providers to offer cultura...
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2017-05-19
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB1997IntroUkraine Cybersecurity Cooperation Act of 2017
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2017-05-18
To House Subcommittee on Europe, Eurasia, and Emerging Threats 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
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. Recognizes: (1) the importance of U.S. assistance to buil...
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2017-05-18
To House Subcommittee on Middle East and North Africa Committee
USHR239IntroSupporting ongoing efforts by the United States Government, in concert with the United Nations and the donor community, to respond to drought and food insecurity in the Horn of Africa. Commends: the Department of State's and the U.S. Agency for Inter...
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2017-05-18
To House Subcommittee on Africa, Global Health, Global Human Rights and International Organizations Committee
USHR256IntroExpressing support for the countries of Eastern Europe and the North Atlantic Treaty Organization. Condemns: (1) any threat to the sovereignty, territorial integrity, freedom, and democracy of the Baltic States; and (2) the ongoing violation of the H...
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2017-05-18
To House Subcommittee on Europe, Eurasia, and Emerging Threats Committee
USSB1178IntroVulnerable Children and Families Act of 2017 This bill redesignates the Office of Children's Issues of the Department of State as the Office of Vulnerable Children and Family Security (VCFS). The President shall appoint an Ambassador-at-Large to prom...
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2017-05-18
To Senate Foreign Relations 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.
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
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
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)
USHB2232IntroPromoting Equality and Accountability at the United Nations Act of 2017
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2017-04-28
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
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)
USSB972IntroNicaraguan Investment Conditionality Act (NICA) of 2017
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2017-04-27
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHB2168IntroFirst Responders Passport Act of 2017 This bill amends the Passport Act of 1920 to waive passport fees for an individual who is operating under a contract, grant, or cooperative agreement with the U.S. government, including a volunteer, to aid a fore...
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2017-04-26
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
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