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USHCR71EngrossEstablishing the congressional budget for the United States Government for fiscal year 2018 and setting forth the appropriate budgetary levels for fiscal years 2019 through 2027. Establishes the congressional budget for the federal government for FY2...
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2017-10-19
Resolution agreed to in Senate with an amendment by Yea-Nay Vote. 51 - 49. Record Vote Number: 245.
USSR211IntroA resolution condemning the violence and persecution in Chechnya. Condemns the violence and persecution in Chechnya. Calls on: Chechen officials to cease the abduction, detention, and torture of individuals on the basis of their sexual orientation an...
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2017-10-16
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 243.
USSB1595EngrossHizballah International Financing Prevention Amendments Act of 2017
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2017-10-12
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB3898IntroImpeding North Korea's Access to Finance Act of 2017
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2017-10-12
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 56 - 0.
USHB1698IntroIran Ballistic Missiles and International Sanctions Enforcement Act This bill states that it is U.S. policy to prevent Iran from undertaking any activity related to nuclear-capable ballistic missiles. The President shall report to Congress regarding ...
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2017-10-12
Ordered to be Reported in the Nature of a Substitute (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USSR279IntroA resolution reaffirming the commitment of the United States to promote democracy, human rights, and the rule of law in Cambodia.
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2017-10-03
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSB1901IntroLEED Act Leverage to Enhance Effective Diplomacy Act of 2017
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2017-10-02
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSB1591IntroBanking Restrictions Involving North Korea (BRINK) Act of 2017
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2017-09-28
Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs. Hearings held.
USHB3329IntroHizballah International Financing Prevention Amendments Act of 2017
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2017-09-28
Committee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
USHB3342IntroSanctioning Hizballah's Illicit Use of Civilians as Defenseless Shields Act
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2017-09-28
Committee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
USHB3856IntroHong Kong Human Rights and Democracy Act of 2017
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2017-09-28
Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR E1294)
USHB1196IntroCounterterrorism Screening and Assistance Act of 2017 This bill expresses the sense of Congress that: (1) the U.S. government must ensure that capacity-building assistance to combat terrorist travel is coordinated among departments and agencies as we...
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2017-09-28
Committee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
USHB2658IntroVenezuela 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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2017-09-28
Committee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
USSR168IntroA resolution supporting respect for human rights and encouraging inclusive governance in Ethiopia. Condemns: (1) killings of peaceful protesters and excessive use of force by Ethiopian security forces; (2) the detention of journalists, students, acti...
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2017-09-19
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 226.
USHR505IntroCondemning North Korea's threats against our citizens on Guam, reaffirming our unshakable commitment to the security of Guam, and for other purposes.
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2017-09-07
Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR H7097)
USSB1780IntroDepartment of State, Foreign Operations, and Related Programs Appropriations Act, 2018
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2017-09-07
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 216.
USHB3118IntroIran and Hizballah Western Hemisphere Prevention Act of 2017
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2017-09-05
To House Subcommittee on the Western Hemisphere Committee
USHB3364PassCountering America's Adversaries Through Sanctions Act Countering Iran's Destabilizing Activities Act of 2017 This bill directs the President to impose sanctions against: (1) Iran's ballistic missile or weapons of mass destruction programs, (2) the s...
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2017-08-02
Became Public Law No: 115-44.
USSB1699IntroUnited States-Cuba Trade Act of 2017
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2017-08-01
To Senate Finance Committee
USHB3180EngrossIntelligence Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2018 TITLE I--INTELLIENCE ACTIVITIES (Sec. 101) This bill authorizes FY2018 appropriations for the conduct of intelligence and intelligence-related activities in the: Office of the Director of National I...
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2017-07-31
To Senate Select Intelligence Committee
USHB3527IntroTo prohibit the use of funds to return certain property and interests in property to the Government of the Russian Federation.
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2017-07-28
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHR442IntroOf inquiry directing the Secretary of the Treasury to provide certain documents in the Secretary's possession to the House of Representatives relating to President Trump's financial connections to Russia, certain illegal financial schemes, and relate...
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2017-07-28
Placed on the House Calendar, Calendar No. 72.
USHB3542IntroHamas Human Shields Prevention Act This bill states that it is U.S. policy to: (1) condemn the use of human shields by Hamas as an act of terrorism and a violation of human rights and international humanitarian law, and (2) act against those engaging...
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2017-07-28
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHR259IntroExpressing concern and condemnation over the political, economic, social, and humanitarian crisis in Venezuela. Condemns the decisions by the Venezuelan Supreme Court on March 28, 2017, and March 29, 2017, stripping the opposition legislators of thei...
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2017-07-27
Ordered to be Reported in the Nature of a Substitute (Amended).
USHR359IntroUrging the European Union to designate Hizballah in its entirety as a terrorist organization and increase pressure on it and its members. Expresses appreciation to the European Union (EU) for the progress made in countering Hizballah since the EU des...
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2017-07-27
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHB391IntroAsylum Reform and Border Protection Act of 2017 This bill amends the Immigration and Nationality Act to: prohibit the government from bearing any expense of counsel for any person in a removal or related appeal proceedings, add a requirement to estab...
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2017-07-26
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 19 - 11.
USHB3425IntroState Sanctions Against Iranian Terrorism Act
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2017-07-26
To House Financial Services Committee
USHB3203IntroCountering Iran's Destabilizing Activities Act of 2017
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2017-07-24
To House Subcommittee on Trade Committee
USSB1620IntroTaiwan Security Act of 2017
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2017-07-24
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHB3362IntroDepartment of State, Foreign Operations, and Related Programs Appropriations Act, 2018 Provides FY2018 appropriations for the Department of State, foreign operations, and related programs. Provides appropriations to the State Department for: Administ...
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2017-07-24
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 184.
USHR421IntroUrging the Administration to develop more effective and timely responses to famine in Africa, especially efforts to end the conflicts in South Sudan, Nigeria, and other countries that cause or exacerbate famine. Calls for the U.S. government to: use ...
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2017-07-19
Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR E1015-1016)
USSB1574IntroVietnam Human Rights Sanctions Act of 2017 Vietnam Human Rights Sanctions Act of 2017
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2017-07-18
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSB1562IntroNorth Korean Enablers Accountability Act of 2017
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2017-07-13
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
USSR217IntroA resolution welcoming Prime Minister Youssef Chahed of the Tunisian Republic on his first official visit to the United States, congratulating the people of the Tunisian Republic on their embrace of democracy after decades of dictatorship, and encour...
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2017-07-11
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHR274IntroCondemning the Government of Iran's state-sponsored persecution of its Baha'i minority and its continued violation of the International Covenants on Human Rights. Condemns the government of Iran's state-sponsored persecution of its Baha'i minority an...
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2017-06-29
Forwarded by Subcommittee to Full Committee (Amended) by Voice Vote .
USSB722EngrossCountering Iran's Destabilizing Activities Act of 2017 This bill directs the Departments of State, Defense, and Treasury and the Director of National Intelligence to submit a strategy every two years for deterring conventional and asymmetric Iranian ...
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2017-06-29
Message on Senate action sent to the House.
USHB2966IntroUnited States-Cuba Normalization Act of 2017 This bill repeals the embargo on trade with Cuba. The bill: (1) makes ineffective certain prohibitions on exports to Cuba; (2) extends nondiscriminatory treatment (normal trade relations) to Cuban products...
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2017-06-29
To House Subcommittee on Trade Committee
USSR210IntroA resolution to correct the engrossment of S. 722. Directs the Secretary of the Senate to correct the engrossment of S. 722 (Countering Iran's Destabilizing Activities Act of 2017) to: (1) limit provisions governing the House of Representatives' cons...
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2017-06-29
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment by Voice Vote. (consideration: CR S3842; text: CR S3863)
USHB2935IntroFreezing Russian Sanctions Act
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2017-06-28
To House Subcommittee on Trade Committee
USHB3078IntroIran Ballistic Missile Reporting Act of 2017
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2017-06-27
To House Intelligence Committee
USHB2491IntroGlobal Respect Act This bill directs the President to submit to Congress, biannually, a list of each foreign person that the President determines is responsible for or complicit in, or who acted as an agent for a foreign person in a mater relating to...
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2017-06-27
To House Subcommittee on Africa, Global Health, Global Human Rights and International Organizations Committee
USHR351IntroCondemning the violence and persecution in Chechnya. Condemns the violence and persecution in Chechnya. Calls on: Chechen officials to cease the abduction, detention, and torture of individuals on the basis of their sexual orientation and hold accoun...
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2017-06-27
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USHB3025IntroFostering Unity Against Russian Aggression Act of 2017
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2017-06-22
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USSR200IntroA resolution welcoming the President of the Republic of Korea on his official visit to the United States and celebrating the United States-Republic of Korea relationship, and for other purposes.
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2017-06-22
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHB2934IntroDeny Russian Access to Diplomatic Compounds Act This bill prohibits the President from permitting access to or use of any Russian-owned diplomatic facilities and properties in Upper Brookville, New York, or at Pioneer Point in Centreville, Maryland, ...
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2017-06-16
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB2856IntroCombating BDS Act of 2017 This bill allows a state or local government to adopt and enforce measures to divest its assets from, prohibit investment of its assets in, or restrict contracting with: (1) an entity that engages in a commerce- or investmen...
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2017-06-08
To House Financial Services Committee
USHB2798IntroNo Russian DACHA Act No Russian Diplomatic Access to Compounds Here in America Act
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2017-06-07
To House Rules Committee
USSB1221IntroCountering Russian Influence in Europe and Eurasia Act of 2017
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2017-06-06
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 118.
USHB2712IntroPalestinian International Terrorism Support Prevention Act of 2017
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2017-05-25
To House Financial Services Committee
USSB1286IntroFreedom to Export to Cuba Act of 2017 This bill amends: (1) the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961 to repeal the prohibition on assistance to Cuba and the President's authority for the embargo on Cuba, (2) the Trading with the Enemy Act to repeal the Pre...
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2017-05-25
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
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