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USHB1464IntroTo impose sanctions with respect to foreign persons listed in the Office of the Director of National Intelligence report titled "Assessing the Saudi Government's Role in the Killing of Jamal Khashoggi", dated February 11, 2021.
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2021-04-28
To House Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship
USSB814IntroA bill to promote security partnership with Ukraine, and for other purposes.
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2021-04-26
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 49.
USHB839IntroEstablishes measures to protect the human rights of journalists. Specifically, the bill (1) expands the scope of required reports related to violations of the human rights of journalists, (2) requires the President to impose certain property- and vis...
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2021-04-23
To House Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship
USHB923IntroRequires sanctions and reports related to Georgia. The President shall impose entry and property-blocking sanctions against foreign persons responsible for or complicit in serious human rights abuses in the Georgian regions of Abkhazia and Tskhinvali...
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2021-04-23
To House Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship
USHB1392EngrossImposes temporary 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 for export certain defense articles or servi...
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2021-04-22
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHR340IntroCondemning the Government of Russia's attempted assassination of Mr. Navalny and criminal acts to intimidate and silence Russian freedom defenders.
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2021-04-22
To House Subcommittee on Aviation
USHR348IntroExpressing the sense of the House of Representatives that the United Nations Security Council should immediately impose an arms embargo against the military of Burma.
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2021-04-22
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USSB1169IntroA bill to address issues involving the People's Republic of China.
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2021-04-21
Committee on Foreign Relations. Ordered to be reported with amendments favorably.
USHR124IntroThis resolution states that the August 9, 2020, election in Belarus was neither free nor fair and, as such, the House of Representatives does not recognize Alyaksandr Lukashenka as the country's legitimate president. The resolution also states that t...
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2021-04-20
Pursuant to section 6 of H. Res. 330, and the motion offered by Mr. Hoyer, the following bills passed under suspension of the rules: H.R. 367; H.R. 370; H.R. 396; H.R. 397, as amended; H.R. 408; H.R. 490; H.R. 965, as amended; H.R. 1251, as amended; H.R. 1395; H.R. 1491; H.R. 1528; H.R. 1532; H.R. 1565; H.R. 1602; and H.R. 2523, as amended; and the following resolution was agreed to under suspension of the rules: H. Res. 124, as amended. (consideration: CR H1979-1994; text: CR H1992-1993)
USSR22IntroThis resolution reaffirms the Senate's commitment to the historic partnership between the United States and Ecuador, and it supports actions to strengthen this bilateral relationship. Further, it recognizes President Moreno and his administration for...
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2021-04-15
Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S1994; text: 01/28/2021 CR S203-204)
USSR37IntroThis resolution expresses the Senate's solidarity with the members of the San Isidro Movement, an organization of artists, activists, academics, and journalists protesting increased censorship and persecution in Cuba. Further, it calls on Cuba to rel...
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2021-04-15
Resolution agreed to in Senate with an amendment and an amended preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S1996-1998; text: CR S1997-1998)
USHR277IntroThis resolution reaffirms the House of Representatives' commitment to media diversity and expresses its pledge to eliminate barriers to such diversity.
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2021-03-26
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USSR35IntroThis resolution states that the Senate supports the people of Burma (Myanmar) in their ambition for a genuine democracy, sustainable peace, genuine ethnic reconciliation, and fundamental human rights for all. It also calls on the military junta to re...
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2021-03-24
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 26.
USSR97IntroThis resolution strongly disapproves of the escalation of political tensions between the government of Ethiopia and the Tigray People's Liberation Front into armed conflict, and it condemns all violence against civilians. Further, the resolution call...
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2021-03-24
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 25.
USSR120IntroThis resolution reaffirms the U.S. commitment to promoting economic prosperity, security, and democratic governance throughout the Americas, and it calls on the President to lead a coordinated diplomatic effort to achieve specified goals while hostin...
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2021-03-24
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 28.
USSB615IntroA bill to establish an interagency program to assist countries in North Africa and West Africa to improve immediate and long-term capabilities to counter terrorist threats, and for other purposes.
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2021-03-24
Committee on Foreign Relations. Ordered to be reported with an amendment in the nature of a substitute favorably.
USSB1IntroAddresses voter access, election integrity and security, campaign finance, and ethics for the three branches of government. Specifically, the bill expands voter registration (e.g., automatic and same-day registration) and voting access (e.g., vote-by...
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2021-03-24
[Hearing: May 11 @ 10:00 am]

Committee on Rules and Administration. Hearings held.
USHR134IntroThis resolution condemns the military coup that took place in Burma (Myanmar) on February 1, 2021. It also calls on the Burmese military to (1) release all those detained arbitrarily in the coup, (2) restore all forms of communications, and (3) retur...
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2021-03-19
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USSR126IntroA resolution condemning the crackdown by the Government of the People's Republic of China and the Chinese Communist Party in Hong Kong, including the arrests of pro-democracy activists and repeated violations of the obligations of that Government und...
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2021-03-18
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB860IntroA bill to develop and deploy firewall circumvention tools for the people of Hong Kong after the People's Republic of China violated its agreement under the Joint Declaration, and for other purposes.
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2021-03-18
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHB1EngrossAddresses voter access, election integrity and security, campaign finance, and ethics for the three branches of government. Specifically, the bill expands voter registration (e.g., automatic and same-day registration) and voting access (e.g., vote-by...
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2021-03-11
Received in the Senate.
USSR105IntroA resolution condemning the coup in Burma and calling for measures to ensure the safety of the Burmese people, including Rohingya, who have been threatened and displaced by a campaign of genocide conducted by the Burmese military.
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2021-03-11
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSB673IntroCreates a four-year safe harbor from antitrust laws for print, broadcast, or digital news companies to collectively negotiate with online content distributors (e.g., social media companies) regarding the terms on which the news companies' content may...
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2021-03-10
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB687IntroContains provisions addressing China and foreign relations generally. The provisions include directing the Department of State to establish a program to facilitate dialogues between U.S. regulatory and technical agencies and their counterparts in par...
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2021-03-10
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHR51IntroExpressing deep gratitude on behalf of the people of the United States to the journalists and news staff who risked threats of injury and death to chronicle the horrendous details of the insurrection on January 6, 2021.
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2021-03-05
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties
USHB461IntroDesignates certain Hong Kong residents with priority status for refugee consideration and contains other related provisions. An individual and certain family members shall have such priority status if the individual (1) is a Hong Kong resident who su...
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2021-03-05
To House Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship
USHB1574IntroTo suspend United States security assistance with Honduras until such time as human rights violations by Honduran security forces cease and their perpetrators are brought to justice.
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2021-03-03
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB1512IntroTo build a clean and prosperous future by addressing the climate crisis, protecting the health and welfare of all Americans, and putting the Nation on the path to a net-zero greenhouse gas economy by 2050, and for other purposes.
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2021-03-03
To House Environment and Climate Change Committee
USHB1511IntroTo impose sanctions with respect to the Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia, Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud.
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2021-03-02
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USSCR7IntroThis concurrent resolution commends the service and professionalism of the U.S. Capitol personnel who ensured Congress was able to continue operating in the wake of the security breach on January 6, 2021, and it expresses appreciation for the members...
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2021-03-01
To Senate Rules And Administration Committee
USHR175IntroExpressing the sense of the House of Representatives regarding United States arms transfers to Saudi Arabia.
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2021-02-26
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB567IntroProvides statutory authority for the Trans-Sahara Counterterrorism Partnership Program, an interagency program launched in 2005 to partner with countries in the Sahel and Maghreb regions of Africa to counter terrorism and violent extremism. The Depar...
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2021-02-25
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHR137IntroThis resolution reaffirms the United States' commitment to supporting democracy and human rights both domestically and internationally. The resolution also calls on the U.S. government to uphold all relevant international human rights agreements rati...
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2021-02-25
Ordered to be Reported by Voice Vote.
USSR73IntroThis resolution reaffirms the Senate's commitment to media diversity and expresses its pledge to eliminate barriers to such diversity.
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2021-02-24
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USSB413IntroRequires the President to establish an interagency task force, the China Censorship Monitor and Action Group. The task force shall oversee the development and execution of a federal government strategy to monitor and address Chinese government effort...
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2021-02-24
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSB388IntroA bill to suspend certain United States assistance for the Government of Honduras until corruption, impunity, and human rights violations are no longer systemic, and the perpetrators of these crimes are being brought to justice.
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2021-02-23
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHB1092IntroRequires the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States to review any purchase by a Chinese entity of a controlling interest in a U.S. company deemed critical to national security, critical infrastructure, or of cultural significance. The P...
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2021-02-19
To House Consumer Protection and Commerce Committee
USHB1111IntroEstablishes a Department of Peacebuilding in the executive branch, dedicated to peacebuilding, peacemaking, and the study and promotion of conditions conducive to both domestic and international peace and a culture of peace. The mission of the depart...
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2021-02-18
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USHR133IntroThis resolution honors the life and legacy of Rush Limbaugh and commends him for his devotion to the United States.
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2021-02-18
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USSB319IntroA bill to amend the Foreign Agents Registration Act of 1938, as amended, to strengthen the conspicuous statement required on certain informational materials, and for other purposes.
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2021-02-12
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSR40IntroThis resolution requires that, during impeachment proceedings against former President Donald Trump, the press galleries of the Senate chamber must remain open for members of the press and access to all other galleries shall be available only to Memb...
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2021-02-08
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S588; text: CR S578)
USHB870IntroRequires the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to update the national broadband plan, which establishes benchmarks to meet the goal of ensuring that all people of the United States have access to broadband capability. This update must include (...
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2021-02-08
To House Subcommittee on Communications and Technology
USSB279IntroRequires the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to update the national broadband plan, which establishes benchmarks to meet the goal of ensuring that all people of the United States have access to broadband capability. This update must include (...
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2021-02-08
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USHB861IntroRequires the owner or operator of a facility where hazardous chemicals are produced, used, or stored to hold a public meeting within 72 hours of the release of an extremely hazardous substance. The owner or operator must publish a notice in a local n...
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2021-02-08
To House Environment and Climate Change Committee
USSB295IntroDesignates certain Hong Kong residents with priority status for refugee consideration and contains other related provisions. An individual and certain family members shall have such priority status if the individual (1) is a Hong Kong resident who su...
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2021-02-08
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB226IntroEstablishes measures to protect the human rights of journalists. Specifically, the bill (1) expands the scope of required reports related to violations of the human rights of journalists, (2) requires the President to impose certain property- and vis...
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2021-02-04
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSB204IntroA bill to establish the Office of Press Freedom, to create press freedom curriculum at the National Foreign Affairs Training Center, and for other purposes.
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2021-02-03
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
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