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USSB832IntroAGOA 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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2017-10-17
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 246.
USHB2810EngrossNational Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2018 This bill authorizes FY2018 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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2017-10-17
Message on Senate action sent to the House.
USSB1141PassWomen, Peace, and Security Act of 2017 (Sec. 3) This bill expresses the sense of Congress that: (1) the United States should be a global leader in promoting the participation of women in conflict prevention, management, and resolution and post-confli...
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2017-10-06
Became Public Law No: 115-68.
USHB1918EngrossNicaraguan Investment Conditionality Act (NICA) of 2017
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2017-10-04
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHB2408EngrossProtecting Girls' Access to Education Act Protecting Girls' Access to Education in Vulnerable Settings Act This bill urges the consideration of the educational needs of vulnerable women and girls in designing, implementing, and evaluating U.S. foreig...
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2017-10-04
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHR552IntroReaffirming the United States-Liberia partnership, and calling for free, fair, and peaceful elections in Liberia in October 2017.
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2017-10-02
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USSB1901IntroLEED Act Leverage to Enhance Effective Diplomacy Act of 2017
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2017-10-02
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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2017-09-28
Committee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
USSB1591IntroBanking Restrictions Involving North Korea (BRINK) Act of 2017
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2017-09-28
Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs. Hearings held.
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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2017-09-28
Committee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
USHB2658IntroVenezuela Humanitarian Assistance and Defense of Democratic Governance Act of 2017 This bill directs the Department of State to work through nongovernmental organizations to provide public health commodities, basic food commodities, and related techn...
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2017-09-28
Committee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
USHB3445IntroAGOA 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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2017-09-28
Committee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
USHB3354EngrossInterior and Environment, Agriculture and Rural Development, Commerce, Justice, Science, Financial Services and General Government, Homeland Security, Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, State and Foreign Operations, Transportation, Housing ...
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2017-09-27
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 230.
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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2017-09-27
Motion to proceed to measure considered in Senate. (consideration: CR S6159-6175)
USHR311IntroRecognizing that for 50 years the Association of South East Asian Nations (ASEAN) has worked toward stability, prosperity, and peace in Southeast Asia. Welcomes the leaders of the Association of South East Asian Nations (ASEAN) to the United States f...
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2017-09-27
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USHR537IntroPromoting United States national security and foreign policy objectives through consolidation and strengthening of the rule of law and respect for human rights in the Republic of Azerbaijan.
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2017-09-26
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB2061EngrossNorth Korean Human Rights Reauthorization Act of 2017 (Sec. 3) This bill expresses the sense of Congress concerning access to and protection of North Korean refugees and defectors, the forcible repatriation by China of North Koreans, and the Departme...
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2017-09-26
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSB1862IntroTrafficking Victims Protection Reauthorization Act of 2017
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2017-09-26
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSR114IntroA resolution expressing the sense of the Senate on humanitarian crises in Nigeria, Somalia, South Sudan, and Yemen. Calls for the United States to: lead a comprehensive international diplomatic effort to address obstacles in Nigeria, Somalia, South S...
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2017-09-26
Resolution agreed to in Senate with an amendment and an amended preamble by Unanimous Consent. (text: CR 9/27/2017 S6191)
USSR266IntroA resolution reaffirming the United States-Liberia partnership, calling for free, fair, and peaceful elections in Liberia in October 2017.
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2017-09-25
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHB390EngrossIraq and Syria Genocide Emergency Relief and Accountability Act of 2017 (Sec. 4) This bill states that is U.S. policy to ensure that humanitarian, stabilization, and recovery assistance for nationals and residents of Iraq or Syria, and of communities...
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2017-09-19
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 227.
USSB1848IntroTrafficking Victims Protection Reauthorization Act of 2017
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2017-09-19
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 225.
USSR168IntroA resolution supporting respect for human rights and encouraging inclusive governance in Ethiopia. Condemns: (1) killings of peaceful protesters and excessive use of force by Ethiopian security forces; (2) the detention of journalists, students, acti...
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2017-09-19
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 226.
USHB3776IntroCyber Diplomacy Act of 2017
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2017-09-14
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHR528IntroCondemning horrific acts of violence against Burma's Rohingya population and calling on Aung San Suu Kyi to play an active role in ending this humanitarian tragedy.
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2017-09-14
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB601PassREAD Act Reinforcing Education Accountability in Development Act DIVISION A--REINFORCING EDUCATION ACCOUNTABILITY IN DEVELOPMENT ACT Reinforcing Education Accountability in Development Act or the READ Act (Sec. 3) Amends the Foreign Assistance Act of...
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2017-09-08
Became Public Law No: 115-56.
USSR250IntroA resolution condemning horrific acts of violence against Burma's Rohingya population and calling on Aung San Suu Kyi to play an active role in ending this humanitarian tragedy.
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2017-09-07
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSB1780IntroDepartment of State, Foreign Operations, and Related Programs Appropriations Act, 2018
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2017-09-07
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 216.
USSB1631IntroDepartment of State Authorities Act, Fiscal Year 2018
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2017-09-06
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 210.
USSB1697IntroTaylor Force Act This bill: (1) calls on the Palestinian Authority's (PA) to stop making payments to terrorists in Israeli prisons and to the families of deceased terrorists as an incentive to commit acts of terror, (2) calls on countries to cease pr...
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2017-09-06
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 211.
USHB3030IntroElie Wiesel Genocide and Atrocities Prevention Act of 2017
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2017-09-05
To House Subcommittee on Africa, Global Health, Global Human Rights and International Organizations Committee
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.
USSB1699IntroUnited States-Cuba Trade Act of 2017
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2017-08-01
To Senate Finance Committee
USHB3219EngrossDefense, Military Construction, Veterans Affairs, Legislative Branch, and Energy and Water Development National Security Appropriations Act, 2018 Make America Secure Appropriations Act, 2018 Department of Defense Appropriations Act, 2018 DIVISION A--...
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2017-08-01
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 187.
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.
USHB3612IntroPrioritizing Education in Conflict Zones Act of 2017
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2017-07-28
To House Foreign Affairs 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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2017-07-27
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.
USSB1620IntroTaiwan Security Act of 2017
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2017-07-24
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHB3362IntroDepartment of State, Foreign Operations, and Related Programs Appropriations Act, 2018 Provides FY2018 appropriations for the Department of State, foreign operations, and related programs. Provides appropriations to the State Department for: Administ...
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2017-07-24
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 184.
USHR467IntroExpressing the sense of the House of Representatives that the United Nations Security Council should immediately impose an arms embargo against the Government of South Sudan and all other parties to hostilities in South Sudan.
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2017-07-20
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHR466IntroSupporting the role of the United States in promoting children's access to quality education in the poorest countries through the Global Partnership for Education.
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2017-07-20
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USSB1580IntroProtecting Girls' Access to Education in Vulnerable Settings Act
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2017-07-19
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHR421IntroUrging the Administration to develop more effective and timely responses to famine in Africa, especially efforts to end the conflicts in South Sudan, Nigeria, and other countries that cause or exacerbate famine. Calls for the U.S. government to: use ...
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2017-07-19
Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR E1015-1016)
USHB2812IntroEnhance Partner Cyber Capabilities Act
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2017-07-17
To House Subcommittee on Emerging Threats and Capabilities Committee
USHB2914IntroUnited States-Israel Anti-Tunnel Defense Cooperation Act This bill authorizes the Department of Defense, upon request of the Ministry of Defense of Israel and in consultation with the Department of State and the Director of National Intelligence, to ...
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2017-07-17
To House Subcommittee on Emerging Threats and Capabilities Committee
USHB2200EngrossFrederick Douglass Trafficking Victims Prevention and Protection Reauthorization Act of 2017
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2017-07-13
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHB3237IntroTo require the Secretary of State to withhold certain assistance for Honduras until the President certifies to Congress that the Government of Honduras has settled all known commercial disputes with United States citizens. This bill prohibits the Dep...
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2017-07-13
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USSR217IntroA resolution welcoming Prime Minister Youssef Chahed of the Tunisian Republic on his first official visit to the United States, congratulating the people of the Tunisian Republic on their embrace of democracy after decades of dictatorship, and encour...
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2017-07-11
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
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