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USHR744Intro
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This resolution condemns Iran's state-sponsored persecution of its Baha'i minority and its continued violation of the international covenants on human rights. Further, it calls on Iran to immediately release all imprisoned or detained Baha'is, and it...
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2022-07-28
Committee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
USSB3589Intro
25%
A bill to require a United States security strategy for the Western Hemisphere, and for other purposes.
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2022-07-25
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 461.
USSB3052Intro
25%
A bill to promote free and fair elections, democracy, political freedoms, and human rights in Cambodia, and for other purposes.
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2022-07-21
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 455.
USSB3317Intro
25%
Establishes programs to promote democracy abroad, authorizes Department of State and U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) democracy programs from FY2023 through FY2027, and addresses related issues. The State Department must establish pr...
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2022-07-21
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 456.
USHB6899Engross
50%
Prohibits the Department of the Treasury from engaging in any transaction involving the exchange of Special Drawing Rights (SDRs) held by Russia or Belarus and requires Treasury to take actions to oppose financial assistance to Russia or Belarus. The...
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2022-07-21
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 452.
USSR589Intro
25%
This resolution recognizes, honors, and commends the women of Ukraine who have contributed to the fight for freedom and the defense of Ukraine. The resolution acknowledges the women who have risked their lives to travel through territory controlled b...
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2022-07-21
Resolution agreed to in Senate with an amendment and an amended preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S3602-3603; text: CR S3602-3603)
USSB4216Intro
25%
A bill to reauthorize the North Korean Human Rights Act of 2004, and for other purposes.
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2022-07-21
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 457.
USHCR59Engross
50%
This concurrent resolution condemns the October 25, 2021, coup in Sudan. It recognizes the Prime Minister and his cabinet as the constitutional leaders of Sudan's transitional government and calls for Sudan's military junta, among other things, to im...
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2022-07-18
Received in the Senate. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 447.
USHR1130Intro
25%
This resolution expresses support for Finland and Sweden's historic decision to apply to the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO). The resolution also opposes any attempt by the Russian government to act in an adverse way in response to Finland ...
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2022-07-18
On motion to suspend the rules and agree to the resolution, as amended Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 394 - 18 (Roll no. 364). (text: CR H6696-6697)
USSB604Intro
25%
Establishes the International Technology Partnership Office, led by the Special Ambassador for Technology, in the Department of State. The office shall advance U.S. technology policy through the creation of an International Technology Partnership wit...
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2022-07-14
Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs. Hearings held.
USHR720Intro
25%
This resolution condemns the terrorist attacks and violence carried out by ISIS-Mozambique in the Cabo Delgado Province and urges the government of Mozambique to take actions to counter violent extremism and protect its citizens.
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2022-07-14
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USSR638Intro
25%
This resolution commends the people of Moldova for their hospitality and extraordinary efforts hosting more than 100,000 refugees fleeing Ukraine. The resolution also calls on the U.S. government to continue to provide meaningful and targeted financi...
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2022-07-13
Resolution agreed to in Senate with an amendment and with a preamble by Voice Vote. (consideration: CR S3278-3279; text: 5/17/2022 CR S2548-2549)
USSR674Intro
25%
This resolution celebrates the 75th anniversary of the Economic Recovery Program (commonly known as the Marshall Plan). The resolution also recognizes the role of the Marshall Plan in founding a transatlantic community committed to the preservation o...
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2022-07-11
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 435.
USHR1188Intro
25%
Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives that the United States expects the Government of Russia, led by Vladimir Putin, to comply with the Geneva Conventions and their Additional Protocols, also known as the Humanitarian Law of Armed Con...
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2022-06-17
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB7075Intro
25%
Designates specified properties in the District of Columbia within the approximate triangular area formed by 22nd Street Northwest to the east, P Street Northwest to the south, and Florida Avenue Northwest to the west as Ukrainian Independence Park.
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2022-06-15
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Unanimous Consent.
USHB7276Engross
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Requires the President to report to Congress on atrocities committed during Russia's invasion of Ukraine since February 24, 2022. Specifically, the report must describe in detail (1) U.S. government efforts to collect, analyze, and preserve evidence ...
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2022-06-14
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 417.
USSCR40Intro
25%
This concurrent resolution expresses that the Senate welcomes Prime Minister of Greece Kyriakos Mitsotakis to the United States; eagerly anticipates the address of Prime Minister Mitsotakis before a joint meeting of Congress; appreciates the historic...
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2022-06-14
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 415.
USSB4384Intro
25%
A bill to authorize the Secretary of Education to make grants to support educational programs in civics and history, and for other purposes.
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2022-06-13
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB7991Intro
25%
To prohibit contracting with persons that have business operations with the Government of the Russian Federation or the Russian energy sector, and for other purposes.
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2022-06-08
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USSB4364Intro
25%
A bill to prohibit contracting with persons that have business operations with the Government of the Russian Federation or the Russian energy sector, and for other purposes.
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2022-06-08
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USSR661Intro
25%
This resolution recognizes that increased tensions between the United States and China and the COVID-19 pandemic have exposed severe vulnerabilities attributable to overreliance by the United States and other countries on supply chains based solely o...
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2022-06-07
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHR1142Intro
25%
Recognizing 100 years of diplomatic relations between the United States and the Baltic States.
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2022-05-27
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USSR499Intro
25%
A resolution celebrating 100 years of diplomatic relations between the United States and the Baltic States.
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2022-05-26
Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and with a preamble by Voice Vote.
USSR538Intro
25%
This resolution expresses that the Senate supports the Biden administration hosting of a second United States-Africa Leaders Summit as an opportunity to strengthen ties between the United States and African partners; underscores the importance of bip...
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2022-05-26
Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and with a preamble by Voice Vote.
USSR615Intro
25%
This resolution expresses that the Senate thanks Poland for its pivotal role in accepting Ukrainian refugees; and appreciates the ongoing support of Poland for the sovereignty and territorial integrity of Ukraine, including through the North Atlantic...
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2022-05-26
Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and with a preamble by Voice Vote.
USSR632Intro
25%
This resolution expresses that the Senate condemns the unjust detention and indicting of Russian opposition leader Vladimir Vladimirovich Kara-Murza; urges the U.S. government and other allied governments to work to secure the immediate release of Vl...
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2022-05-26
Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and with a preamble by Voice Vote.
USSR650Intro
25%
A resolution recognizing May 28 as "World Hunger Day", that the 90th 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, and that Vladimir P...
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2022-05-26
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHB7691PassProvides $40.1 billion in FY2022 emergency supplemental appropriations for activities to respond to Russia's invasion of Ukraine. The bill provides appropriations to several federal departments and agencies, including the Department of Justice, the D...
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2022-05-21
Became Public Law No: 117-128.
USSB4285Intro
25%
A bill to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the Inter-American Democratic Charter, to encourage governments in the Americas to reinforce their commitments to the principles enshrined in the Inter-American Democratic Charter, to reaffirm the role of f...
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2022-05-19
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHCR91Intro
25%
This concurrent resolution expresses that Congress welcomes Prime Minister of Greece Kyriakos Mitsotakis to the United States; eagerly anticipates the address of Prime Minister Mitsotakis before a joint meeting of Congress; appreciates the historic a...
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2022-05-17
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHR1121Intro
25%
Calling for the immediate release of Russian opposition leader Vladimir Kara-Murza, who was unjustly detained on April 11, 2022.
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2022-05-16
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USSCR20Engross
50%
This concurrent resolution condemns the October 25, 2021, coup in Sudan. It recognizes the Prime Minister and his cabinet as the constitutional leaders of Sudan's transitional government and calls for Sudan's military junta, among other things, to im...
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2022-05-12
Message on Senate action sent to the House.
USHB6891Engross
50%
Requires the Department of the Treasury, the Securities and Exchange Commission, and the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System to take all necessary steps to exclude Russian government officials, to the maximum extent practicable, from cer...
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2022-05-12
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHR1109Intro
25%
Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives that the Ukrainian famine of 1932-1933, known as the Holodomor, is recognized as a genocide and should serve as a reminder of repressive Soviet policies against the people of Ukraine.
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2022-05-12
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB496Engross
50%
Directs the President, when determining whether Russia is a country of particular concern for religious freedom under certain federal laws, to consider incidents occurring in the parts of Ukraine that Russia (or any Russia-affiliated non-state group)...
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2022-05-11
Star Print ordered on the bill.
USSR122Intro
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This resolution expresses commitment to U.S. treaty allies in the Indo-Pacific region, NATO member countries, and other partners.
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2022-05-11
Resolution agreed to in Senate with an amendment and an amended preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S2455; text: CR S2457-2459)
USHB3344Engross
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Directs the Department of State and other federal agencies to help certain countries improve the security of their telecommunications networks and addresses related issues. Assistance provided under this bill shall be available to projects in a count...
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2022-05-11
Star Print ordered on the bill.
USHB4133Engross
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Authorizes the allocation of certain funds for purposes related to the Caribbean Basin Security Initiative, requires the Department of State to develop a strategy for prioritizing efforts to increase disaster response and resilience in the Caribbean,...
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2022-05-11
Star Print ordered on the bill.
USSR427Intro
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This resolution expresses that the Senate (1) remains committed to the Cambodian people and their aspirations for a more peaceful, prosperous, democratic, and sovereign country as envisioned in the agreements signed at the Paris Conference on Cambodi...
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2022-05-11
Resolution agreed to in Senate with an amendment and with a preamble by Voice Vote. (consideration: CR S2459; text: CR S2459-2460)
USHR1106Intro
25%
Expressing support for the Association of Southeast Asian Nations, its member states, and the United States-ASEAN Special Summit in Washington, DC, and reaffirming the commitment of the United States to continue to remain a strong, reliable, and acti...
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2022-05-11
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USSB3522PassTemporarily waives certain requirements related to the President's authority to lend or lease defense articles if the defense articles are intended for Ukraine's government or the governments of other Eastern European countries affected by Russia's i...
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2022-05-09
Became Public Law No: 117-118.
USSB4098Intro
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Directs the Department of Energy (DOE) to take actions to, immediately after the enactment of this bill, terminate the employment of all nationals of Russia and Belarus (other than such nationals who are lawfully admitted for permanent residence in t...
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2022-05-09
Star Print ordered on the bill.
USHR1095Intro
25%
This resolution condemns threats to freedom of the press around the world. It also remembers the bravery of journalists and media workers around the world and those who have died carrying out their work. It calls on the President and the Department o...
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2022-05-06
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USSB977Intro
25%
Prohibits a foreign state from engaging in collective action impacting the market, supply, price, or distribution of oil, natural gas, or any other petroleum product in the U.S. Specifically, a foreign state is prohibited from collective action that ...
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2022-05-05
Committee on the Judiciary. Ordered to be reported without amendment favorably.
USHB7437Intro
25%
Prohibits the importation of wood and related articles from Russia and Belarus. It also directs the Department of the Interior and the Department of Agriculture (USDA) to replace these prohibited imports with timber production on certain lands. Speci...
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2022-05-05
To House Conservation and Forestry Committee
USSR616Intro
25%
A resolution expressing support for the Association of South East Asian Nations, its 10 member states, Brunei, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, and Vietnam, and the United States-ASEAN Special Summit...
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2022-05-05
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSB4143Intro
25%
A bill to prohibit the importation of agricultural products, raw materials, and food from the Russian Federation if the Russian Federation prohibits the importation of such products, materials, and food from the United States, and for other purposes.
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2022-05-04
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB4134Intro
25%
Requires the President to report to Congress on atrocities committed during Russia's invasion of Ukraine since February 24, 2022. Specifically, the report must describe in detail (1) U.S. government efforts to collect, analyze, and preserve evidence ...
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2022-05-04
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSR609Intro
25%
This resolution recognizes the centrality of a free press to free societies and democratic governance and expresses concerns about threats to the exercise of freedom of expression globally.
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2022-05-03
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHB923Engross
50%
Requires sanctions and reports related to Georgia. The President shall impose entry and property-blocking sanctions against foreign persons responsible for or complicit in serious human rights abuses in the Georgian regions of Abkhazia and Tskhinvali...
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2022-04-28
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
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