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USHB1079EngrossRequires the President to establish an interagency working group to (1) coordinate the U.S. response to the ongoing desert locust outbreak in the East Africa region and its impact on food security and political stability, including in the context of ...
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2021-07-21
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHB2118EngrossAuthorizes the United States to participate in the Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Innovations, an alliance of countries and private partners whose mission is to finance and coordinate the development of vaccines for high-priority, epidemic-poten...
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2021-07-21
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHB391EngrossDirects the President to create the Global Health Security Agenda Interagency Review Council to implement the Global Health Security Agenda, an initiative launched by nearly 30 nations to address global infectious disease threats. The council's respo...
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2021-07-12
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHB1500EngrossRequires the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) to report on the impact of the COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019) pandemic on the agency's basic education programs. This report shall include (1) an assessment of the global learn...
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2021-07-12
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHR402IntroThis resolution states that the House of Representatives stands with the people of India as they collectively work to stem the spread of COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019) in India. The resolution also recognizes the efforts of the President's...
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2021-06-29
Pursuant to section 8 of H. Res. 504, and the motion offered by Mr. McGovern, the following bills passed under suspension of the rules: H.R. 1500, as amended; H.R. 2471, as amended; H.R. 3261; H.R. 3283, as amended; and H.R. 3385, as amended; and the following resolutions were agreed to under suspension of the rules: H. Res. 186; and H. Res. 402, as amended. (consideration: CR H3258-3262; text: CR H3261-3262)
USHR461IntroThis resolution commends domestic and international efforts to combat human immunodeficiency virus/acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (HIV/AIDS) and calls for additional actions to address the disease.
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2021-06-04
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USSB1867EngrossA bill to require the Director of National Intelligence to declassify information relating to the origin of COVID-19, and for other purposes.
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2021-05-28
Held at the desk.
USSR256IntroA resolution expressing the sense of the Senate regarding the need to conduct a comprehensive investigation to determine the origins of COVID-19.
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2021-05-28
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S3931; text: CR S3934)
USHCR36IntroThis concurrent resolution establishes the Joint Select Committee on the Events and Activities Surrounding China's Handling of the 2019 Novel Coronavirus to investigate and report to Congress and the executive branch specified information related to ...
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2021-05-28
To House Rules Committee
USHB3424IntroTo establish a global zoonotic disease task force, and for other purposes.
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2021-05-28
To House Subcommittee on Africa, Global Health, and Global Human Rights
USHB3373IntroTo strengthen United States engagement in the Oceania region and enhance the security and resilience of allies and partners of the Oceania community, and for other purposes.
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2021-05-21
To House Subcommittee on Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation
USSB1737IntroA bill to establish a global zoonotic disease task force, and for other purposes.
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2021-05-20
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSB1774IntroA bill to strengthen United States engagement in the Oceania region and enhance the security and resilience of allies and partners of the Oceania community, and for other purposes.
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2021-05-20
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHR416IntroRecognizing the importance of the United States-Republic of Korea relationship to safeguarding peace, security, and prosperity on the Korean Peninsula, in the Indo-Pacific region, and beyond, and welcoming the visit of President Moon Jae-in to the Un...
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2021-05-19
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USSB1702IntroA bill to direct the Secretary of Health and Human Services to develop and implement a national strategic action plan and program to assist health professionals and systems in preparing for and responding to the public health effects of climate chang...
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2021-05-19
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB1775IntroRevises an exception to the jurisdictional immunity of a foreign state to allow an action seeking money damages against a foreign state for personal injury, death, or other damage resulting from certain misrepresentations made by the state to the Wor...
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2021-05-18
To House Subcommittee on Courts, Intellectual Property, And The Internet
USHB3271IntroTo direct the Secretary of Health and Human Services to develop and implement a national strategic action plan and program to assist health professionals and systems in preparing for and responding to the public health effects of climate change, and ...
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2021-05-17
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB3236IntroTo prohibit the President from taking any action to support the waiver of obligations of members of the World Trade Organization under the Agreement on Trade-Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights in relation to the prevention, containment, ...
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2021-05-14
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USSR213IntroA resolution recognizing the importance of the United States-Republic of Korea relationship to safeguarding peace, security and prosperity on the Korean Peninsula, in the Indo-Pacific region and beyond, and welcoming the visit of President Moon Jae-i...
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2021-05-13
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHB3191IntroTo require the Director of National Intelligence to declassify information relating to the origin of COVID-19, and for other purposes.
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2021-05-13
To House Intelligence Committee
USSR204IntroThis resolution establishes the Select Committee on the Outbreak of the Coronavirus in China to investigate the outbreak of COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019) in or around Wuhan, China. The committee must conduct a study and submit a final rep...
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2021-05-11
To Senate Rules And Administration Committee
USSB1169IntroAddresses various foreign relations issues, with a focus on China. Among other things, the bill requires the U.S. Agency for Global Media to take certain actions to support independent journalism and combat censorship in countries where the Chinese C...
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2021-05-10
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 54.
USHB2488IntroTo prohibit United States contributions to the United Nations Population Fund.
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2021-04-30
To House Subcommittee on International Development, International Organizations and Global Corporate Social Impact
USSB1451IntroA bill to amend the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961 to implement policies to end preventable maternal, newborn, and child deaths globally.
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2021-04-29
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHB2770IntroTo amend title 49, United States Code, to provide for aviation system enhancements during public health emergencies, and for other purposes.
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2021-04-23
To House Subcommittee on Aviation
USSB1348IntroA bill to require the Director of National Intelligence to declassify information relating to the origin of COVID-19, and for other purposes.
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2021-04-22
To Senate Select Intelligence Committee
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)
USHR30IntroThis resolution expresses support for meeting key goals of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, including achieving gender equality, ending extreme poverty, and improving public health. The resolution also states that the agenda's Sustainable...
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2021-04-02
To House Subcommittee on International Development, International Organizations and Global Corporate Social Impact
USHB116IntroRequires that activities carried out by the United States in South Sudan relating to governance, post-conflict reconstruction and development, police and military training, or refugee relief and assistance support the human rights of women and their ...
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2021-04-02
To House Subcommittee on Africa, Global Health, and Global Human Rights
USHR90IntroThis resolution condemns the Chinese government's decision to hide the emergence and spread of COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019) within China. It also calls for an investigation by public health officials from the United States and other affe...
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2021-04-02
To House Subcommittee on Asia, the Pacific, Central Asia and Nonproliferation
USHB1201IntroEstablishes in the Department of State a permanent Special Envoy for the Human Rights of LGBTQI (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, or intersex) Peoples who shall serve as the principal State Department advisor regarding human rights for LGB...
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2021-04-02
To House Subcommittee on Africa, Global Health, and Global Human Rights
USHB1145IntroDirects the Department of State to include additional information in its annual reports concerning Taiwan's participation at the World Health Organization's World Health Assembly (WHA) as an observer. The report shall describe changes and improvement...
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2021-03-25
Ordered to be Reported in the Nature of a Substitute by Voice Vote.
USHR245IntroThis resolution declares that decreasing the spread of COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019) in Africa is in the national interest of the United States, commends the work of Africa's frontline health workers, and calls on the United States and th...
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2021-03-25
Ordered to be Reported in the Nature of a Substitute.
USSR137IntroThis resolution expresses support for the goals of World Tuberculosis Day, commends the progress of tuberculosis elimination efforts, and reaffirms the commitment to strengthen the leadership role of the United States in the fight to end the tubercul...
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2021-03-25
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSR142IntroThis resolution welcomes Japan's Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga to the United States. It also reaffirms the importance of the U.S.-Japan alliance for maintaining peace and stability and fostering a free and open Indo-Pacific region and beyond.
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2021-03-25
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHR266IntroThis resolution recognizes the efforts of the Trump Administration and Operation Warp Speed in the development of the COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019) vaccine. Operation Warp Speed is an interagency partnership that coordinates federal effor...
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2021-03-24
To House Subcommittee on Health
USHB2036IntroRequires the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to seek to enter into agreements with foreign countries to develop and commercialize new drugs to address pandemics. HHS shall report to Congress a strategy for achieving this goal.
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2021-03-18
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USSB812IntroDirects the Department of State to include additional information in its annual reports concerning Taiwan's participation at the World Health Organization's World Health Assembly (WHA) as an observer. The report shall describe changes and improvement...
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2021-03-17
[Hearing: Jul 28 @ 9:00 am]
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSB765IntroRequires the Department of State to carry out activities under the Safe from the Start program to prevent, mitigate, and respond to gender-based violence in humanitarian emergencies around the world. (The Safe from the Start program addresses childho...
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2021-03-16
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHB1319PassProvides additional relief to address the continued impact of COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019) on the economy, public health, state and local governments, individuals, and businesses. TITLE I--COMMITTEE ON AGRICULTURE, NUTRITION, AND FORESTR...
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2021-03-11
Became Public Law No: 117-2.
USHR224IntroThis resolution expresses the sense of the House of Representatives that the global COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019) outbreak is a direct result of China's human rights abuses and propaganda campaign and that China should be held accountable...
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2021-03-11
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USSB634IntroDirects the Department of State and the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) to jointly report to Congress a strategy to strengthen the participation of adolescents, particularly girls, in democracy, human rights, and governance. The Sta...
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2021-03-09
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHB1670IntroAuthorizes the use of certain foreign assistance funds to provide comprehensive reproductive health care services in developing countries, including abortion services, training, and equipment.
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2021-03-09
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB1661IntroDirects the Department of State and the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) to jointly report to Congress a strategy to strengthen the participation of adolescents, particularly girls, in democracy, human rights, and governance. The Sta...
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2021-03-08
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USSB616IntroRequires the President to support and coordinate diplomatic engagement to secure a 10th general capital increase for the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) and to support the creation of an environmental fund and financing facility at the IDB. The...
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2021-03-06
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHB151IntroEstablishes measures to address global public health risks posed by wildlife markets, which are commercial markets that sell or slaughter wildlife for human consumption as food or medicine in communities where alternative nutritional or protein sourc...
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2021-03-04
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security
USHR187IntroThis resolution expresses support for World Hearing Day and other efforts to promote ear and hearing care.
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2021-03-04
To House Subcommittee on Health
USSR95IntroThis resolution supports measures and funding to address the disproportionate impacts of the COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019) pandemic on women and girls globally. The resolution urges the executive branch to (1) uphold the rights of crisis-...
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2021-03-04
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSB552IntroRequires the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) to report on the impact of the COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019) pandemic on the agency's basic education programs. This report shall include (1) an assessment of the global learn...
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2021-03-02
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHR167IntroThis resolution expresses support for the designation of Rare Disease Day.
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2021-02-27
To House Subcommittee on Health
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