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USSB2736EngrossAsia Reassurance Initiative Act of 2018
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2018-12-13
Message on House action received in Senate and at desk: House amendment to Senate bill.
USHB1872EnrollReciprocal Access to Tibet Act of 2018 (Sec. 4) This bill requires the Department of State to report to Congress annually regarding the level of access Chinese authorities granted U.S. diplomats, journalists, and tourists to Tibetan areas in China. S...
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2018-12-13
Presented to President.
USHB6219EngrossGeorgia Support Act
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2018-12-13
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHR1091IntroCalling on the Government of Burma to release Burmese journalists Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo sentenced to seven years imprisonment after investigating attacks against civilians by Burma's military and security forces, and for other purposes. Condemns th...
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2018-12-13
The title of the measure was amended. Agreed to without objection.
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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2018-12-12
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USHR1035IntroExpressing opposition to the completion of Nord Stream II, and for other purposes. Expresses opposition to the completion of Nord Stream II, the gas pipeline that would transport natural gas from Russia through the Baltic Sea to Germany. Urges the Pr...
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2018-12-11
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USHR1149IntroRecognizing that the United States-Republic of Korea alliance serves as a linchpin of regional stability and bilateral security, and exemplifies the broad and deep military, diplomatic, economic, and cultural ties shared between the United States and...
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2018-12-11
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USHB3342EngrossSanctioning Hizballah's Illicit Use of Civilians as Defenseless Shields Act (Sec. 2) This bill states that it shall be U.S. policy to condemn the use of innocent civilians as human shields. (Sec. 3) The President shall submit to Congress within one y...
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2018-12-11
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USHR1165IntroCondemning the Assad regime and its backers for their continued support of war crimes and crimes against humanity in Syria.
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2018-12-11
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USHB4591EngrossPreventing Iranian Destabilization of Iraq Act of 2017
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2018-11-28
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHB6207EngrossDemocratic Republic of the Congo Democracy and Accountability Act of 2018
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2018-11-28
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHB7182IntroStop Corrupt Iranian Oligarchs and Entities Act
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2018-11-28
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USSJR65IntroA joint resolution relating to the disapproval of the proposed export to the Government of the Kingdom of Bahrain of certain defense articles and services.
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2018-11-15
Motion to discharge Senate Committee on Foreign Relations tabled by Yea-Nay Vote. 77 - 21. Record Vote Number: 243.
USSB3652IntroSaudi Arabia Accountability and Yemen Act of 2018 This bill suspends certain weapons transfers to Saudi Arabia. It also imposes sanctions on individuals for various activities related to the civil war in Yemen and for involvement in the death of Saud...
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2018-11-15
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHB7123IntroUyghur Human Rights Policy Act of 2018 This bill directs various U.S. government bodies to prepare reports on China's treatment of the Uyghurs, a predominantly Muslim Turkic ethnic group. The Office of the Director of National Intelligence shall repo...
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2018-11-13
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB7091IntroCombatting Illicit Fentanyl Act of 2018
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2018-10-26
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USSB1595PassHizballah International Financing Prevention Amendments Act of 2018 This bill amends the Hizballah International Financing Prevention Act of 2015 to impose specified sanctions on: (1) foreign persons that knowingly assist in or provide support for fu...
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2018-10-25
Became Public Law No: 115-272.
USHB7082IntroTo prohibit the provision of United States security assistance to the Government of Saudi Arabia, and for other purposes.
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2018-10-23
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHR1132IntroExpressing the sense of the House of Representatives that to promote global religious freedom and freedom of expression, United States foreign aid should not be directed to countries that enforce blasphemy laws. Affirms that the enforcement of blasph...
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2018-10-23
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB7070IntroTo prohibit the provision of United States security assistance to the Government of Saudi Arabia pending a determination by the Secretary of State regarding the status of Jamal Khashoggi, and for other purposes.
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2018-10-16
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USSB3590IntroA bill to prohibit military aid to Saudi Arabia until the Secretary of State determines that Jamal Khashoggi is alive and free. This bill prohibits U.S. military aid or assistance to Saudi Arabia until the Department of State certifies to Congress th...
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2018-10-11
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHB6683IntroNicaragua Human Rights and Anticorruption Act of 2018
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2018-10-09
To House Subcommittee on Immigration And Border Security Committee
USHB1677EngrossCaesar Syria Civilian Protection Act of 2017 This bill declares that it is U.S. policy to use all diplomatic and economic means to compel the government of Bashar al-Assad to halt the slaughter of the Syrian people and work toward a democratic govern...
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2018-10-03
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 620.
USSB3257IntroSTOP Using Human Shields Act Sanction Terrorist Operations Using Human Shields Act of 2018
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2018-10-03
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 618.
USSB3233IntroNicaragua Human Rights and Anticorruption Act of 2018
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2018-10-03
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 617.
USSB3540IntroCentral America Reform and Enforcement Act
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2018-10-02
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSR481IntroA resolution calling upon the leadership of the Government of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea to dismantle its labor camp system, and for other purposes. Calls for the international community to demand that North Korea dismantle its labor c...
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2018-10-01
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 609.
USHB6751EngrossBanking Transparency for Sanctioned Persons Act of 2018 (Sec. 2) This bill requires the Department of the Treasury to report semiannually on financial services provided to benefit a state sponsor of terrorism or specified sanctioned persons. (Sec. 3)...
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2018-09-27
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
USHR1006IntroCondemning the deteriorating situation in Venezuela and the regional humanitarian crisis it has caused, affirming support for the legitimate National Assembly and the Supreme Court, and urging further regional action in support of democracy in Venezu...
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2018-09-27
Committee Agreed to Seek Consideration Under Suspension of the Rules, by Unanimous Consent.
USSB3516IntroIranian Revolutionary Guard Corps Economic Exclusion Act
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2018-09-26
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHB6783IntroTerrorist Asset Seizure Reform Act of 2018
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2018-09-21
To House Subcommittee on Emergency Preparedness, Response and Communications Committee
USHR1015IntroCommending the Department of Justice for its investigation into the interference by the Russian Federation in the 2016 United States Presidential election, and maintaining that the Russian Federation must be held accountable for its actions. Commends...
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2018-09-19
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, And Investigations Committee
USSR635IntroA resolution calling for the immediate release of unjustly imprisoned Myanmar journalists Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo, and expressing concern over the overall deterioration in freedom of the press in Myanmar.
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2018-09-18
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSB3455IntroZTE Enforcement Review and Oversight Act
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2018-09-18
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
USHB6774IntroIran Payments Accountability Act of 2018
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2018-09-12
To House Intelligence Committee
USSB3431IntroIranian Proxies Terrorist Sanctions Act
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2018-09-12
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
USSB2313IntroDefending Elections from Threats by Establishing Redlines Act of 2018 This bill requires the Office of the Director of National Intelligence (DNI), no more than 30 days after a U.S. election, to determine whether a foreign government interfered with ...
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2018-09-12
Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs. Hearings held.
USHB5576EngrossCyber Deterrence and Response Act of 2018
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2018-09-06
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSB3378IntroCyber Deterrence and Response Act of 2018
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2018-08-23
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHB5515PassNational Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2019 This bill authorizes FY2019 appropriations and sets forth policies regarding the military activities of the Department of Defense (DOD), military construction, and the national security programs...
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2018-08-13
Became Public Law No: 115-232.
USHB6663IntroSecure Elections Act This bill gives the Department of Homeland Security primary responsibility within the federal government for sharing information about election cybersecurity incidents, threats, and vulnerabilities with federal entities and elect...
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2018-08-10
To House Administration Committee
USHB6384IntroCountering Russian Power Plays Act
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2018-08-06
To House Subcommittee on Immigration And Border Security Committee
USSB3336IntroDefending American Security from Kremlin Aggression Act of 2018
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2018-08-01
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSR571IntroA resolution condemning the ongoing illegal occupation of Crimea by the Russian Federation. Calls upon the U.S. government to declare it the foreign policy of the United States to never recognize the illegal annexation of Crimea by Russia.
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2018-07-30
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 547.
USHB5535EngrossEnergy Diplomacy Act of 2018
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2018-07-26
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHB5754EngrossCambodia Democracy Act of 2018
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2018-07-26
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSR594IntroA resolution expressing the sense of the Senate regarding the Government of the Russian Federation's ongoing attacks against the United States election system to undermine our democracy by interfering with our election system, and affirming the Senat...
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2018-07-26
To Senate Rules And Administration Committee
USSB3275IntroA bill to amend the Russia Sanctions Review Act of 2017 to ensure appropriate congressional review and the continued applicability of sanctions under the Sergei Magnitsky Rule of Law Accountability Act of 2012.
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2018-07-25
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHR981IntroCondemning the violence, persecution, intimidation, and murders committed by the Government of Nicaragua against its citizens. Condemns the violence, persecution, and murders of peaceful protesters by the government of Nicaragua. Calls on the United ...
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2018-07-25
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USHR1022IntroCondemning the ongoing illegal occupation of Crimea by the Russian Federation. Calls upon the U.S. government to declare it the foreign policy of the United States to never recognize the illegal annexation of Crimea by Russia.
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2018-07-24
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
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