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USSB178EngrossUyghur Human Rights Policy Act of 2019 This bill directs the President to impose sanctions and export restrictions related to China's treatment of the Uyghurs, a predominantly Muslim Turkic ethnic group. The President shall report to Congress a list ...
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2020-07-30
S.Amdt.2499 Amendment SA 2499 proposed by Senator McConnell. (consideration: CR S4618; text: CR S4618) In the nature of a substitute.
USHB7608EngrossState, Foreign Operations, Agriculture, Rural Development, Interior, Environment, Military Construction, and Veterans Affairs Appropriations Act, 2021 This bill provides FY2021 appropriations for the Department of State, foreign operations, and relat...
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2020-07-30
To Senate Appropriations Committee
USHB7708IntroDefend COVID Research from Hackers Act
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2020-07-21
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB7682IntroSudan Democratic Transition, Accountability, and Fiscal Transparency Act of 2020
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2020-07-20
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB7639IntroTo impose sanctions with respect to Turkey's acquisition of the S-400 air and missile defense system.
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2020-07-16
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB7440PassHong Kong Autonomy Act This bill imposes sanctions on foreign individuals and entities that materially contribute to China's failure to preserve Hong Kong's autonomy. Hong Kong is part of China but has a largely separate legal and economic system wit...
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2020-07-14
Became Public Law No: 116-149. (TXT | PDF)
USHR1016IntroRecognizing the 3rd anniversary of the passing of Otto Frederick Warmbier and condemning the North Korean regime for their continued human rights abuses.
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2020-07-13
To House Asia, the Pacific and Nonproliferation Committee
USHR1033IntroCondemning acts by the People's Republic of China and the Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region that violate fundamental rights and freedoms of Hong Kong residents as well as acts that undermine Hong Kong's high degree of autonomy...
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2020-06-30
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USSB3798EngrossHong Kong Autonomy Act This bill imposes sanctions on foreign individuals and entities that materially contribute to China's failure to preserve Hong Kong's autonomy. Hong Kong is part of China but has a largely separate legal and economic system wit...
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2020-06-29
Held at the desk.
USHR974IntroExpressing the sense of the House of Representatives that the Hong Kong national security law proposed by the Government of the People's Republic of China would violate the obligations of that Government under the 1984 Sino-British Joint Declaration ...
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2020-06-26
To House Asia, the Pacific and Nonproliferation Committee
USHR994IntroExpressing the sense of the House of Representatives condemning threats to Hong Kong's freedoms and autonomy on the 31st anniversary of the violent repression of the peaceful protests centered in Beijing's Tiananmen Square. This resolution calls on C...
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2020-06-26
To House Asia, the Pacific and Nonproliferation Committee
USSB4080IntroCountering Global White Supremacist Terrorism Act
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2020-06-25
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHB7345IntroTo counter white identity terrorism globally, and for other purposes.
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2020-06-25
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB7361IntroProtecting Europe's Energy Security Clarification Act of 2020
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2020-06-25
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USSR596IntroA resolution expressing the sense of the Senate that the Hong Kong national security law proposed by the Government of the People's Republic of China would violate the obligations of that government under the 1984 Sino-British Joint Declaration and t...
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2020-06-25
Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and with a preamble by Voice Vote. (text: 05/21/2020 CR S2606-2607)
USSB4018IntroWe Go Together Act
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2020-06-22
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSB712EngrossRobert Levinson Hostage Recovery and Hostage-Taking Accountability Act This bill establishes various entities and procedures to address the wrongful detainment of U.S. nationals abroad.
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2020-06-18
Held at the desk.
USSR623IntroA resolution commemorating Otto Frederick Warmbier and condemning the North Korean regime for their continued human rights abuses.
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2020-06-18
Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (text: 6/16/2020 CR S3013)
USHB7234IntroWe Go Together Act
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2020-06-18
To House Foreign Affairs 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.
USSB3744PassUyghur Human Rights Policy Act of 2020 This bill imposes sanctions on foreign individuals and entities responsible for human rights abuses in China's Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous region and requires various reports on the topic. The President shall per...
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2020-06-17
Became Public Law No: 116-145. (TXT | PDF)
USSR624IntroA resolution expressing the sense of the Senate that the activities of Russian national Yevgeniy Prigozhin and his affiliated entities pose a threat to the national interest and national security of the United States.
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2020-06-16
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
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)
USHB7218IntroEnhancing North Korea Humanitarian Assistance Act
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2020-06-15
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USSB3952IntroProtecting American Intellectual Property Act of 2020
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2020-06-11
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
USHR996IntroExpressing the sense of Congress that the activities of Russian national Yevgeniy Prigozhin and his affiliated entities pose a threat to the national interests and security of the United States and of its allies and partners. This resolution condemns...
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2020-06-11
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB7132IntroNever Again International Outbreak Prevention Act
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2020-06-08
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USSB3908IntroEnhancing North Korea Humanitarian Assistance Act
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2020-06-08
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
USSB3897IntroProtecting Europe's Energy Security Clarification Act of 2020
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2020-06-04
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSR608IntroA resolution expressing the sense of the Senate condemning threats to Hong Kong's freedoms and autonomy on the 31st anniversary of the violent repression of the peaceful protests centered in Beijing's Tiananmen Square. This resolution calls on China ...
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2020-06-04
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHB7083IntroHong Kong Autonomy Act This bill imposes sanctions on foreign individuals and entities that materially contribute to China's failure to preserve Hong Kong's autonomy. Hong Kong is part of China but has a largely separate legal and economic system wit...
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2020-06-01
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB7001IntroWorld Press Freedom Protection and Reciprocity Act
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2020-05-22
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB7007IntroCompensation for Americans Act of 2020 This bill requires the Department of State to negotiate with China to secure compensation for China's distortion of information related to the spread of COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019). The bill also c...
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2020-05-22
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USSB3818IntroWorld Press Freedom Protection and Reciprocity Act
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2020-05-21
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSB3802IntroEnding Medical Censorship and Cover Ups in China Act of 2020 This bill directs the President to impose property- and visa-blocking sanctions on persons responsible for various acts of censorship in China. Specifically, such sanctions shall apply to p...
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2020-05-21
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSB3759IntroGlobal Wildlife Health and Pandemic Prevention Act
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2020-05-19
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSR578IntroA resolution condemning the Government of Iran's state-sponsored persecution of its Baha'i minority and its continued violation of the International Covenants on Human Rights. This resolution condemns Iran's state-sponsored persecution of its Baha'i ...
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2020-05-14
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHB6863IntroCOVID-19 Accountability Act This bill authorizes sanctions in relation to the Chinese government's response to the COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019) outbreak. It also increases the research tax credit and imposes requirements related to the a...
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2020-05-14
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USSB3673IntroJustice for Victims of Coronavirus Around the World Act This bill establishes various bodies to investigate and seek damages from China relating to its response to the COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019) outbreak. The President shall establish ...
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2020-05-11
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSB3683IntroCOVID-19 Accountability Act This bill authorizes sanctions in relation to the Chinese government's response to the COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019) outbreak. It also increases the research tax credit and imposes requirements related to the a...
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2020-05-11
To Senate Finance Committee
USHR958IntroCondemning the practice of politically motivated imprisonment and calling for the immediate release of political prisoners in the Russian Federation and urging action by the United States Government to impose sanctions with respect to persons respons...
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2020-05-08
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USSB3669IntroCOVID-19 International Response and Recovery Act of 2020
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2020-05-07
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSB3600IntroLi Wenliang Global Public Health Accountability Act of 2020 This bill authorizes the President to impose property- and visa-blocking sanctions on foreign individuals and entities involved in deliberate acts to conceal or distort information about a p...
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2020-05-05
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSB3588IntroJustice for Victims of Coronavirus Act This bill establishes various bodies to investigate and seek damages from China relating to its response to the COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019) outbreak. The bill also allows a foreign government to be...
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2020-05-04
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHB6421IntroLi Wenliang Global Public Health Accountability Act of 2020 This bill authorizes the President to impose property- and visa-blocking sanctions on foreign individuals and entities involved in deliberate acts to conceal or distort information about a p...
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2020-03-31
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB6235IntroNETWORKS Act Neutralizing Emerging Threats from Wireless OEMs Receiving direction from Kleptocracies and Surveillance states Act This bill requires the President to block and prohibit significant transactions and interests in property of a foreign in...
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2020-03-12
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USSB3469IntroNETWORKS Act Neutralizing Emerging Threats from Wireless OEMs Receiving direction from Kleptocracies and Surveillance states Act This bill requires the President to block and prohibit significant transactions and interests in property of a foreign in...
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2020-03-12
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
USSB3471IntroUyghur Forced Labor Prevention Act This bill imposes various restrictions related to China's Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous region, including by prohibiting certain imports from Xinjiang and imposing sanctions on those responsible for human rights violat...
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2020-03-12
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSB52IntroCaesar Syria Civilian Protection Act of 2019 This bill establishes additional sanctions and financial restrictions on institutions and individuals related to the conflict in Syria. The Department of the Treasury shall determine whether the Central Ba...
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2020-03-11
Committee on Foreign Relations. Hearings held.
USHB6210IntroUyghur Forced Labor Prevention Act This bill imposes various restrictions related to China's Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous region, including by prohibiting certain imports from Xinjiang and imposing sanctions on those responsible for human rights violat...
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2020-03-11
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
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