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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.
USHB1677EngrossCaesar Syria Civilian Protection Act of 2017
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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.
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2017-05-18
To House Subcommittee on Middle East and North Africa Committee
USHR172IntroExpressing the sense of the House of Representatives that the Government of the Russian Federation, its officials, security services, and any person or entity within the Russian Federation or associated with the Russian Government, should not interfe...
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2017-05-18
To House Subcommittee on Europe, Eurasia, and Emerging Threats Committee
USHR223IntroCalling on the People's Republic of China (PRC) to cease its retaliatory measures against the Republic of Korea in response to the deployment of the U.S. Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) to U.S. Forces Korea (USFK), and for other purposes.
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2017-05-18
To House Subcommittee on Asia and the Pacific Committee
USHR199IntroRecognizing the self determination of Gibraltar to determine its status as a British Overseas Territory. Honors Gibraltar's contribution to advancing U.S. security interests in the Mediterranean region. States that the views and rights of Gibraltaria...
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2017-05-18
To House Subcommittee on Europe, Eurasia, and Emerging Threats 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
USHR207IntroExpressing the continued support of the House of Representatives for the Good Friday Agreement (the Belfast Agreement).
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2017-05-18
To House Subcommittee on Europe, Eurasia, and Emerging Threats Committee
USHB1383IntroRecognizing Officers and Enlisted Men of the Korean Constabulary Act of 2017 This bill commends the veterans of the Korean Constabulary and thanks them for their support during the difficult times leading to the establishment of South Korea. (The Kor...
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2017-05-18
To House Subcommittee on Asia and the Pacific Committee
USHR226IntroExpressing the sense of the House of Representatives regarding United States efforts to promote Israeli-Palestinian peace. Reaffirms the commitment of the House of Representatives to supporting U.S. actions that promote peace between Israel and the P...
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2017-05-18
To House Subcommittee on Middle East and North Africa Committee
USSB1118IntroNorth Korean Human Rights Reauthorization Act of 2017
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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. 2) This bill directs the Department of Labor to establish a HIRE Vets Medallion Program to solicit voluntary information from employers for pu...
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2017-05-05
Became Public Law No: 115-31.
USSB94IntroCounteracting Russian Hostilities Act of 2017
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2017-04-27
Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs. Hearings held.
USSB341IntroRussia Sanctions Review Act of 2017 This bill provides that the following executive orders, as in effect on January 1, 2017, and any sanctions imposed pursuant to such orders, shall remain in effect: (1) Executive Order 13694 (relating to blocking pr...
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2017-04-27
Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs. Hearings held.
USHB2145IntroNo REX Act No Russia Exemptions for Oil Production Act
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2017-04-25
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
USSR106IntroA resolution expressing the sense of the Senate to support the territorial integrity of Georgia. Supports the U.S. Stimson Doctrine to not recognize territorial changes effected by force, and affirms that this policy should continue to guide U.S. for...
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2017-03-30
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHR137IntroHonoring the life of Shimon Peres. Honors the life of Shimon Peres and his dedication to serving his country and preserving Israel's security, prosperity, and peace.
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2017-03-29
Ordered to be Reported by Voice Vote.
USHB1751IntroCounteracting Russian Hostilities Act of 2017
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2017-03-29
To House Subcommittee on Railroads, Pipelines, and Hazardous Materials Committee
USSR102IntroA resolution reaffirming the strategic partnership between the United States and Mexico, and recognizing bilateral cooperation that advances the national security and national interests of both countries.
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2017-03-29
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
USSR81IntroA resolution recognizing the 196th anniversary of the independence of Greece and celebrating democracy in Greece and the United States. Congratulates the people of Greece as they celebrate the 196th anniversary of the independence of Greece. Supports...
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2017-03-21
Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent.
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
USHB1059IntroRussia Sanctions Review Act of 2017 This bill provides that the following executive orders, as in effect on January 1, 2017, and any sanctions imposed pursuant to such orders, shall remain in effect: (1) Executive Order 13694 (relating to blocking pr...
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2017-03-06
To House Subcommittee on Regulatory Reform, Commercial And Antitrust Law Committee
USSR78IntroA resolution expressing the sense of the Senate recognizing 3 years of Russian military aggression in Ukraine. Condemns continued Russian military intervention in Ukraine. Calls on: (1) the government of the Russian Federation to immediately cease al...
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2017-03-02
To Senate Foreign Relations 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.
USHB900IntroTo recognize Puerto Rico's sovereign nationhood under either independence or free association and to provide for a transition process, and for other purposes.
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2017-02-22
To House Subcommittee on Indian, Insular and Alaska Native Affairs Committee
USHB257IntroRecognition of Jerusalem as the Capital of the State of Israel Act
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2017-02-16
To House Subcommittee on Middle East and North Africa Committee
USHR27IntroRejecting the "two-state solution" as the United States' diplomatic policy objective and calls for the Administration to advocate for a new approach that prioritizes the State of Israel's sovereignty, security, and borders. Rejects the "two-state sol...
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2017-02-16
To House Subcommittee on Middle East and North Africa Committee
USHR65IntroUrging the President to seek an independent investigation into the death of Tibetan Buddhist leader and social activist Tenzin Delek Rinpoche and to publicly call for an end to the repressive policies used by the People's Republic of China in Tibet. ...
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2017-02-16
To House Subcommittee on Asia and the Pacific 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
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
USSB417IntroHong Kong Human Rights and Democracy Act of 2017 This bill amends the United States-Hong Kong Policy Act of 1992 to direct the Department of State to report to Congress (within 90 days and annually thereafter through 2023) on conditions in Hong Kong ...
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2017-02-16
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHR89IntroExpressing the sense of the House of Representatives regarding the recent presidential elections and transfer of power in The Gambia, and for other purposes. Expresses the sense of the House of Representatives that: the state of emergency in The Gamb...
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2017-02-16
To House Subcommittee on Africa, Global Health, Global Human Rights and International Organizations 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
USHB808IntroIran Nonnuclear Sanctions Act of 2017
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2017-02-06
To House Subcommittee on Trade Committee
USHB789IntroNo Bonuses for Terrorists Act
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2017-02-01
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB442IntroCuba Trade Act of 2017
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2017-01-26
To House Subcommittee on Trade Committee
USHR61IntroSupporting the goals and ideals of a Juan Pablo Duarte Day. Expresses support for: (1) the goals and ideals of a Juan Pablo Duarte Day, and (2) the establishment of a national day of recognition for Juan Pablo Duarte to honor the founding father of t...
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2017-01-24
To House Oversight And Government Reform Committee
USSB227IntroIran Nonnuclear Sanctions Act of 2017
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2017-01-24
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
USSR6IntroA resolution objecting to United Nations Security Council Resolution 2334 and to all efforts that undermine direct negotiations between Israel and the Palestinians for a secure and peaceful settlement. Objects to U.N. Security Council Resolution 2334...
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2017-01-12
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 3.
USSB138IntroPreventing Destabilization of Iraq and Syria Act of 2017
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2017-01-12
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
USHCR7IntroDirecting the Joint Committee on the Library to accept a statue commemorating the Hungarian Revolution of 1956 for placement in the United States Capitol, authorizing the use of the rotunda of the Capitol for a ceremony for the presentation of the st...
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2017-01-05
To House Administration Committee
USHB263IntroUnited States Sovereignty and Commercial Freedom Act
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2017-01-04
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB265IntroJerusalem Embassy and Recognition Act of 2017 This bill states that it is U.S. policy: (1) to recognize Jerusalem as the undivided capital of Israel, and (2) that the U.S. Embassy in Israel should be established in Jerusalem not later than January 1,...
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2017-01-04
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USSB11IntroJerusalem Embassy and Recognition Act This bill states that it should be U.S. policy to recognize Jerusalem as the undivided capital of Israel. The bill expresses the sense of Congress that: (1) Jerusalem must remain an undivided city in which the ri...
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2017-01-03
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSR5IntroA resolution expressing the sense of the Senate in support of Israel. Urges: (1) the President and the international community to join in supporting bilateral talks between the Israelis and Palestinians, and (2) the President to adopt a policy of opp...
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2017-01-03
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHB157IntroCombatting Terrorism in Tunisia Emergency Support Act of 2017 This bill declares that it is the policy of the United States to assist the government of Tunisia in eliminating terrorist organizations that operate in Tunisia and neighboring Libya and p...
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2017-01-03
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
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