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USHR938IntroOf inquiry directing the Attorney General to provide certain documents in the Attorney General's possession to the House of Representatives relating to the ongoing congressional investigation related to certain prosecutorial and investigatory decisio...
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2018-06-13
To House Judiciary Committee
USHR937IntroExpressing the sense of the Congress, that within 7 days of enactment, that the Department of Justice shall provide certain documents in its possession to the House of Representatives relating to the ongoing congressional investigation of certain pro...
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2018-06-13
To House Judiciary Committee
USHR907IntroExpressing the sense of Congress that the Attorney General of the United States should appoint a Special Counsel to investigate misconduct at the Department of Justice and Federal Bureau of Investigation, including an investigation of abuse of the FI...
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2018-06-05
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, And Investigations Committee
USHB5501IntroEnd Corruption in the Northern Triangle Act
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2018-06-04
To House Subcommittee on the Western Hemisphere Committee
USHB1094IntroWeekend Voting Act This bill amends the Revised Statutes of the United States to change the timing for regularly scheduled elections for the House of Representatives, Senate, and electors of the President and Vice President to the first Saturday and ...
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2018-05-24
ASSUMING FIRST SPONSORSHIP - Mr. Brendan F. Boyle (PA) asked unanimous consent that he may hereafter be the first sponsor of H.R. 1094, a bill originally introduced by Representative Slaughter, for the purpose of adding cosponsors and requesting reprintings pursuant to clause 7 of rule XII. Agreed to without objection.
USSR386IntroA resolution urging the Government of the Democratic Republic of the Congo to fulfill its agreement to hold credible elections, comply with constitutional limits on presidential terms, and fulfill its constitutional mandate for a democratic transitio...
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2018-05-24
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 436.
USHB2876IntroAutomatic Voter Registration Act of 2017
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2018-05-22
To House Subcommittee on Research and Technology Committee
USHB5910IntroDefend Against Russian Disinformation and Aggression Act
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2018-05-22
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USSB2098IntroForeign Investment Risk Review Modernization Act of 2018
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2018-05-22
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 426.
USHB3132IntroRestoring Confidence in America's Elections Act This bill amends the Help America Vote Act of 2002 to: (1) prohibit the purchase or use in a federal election of an electronic voting system that does not produce a voter-verified paper record; (2) proh...
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2018-05-22
To House Subcommittee on Research and Technology Committee
USHB5819IntroBURMA Act of 2018 Burma Unified through Rigorous Military Accountability Act of 2018
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2018-05-17
Committee Agreed to Seek Consideration Under Suspension of the Rules,.
USHR870IntroExpressing the sense of the House of Representatives with respect to the Special Counsel assigned to investigate Russian interference with the 2016 Presidential election and related matters, and for other purposes.
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2018-05-03
To House Judiciary Committee
USSB2785IntroDETER Act Defending Elections against Trolls from Enemy Regimes Act
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2018-04-26
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB2779IntroZimbabwe Democracy and Economic Recovery Amendment Act of 2018
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2018-04-26
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHB4681EngrossNo Assistance for Assad Act
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2018-04-25
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHB5576IntroCyber Deterrence and Response Act of 2018
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2018-04-18
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB2825EngrossDHS Authorization Act Department of Homeland Security Authorization Act This bill amends the Homeland Security Act of 2002 to establish in the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) a Headquarters, which shall, among other things: (1) establish an ove...
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2018-04-16
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 381.
USSR224IntroA resolution recognizing the 6th anniversary of the death of Oswaldo Paya Sardinas, and commemorating his legacy and commitment to democratic values and principles. Commemorates the legacy of Oswaldo Paya Sardinas on the sixth anniversary of his deat...
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2018-04-11
Resolution agreed to in Senate with an amendment and an amendment to the Title and an amended preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S2078-2079; text: CR S2078-2079)
USHB1625PassTARGET Act Targeted Rewards for the Global Eradication of Human Trafficking (Sec. 2) This bill expresses the sense of Congress that the Department of State's rewards program is a powerful tool in combating sophisticated international crime and that t...
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2018-03-23
Became Public Law No: 115-141.
USSB2595IntroZimbabwe Democracy and Economic Recovery Amendment Act of 2018
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2018-03-22
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSR450IntroA resolution reaffirming the United States-Egypt partnership and the Egyptian people's right to free, fair, credible, and peaceful elections on March 26, 2018.
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2018-03-22
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHCR79IntroExpressing the sense of Congress that Congress and the States should consider a constitutional amendment to reform the Electoral College and establish a process for electing the President and Vice President by a national popular vote and should encou...
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2018-03-14
ASSUMING FIRST SPONSORSHIP - Mr. Nadler asked unanimous consent that he may hereafter be considered as the first sponsor of H. Con. Res. 79, a bill originally introduced by former Representative Conyers, for purposes of adding cosponsors and requesting reprintings pursuant to clause 7 of rule XII. Agreed to without objection.
USSR414IntroA resolution condemning the continued undemocratic measures by the Government of Venezuela to undermine the independence of democratic institutions and calling for a free and fair electoral process. Calls on the Venezuelan government to postpone the ...
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2018-02-27
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHR749IntroCalling upon the President to exercise relevant mandatory sanctions authorities under the Countering America's Adversaries Through Sanctions Act in response to the Government of the Russian Federation's continued aggression in Ukraine and forcible an...
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2018-02-26
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USSB2060IntroBurma Human Rights and Freedom Act of 2018
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2018-02-12
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 307.
USSR402IntroA resolution calling upon the President to exercise relevant mandatory sanctions authorities under the Countering America's Adversaries Through Sanctions Act in response to the Government of the Russian Federation's continued aggression in Ukraine an...
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2018-02-12
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHB4508IntroPROSPER Act Promoting Real Opportunity, Success, and Prosperity through Education Reform Act
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2018-02-08
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 413.
USHJR126IntroProposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States relating to contributions and expenditures with respect to Federal elections. This joint resolution denies as protected speech any financial expenditures, or in kind equivalents, with re...
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2018-01-24
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution And Civil Justice Committee
USHB4742IntroSTABLE GENIUS Act Standardizing Testing and Accountability Before Large Elections Giving Electors Necessary Information for Unobstructed Selection Act This bill amends the Federal Election Campaign Act of 1971 to require the principal campaign commit...
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2018-01-09
To House Administration Committee
USHR676IntroSupporting the rights of the people of Iran to free expression, condemning the Iranian regime for its crackdown on legitimate protests, and for other purposes. Stands with the people of Iran who are engaged in legitimate and peaceful protests against...
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2018-01-09
On motion to suspend the rules and agree to the resolution Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 415 - 2 (Roll no. 2). (text: CR H51-52)
USHR675IntroCondemning the Government of Iran for its violence against demonstrators and calling for peaceful resolution to the concerns of the citizens of Iran. Condemns the government of Iran for: (1) funding terrorist organizations and activities; (2) oppress...
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2018-01-08
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USSR367IntroA resolution condemning the Government of Iran for its violence against demonstrators and calling for peaceful resolution to the concerns of the citizens of Iran. Condemns the government of Iran for: (1) funding terrorist organizations and activities...
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2018-01-04
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHB1PassTax Cuts and Jobs Act This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code (IRC) to reduce tax rates and modify policies, credits, and deductions for individuals and businesses. It also establishes an oil and gas leasing program for the Coastal Plain of the Ar...
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2017-12-22
Became Public Law No: 115-97.
USSB2265IntroNicaraguan Investment Conditionality Act (NICA) of 2017
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2017-12-21
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSB2240IntroStudents VOTE Act Students Voicing Opinions in Today's Elections Act This bill directs the Election Assistance Commission to carry out a pilot program providing funds, during FY2017, to local educational agencies (LEAs) for initiatives that provide 1...
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2017-12-14
To Senate Rules And Administration Committee
USHB2658EngrossVenezuela 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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2017-12-11
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHR259IntroExpressing concern and condemnation over the political, economic, social, and humanitarian crisis in Venezuela. Urges the government of Venezuela to heed the calls of the international community to: (1) hold free, fair, and open elections; (2) releas...
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2017-12-07
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USHB4497IntroTo amend the Congressional Accountability Act of 1995 to prohibit the use of public funds to pay settlements and awards for workplace harassment and discrimination claims under the Congressional Accountability Act of 1995 which arise from acts commit...
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2017-11-30
To House Administration Committee
USHB4504IntroTransparency in Government Act of 2017
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2017-11-30
To House Oversight And Government Reform Committee
USHB3856IntroHong Kong Human Rights and Democracy Act of 2017 This bill amends the United States-Hong Kong Policy Act of 1992 to direct the Department of State to report to Congress (within 90 days and annually thereafter through 2023) on conditions in Hong Kong ...
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2017-11-29
To House Subcommittee on Asia and the Pacific Committee
USSR279IntroA resolution reaffirming the commitment of the United States to promote democracy, human rights, and the rule of law in Cambodia. Reaffirms the U.S. commitment to promote democracy, human rights, and the rule of law in Cambodia. Condemns political vi...
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2017-11-16
Resolution agreed to in Senate with an amendment and an amended preamble by Unanimous Consent. (text: CR S7309-7310)
USHJR120IntroProposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States limiting the pardon power of the President.
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2017-11-02
Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR H8391-8392)
USHB4223IntroBURMA Act of 2017 Burma Unified through Rigorous Military Accountability Act of 2017 This bill expresses the sense of Congress that the government of Burma (Myanmar) should ensure the safe and voluntary return of displaced people and fully implement ...
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2017-11-02
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB3952IntroStop Super PAC-Candidate Coordination Act
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2017-10-04
To House Administration Committee
USHB3953IntroFederal Election Administration Act of 2017
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2017-10-04
To House Administration Committee
USHB1918EngrossNicaraguan Investment Conditionality Act (NICA) of 2017 This bill directs the President to instruct the U.S. Executive Director at each international financial institution to use U.S. influence to oppose any loan for the government of Nicaragua's ben...
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2017-10-04
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHR552IntroReaffirming the United States-Liberia partnership, and calling for free, fair, and peaceful elections in Liberia in October 2017. Welcomes the visit of President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf to the U.S. Congress for her final address as President of Liberia...
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2017-10-02
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USSB1891IntroPromoting Peace and Justice for the People of Afghanistan Act of 2017
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2017-09-28
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHR488IntroOf inquiry requesting the President and directing the Attorney General to transmit, respectively, certain documents to the House of Representatives relating to the removal of former Federal Bureau of Investigation Director James Comey. Requests the P...
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2017-09-28
Placed on the House Calendar, Calendar No. 88.
USHB3354EngrossInterior and Environment, Agriculture and Rural Development, Commerce, Justice, Science, Financial Services and General Government, Homeland Security, Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, State and Foreign Operations, Transportation, Housing ...
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2017-09-27
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 230.
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