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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.
USHB4324IntroStrengthening Oversight of Iran's Access to Finance Act
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2017-12-07
[Hearing: Dec 12 @ 3:00 pm]
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 334.
USHB1638IntroIranian 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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2017-12-07
[Hearing: Dec 12 @ 3:00 pm]
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 335.
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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2017-12-07
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
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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2017-12-07
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 security services and calls o...
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2017-12-07
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSB2192IntroSECURE Act of 2017 Security, Enforcement, and Compassion United in Reform Efforts Act
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2017-12-06
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 275.
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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2017-12-05
Committee on Foreign Relations. Ordered to be reported with amendments favorably.
USHR644IntroStrongly condemning the slave auctions of migrants and refugees in Libya, and for other purposes.
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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
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2017-11-28
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
USSB1591IntroOtto Warmbier Banking Restrictions Involving North Korea Act of 2017
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2017-11-16
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 263.
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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2017-11-16
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.
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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2017-11-15
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
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
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)
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.
USHR505IntroCondemning North Korea's threats against our citizens on Guam, reaffirming our unshakable commitment to the security of Guam, and for other purposes. Condemns North Korea's threats against Guam. Reaffirms the U.S. commitment to Guam's security and it...
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2017-09-07
Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR H7097)
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. (TXT | PDF)
USSB1699IntroUnited States-Cuba Trade 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; (3) pr...
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2017-08-01
To Senate Finance Committee
USHB3180EngrossIntelligence Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2018 TITLE I-- INTELLIGENCE 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...
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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. This bill prohibits funds made available to the Department of State or any other agency from being used to return to the go...
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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.
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
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.
USSB1620IntroTaiwan Security Act of 2017 This bill directs the Department of Defense (DOD) to carry out a program of exchanges of senior military officers and senior officials between the United States and Taiwan that are designed to improve military relations. E...
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2017-07-24
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
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.
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