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USHR456IntroObjecting to the conduct of the President of the United States.
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2017-07-19
To House Oversight And Government Reform Committee
USHB3203IntroCountering Iran's Destabilizing Activities Act of 2017
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2017-07-12
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USSB1519IntroNational Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2018
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2017-07-10
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 165.
USHCR67EngrossUrging the Government of the People's Republic of China to unconditionally release Liu Xiaobo, together with his wife Liu Xia, to allow them to freely meet with friends, family, and counsel and seek medical treatment wherever they desire. Recognizes ...
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2017-07-10
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHR422IntroUrging adherence to the "one country, two systems" policy as prescribed in the Joint Declaration between the Government of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and the Government of the People's Republic of China on the Question of the Hong Kong.
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2017-07-06
[Hearing: Jul 27 @ 2:15 pm]
To House Subcommittee on Asia and the Pacific Committee
USSCR21IntroA concurrent resolution urging the Government of the People's Republic of China to unconditionally release Liu Xiaobo, together with his wife Liu Xia, to allow them to freely meet with friends, family, and counsel and seek medical treatment wherever ...
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2017-06-29
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHB2586IntroRISK Act Reporting on Influence and Subversion by the Kremlin Act
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2017-06-27
To House Subcommittee on Europe, Eurasia, and Emerging Threats Committee
USSR196IntroA resolution expressing the sense of the Senate on the challenges the conflict in Syria poses to long-term stability and prosperity in Lebanon. Recognizes the importance of bilateral U.S. assistance to the government of Lebanon in building its capaci...
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2017-06-21
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHB2935IntroFreezing Russian Sanctions Act
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2017-06-16
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB2924IntroTo amend the National Security Act of 1947 to establish the National Russian Threat Response Center within the Office of the Director of National Intelligence, and for other purposes.
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2017-06-15
To House Appropriations Committee
USSB1221IntroCountering Russian Influence in Europe and Eurasia Act of 2017
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2017-06-06
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 118.
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.
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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2017-05-24
[Hearing: Jul 27 @ 10:00 am]
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
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
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
USHB1677EngrossCaesar Syria Civilian Protection Act of 2017 This bill declares that it is U.S. policy to use all diplomatic and economic means to compel the government of Bashar al Assad to halt the slaughter of the Syrian people and work toward a democratic govern...
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2017-05-18
To Senate Foreign Relations 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
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. Recognizes: (1) the importance of U.S. assistance to buil...
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2017-05-18
To House Subcommittee on Middle East and North Africa 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
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
USHR207IntroExpressing the continued support of the House of Representatives for the Good Friday Agreement (the Belfast Agreement). Reaffirms support for the Good Friday Agreement as the essential framework for the continued advancement of partnership, reconcili...
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2017-05-18
To House Subcommittee on Europe, Eurasia, and Emerging Threats Committee
USHR256IntroExpressing support for the countries of Eastern Europe and the North Atlantic Treaty Organization. Condemns: (1) any threat to the sovereignty, territorial integrity, freedom, and democracy of the Baltic States; and (2) the ongoing violation of the H...
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2017-05-18
To House Subcommittee on Europe, Eurasia, and Emerging Threats 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. 3) Provides that references to "this Act" included in any division of this bill refer only to the provisions of the division unless the bill e...
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2017-05-05
Became Public Law No: 115-31.
USSR157IntroA resolution recognizing that for 50 years, the Association of South East Asian Nations (ASEAN) and its ten members-Brunei, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, and Vietnam-have worked toward stability, ...
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2017-05-04
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSB1055IntroPhilippines Human Rights Accountability and Counternarcotics Act of 2017
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2017-05-04
To Senate Foreign Relations 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.
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2017-05-03
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
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.
USSCR13IntroA concurrent resolution calling upon the President to issue a proclamation recognizing the abiding importance of the Helsinki Final Act and its relevance to the national security of the United States. Calls upon the President to issue a proclamation:...
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2017-04-26
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
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. Welcomes Egyptian President el-Sisi to the United States. Acknowledges the importance of the U.S.-Egypt partnership in advancing common interests. De...
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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. Reaffirms the strategic partnership between t...
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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. Condemns the Russian Federation's occupation of the Crimea region of Ukraine, continued aggression in eastern Ukraine, and effort...
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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
USSB659IntroSouth China Sea and East China Sea Sanctions Act of 2017 This bill expresses the sense of Congress that: (1) the United States opposes actions by the government of any country to interfere in the free use of waters and airspace in the South China Sea...
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2017-03-15
To Senate Foreign Relations 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.
USSB472IntroCuba Trade Act of 2017
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2017-02-28
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
USSB449IntroDriving Innovation and Growth in Internet Technology and Launching Universal Access to the Global Economy (DIGITAL AGE) Act of 2017 This bill requires the Department of State to designate to the U.S. Coordinator for International Communications and I...
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2017-02-27
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
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
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
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
USHB257IntroRecognition of Jerusalem as the Capital of the State of Israel Act This bill states that it is U.S. policy to recognize Jerusalem as the undivided capital of Israel. The bill expresses the sense of Congress that: (1) the United States should recogniz...
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2017-02-16
To House Subcommittee on Middle East and North Africa Committee
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