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USSR386IntroA resolution urging the Government of the Democratic Republic of the Congo to fulfill its agreement to hold credible elections, comply with constitutional limits on presidential terms, and fulfill its constitutional mandate for a democratic transitio...
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2018-05-24
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 436.
USSR443IntroA resolution recognizing the 197th anniversary of the independence of Greece and celebrating democracy in Greece and the United States. Congratulates the people of Greece as they celebrate the 197th anniversary of their independence. Supports the pri...
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2018-05-15
Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent.
USHR835IntroSupporting robust relations with the State of Israel bilaterally and in multilateral fora upon seventy years of statehood, and for other purposes.
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2018-05-10
On agreeing to the resolution Agreed to by voice vote.
USHB4744EngrossIran Human Rights and Hostage-Taking Accountability Act
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2018-05-07
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHR875IntroRecognizing threats to freedom of the press and expression around the world and reaffirming freedom of the press as a priority in efforts of the Government of the United States to promote democracy and good governance.
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2018-05-07
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USSR501IntroA resolution recognizing threats to freedom of the press and expression around the world and reaffirming freedom of the press as a priority in efforts of the Government of the United States to promote democracy and good governance.
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2018-05-07
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHB4681EngrossNo Assistance for Assad Act
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2018-04-25
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSR429IntroA resolution commemorating the 59th anniversary of Tibet's 1959 uprising as "Tibetan Rights Day", and expressing support for the human rights and religious freedom of the Tibetan people and the Tibetan Buddhist faith community. Recognizes March 10, 2...
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2018-04-25
Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S2442)
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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2018-04-25
Message on Senate action sent to the House.
USSB2736IntroAsia Reassurance Initiative Act of 2018
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2018-04-24
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHB5592IntroDepartment of State Authorization Act of 2018
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2018-04-24
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB3445PassAGOA 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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2018-04-23
Became Public Law No: 115-167.
USSR224IntroA resolution recognizing the 6th anniversary of the death of Oswaldo Paya Sardinas, and commemorating his legacy and commitment to democratic values and principles. Recognizes and commemorates the legacy of Oswaldo Paya Sardinas on the sixth annivers...
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2018-04-11
Resolution agreed to in Senate with an amendment and an amendment to the Title and an amended preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S2078-2079; text: CR S2078-2079)
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.
USSR432IntroA resolution congratulating the Baltic states of Estonia, Latvia, and Lithuania on the 100th anniversary of their declarations of independence. Congratulates the people of Estonia, Latvia, and Lithuania on the 100th anniversary of their declarations ...
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2018-04-09
Resolution agreed to in Senate with an amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S2016-2017; text: CR S2016-2017)
USHB5428IntroStand with UK against Russia Violations Act
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2018-04-05
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USSB2595IntroZimbabwe Democracy and Economic Recovery Amendment Act of 2018
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2018-03-22
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSR450IntroA resolution reaffirming the United States-Egypt partnership and the Egyptian people's right to free, fair, credible, and peaceful elections on March 26, 2018.
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2018-03-22
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSR442IntroA resolution expressing solidarity with the United Kingdom after the nerve agent attack in Salisbury.
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2018-03-22
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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2018-03-22
Motion to proceed to consideration of measure made in Senate. (consideration: CR S1886-1892, S1892-1931)
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
USSR435IntroA resolution expressing the sense of the Senate that the 85th anniversary of the Ukrainian Famine of 1932-1933, known as the Holodomor, should serve as a reminder of repressive Soviet policies against the people of Ukraine. Recognizes the 85th annive...
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2018-03-14
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSB2528IntroContinued Support for the Iranian People Act of 2018
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2018-03-08
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSB2455IntroUkraine Cybersecurity Cooperation Act of 2018
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2018-02-27
To Senate Foreign Relations 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
USHR749IntroCalling upon the President to exercise relevant mandatory sanctions authorities under the Countering America's Adversaries Through Sanctions Act in response to the Government of the Russian Federation's continued aggression in Ukraine and forcible an...
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2018-02-26
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHR743IntroExpressing support for the human rights and religious freedom of the Tibetan people and the Tibetan Buddhist faith community, and for the designation of a "Tibetan Rights Day". Supports the designation of a Tibetan Rights Day and calls on the Departm...
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2018-02-16
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USSR408IntroA resolution commemorating the 59th anniversary of Tibet's 1959 uprising as "Tibetan Rights Day", and expressing support for the human rights and religious freedom of the Tibetan people and the Tibetan Buddhist faith community. Recognizes March 10, 2...
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2018-02-15
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSR407IntroA resolution recognizing the critical work of human rights defenders in promoting human rights, the rule of law, democracy, and good governance. Commends human rights defenders for their critical work, condemns threats to them, and welcomes the impos...
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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.
USSR402IntroA resolution calling upon the President to exercise relevant mandatory sanctions authorities under the Countering America's Adversaries Through Sanctions Act in response to the Government of the Russian Federation's continued aggression in Ukraine an...
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2018-02-12
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
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
USSB2367IntroUSA Act of 2018 Uniting and Securing America Act of 2018 This bill provides conditional permanent resident status for an alien meeting specified requirements, including having entered the United States when younger than 18 years old and residing in t...
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2018-02-05
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB2365IntroIran Human Rights and Hostage-Taking Accountability Act
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2018-01-30
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHB4796IntroUSA Act of 2018 Uniting and Securing America Act of 2018 This bill provides conditional permanent resident status for an alien meeting specified requirements, including having entered the United States when younger than 18 years old and residing in t...
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2018-01-26
To House Subcommittee on Border and Maritime Security Committee
USHCR99IntroExpressing the sense of Congress on the occasion of the 100th anniversary of the proclamation of independence of Czechoslovakia, the 25th anniversary of the independence of the Czech Republic and the Slovak Republic, and reaffirming the bonds of frie...
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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
USHB4821IntroIran Freedom Policy and Sanctions Act
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2018-01-18
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHR684IntroObjecting to the United Nations General Assembly Resolution A/RES/ES-10/19, which criticizes the United States' recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of the State of Israel. Affirms the President's December 6, 2017, proclamation recognizing Jerusal...
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2018-01-11
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHR676IntroSupporting the rights of the people of Iran to free expression, condemning the Iranian regime for its crackdown on legitimate protests, and for other purposes. Stands with the people of Iran who are engaged in legitimate and peaceful protests against...
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2018-01-09
On motion to suspend the rules and agree to the resolution Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 415 - 2 (Roll no. 2). (text: CR H51-52)
USHR675IntroCondemning the Government of Iran for its violence against demonstrators and calling for peaceful resolution to the concerns of the citizens of Iran. Condemns the government of Iran for: (1) funding terrorist organizations and activities; (2) oppress...
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2018-01-08
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USSR367IntroA resolution condemning the Government of Iran for its violence against demonstrators and calling for peaceful resolution to the concerns of the citizens of Iran. Condemns the government of Iran for: (1) funding terrorist organizations and activities...
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2018-01-04
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHB4718IntroRecognition of Jerusalem as the Capital of the State of Israel Act
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2017-12-21
To House Foreign Affairs 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
USSR150IntroA resolution recognizing threats to freedom of the press and expression around the world and reaffirming freedom of the press as a priority in efforts of the United States Government to promote democracy and good governance. Welcomes the celebration ...
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2017-12-20
Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S8154)
USSB371PassDepartment of State Authorities Act, Fiscal Year 2017, Improvements Act This bill makes technical changes to the Department of State Authorities Act, Fiscal Year 2017 and other related Acts. The bill provides the House and Senate Appropriations Commi...
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2017-12-18
Became Public Law No: 115-94. (TXT | PDF)
USHR662IntroEmphasizing disapproval of six anti-Israel United Nations resolutions and reaffirming United States support for the State of Israel and its people. Recognizes: (1) the dispute between Israel and the Palestinian Authority but expresses the belief that...
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2017-12-13
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USSB1118IntroNorth Korean Human Rights Reauthorization Act of 2017 This bill authorizes the President, through the Department of State, to: (1) provide grants to distribute information receiving devices, electronically readable devices, and other informational so...
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2017-12-11
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 280.
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