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USHB7856IntroIntelligence Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2021
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2020-07-31
Ordered to be Reported by the Yeas and Nays: 11 - 8.
USHR1077IntroExpressing the sense of the House of Representatives on the continued importance of the United States-Lebanon relationship. This resolution recognizes the role of Lebanon and its institutions as historic examples of democratic values in the Middle Ea...
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2020-07-31
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USSB4212IntroCivil Justice for Victims of COVID Act Civil Justice for Victims of China-Originated Viral Infections Diseases Act
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2020-07-30
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 504.
USSR665IntroA resolution reaffirming the strategic partnership between the United States and Mongolia and recognizing the 30th anniversary of democracy in Mongolia.
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2020-07-30
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHB7608EngrossState, Foreign Operations, Agriculture, Rural Development, Interior, Environment, Military Construction, and Veterans Affairs Appropriations Act, 2021 This bill provides FY2021 appropriations for the Department of State, foreign operations, and relat...
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2020-07-30
To Senate Appropriations Committee
USHCR108IntroExpressing the sense of Congress that Hong Kong's loss of judicial and political autonomy would expose individuals residing in the United States to a judicial system subservient to the Chinese Communist Party, and that the United States should suspen...
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2020-07-27
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USSB4049IntroNational Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2021 This bill authorizes FY2021 appropriations and sets forth policies for Department of Defense (DOD) programs and activities, including military personnel strengths. It does not provide budget aut...
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2020-07-23
S.Amdt.2417 Notwithstanding the passage of S. 4049 and the adoption of amendment SA 2301 to S. 4049, the instruction line for amendment SA 2417 is modified by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S4449; text: CR S4449)
USHR1062IntroAffirming the nature and importance of the United States-Iraq bilateral relationship, including security and economic components of the relationship.
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2020-07-23
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHCR104IntroExpressing the sense of Congress that Hong Kong's loss of judicial and political autonomy would expose individuals residing in the United States to a judicial system subservient to the Chinese Communist Party, and that the United States should suspen...
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2020-07-23
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHR1061IntroCondemning war crimes committed in Idlib, Syria, by the regime of Bashar Al-Assad and its backers and calling for a political solution to the Syrian civil war.
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2020-07-22
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB7440PassHong Kong Autonomy Act This bill imposes sanctions on foreign individuals and entities that materially contribute to China's failure to preserve Hong Kong's autonomy. Hong Kong is part of China but has a largely separate legal and economic system wit...
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2020-07-14
Became Public Law No: 116-149. (TXT | PDF)
USHR1020IntroRecognizing that for 45 years, Papua New Guinea and the United States have shared a close friendship based on shared goals of stability, prosperity, and peace in the region, and expressing the sense of the House of Representatives that the United Sta...
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2020-07-13
To House Asia, the Pacific and Nonproliferation Committee
USHR1019IntroRecognizing that for 50 years, the Kingdom of Tonga has worked with the United States toward stability, prosperity, and peace in the Pacific and beyond, and expressing the sense of the House of Representatives that the United States will continue to ...
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2020-07-13
To House Asia, the Pacific and Nonproliferation Committee
USHR1021IntroRecognizing that for 50 years, the Republic of Fiji has worked with the United States toward stability, prosperity, and peace in the Pacific and beyond, and expressing the sense of the House of Representatives that the United States will continue to ...
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2020-07-13
To House Asia, the Pacific and Nonproliferation Committee
USHB7484IntroPreventing China from Exploiting COVID-19 Act
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2020-07-02
To House Intelligence Committee
USHB7428IntroHong Kong People's Freedom and Choice Act
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2020-06-30
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB7423IntroTaiwan Defense Act
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2020-06-30
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHR1033IntroCondemning acts by the People's Republic of China and the Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region that violate fundamental rights and freedoms of Hong Kong residents as well as acts that undermine Hong Kong's high degree of autonomy...
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2020-06-30
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USSB3798EngrossHong Kong Autonomy Act This bill imposes sanctions on foreign individuals and entities that materially contribute to China's failure to preserve Hong Kong's autonomy. Hong Kong is part of China but has a largely separate legal and economic system wit...
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2020-06-29
Held at the desk.
USHCR101IntroExpressing support for democratic elections in the Co-operative Republic of Guyana. This resolution commends Guyana for holding peaceful, multiparty general and regional elections and supports the current recount of all ballots cast. It also calls on...
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2020-06-26
To House Western Hemisphere, Civilian Security and Trade Committee
USHB6947IntroHong Kong Freedom Act This bill authorizes the President to recognize Hong Kong as a separate and independent country from China. (Hong Kong is part of China but has a largely separate legal and economic system.)
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2020-06-26
To House Asia, the Pacific and Nonproliferation Committee
USHB6948IntroFree Tibet Act of 2020 This bill authorizes the President to recognize the Tibet Autonomous Region as a separate and independent country from China.
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2020-06-26
To House Asia, the Pacific and Nonproliferation Committee
USHB6986IntroProtecting Human Rights During Pandemic Act
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2020-06-26
To House Africa, Global Health, Global Human Rights, and International Organizations Committee
USHR1011IntroCelebrating 140 years of diplomatic relations between the United States and Romania.
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2020-06-26
To House Europe, Eurasia, Energy and the Environment Committee
USHR994IntroExpressing the sense of the House of Representatives condemning threats to Hong Kong's freedoms and autonomy on the 31st anniversary of the violent repression of the peaceful protests centered in Beijing's Tiananmen Square. This resolution calls on C...
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2020-06-26
To House Asia, the Pacific and Nonproliferation Committee
USHB7276IntroEast Africa Locust Eradication Act
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2020-06-26
To House Africa, Global Health, Global Human Rights, and International Organizations Committee
USHR1023IntroCalling for justice for George Floyd and others, and condemning violence and rioting.
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2020-06-25
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB7307IntroForeign Advanced Technology Surveillance Accountability Act
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2020-06-24
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USSR637IntroA resolution commemorating the 35th anniversary of United States broadcasting to Cuba. This resolution celebrates the 35th anniversary of Radio and TV Martí and recognizes the role that broadcasting to Cuba serves in providing outside information to...
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2020-06-23
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSR628IntroA resolution celebrating the 140th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between the United States and Romania.
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2020-06-18
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHR1009IntroRecognizing the threats to press freedom in the United States in the wake of protests following the killing of George Floyd, an unarmed Black man, by police in Minneapolis on May 25, 2020, reaffirming the centrality of a free and independent press to...
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2020-06-18
To House Judiciary Committee
USSR632IntroA resolution reaffirming the partnership between the United States and the Republic of Ecuador and recognizing the restoration and advancement of economic relations, security, and development opportunities in both nations. This resolution reaffirms t...
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2020-06-18
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSR392IntroA resolution recognizing the importance of the Young Southeast Asian Leaders Initiative to the relationship between the United States and the member states of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations and to advancing the policy of the United States...
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2020-06-16
Resolution agreed to in Senate with an amendment and an amended preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S3014-3015; text: CR S3015)
USSR525IntroA resolution expressing the sense of the Senate that the United States should continue to support the people of Nicaragua in their peaceful efforts to promote the restoration of democracy and the defense of human rights, and use the tools under Unite...
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2020-06-16
Resolution agreed to in Senate with amendments and an amended preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S3017-3019; text: CR S3018-3019)
USHB7225IntroThe Global Pandemic NIE Act of 2020
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2020-06-15
To House Intelligence Committee
USSR622IntroA resolution condemning attacks against members of the media and reaffirming the centrality of a free and independent press and peaceful assembly to the health of democracy in the United States. This resolution condemns violence committed against peo...
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2020-06-15
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSR523IntroA resolution recognizing the 199th anniversary of the independence of Greece and celebrating democracy in Greece and the United States. This resolution congratulates the people of Greece as they celebrate the 199th anniversary of their country's inde...
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2020-06-11
Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S2922; text: 02/27/2020 CR S1234)
USSR454IntroA resolution calling for the immediate release of Cuban democracy activist Jose Daniel Ferrer and commending the efforts of Jose Daniel Ferrer to promote human rights and fundamental freedoms in Cuba. This resolution condemns the conviction, sentenci...
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2020-06-11
Resolution agreed to in Senate with an amendment and an amended preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S2921-2922; text of amendment in the nature of a substitute: CR S2922)
USSR615IntroA resolution recognizing the 70th anniversary of the outbreak of the Korean War and the transformation of the United States-South Korea alliance into a mutually beneficial, global partnership.
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2020-06-11
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHR999IntroRecognizing the threats to press freedom in the United States in the wake of protests following the killing of George Floyd, an unarmed Black man, by police in Minneapolis on May 25, 2020, reaffirming the centrality of a free and independent press to...
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2020-06-11
To House Judiciary Committee
USHR996IntroExpressing the sense of Congress that the activities of Russian national Yevgeniy Prigozhin and his affiliated entities pose a threat to the national interests and security of the United States and of its allies and partners. This resolution condemns...
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2020-06-11
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USSB3936IntroTaiwan Defense Act
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2020-06-10
To Senate Armed Services Committee
USSR611IntroA resolution recognizing that for 50 years, the Kingdom of Tonga has worked with the United States toward stability, prosperity, and peace in the Pacific and beyond, and expressing the sense of the Senate that the United States will continue to remai...
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2020-06-08
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSR609IntroA resolution recognizing that for 45 years, Papua New Guinea and the United States have shared a close friendship based on shared goals of stability, prosperity, and peace in the region, and expressing the sense of the Senate that the United States w...
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2020-06-08
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSR610IntroA resolution recognizing that for 50 years, the Republic of Fiji has worked with the United States toward stability, prosperity, and peace in the Pacific and beyond, and expressing the sense of the Senate that the United States will continue to remai...
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2020-06-08
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSR608IntroA resolution expressing the sense of the Senate condemning threats to Hong Kong's freedoms and autonomy on the 31st anniversary of the violent repression of the peaceful protests centered in Beijing's Tiananmen Square. This resolution calls on China ...
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2020-06-04
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSR607IntroA resolution recognizing that in the 25 years since normalizing diplomatic relations, the Socialist Republic of Vietnam and the United States of America have worked toward increased stability, prosperity, and peace in Southeast Asia, and expressing t...
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2020-06-04
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSB3892IntroHong Kong Victims of Communism Support Act This bill makes certain Hong Kong residents eligible for asylum status. To qualify, an individual must have the right of abode in Hong Kong since birth and must have maintained continuous residency in Hong K...
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2020-06-04
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSR148IntroA resolution supporting efforts by the Government of Colombia to pursue peace and regional stability. This resolution reaffirms support for the people of Colombia in their pursuit of peace, lauds efforts to bring an end to Colombia's internal armed c...
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2020-06-03
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 464.
USSR406IntroA 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 with the United ...
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2020-06-03
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 466.
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