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USSJR58IntroA joint resolution to require certifications regarding actions by Saudi Arabia in Yemen, and for other purposes.
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2018-04-11
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHB3445EnrollAGOA and MCA Modernization Act African Growth and Opportunity Act and Millennium Challenge Act Modernization Act This bill directs the President to establish a website for the collection and dissemination of information regarding the African Growth a...
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2018-04-11
Presented to President.
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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2018-04-10
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USHB1625PassTARGET Act Targeted Rewards for the Global Eradication of Human Trafficking (Sec. 2) This bill expresses the sense of Congress that the Department of State's rewards program is a powerful tool in combating sophisticated international crime and that t...
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2018-03-23
Became Public Law No: 115-141.
USSB2595IntroZimbabwe Democracy and Economic Recovery Amendment Act of 2018
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2018-03-22
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHB1660EngrossGlobal Health Innovation Act of 2017 (Sec. 2) 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 USAI...
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2018-03-22
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 364.
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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2018-03-22
Motion to proceed to consideration of measure made in Senate. (consideration: CR S1886-1892, S1892-1931)
USHB5357IntroNuclear Cooperation Reform Act of 2018
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2018-03-21
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USSR437IntroA resolution supporting the goals of World Tuberculosis Day to raise awareness about tuberculosis. Supports the goals of World Tuberculosis Day to raise awareness about tuberculosis.
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2018-03-19
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHB4681IntroNo Assistance for Assad Act
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2018-03-15
Committee Agreed to Seek Consideration Under Suspension of the Rules, by Unanimous Consent.
USHR644IntroStrongly condemning the slave auctions of migrants and refugees in Libya, and for other purposes. Condemns slave auctions of migrants and refugees in Libya. Calls on the government of Libya to: investigate the existence of slave auctions and forced l...
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2018-03-15
Committee Agreed to Seek Consideration Under Suspension of the Rules, by Unanimous Consent.
USHR785IntroExpressing support for continued cooperation between Israel and the United States to ensure adequate capabilities to counter Iran's destabilizing activities and support shared interests, including stability and safety in the Middle East, and for othe...
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2018-03-15
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USSB2551IntroFood for Peace Modernization Act
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2018-03-14
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSJR55IntroA joint resolution to require certifications regarding actions by Saudi Arabia in Yemen, and for other purposes. This joint resolution requires the Department of State, by 30, 180, and 360 days after this bill's enactment, to submit to Congress certi...
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2018-03-08
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHR763IntroCalling upon the leadership of the Government of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea to dismantle its labor camp system, and for other purposes. Calls for the international community to demand that North Korea dismantle its labor camp system an...
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2018-03-05
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USSB2497IntroUnited States-Israel Security Assistance Authorization Act of 2018
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2018-03-05
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHB5141IntroUnited States-Israel Security Assistance Authorization Act of 2018
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2018-03-01
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB5132IntroIranian Revolutionary Guard Corps Economic Exclusion Act
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2018-03-01
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB5117IntroUnited States-Israel Joint Drone Detection Cooperation Act
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2018-02-27
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USSB2463IntroBUILD Act of 2018 Better Utilization of Investments Leading to Development Act of 2018
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2018-02-27
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSB2455IntroUkraine Cybersecurity Cooperation Act of 2018
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2018-02-27
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHB5105IntroBUILD Act of 2018 Better Utilization of Investments Leading to Development Act of 2018
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2018-02-27
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USSR414IntroA resolution condemning the continued undemocratic measures by the Government of Venezuela to undermine the independence of democratic institutions and calling for a free and fair electoral process. Calls on the Venezuelan government to postpone the ...
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2018-02-27
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHB5034IntroInternational Violence Against Women Act of 2018
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2018-02-15
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USSR410IntroA resolution commemorating the life of Luis Alejandro "Alex" Villamayor and calling for justice and accountability. Urges Paraguayan authorities to invite the Federal Bureau of Investigation to provide technical assistance for the investigation into ...
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2018-02-15
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSB2060IntroBurma Human Rights and Freedom Act of 2018
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2018-02-12
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 307.
USHB1301PassDepartment of Defense Appropriations Act, 2017 (Sec. 101) This bill amends the Continuing Appropriations Act, 2018 to: (1) compensate employees furloughed as a result of any lapse in appropriations which began on or about February 9, 2018; and (2) ra...
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2018-02-09
Became Public Law No: 115-124. (TXT | PDF)
USHB1892PassHonoring Hometown Heroes Act This bill authorizes the governor of a state, territory, or possession of the United States or the Mayor of the District of Columbia to proclaim that the U.S. flag shall be flown at half-staff in the event of the death of...
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2018-02-09
Became Public Law No: 115-123.
USHB695EngrossChild Protection Improvements Act of 2017 (Sec. 2) This bill amends the National Child Protection Act of 1993 to direct the Department of Justice to establish a program to provide national criminal history background checks and criminal history revie...
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2018-02-08
Cloture on the motion to concur in the House amendment to the Senate amendment to H.R. 695 not invoked in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 55 - 44. Record Vote Number: 29. (CR S798)
USSB2412IntroCambodia Accountability and Return on Investment Act of 2018
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2018-02-08
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHB1997EngrossUkraine Cybersecurity Cooperation Act of 2017 (Sec. 3) This bill states that is U.S. policy to: (1) reaffirm the United States-Ukraine Charter on Strategic Partnership, which highlights the bilateral relationship's importance and outlines enhanced co...
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2018-02-08
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHB4950IntroD'ARC Act Demand the end of Assault in Refugee Camps Act
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2018-02-06
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB2646EngrossUnited States-Jordan Defense Cooperation Extension Act (Sec. 3) This bill expresses the sense of Congress that: (1) Jordan plays a critical role in responding to the humanitarian needs created by the conflict in Syria; (2) Jordan, the United States, ...
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2018-02-06
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHJR128IntroDepartment of Defense Appropriations Act, 2018 DIVISION B--FURTHER EXTENSION OF CONTINUING APPROPRIATIONS ACT, 2018 Further Extension of Continuing Appropriations Act, 2018 This division amends the Continuing Appropriations Act, 2018 to provide conti...
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2018-02-05
To House Appropriations Committee
USHB4934IntroTo prohibit assistance to the Government of Pakistan, and to require the Department of State and the United States Agency for International Development to transfer amounts to the Highway Trust Fund equivalent to historic levels of assistance to Pakis...
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2018-02-05
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USSB1591IntroOtto Warmbier Banking Restrictions Involving North Korea Act of 2017 This bill requires the President to: (1) submit to Congress a list of financial institutions that are providing financial or banking support to the government of North Korea; (2) im...
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2018-01-30
Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs. Hearings held.
USSR388IntroA resolution recognizing January 27, 2018, as the anniversary of the first refugee and Muslim ban, and urging the President to demonstrate true leadership on refugee resettlement. Reaffirms: (1) the proud U.S. history of refugee resettlement, and (2)...
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2018-01-30
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHB4877IntroDepartment of Defense Appropriations Act, 2018 Provides FY2018 appropriations to the Department of Defense (DOD) for military activities. Excludes military construction, military family housing, civil works projects of the Army Corps of Engineers, an...
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2018-01-25
To House Appropriations Committee
USHR713IntroSupporting the goals and ideals of the designation of January 1, 2015, to December 31, 2024, as the "International Decade for People of African Descent". Supports: (1) the goals of the International Decade for People of African Descent, (2) the estab...
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2018-01-25
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USSB2333IntroA bill to prohibit assistance to the Government of Pakistan, and to require the Department of State and the United States Agency for International Development to transfer amounts to the Highway Trust Fund equivalent to historic levels of assistance t...
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2018-01-24
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHR707IntroRecognizing the growth and transformation of the Republic of Korea and its significant contributions to the international community. Reaffirms the steadfast alliance between the United States and the Republic of Korea (South Korea). Applauds South Ko...
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2018-01-19
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB3776EngrossCyber Diplomacy Act of 2017
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2018-01-18
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHB4819IntroDELTA Act Defending Economic Livelihoods and Threatened Animals Act
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2018-01-18
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHR704IntroExpressing the sense of the House of Representatives regarding the courageous work and life of Argentine prosecutor Alberto Nisman, and calling for a swift and transparent investigation into his tragic death in Buenos Aires on January 18, 2015. Offer...
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2018-01-18
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB4707IntroProcure PGMS For Israel Act
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2017-12-21
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB4714IntroTo award a Congressional Gold Medal to Don and Deyon Stephens, Founders of Mercy Ships, in recognition of nearly 40 years of service as the leaders of a humanitarian relief organization that exemplifies the compassionate character of America. This bi...
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2017-12-21
To House Financial Services Committee
USSB2269IntroGlobal Food Security Reauthorization Act of 2017
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2017-12-21
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSB2265IntroNicaraguan Investment Conditionality Act (NICA) of 2017
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2017-12-21
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHR671IntroExpressing strong disapproval of the adoption of United Nations General Assembly Resolution A/ES-10/L.22, which rejects United States recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel. Disapproves of the adoption of United Nations General Assembly Re...
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2017-12-21
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USSR363IntroA resolution expressing profound concern about the growing political, humanitarian, and economic crisis in Venezuela and the widespread human rights abuses perpetrated by the Government of Venezuela. Expresses concern about the humanitarian impacts o...
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2017-12-20
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
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