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USSB2520PassProvides for collaboration between the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and state, local, tribal, and territorial governments, as well as corporations, associations, and the general public, regarding cybersecurity. The bill expands DHS responsib...
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2022-06-21
Became Public Law No: 117-150. (TXT | PDF)
USSB4285Intro
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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
USSR427Intro
25%
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)
USSR456Intro
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This resolution congratulates the Gambian people on the successful 2016 and 2021 presidential elections and the April 2022 legislative election. The resolution supports the work and recommendations of the Truth, Reconciliation, and Reparations Commis...
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2022-05-11
S.Amdt.5032 Amendment SA 5032 agreed to in Senate by Unanimous Consent.
USSR473Intro
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This resolution expresses the sense of the Senate that the United States should call on other member states of the United Nations (UN) to redouble efforts to enforce the UN arms embargo on South Sudan. The resolution also expresses that the United St...
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2022-05-11
Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and with a preamble by Voice Vote. (consideration: CR S2460; text: 12/8/2021 CR S9048)
USHJR85Intro
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This joint resolution proposes a constitutional amendment declaring that (1) the rights enumerated in the Constitution and other rights retained by the people are the rights of natural persons; (2) the terms "people," "person," and "citizen" as used ...
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2022-04-29
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB7311Engross
50%
Requires the Department of State to report to Congress a strategy and implementation plan outlining U.S. efforts to counter Russia's malign influence and activities in Africa. The State Department must also report to Congress annual updates on the st...
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2022-04-28
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHR833Intro
25%
This resolution urges the U.S. government, European Union, and other transatlantic partners to increase cooperation and support for Moldova's democratic development, economic and energy independence, and efforts to root out corruption. The resolution...
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2022-04-27
The title of the measure was amended. Agreed to without objection.
USHB7579Intro
25%
To decrease dependency on People's Republic of China manufacturing and decrease migration due to lost regional economic opportunities.
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2022-04-26
To House Ways And Means 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
USHB7485Intro
25%
Limits Internal Revenue Service (IRS) enforcement authority and modifies certain IRS reporting requirements. It also eliminates certain restrictions on the use of coronavirus recovery funds. Among other provisions, the bill increases the gross receip...
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2022-04-07
To House Ways And Means Committee
USSB4046Intro
25%
Limits Internal Revenue Service (IRS) enforcement authority and modifies certain IRS reporting requirements. It also eliminates certain restrictions on the use of coronavirus recovery funds. Among other provisions, the bill increases the gross receip...
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2022-04-07
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB3969Engross
50%
Authorizes the Department of Health and Human Services to distribute Protection and Advocacy for Voting Access (PAVA) program grants to the protection and advocacy systems of the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands and the American Indian co...
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2022-03-31
Held at the desk.
USHR1011Intro
25%
Recognizing the erroneous and misleading allegations in the October 19, 2020, "Public Statement on the Hunter Biden Emails" signed by 51 former intelligence officials.
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2022-03-29
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USHB7264Intro
25%
To amend the Foreign Agents Registration Act of 1938 to treat certain tax-exempt organizations receiving funding from Russian foreign principals as agents of a foreign principal under such Act, and for other purposes.
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2022-03-29
To House Judiciary Committee
USSR558Intro
25%
A resolution expressing the sense of the Senate on when the economic relationship between the United States and the Russian Federation should be considered to return to the level of that relationship before the invasion of Ukraine by the Russian Fede...
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2022-03-28
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHJR80Intro
25%
This joint resolution proposes a constitutional amendment to prohibit the Constitution from being construed to forbid Congress or the states from (1) imposing reasonable viewpoint-neutral limitations on private campaign contributions or independent e...
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2022-03-24
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB2471PassProvides appropriations to federal agencies for the remainder of FY2022, provides supplemental appropriations for activities to support Ukraine, and modifies or establishes various programs that address a wide range of policy areas. The bill includes...
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2022-03-15
Became Public Law No: 117-103. (TXT | PDF)
USHR985Intro
25%
This resolution recognizes the 11th anniversary of the Syrian revolution against Bashar al-Assad and affirms U.S. policy to support the Syrian people's efforts to bring about a free and democratic Syria. Further, the resolution, among other things, c...
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2022-03-15
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB7023Intro
25%
Requires the President to prohibit the importation of petroleum products from Venezuela. Petroleum product means crude oil, residual fuel oil, or any refined petroleum product, including natural gas liquid product. Further, the bill authorizes the Pr...
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2022-03-09
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHR956Intro
25%
This resolution demands an immediate cease-fire and the full withdrawal of Russian forces from Ukrainian territory and expresses unequivocal support for Ukraine's sovereignty and territorial integrity. It also backs the continued use of sanctions to ...
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2022-03-02
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USHR763Intro
25%
This resolution lauds the strengthening of civil society, democracy, and democratic institutions in the Republic of Moldova and encourages the people and elected representatives in Moldova to continue to enhance their democracy, strengthen the rule o...
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2022-02-22
To House Subcommittee on Europe, Energy, the Environment and Cyber
USSR510Intro
25%
This resolution recognizes January 25, 2022, as National Poll Worker Recruitment Day.
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2022-02-10
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S650-651; text: CR S649)
USHB6637Intro
25%
To amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to make mandatory and permanent requirements relating to use of an electronic employment eligibility verification system, and for other purposes.
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2022-02-09
To House Oversight, Management, and Accountability Committee
USHB6558Intro
25%
Prohibits requiring voters to present vaccine passports or other information regarding their COVID-19 vaccination status, and also restricts masking requirements, for voting in federal elections. Specifically, the bill makes it unlawful for any state...
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2022-02-02
To House Judiciary Committee
USSR35Intro
25%
This resolution states that the Senate supports the people of Burma (Myanmar) in their ambition for a genuine democracy, sustainable peace, genuine ethnic reconciliation, and fundamental human rights for all. It also calls on the military junta to re...
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2022-02-01
S.Amdt.4920 Amendment SA 4920 agreed to in Senate by Unanimous Consent.
USSR345Intro
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This resolution states that the Senate continues to refuse to recognize Alyaksandr Lukashenka as the legitimately elected leader of Belarus. It also condemns Lukashenka's ongoing crackdown on peaceful protesters and calls for new presidential and par...
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2022-02-01
The committee amendment to the preamble agreed to by Unanimous Consent.
USHB6503Intro
25%
Provides authority for the District of Columbia government to set the date and time of special elections for local office positions in the District.
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2022-01-25
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USSB3528Intro
25%
Prohibits for-profit corporations from establishing or operating a separate segregated political fund (commonly known as a political action committee or PAC). Existing funds must terminate not later than one year after the date of enactment of this b...
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2022-01-20
To Senate Rules And Administration Committee
USHB5746Engross
50%
Addresses voter registration and voting access, election integrity and security, redistricting, campaign finance, and voting rights. Specifically, the bill expands voter registration (e.g., automatic and same-day registration) and voting access (e.g....
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2022-01-19
Motion to proceed to consideration of the motion to reconsider the vote by which cloture on the motion to concur in the House amendment to the Senate amendment to H.R. 5746 (Record Vote No. 9) withdrawn in Senate.
USSB3485Intro
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Prohibits requiring voters to present vaccine passports or other information regarding their COVID-19 vaccination status, and also restricts masking requirements, for voting in federal elections. Specifically, the bill makes it unlawful for any state...
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2022-01-12
To Senate Rules And Administration Committee
USSB1605PassAuthorizes Department of Defense (DOD) activities and programs for FY2022 and addresses various other issues. For example, the bill provides or extends procurement authority for certain helicopters and amphibious shipbuilding programs; imposes variou...
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2021-12-27
Became Public Law No: 117-81. (TXT | PDF)
USHB5314Engross
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Addresses issues involving (1) abuses of presidential power; (2) checks and balances, accountability, and transparency; and (3) election integrity and security. Specifically, regarding abuses of presidential power, the bill requires the Department of...
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2021-12-13
Received in the Senate.
USSB3317Intro
25%
A bill to strengthen United States national security through the defense of democracy abroad and to address contemporary threats to democracy around the world, and for other purposes.
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2021-12-06
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHB6116Intro
25%
Prohibits certain political events from being held on federal property. Specifically, the bill explicitly prohibits conventions of national political parties and fundraising events for congressional, presidential, and vice-presidential candidates fro...
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2021-12-01
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USHR806Intro
25%
This resolution expresses that (1) the 2020 amendments to the Constitution of the Russian Federation were enacted in violation of its laws and international commitments; (2) the waiver of the presidential term limit resulting from those amendments is...
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2021-11-18
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USSB1064PassEstablishes measures to monitor, report on, and address corruption and human rights abuses in Nicaragua. Specifically, the bill directs U.S. leadership at international financial institutions to advocate for increased oversight with respect to any lo...
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2021-11-10
Became Public Law No: 117-54. (TXT | PDF)
USHB2946Intro
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Establishes measures to monitor, report on, and address corruption and human rights abuses in Nicaragua. Specifically, the bill directs U.S. leadership at international financial institutions to advocate for oversight with respect to any loan or fina...
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2021-11-09
To House Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship
USHB2939Intro
25%
Establishes a new criminal offense involving the public disclosure of false information by a federal officer or employee. Specifically, the bill prohibits the public disclosure of false information by a federal officer or employee (1) in any manner p...
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2021-11-09
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security
USHB5897Intro
25%
Directs the Federal Communications Commission to require certain online public inspection files to be made available to the public in a machine-readable format that supports automated searching, bulk downloading, aggregation, manipulation, sorting, a...
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2021-11-08
To House Subcommittee on Communications and Technology
USSB3179Intro
25%
Provides FY2022 appropriations for several federal departments and agencies, including the Department of the Treasury, the Executive Office of the President, the judiciary, the District of Columbia, and several independent agencies. The independent a...
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2021-11-04
To Senate Appropriations Committee
USSB4Intro
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Establishes new criteria for determining which states and political subdivisions must obtain preclearance before changes to voting practices may take effect. Preclearance is the process of receiving preapproval from the Department of Justice (DOJ) or...
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2021-11-03
Motion by Senator Schumer to reconsider the vote by which cloture on the motion to proceed to S. 4 was not invoked (Record Vote No. 459) entered in Senate.
USSB1104Intro
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Revises reporting and strategy requirements related to recovery and assistance efforts for Haiti. Specifically, the bill repeals existing reporting and strategy requirements related to earthquake recovery and economic assistance for Haiti. Further, t...
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2021-10-28
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 157.
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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2021-10-21
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSB2747Intro
25%
Addresses voter registration and voting access, election integrity and security, redistricting, and campaign finance. Specifically, the bill expands voter registration (e.g., automatic and same-day registration) and voting access (e.g., vote-by-mail ...
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2021-10-20
Motion by Senator Schumer to reconsider the vote by which cloture on the motion to proceed to S. 2747 was not invoked (Record Vote No. 420) entered in Senate.
USHB2358Intro
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Expands voter registration and voting access. Specifically, the bill expands voter registration by requiring states to (1) make available online voter registration, (2) establish automatic voter registration systems, (3) permit same-day voter registr...
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2021-10-19
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties
USHB2055Intro
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Establishes and otherwise modifies several reporting, disclosure, and other requirements across all branches of government to expand public access to information. For example, with respect to the legislative branch, the bill establishes additional fi...
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2021-10-19
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties
USHB2614Intro
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Cedes certain portions of the District of Columbia to Maryland while retaining particular portions of the District (the Federal District) under the exclusive legislative authority and control of Congress to serve as the permanent seat of the federal ...
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2021-10-19
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties
USHB2651Intro
25%
Cedes the District of Columbia to Maryland after Maryland's acceptance of the retrocession. Furthermore, the bill declares that the National Capital Service Area in the District shall not be ceded and relinquished to Maryland and shall continue to se...
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2021-10-19
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties
USHB2395Intro
25%
Establishes requirements for advanced technological false personation records (i.e., deep fakes) and establishes criminal penalties for related violations. Specifically, it requires producers of deep fakes to generally comply with certain digital wat...
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2021-10-19
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security
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