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USSR658IntroA resolution calling for a free, fair, and transparent presidential election in Belarus taking place on August 9, 2020, including the unimpeded participation of all presidential candidates.
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2020-08-05
Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (text: 07/27/2020 CR S4508-4509)
USHB7512EngrossCOMMS Act Communications Outreach Media and Mail Standards Act
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2020-08-03
Received in the Senate.
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.
USHR1076IntroExpressing the sense of Congress that the date of the 2020 United States Presidential election shall be held on November 3, 2020. This resolution confirms that the 2020 presidential election shall be held on November 3, 2020. It recognizes that the U...
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2020-07-31
To House Administration Committee
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
USHCR107EngrossDirecting the Clerk of the House to make a correction in the enrollment of H.B. 4. This concurrent resolution directs the Clerk of the House of Representatives to make a correction in the enrollment of H.B. 4 (the Voting Rights Advancement Act of 201...
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2020-07-29
Received in the Senate.
USHB4EngrossVoting Rights Advancement Act of 2019 This bill establishes new criteria for determining which states and political subdivisions must obtain preclearance before changes to voting practices in these areas may take effect. (Preclearance is the process ...
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2020-07-27
Pursuant to the provisions of H. Con. Res. 107, enrollment corrections on H.R. 4 have been made.
USHB748PassMiddle Class Health Benefits Tax Repeal Act of 2019 This bill responds to the COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019) outbreak and its impact on the economy, public health, state and local governments, individuals, and businesses. DIVISION A--KEEPI...
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2020-07-23
Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship. Hearings held.
USHB6800EngrossThe Heroes Act This bill responds to the COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019) outbreak and its impact on the economy, public health, state and local governments, individuals, and businesses. Among other things, the bill provides FY2020 emergency...
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2020-07-23
Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship. Hearings held.
USHB7668IntroFinancial Services and General Government Appropriations Act, 2021 This bill provides FY2021 appropriations for several federal departments and agencies, including the Department of the Treasury, the Executive Office of the President, the judiciary, ...
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2020-07-17
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 367.
USHR1048IntroExpressing the sense of the House of Representatives that the Congress should enact the Poverty Bill of Rights to reaffirm the right of all Americans to live a life free from poverty and its impacts.
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2020-07-16
To House Oversight and Reform 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
USHB7519IntroRewards for Providing Information on Foreign Election Interference Act
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2020-07-09
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB7428IntroHong Kong People's Freedom and Choice Act
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2020-06-30
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB7427IntroACCESS Act American Coronavirus/COVID-19 Election Safety and Security Act
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2020-06-30
To House Administration Committee
USHB51EngrossWashington, D.C. Admission Act This bill provides for admission into the United States of the state of Washington, Douglass Commonwealth, composed of most of the territory of the District of Columbia. The commonwealth shall be admitted to the Union o...
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2020-06-29
Received in the Senate.
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
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
USHJR91IntroProposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States protecting the right of citizens to vote. This joint resolution proposes a constitutional amendment that grants U.S. citizens who are 18 years of age or older a right to vote unless they...
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2020-06-25
To House Judiciary Committee
USSB4033IntroNatural Disaster and Emergency Ballot Act of 2020
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2020-06-22
To Senate Rules And Administration Committee
USHB5803IntroWashington, D.C. Admission Act This bill provides for admission into the United States of the state of Washington, Douglass Commonwealth, composed of most of the territory of the District of Columbia. The commonwealth shall be admitted to the Union o...
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2020-06-18
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 347.
USHR1010IntroCommemorating Juneteenth by calling for the implementation of safeguards to protect the integrity of United States elections and end voter suppression. This resolution commemorates June 19, 1865, or Juneteenth, as the end of slavery in the United Sta...
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2020-06-18
To House Administration Committee
USSB3905IntroIntelligence Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2021
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2020-06-17
By Senator Rubio from Select Committee on Intelligence filed written report. Report No. 116-233. Minority views filed.
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)
USHB7219IntroDigital Overseas Voting Act
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2020-06-15
To House Administration Committee
USSB3961IntroPandemic Democracy for All Act This bill requires states and local jurisdictions to allow absentee voting during the November 2020 general election for individuals impacted by COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019). It also establishes grants to i...
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2020-06-15
To Senate Rules And Administration 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
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
USHB7118IntroVote From Home America Act of 2020
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2020-06-04
To House Administration Committee
USHB6172EngrossUSA FREEDOM Reauthorization Act of 2020 This bill reauthorizes through December 1, 2023, provisions related to intelligence gathering under the Foreign Intelligence and Surveillance Act (FISA) and amends FISA-related provisions. The Federal Bureau of...
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2020-06-01
Message on House action received in Senate and at desk: House requests a conference.
USHB7068IntroVoteSafe Act of 2020
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2020-06-01
To House Administration Committee
USSB3851IntroBARR Act Blocking Appointees from Refusing Recusal Act
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2020-06-01
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHB7014IntroBanning Microtargeted Political Ads Act
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2020-05-26
To House Administration Committee
USHB7012IntroProtecting Democracy From Disinformation Act
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2020-05-26
To House Administration Committee
USSB3819IntroProtecting Human Rights During Pandemic Act
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2020-05-21
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSB3822IntroDemocracyCorps Act
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2020-05-21
To Senate Rules And Administration Committee
USSB3778IntroState Elections Preparedness Act This bill authorizes the Election Assistance Commission to waive matching funds requirements for states that receive election security grants. Such grants are available to states to prevent, prepare for, and respond t...
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2020-05-20
To Senate Rules And Administration Committee
USHB6937IntroCountering Online Harms Act
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2020-05-19
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB6882IntroElection Fraud Prevention Act
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2020-05-15
To House Administration Committee
USHB6853IntroUNITE Act of 2020 Undertaking National Initiatives to Tackle Epidemic Act of 2020
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2020-05-14
To House Subcommittee on Economic Development, Public Buildings, and Emergency Management
USHB6854IntroStop Scam PACs Act This bill prohibits individuals from misrepresenting their authority to speak, write, or otherwise act on behalf of a candidate or political committee, including a political committee of a political party, for the purposes of solic...
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2020-05-13
To House Administration Committee
USSB3725IntroVoteSafe Act of 2020
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2020-05-13
To Senate Rules And Administration Committee
USHB6847IntroVote From Home Act of 2020
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2020-05-12
To House Administration Committee
USHB6807IntroVoteSafe Act of 2020
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2020-05-12
To House Administration Committee
USHB6777IntroSecure Our Elections Act This bill waives matching funds requirements for states that receive election security grants from the Election Assistance Commission. Such grants are available to states to prevent, prepare for, and respond to the coronaviru...
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2020-05-08
To House Administration Committee
USHB6659IntroOMAR Act Obstructing Monetary Allocations to Relatives Act This bill prohibits a candidate for election to federal office from using amounts contributed to the candidate's campaign to make payments to vendors owned or controlled by an immediate famil...
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2020-05-01
To House Administration Committee
USHB6673IntroFederal Election Failsafe Act
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2020-05-01
To House Administration Committee
USHB6500IntroEliminating Leftover Expenses for Campaigns from Taxpayers (ELECT) Act of 2020 This bill terminates (1) the taxpayer election to designate $3 of income tax liability for financing of presidential election campaigns, (2) the Presidential Election Camp...
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2020-04-14
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB6512IntroVoter Notice Act Voter Notification of Timely Information about Changes in Elections Act
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2020-04-14
To House Administration Committee
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