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USSB3744EngrossUyghur 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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2020-05-27
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USHR971IntroCommemorating the 35th anniversary of broadcasting to Cuba. This resolution recognizes the role that broadcasting to Cuba serves in providing outside information to the Cuban people and honors those at Radio and TV Martí, administered through the Of...
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2020-05-22
To House Western Hemisphere, Civilian Security and Trade Committee
USSR595IntroA resolution recognizing widening threats to freedoms of the press and expression around the world, reaffirming the centrality of a free and independent press to the health of free societies and democracies, and reaffirming freedom of the press as a ...
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2020-05-21
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSR600IntroA resolution recognizing widening threats to freedom of the press and expression around the world, reaffirming the centrality of a free and independent press to the health of free societies and democracies, and reaffirming freedom of the press as a p...
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2020-05-21
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSB3669IntroCOVID-19 International Response and Recovery Act of 2020
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2020-05-07
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHB6706IntroTo place temporary restrictions on acquisitions by the People's Republic of China, and for other purposes.
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2020-05-05
To House Financial Services Committee
USHB6621IntroOpen Technology Fund Authorization Act
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2020-04-24
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB6613IntroIndo-Pacific Deterrence Initiative
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2020-04-23
To House Armed Services Committee
USHR907IntroExpressing the sense of the House of Representatives that the Government of the People's Republic of China made multiple, serious mistakes in the early stages of the COVID-19 outbreak that heightened the severity and spread of the ongoing COVID-19 pa...
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2020-04-03
To House Asia, the Pacific and Nonproliferation Committee
USSR553IntroA resolution expressing the sense of the Senate that the Government of the People's Republic of China made multiple serious mistakes in the early stages of the COVID-19 outbreak that heightened the severity and spread of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic...
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2020-03-24
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHB6247IntroPartnerships for American Jobs Act
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2020-03-12
To House Education and Labor Committee
USSR539IntroA resolution supporting the rights of the people of Iran to determine their future, condemning the Iranian regime for its crackdown on legitimate protests, and for other purposes. This resolution (1) expresses the Senate's support for the rights of t...
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2020-03-11
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHR549IntroReaffirming the commitment to media diversity and pledging to work with media entities and diverse stakeholders to develop common ground solutions to eliminate barriers to media diversity. This resolution reaffirms the House of Representatives' commi...
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2020-03-10
Forwarded by Subcommittee to Full Committee by Voice Vote .
USHR754IntroExpressing the sense of the House of Representatives that the United States should continue to support the people of Nicaragua in their peaceful efforts to promote democracy and human rights, and use the tools under United States law to increase poli...
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2020-03-09
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USHB6094IntroSudan Democratic Transition, Accountability, and Fiscal Transparency Act of 2020
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2020-03-05
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHR458IntroReaffirming the strong partnership between Tunisia and the United States and supporting the people of Tunisia in their continued pursuit of democratic reforms. This resolution commends the people of Tunisia for their commitment to democracy, the rule...
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2020-03-04
Ordered to be Reported by Voice Vote.
USSB1969IntroFallen Journalists Memorial Act of 2019 This bill authorizes the Fallen Journalists Memorial Foundation to establish a commemorative work on eligible federal land in commemoration of the sacrifices made by journalists for a free and independent press...
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2020-03-04
Committee on Energy and Natural Resources Subcommittee on National Parks. Hearings held.
USSB3262IntroTrue Reciprocity Act of 2020
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2020-02-10
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHB5586IntroHaiti Development, Accountability, and Institutional Transparency Initiative Act
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2020-02-04
To House Western Hemisphere, Civilian Security and Trade Committee
USHB5645IntroEyes on the Courts Act of 2020
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2020-01-16
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB3465IntroFallen Journalists Memorial Act of 2019 This bill authorizes the Fallen Journalists Memorial Foundation to establish a commemorative work on federal land in commemoration of the sacrifices made by journalists for a free and independent press.
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2020-01-15
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Unanimous Consent.
USSR142IntroA resolution condemning the Government of the Philippines for its continued detention of Senator Leila De Lima, calling for her immediate release, and for other purposes. This resolution condemns the government of the Philippines for the state-sancti...
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2020-01-08
Resolution agreed to in Senate with an amendment and an amended preamble by Voice Vote. (consideration: CR S79-80; text: CR S79-80)
USHB1865PassNational Law Enforcement Museum Commemorative Coin Act This bill provides FY2020 appropriations for several federal departments and agencies. It includes 8 of the 12 regular FY2020 appropriations bills: the Departments of Labor, Health and Human Serv...
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2019-12-20
Became Public Law No: 116-94.
USSB482IntroDefending American Security from Kremlin Aggression Act of 2019 This bill imposes limits on any U.S. withdrawal from the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO), amends provisions related to cybercrimes, and imposes sanctions on Russian individuals...
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2019-12-18
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 389.
USHR768IntroCalling on African governments to protect and promote human rights through internet freedom and digital integration for all citizens across the continent of Africa.
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2019-12-17
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USSB2641IntroPromoting American National Security and Preventing the Resurgence of ISIS Act of 2019
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2019-12-12
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 327.
USHCR78IntroSupporting the goals and ideals of World AIDS Day.
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2019-12-09
To House Subcommittee on Health
USHR745IntroUrging the Republic of India to end the restrictions on communications and mass detentions in Jammu and Kashmir as swiftly as possible and preserve religious freedom for all residents.
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2019-12-06
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB5277PassTo amend section 442 of title 18, United States Code, to exempt certain interests in mutual funds, unit investment trusts, employee benefit plans, and retirement plans from conflict of interest limitations for the Government Publishing Office. This b...
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2019-12-05
Became Public Law No: 116-78. (TXT | PDF)
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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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. (TXT | PDF)
USHB5276IntroIraq Human Rights and Accountability Act of 2019 This bill requires the Department of State to submit a report to Congress that includes (1) a statement of whether specified persons meet certain criteria to be sanctioned for violating human rights in...
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2019-11-26
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USSB2953IntroEnsuring a Durable Afghanistan Peace Act of 2019 This bill requires the Department of State and the President to report on any agreement with Taliban officials and the peace process in Afghanistan. Specifically, the bill requires the State Department...
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2019-11-21
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSB2851EngrossA bill to amend section 442 of title 18, United States Code, to exempt certain interests in mutual funds, unit investment trusts, employee benefit plans, and retirement plans from conflict of interest limitations for the Government Publishing Office....
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2019-11-14
Held at the desk.
USHR690IntroCommending Alice Allison Dunnigan for her barrier-breaking career in journalism. This resolution commends Alice Allison Dunnigan for her barrier-breaking career in journalism.
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2019-11-12
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USSR418IntroA resolution expressing the sense of the Senate regarding the Government of Turkey's crackdown on dissent related to its incursion into northeast Syria, and broader human rights violations.
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2019-11-12
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSB2832IntroTurkey Human Rights Promotion Act of 2019 This bill directs the Department of State to provide assistance to civil society organizations in Turkey that (1) work to secure the release of prisoners of conscience and political prisoners in Turkey, or (2...
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2019-11-12
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSR416IntroA resolution calling for the peaceful return to Cambodia of opposition party members and democracy activists.
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2019-11-07
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSR236IntroA resolution reaffirming the strong partnership between Tunisia and the United States and supporting the people of Tunisia in their continued pursuit of democratic reforms. This resolution commends the people of Tunisia for their commitment to democr...
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2019-10-29
Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and with a preamble by Voice Vote. (consideration: CR S6256; text: 6/5/2019 CR S3264)
USHB4880IntroImproving Helicopter Safety Act of 2019 This bill prohibits operating helicopter flights over any city with a population of over 8 million and a population density of over 25,000 people per square mile, except for purposes of (1) public health and sa...
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2019-10-28
To House Transportation And Infrastructure Committee
USHB4617EngrossSHIELD Act Stopping Harmful Interference in Elections for a Lasting Democracy Act This bill establishes a duty to report election interference from foreign entities, applies existing campaign advertising requirements to online advertisements, and gen...
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2019-10-28
To Senate Rules And Administration Committee
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
USHB4736IntroHonest Elections Act
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2019-10-23
Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR H8411-8412)
USSB2669IntroSHIELD Act Stopping Harmful Interference in Elections for a Lasting Democracy Act This bill establishes a duty to report election interference from foreign entities, applies existing campaign advertising requirements to online advertisements, and gen...
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2019-10-23
To Senate Rules And Administration 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.
USHR543IntroRecognizing Hong Kong's bilateral relationship with the United States, condemning the interference of the People's Republic of China in Hong Kong's affairs, and supporting the people of Hong Kong's right to protest. This resolution calls on the Hong ...
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2019-10-15
The title of the measure was amended. Agreed to without objection.
USHB4668IntroDigital Citizenship and Media Literacy Act
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2019-10-11
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHB4330IntroTRAP Act of 2019 Transnational Repression Accountability and Prevention Act of 2019 This bill establishes requirements related to U.S. cooperation with International Criminal Police Organization (INTERPOL) communications. No U.S. agency or department...
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2019-10-02
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security
USHB4507IntroProtection of Saudi Dissidents Act of 2019 This bill imposes limits on arms sales to Saudi Arabia and requires various reports and actions related to the death of Saudi Arabian journalist Jamal Khashoggi. The President may not transfer or authorize f...
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2019-09-26
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB2327EngrossBurma Political Prisoners Assistance Act This bill directs the Department of State to continue assisting civil society organizations in Burma (Myanmar) working to release political prisoners and prisoners of conscience. Such assistance may include su...
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2019-09-25
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
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