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USSB178EngrossUyghur Human Rights Policy Act of 2019 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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2019-12-04
Message on House action received in Senate and at desk: House amendment to Senate bill.
USSB1838PassHong Kong Human Rights and Democracy Act of 2019 This bill directs various departments to assess whether political developments in Hong Kong justify changing Hong Kong's unique treatment under U.S. law. (Hong Kong is part of China but has a largely s...
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2019-11-27
Became Public Law No: 116-76.
USHB4818IntroProtecting Europe's Energy Security Act of 2019
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2019-11-15
To House Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship
USHB2740EngrossLabor, Health and Human Services, Education, Defense, State, Foreign Operations, and Energy and Water Development Appropriations Act, 2020 This bill provides FY2020 appropriations for several federal departments and agencies. It includes 4 of the 12 ...
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2019-10-31
Motion by Senator McConnell to reconsider the vote by which the third cloture on the motion to proceed to H.R. 2740 was not invoked (Record Vote No. 342) entered in Senate.
USHB4695EngrossPACT Act Protect Against Conflict by Turkey Act This bill addresses Turkey's military invasion of northern Syria. The President shall impose visa- and asset-blocking sanctions on specific Turkish officials connected to the invasion. The Department of...
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2019-10-30
Received in the Senate.
USHB598EngrossGeorgia Support Act This bill directs the Department of State to report to Congress on various topics related to Georgia. The reports shall cover (1) U.S. security assistance to Georgia and an assessment of threats to the country's independence and i...
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2019-10-23
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSB2680IntroPalestinian International Terrorism Support Prevention Act of 2019 This bill imposes sanctions targeting Hamas, the Palestinian Islamic Jihad, and any affiliate or successor groups. The President shall periodically report to Congress a list of each f...
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2019-10-23
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHB3289EngrossHong Kong Human Rights and Democracy Act of 2019 This bill addresses Hong Kong's status under U.S. law and imposes sanctions on those responsible for human rights violations in Hong Kong. (Hong Kong is part of China but has a largely separate legal a...
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2019-10-16
Received in the Senate. Read twice. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 243.
USHB4551IntroHong Kong Policy Reevaluation Act of 2019 This bill directs the Department of State to report to Congress on China's activities in relation to Hong Kong. Hong Kong is a part of China but has a mostly separate legal system, which includes protection f...
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2019-09-27
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHR387IntroCondemning continued violence against civilians by armed groups in the Central African Republic and supporting efforts to achieve a lasting political solution to the conflict.
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2019-09-25
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Unanimous Consent.
USHR594IntroExpressing profound concern about threats to human rights, the rule of law, democracy, and the environment in Brazil.
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2019-09-25
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB3190EngrossBURMA Act of 2019 Burma Unified through Rigorous Military Accountability Act of 2019 This act imposes sanctions, authorizes assistance, and requires the establishment of various programs and strategies related to Burma (Myanmar). The President shall ...
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2019-09-25
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHR127IntroExpressing the sense of the House of Representatives on the importance and vitality of the United States alliances with Japan and the Republic of Korea, and our trilateral cooperation in the pursuit of shared interests. This resolution reaffirms the ...
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2019-09-24
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USSB2537IntroUkraine Foreign Assistance Integrity and Accountability Act of 2019
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2019-09-24
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSB1790EngrossNational Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2020 This bill authorizes FY2020 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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2019-09-19
Conference held.
USHB3352EngrossDepartment of State Authorization Act of 2019
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2019-09-09
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHB3841IntroSAILORS Act Stopping Aggressive Incursions on Liberty by Ordering Russian Sanctions Act
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2019-08-12
To House Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship
USHB3874IntroGLOBE Act of 2019 Greater Leadership Overseas for the Benefit of Equality Act of 2019
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2019-08-12
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties
USSR303IntroA resolution calling upon the leadership of the Government of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea to dismantle its kwan-li-so political prison labor camp system, and for other purposes.
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2019-08-01
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSB1441IntroProtecting Europe's Energy Security Act of 2019
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2019-07-31
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 169.
USSB2386IntroTIANANMEN Act of 2019 Targeting Invasive Autocratic Networks, And Necessary Mandatory Export Notifications Act of 2019
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2019-07-31
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
USSB2351IntroSaudi Arabia Human Rights and Accountability Act of 2019
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2019-07-31
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSB398IntroSaudi Arabia Accountability and Yemen Act of 2019 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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2019-07-30
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 167.
USHB3508IntroSouth China Sea and East China Sea Sanctions Act of 2019 This bill imposes sanctions on Chinese persons and entities that participate in certain activities related to China's territorial disputes in the South China Sea and East China Sea and addresse...
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2019-07-30
To House Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship
USHB1850EngrossPalestinian International Terrorism Support Prevention Act of 2019 This bill imposes sanctions targeting Hamas, the Palestinian Islamic Jihad, and any affiliate or successor groups. The President shall periodically report to Congress a list of each f...
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2019-07-24
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHR246IntroOpposing efforts to delegitimize the State of Israel and the Global Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions Movement targeting Israel. This resolution opposes the Global Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions Movement and other efforts targeting Israel. The r...
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2019-07-23
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USSB1060IntroDefending Elections from Threats by Establishing Redlines Act of 2019
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2019-07-18
Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs. Hearings held.
USHB3494EngrossDamon Paul Nelson and Matthew Young Pollard Intelligence Authorization Act for Fiscal Years 2018, 2019, and 2020 This bill reauthorizes for FY2020 intelligence activities in various U.S. government departments and agencies. It also establishes severa...
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2019-07-18
To Senate Select Intelligence Committee
USSR278IntroA resolution expressing the sense of the Senate regarding Turkey's purchase of the S-400 air and missile defense system from the Russian Federation and its membership in NATO, and for other purposes.
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2019-07-18
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHR442IntroObserving 10 years since the war in Sri Lanka ended on May 18, 2009, commemorating the lives lost, and expressing support for transitional justice, reconciliation, reconstruction, reparation, and reform in Sri Lanka, which are necessary to ensure a l...
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2019-07-17
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Unanimous Consent.
USHB3501IntroSECURE Our Democracy Act Safeguard our Elections and Combat Unlawful Interference in Our Democracy Act
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2019-07-17
Ordered to be Reported by Voice Vote.
USSR74IntroA resolution marking the fifth anniversary of Ukraine's Revolution of Dignity by honoring the bravery, determination, and sacrifice of the people of Ukraine during and since the Revolution, and condemning continued Russian aggression against Ukraine.
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2019-07-16
S.Amdt.925 Amendment SA 925 agreed to in Senate by Unanimous Consent.
USHB526EngrossCambodia Democracy Act of 2019 This bill directs the President to impose sanctions on individuals responsible for acts to undermine democracy in Cambodia, including acts that constituted serious human rights violations. The sanctions shall be directe...
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2019-07-16
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHB2615EngrossUnited States-Northern Triangle Enhanced Engagement Act This bill authorizes foreign assistance to El Salvador, Guatemala, and Honduras (the Northern Triangle), and requires the Department of State to devise strategies to address economic development...
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2019-07-16
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHB2037EngrossSaudi Arabia Human Rights and Accountability Act of 2019 This bill requires the Office of the Director of National Intelligence (ODNI) to report to Congress about the killing of Washington Post columnist Jamal Khashoggi and imposes related sanctions....
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2019-07-16
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHR129IntroCondemning the Government of Saudi Arabia's continued detention and alleged abuse of women's rights activists. This resolution reaffirms that the promotion of human rights and democracies, including the empowerment of women and girls, is a longstandi...
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2019-07-15
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USSR206IntroA resolution marking the 70th anniversary of the four Geneva Conventions of 1949, expressing concern about significant violations of international humanitarian law on contemporary battlefields, and encouraging United States leadership in ensuring gre...
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2019-07-15
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 146.
USSB2117IntroHuawei Prohibition Act of 2019 This bill restricts the Department of Commerce from removing Huawei Technologies Co. Ltd. (Huawei) from the list of entities subject to license requirements for exports. Commerce may remove Huawei from the list only aft...
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2019-07-15
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
USSB1102IntroEastern Mediterranean Security and Energy Partnership Act of 2019
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2019-07-10
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 142.
USSR188IntroA resolution encouraging a swift transfer of power by the military to a civilian-led political authority in the Republic of the Sudan, and for other purposes.
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2019-07-09
S.Amdt.909 Amendment SA 909 agreed to in Senate by Unanimous Consent.
USSR34IntroA resolution expressing the sense of the Senate that the Governments of Burma and Bangladesh ensure the safe, dignified, voluntary, and sustainable return of the Rohingya refugees who have been displaced by the campaign of ethnic cleansing conducted ...
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2019-07-08
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 134.
USHR474IntroCondemning the decision of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe to restore full rights to Russia within the Council.
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2019-07-02
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB3212IntroAccountability for Sexual and Gender-based Violence as a Tool in Conflict Act of 2019
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2019-06-28
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties
USHB3252IntroGlobal Respect Act
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2019-06-28
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties
USHB3206IntroProtecting Europe's Energy Security Act of 2019
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2019-06-28
To House Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship
USSB2050IntroLEED Act Leverage to Enhance Effective Diplomacy Act of 2019
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2019-06-28
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHR472IntroRequesting the President to strongly condemn Jamal Khashoggi's killing, hold accountable individuals identified as culpable, and condemn imprisonment of and violence against journalists around the world.
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2019-06-27
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB3532IntroChina Technology Transfer Control Act of 2019
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2019-06-27
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB2790IntroOur Obligation to Recognize American Heroes (OORAH) Act of 2019
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2019-06-26
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties
USHB2913IntroEastern Mediterranean Security and Energy Partnership Act of 2019
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2019-06-26
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security
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