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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.
USSB1141EngrossWomen, 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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2017-08-04
Held at the desk.
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.
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.
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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2017-07-27
Subcommittee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
USHB1918IntroNicaraguan Investment Conditionality Act (NICA) of 2017
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2017-07-27
Ordered to be Reported in the Nature of a Substitute (Amended) by Voice Vote.
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).
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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2017-07-27
Ordered to be Reported in the Nature of a Substitute (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHB3203IntroCountering Iran's Destabilizing Activities Act of 2017
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2017-07-24
To House Subcommittee on Trade 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
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
USHB3261IntroNorth Korea Follow the Money Act
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2017-07-14
To House Intelligence Committee
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
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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2017-07-10
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 165.
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
USSB722EngrossCountering Iran's Destabilizing Activities Act of 2017 This bill directs the Departments of State, Defense, and Treasury and the Director of National Intelligence to submit a strategy every two years for deterring conventional and asymmetric Iranian ...
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2017-06-29
Message on Senate action sent to the House.
USHB2935IntroFreezing Russian Sanctions Act
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2017-06-28
To House Subcommittee on Trade 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
USHR353IntroSupporting a democratic Hungary and reaffirming the long-standing and mutually-beneficial relationship between the United States and Hungary. Reaffirms the mutually-beneficial relationship between the United States and Hungary. Condemns Hungary's mov...
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2017-06-27
To House Subcommittee on Europe, Eurasia, and Emerging Threats Committee
USHR393IntroExpressing support for addressing the Arab-Israeli conflict in a concurrent track with the Israeli-Palestinian peace process and commending Arab and Muslim-majority states that have improved bilateral relations with Israel.
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2017-06-27
To House Subcommittee on Middle East and North Africa Committee
USHR331IntroExpressing the policy of the United States with respect to a two-state solution between the State of Israel and the Palestinian people. Expresses that it is U.S. policy to: (1) oppose a two-state solution between Israel and the Palestinian people if ...
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2017-06-27
To House Subcommittee on Middle East and North Africa Committee
USHR397IntroSolemnly reaffirming the commitment of the United States to the North Atlantic Treaty Organization's principle of collective defense as enumerated in Article 5 of the North Atlantic Treaty. Reaffirms the U.S. commitment to the North Atlantic Treaty O...
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2017-06-27
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
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
USHB2484EngrossWomen, 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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2017-06-21
Received in the Senate. Read twice. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 152.
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.
USHB2747IntroEconomic Growth and Development Act
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2017-05-25
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
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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2017-05-25
To House Judiciary Committee
USHR293IntroRecognizing the 42nd anniversary of the Fall of Saigon on April 30, 1975. Recognizes the significance of the 42nd anniversary of the Fall of Saigon on April 30, 1975. Honors: the contributions of Vietnamese Americans to the United States over the las...
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2017-05-23
To House Subcommittee on Military Personnel 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
USHB1785IntroComprehensive Strategy to Destroy ISIS Act of 2017
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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
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
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
USHB2390IntroPLO Accountability Act of 2017 This bill amends the Anti-Terrorism Act of 1987 to authorize the President to waive for up to six months the prohibition against establishment or maintenance of Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO) offices, headquart...
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2017-05-18
To House Subcommittee on Middle East and North Africa Committee
USHR319IntroReaffirming the commitment of the United States to promoting religious freedom globally, and for other purposes. Reaffirms the U.S. commitment to promoting religious freedom globally. Calls on the President to: strengthen U.S. religious freedom diplo...
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2017-05-18
To House Subcommittee on Africa, Global Health, Global Human Rights and International Organizations 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.
USSB1055IntroPhilippines Human Rights Accountability and Counternarcotics Act of 2017
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2017-05-04
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
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
USSB1060IntroPLO Accountability Act of 2017 This bill amends the Anti-Terrorism Act of 1987 to authorize the President to waive for up to six months the prohibition against establishment or maintenance of Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO) offices, headquart...
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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. Welcomes the celebration ...
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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.
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