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USHCR92Intro
25%
Declaring a state of emergency due to the Russian invasion of Ukraine, in order to establish a waiver of the minimum tonnage requirements of section 55305 of title 46, United States Code.
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2022-05-20
To House Armed Services Committee
USHB7688Engross
50%
Prohibits any person from selling, during a proclaimed energy emergency, a consumer fuel at a price that (1) is unconscionably excessive, and (2) indicates that the seller is exploiting the emergency to increase prices unreasonably. The President may...
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2022-05-19
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 373.
USHB7724Intro
25%
To direct the President to seek to obtain an agreement between the United States and other countries that have frozen the assets of the Central Bank of the Russian Federation under which parties to the agreement will use such assets to provide for th...
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2022-05-11
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB7656Intro
25%
To amend the Higher Education Relief Opportunities for Students Act of 2003 to strike the Secretary's unilateral authority during a national emergency, and for other purposes.
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2022-05-03
To House Education and Labor Committee
USSCR38Intro
25%
This concurrent resolution declares that a state of emergency exists due to the Russian invasion of Ukraine. It also states that such emergency justifies a waiver of the minimum tonnage requirements for the transport of equipment, materials, or commo...
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2022-05-03
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USSCR37Intro
25%
This concurrent resolution declares that a state of emergency exists due to the Russian invasion of Ukraine. It also states that such emergency justifies a waiver of the minimum tonnage requirements. Such requirements apply to cargoes that are transp...
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2022-05-02
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation 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
USHJR83Intro
25%
To authorize the use of United States Armed Forces to defend the territorial integrity of United States allies.
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2022-04-28
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB7628Intro
25%
To increase oversight of and improve programs of the Small Business Administration, and for other purposes.
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2022-04-28
To House Small Business Committee
USSB4094Intro
25%
A bill to amend the Higher Education Relief Opportunities for Students Act of 2003 to strike the Secretary's unilateral authority during a national emergency, and for other purposes.
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2022-04-27
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB5497Engross
50%
Imposes sanctions pertaining to Burma (Myanmar) and addresses related issues. The President must impose property- and visa-blocking sanctions on certain foreign persons (i.e., an individual or entity), including those that (1) knowingly operate in Bu...
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2022-04-07
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHB7457Intro
25%
To hold the Chinese Communist Party accountable for the COVID-19 pandemic that has killed approximately 981,000 Americans.
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2022-04-07
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB7429Intro
25%
To impose sanctions with respect to the use of cryptocurrency to facilitate transactions by Russian persons subject to sanctions, and for other purposes.
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2022-04-06
To House Financial Services Committee
USHB7404Intro
25%
Denies the President authority to declare a national emergency, an emergency or major disaster, or a public health emergency on the premise of climate change.
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2022-04-06
To House Subcommittee on Economic Development, Public Buildings, and Emergency Management
USSB3998Intro
25%
A bill to clarify the inability of the President to declare national emergencies under the National Emergencies Act, major disasters or emergencies under the Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act, and public health emergenci...
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2022-04-05
To Senate Environment And Public Works Committee
USHB7163Intro
25%
To impose sanctions on government officials of Russia and Belarus who directly enabled Russia's invasion of Ukraine on February 24, 2022.
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2022-04-04
To House Commodity Exchanges, Energy, and Credit Committee
USSB3867Intro
25%
A bill to impose sanctions with respect to the use of cryptocurrency to facilitate transactions by Russian persons subject to sanctions, and for other purposes.
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2022-03-17
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
USSB3877Intro
25%
A bill to require the imposition of sanctions with respect to Chinese financial institutions that clear, verify, or settle transactions with Russian or Russian-controlled financial institutions.
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2022-03-17
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
USHB7114Intro
25%
Requires additional tariffs on certain Chinese goods if China increases its importation of wheat and barley from Russia. Specifically, the bill requires the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) to certify to the President whether China has increased the ...
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2022-03-17
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHJR46Intro
25%
This joint resolution terminates the national emergency concerning COVID-19 declared by the President on March 13, 2020.
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2022-03-16
Motion to Discharge Committee filed by Mr. Gosar. Petition No: 117-12. (Discharge petition text with signatures.)
USSB3838Intro
25%
A bill to authorize the confiscation of property of certain Russian persons subject to sanctions imposed by the United States and the use of that property for the benefit of the people of Ukraine, and for other purposes.
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2022-03-15
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
USHB7067Intro
25%
To impose sanctions with respect to the use of cryptocurrency to facilitate transactions by Russian persons subject to sanctions, and for other purposes.
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2022-03-11
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB7068Intro
25%
To prohibit United States persons from engaging in transactions with foreign persons that purchase or transact in gold from the Russian Federation.
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2022-03-11
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB6858Intro
25%
Addresses U.S. energy security, the production of oil and gas, and the importation and exportation of oil and gas. Specifically, the President must submit an energy security plan that (1) evaluates U.S. crude oil, petroleum products, and natural gas ...
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2022-03-08
To House Commodity Exchanges, Energy, and Credit Committee
USHB6995Intro
25%
Requires the President to establish and maintain a total embargo on all trade with Russia, Crimea, and the regions of Donetsk and Luhansk in Ukraine. Additionally, the bill prohibits the purchase or sale (except for divestment purposes) of any public...
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2022-03-08
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB6951Intro
25%
Declares that a national emergency exists with respect to the aggression of Russia against Ukraine. During this emergency, the President must prohibit the importation of crude oil, petroleum, petroleum products, liquefied natural gas, and coal in whi...
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2022-03-07
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB6953Intro
25%
To prohibit the importation of crude oil and petroleum products from the Russian Federation, to impose sanctions with respect to persons involved in the importation of such crude oil and petroleum products who have engaged in acts of corruption or wh...
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2022-03-07
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USSB3757Intro
25%
Declares that a national emergency exists with respect to the aggression of Russia against Ukraine. During this emergency, the President must prohibit the importation of crude oil, petroleum, petroleum products, liquefied natural gas, and coal in whi...
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2022-03-07
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 302.
USSB3771Intro
25%
A bill to prohibit United States persons from engaging in transactions with foreign persons that purchase or transact in gold from the Russian Federation.
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2022-03-07
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
USHB6944Intro
25%
Expedites approvals for natural gas exports to certain countries, imposes sanctions related to Russia, and addresses various energy-related issues. Under this bill, an application to export natural gas to a country with a mutual defense treaty with t...
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2022-03-07
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USSJR38Intro
25%
This joint resolution terminates the national emergency concerning COVID-19 declared by the President on March 13, 2020.
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2022-03-03
Passed Senate without amendment by Yea-Nay Vote. 48 - 47. Record Vote Number: 68. (text: CR S982)
USSB3754Intro
25%
A bill to prohibit the importation of crude oil and petroleum products from the Russian Federation, to impose sanctions with respect to persons involved in the importation of such crude oil and petroleum products who have engaged in acts of corruptio...
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2022-03-03
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSB3752Intro
25%
Addresses U.S. energy security, the production of oil and gas, and the importation and exportation of oil and gas. Specifically, the President must submit an energy security plan that (1) evaluates U.S. crude oil, petroleum products, and natural gas ...
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2022-03-03
To Senate Energy And Natural Resources Committee
USSB3733Intro
25%
A bill to prohibit investment by institutional investors in securities issued by Russian entities.
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2022-03-02
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
USSB3732Intro
25%
A bill to block the property of Russian state-owned entities.
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2022-03-02
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
USSB3723Intro
25%
Imposes sanctions pertaining to Russia and addresses related issues. The President must impose property- and visa-blocking sanctions on (1) members of the United Russia Party in the lower house of Russia's legislature, (2) Russian government official...
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2022-03-02
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 293.
USHB6838Intro
25%
To provide for asylum or refugee status for certain Canadian nationals subject to harm by reason of the invocation of the Emergencies Act by the Government of Canada.
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2022-02-25
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB6842Intro
25%
Authorizes the President to impose asset- and visa-blocking sanctions on any member of Russia's parliament who voted on February 15, 2022, to appeal to Russian President Vladimir Putin to recognize the Donetsk and Luhansk regions of Ukraine as one or...
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2022-02-25
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHR937Intro
25%
This resolution expresses the sense of the House of Representatives that it is the duty of the federal government to carry out specified actions, including enacting a balanced budget amendment and abolishing the Department of Education.
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2022-02-23
To House Subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment
USHB6748Intro
25%
Imposes sanctions related to the Nord Stream 2 pipeline and revises the expedited approval process for natural gas imports and exports in or out of the United States. (Nord Stream 2 is a pipeline constructed to increase the export of natural gas from...
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2022-02-15
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB6600Intro
25%
Imposes sanctions and addresses other issues related to the conflict in Ethiopia. The President must impose property-blocking sanctions (and visa-blocking sanctions in the case of an individual) against a foreign entity or individual that has taken c...
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2022-02-09
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHB6484Intro
25%
To require the imposition of sanctions with respect to the People's Republic of China if the People's Liberation Army initiates a military invasion of Taiwan, and for other purposes.
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2022-01-25
To House Subcommittee on Trade
USHB6470Intro
25%
Authorizes security assistance for Ukraine, requires sanctions against Russia if it escalates hostilities in or against Ukraine, and addresses related issues. The bill (1) authorizes the Department of Defense to use various authorities to provide and...
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2022-01-21
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHR877Intro
25%
This resolution expresses the policy of the United States for addressing and mitigating national security challenges, including the spread of infectious diseases and pandemics, the climate crisis, the proliferation and threat of the use of nuclear we...
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2022-01-19
To House Subcommittee on Trade
USSB3526Intro
25%
A bill to require the imposition of sanctions with respect to the People's Republic of China if the People's Liberation Army initiates a military invasion of Taiwan, and for other purposes.
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2022-01-19
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
USHB6422Intro
25%
Imposes sanctions pertaining to Russia and addresses related issues. The President must impose sanctions, with some exceptions, on individuals and entities that knowingly and directly provide specialized financial messaging services to Russia's centr...
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2022-01-19
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USSB3463Intro
25%
Requires the President to impose sanctions and take other actions related to COVID-19 if certain conditions are not met. Specifically, if the President is unable to certify within 90 days of this bill's enactment that China's government has allowed a...
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2022-01-18
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 243.
USSB3488Intro
25%
Authorizes security assistance for Ukraine, requires sanctions against Russia if it escalates hostilities in or against Ukraine, and addresses related issues. The bill (1) authorizes the Department of Defense to use various authorities to provide and...
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2022-01-18
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 251.
USSB3436Intro
25%
Requires the President to impose sanctions related to the Nord Stream 2 pipeline and addresses related issues. (Nord Stream 2 is a pipeline that would increase Russia's natural gas export capacity directly to Germany.) Specifically, the President mus...
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2022-01-13
Under the order of 12/18/21, not having achieved 60 votes in the affirmative, failed of passage in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 55 - 44. Record Vote Number: 8.
USSB3513Intro
25%
Imposes sanctions pertaining to Russia and addresses related issues. The President must impose property-blocking sanctions with respect to Nord Stream 2 AG, the entity that operates the Nord Stream 2 pipeline designed to carry natural gas exports fro...
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2022-01-13
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
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