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USSR407IntroA resolution recognizing the critical work of human rights defenders in promoting human rights, the rule of law, democracy, and good governance.
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2018-02-15
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHB3542EngrossHamas 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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2018-02-15
To Senate Foreign Relations 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
USSB2412IntroCambodia Accountability and Return on Investment Act of 2018
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2018-02-08
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSB1591IntroOtto Warmbier Banking Restrictions Involving North Korea Act of 2017
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2018-01-30
Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs. Hearings held.
USSB2365IntroIran Human Rights and Hostage-Taking Accountability Act
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2018-01-30
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSB2353IntroIranian Leadership Asset Transparency Act This bill requires the Department of the Treasury, in furtherance of efforts to prevent the financing of terrorism, money laundering, or related illicit finance and to make financial institutions' required co...
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2018-01-29
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
USHB4821IntroIran Freedom Policy and Sanctions Act
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2018-01-18
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB4744IntroIran Human Rights and Hostage-Taking Accountability Act
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2018-01-09
To House Foreign Affairs 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)
USSR139IntroA 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. Condemns the government of Iran's state-sponsored persecution of its Baha'...
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2017-12-21
Resolution agreed to in Senate with an amendment and an amended preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S8276-8277; text: CR S8277)
USHB4681IntroNo Assistance for Assad Act
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2017-12-19
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB4676IntroExpanding Sanctions Against Iran's Revolutionary Guard Corps Act
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2017-12-18
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB4324EngrossStrengthening Oversight of Iran's Access to Finance Act This bill directs the Department of the Treasury, not later than 30 days after authorizing a U. S. or foreign financial institution to export or re-export a commercial passenger aircraft to Iran...
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2017-12-18
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
USHB1638EngrossIranian Leadership Asset Transparency Act This bill requires the Department of the Treasury, in furtherance of efforts to prevent the financing of terrorism, money laundering, or related illicit finance and to make financial institutions' required co...
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2017-12-14
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
USSR361IntroA resolution expressing the sense of the Senate that the United States Government shall, both unilaterally and alongside the international community, consider all options for exerting maximum pressure on the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPR...
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2017-12-14
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSR360IntroA resolution calling for international accountability for the crimes against humanity committed by the Burmese military against the Rohingya in Burma.
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2017-12-13
To Senate Foreign Relations 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
USSB1901IntroLEED Act Leverage to Enhance Effective Diplomacy Act of 2017
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2017-12-07
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 279.
USHB4591IntroPreventing Iranian Destabilization of Iraq Act of 2017
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2017-12-07
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB4603IntroHouthis and Iran Sanctions Accountability Act of 2017
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2017-12-07
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHR651IntroExpressing the sense of the House of Representatives that Burundi is at risk of mass atrocities, and that the Government of Burundi should comply with constitutional limits on presidential terms and re-engage in regionally-brokered peace talks.
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2017-12-07
To House Foreign Affairs 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.
USHCR90EngrossCondemning ethnic cleansing of the Rohingya and calling for an end to the attacks in and an immediate restoration of humanitarian access to the state of Rakhine in Burma. Condemns the attacks against civilians by Burma's military and security forces ...
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2017-12-07
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHB4563IntroGeorgian Fair Business Practices Sanctions Act of 2017
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2017-12-06
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USSB2192IntroSECURE Act of 2017 Security, Enforcement, and Compassion United in Reform Efforts Act This bill directs the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to achieve situational awareness and operational control of the U.S. southern border and to deter and de...
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2017-12-06
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 275.
USHR644IntroStrongly condemning the slave auctions of migrants and refugees in Libya, and for other purposes. Condemns slave auctions of migrants and refugees in Libya. Calls on the government of Libya to: investigate the existence of slave auctions and forced l...
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2017-12-04
To House Foreign Affairs 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
USHB3960IntroPreserving Liu Xiaobo Legacy of Freedom & Gold Medal Act This bill directs the Speaker of the House of Representatives and the President pro tempore of the Senate to award a Congressional Gold Medal to Liu Xiaobo and collectively to all those who hav...
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2017-11-29
To House Subcommittee on Asia and the Pacific Committee
USSB2167IntroStrengthening Oversight of Iran's Access to Finance Act This bill directs the Department of the Treasury, not later than 30 days after authorizing a U. S. or foreign financial institution to export or re-export a commercial passenger aircraft to Iran...
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2017-11-28
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs 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)
USHB2712IntroPalestinian International Terrorism Support Prevention Act of 2017 This bill states that it shall be U.S. policy to prevent Hamas, the Palestinian Islamic Jihad, or any affiliate or successor from accessing its international support networks. The Pre...
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2017-11-15
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHR599IntroExpressing the sense of the House of Representatives with respect to United States policy towards Yemen, and for other purposes. Expresses the urgent need for a political solution in Yemen consistent with United Nations Security Council Resolution 22...
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2017-11-13
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USHB4288IntroTaiwan Security Act of 2017
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2017-11-07
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB4238IntroIranian Proxies Terrorist Sanctions Act of 2017
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2017-11-03
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB4223IntroBURMA Act of 2017 Burma Unified through Rigorous Military Accountability Act of 2017
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2017-11-02
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
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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2017-10-30
Resolution agreed to in Senate with an amendment and an amended preamble by Voice Vote. (consideration: CR S6878; text: CR S6878)
USHB1698EngrossIran 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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2017-10-30
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
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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2017-10-26
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USHB3329EngrossHizballah International Financing Prevention Amendments Act of 2017
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2017-10-26
Received in the Senate. Read twice. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 253.
USHB3342EngrossSanctioning Hizballah's Illicit Use of Civilians as Defenseless Shields Act (Sec. 3) This bill states that it shall be U.S. policy to condemn Hizballah's use of human shields as a gross violation of internationally recognized human rights and act aga...
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2017-10-26
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
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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2017-10-25
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USHB3898EngrossOtto Warmbier North Korea Nuclear Sanctions Act This bill directs the Department of the Treasury to prohibit a foreign financial institution that knowingly provides significant financial services to a "covered person" from opening or maintaining a co...
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2017-10-25
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSB1595EngrossHizballah International Financing Prevention Amendments Act of 2017
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2017-10-12
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB4027IntroLEED Act Leverage to Enhance Effective Diplomacy Act of 2017
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2017-10-11
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USSB1955IntroPreserving Liu Xiaobo Legacy of Freedom & Gold Medal Act This bill directs the Speaker of the House of Representatives and the President pro tempore of the Senate to award a Congressional Gold Medal to Liu Xiaobo and collectively to all those who hav...
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2017-10-05
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
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.
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.
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.
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