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USHB4821Intro
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Expresses the sense of Congress that the United States should promote religious freedom in China and makes statements of policy related to such freedom. In particular, the bill states that it is U.S. policy to consider senior Chinese government offic...
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2022-09-29
Pursuant to section 10 of H. Res. 1396, and the motion offered by Mr. Hoyer, the following bills passed under suspension of the rules: H.R. 1638, as amended; H.R. 3304, as amended; H.R. 4081, as amended; H.R. 4821, as amended; H.R. 6889, as amended; H.R. 6967, as amended; H.R. 8163, as amended; H.R. 8510, as amended; H.R. 8681, as amended; H.R. 8875, as amended; H.R. 8956; S. 1198; and agree to the Senate amendments to H.R. 5641.
USHB4346PassProvides funds to support the domestic production of semiconductors and authorizes various programs and activities of the federal science agencies. Among the bill's provisions, it provides funding for wireless supply chain innovation; establishes an ...
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2022-08-09
Became Public Law No: 117-167.
USSB3052Intro
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Directs the President to impose sanctions on foreign persons (i.e., entities and individuals) responsible for acts to undermine democracy in Cambodia, including acts that constitute serious human rights violations and acts to support the establishmen...
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2022-07-21
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 455.
USSB3317Intro
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Establishes programs to promote democracy abroad, authorizes Department of State and U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) democracy programs from FY2023 through FY2027, and addresses related issues. The State Department must establish pr...
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2022-07-21
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 456.
USHCR59Engross
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This concurrent resolution condemns the October 25, 2021, coup in Sudan. It recognizes the Prime Minister and his cabinet as the constitutional leaders of Sudan's transitional government and calls for Sudan's military junta, among other things, to im...
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2022-07-18
Received in the Senate. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 447.
USHB7276Engross
50%
Requires the President to report to Congress on atrocities committed during Russia's invasion of Ukraine since February 24, 2022. Specifically, the report must describe in detail (1) U.S. government efforts to collect, analyze, and preserve evidence ...
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2022-06-14
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 417.
USSR632Intro
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This resolution expresses that the Senate condemns the unjust detention and indicting of Russian opposition leader Vladimir Vladimirovich Kara-Murza; urges the U.S. government and other allied governments to work to secure the immediate release of Vl...
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2022-05-26
Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and with a preamble by Voice Vote.
USHR1131Intro
25%
This resolution expunges the January 13, 2021, impeachment of President Donald John Trump.
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2022-05-18
To House Judiciary Committee
USHR1121Intro
25%
This resolution expresses that the House of Representatives condemns the unjust detention and indicting of Russian opposition leader Vladimir Vladimirovich Kara-Murza; urges the U.S. government and other allied governments to work to secure the immed...
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2022-05-16
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USSCR20Engross
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This concurrent resolution condemns the October 25, 2021, coup in Sudan. It recognizes the Prime Minister and his cabinet as the constitutional leaders of Sudan's transitional government and calls for Sudan's military junta, among other things, to im...
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2022-05-12
Message on Senate action sent to the House.
USSR427Intro
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This resolution expresses that the Senate (1) remains committed to the Cambodian people and their aspirations for a more peaceful, prosperous, democratic, and sovereign country as envisioned in the agreements signed at the Paris Conference on Cambodi...
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2022-05-11
Resolution agreed to in Senate with an amendment and with a preamble by Voice Vote. (consideration: CR S2459; text: CR S2459-2460)
USSR616Intro
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A resolution expressing support for the Association of South East Asian Nations, its 10 member states, Brunei, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, and Vietnam, and the United States-ASEAN Special Summit...
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2022-05-05
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSB4134Intro
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Requires the President to report to Congress on atrocities committed during Russia's invasion of Ukraine since February 24, 2022. Specifically, the report must describe in detail (1) U.S. government efforts to collect, analyze, and preserve evidence ...
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2022-05-04
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSR609Intro
25%
This resolution recognizes the centrality of a free press to free societies and democratic governance and expresses concerns about threats to the exercise of freedom of expression globally.
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2022-05-03
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHB7650Intro
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Establishes programs to address international threats to press freedom and allows qualifying threatened journalists to be admitted into the United States. The bill establishes an Office on International Press Freedom within the Department of State. T...
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2022-05-03
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB5497Engross
50%
Imposes sanctions pertaining to Burma (Myanmar) and addresses related issues. The President must impose property- and visa-blocking sanctions on certain foreign persons (i.e., an individual or entity), including those that (1) knowingly operate in Bu...
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2022-04-07
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSB4073Intro
25%
A bill to support the human rights of Uyghurs and members of other ethnic groups residing primarily in the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region and safeguard their district civilization and identity, and for other purposes.
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2022-04-07
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHR1040Intro
25%
This resolution supports and encourages Americans who choose to exercise their free speech rights by boycotting companies that do not provide life-saving or health-related goods and services to the Russian people yet continue to operate in Russia. Th...
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2022-04-06
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHR1037Intro
25%
This resolution finds Peter K. Navarro and Daniel Scavino Jr. in contempt of Congress for failing to comply with congressional subpoenas. The resolution also directs the Speaker of the House to (1) certify the related reports from the Select Committe...
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2022-04-06
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USSR558Intro
25%
A resolution expressing the sense of the Senate on when the economic relationship between the United States and the Russian Federation should be considered to return to the level of that relationship before the invasion of Ukraine by the Russian Fede...
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2022-03-28
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHR888Intro
25%
This resolution condemns the violence and killing of 14 individuals on Bloody Sunday 50 years ago in Northern Ireland and supports justice for the victims and their families. The resolution urges the full implementation of the Good Friday Agreement t...
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2022-03-17
The title of the measure was amended. Agreed to without objection.
USHB2471PassProvides appropriations to federal agencies for the remainder of FY2022, provides supplemental appropriations for activities to support Ukraine, and modifies or establishes various programs that address a wide range of policy areas. The bill includes...
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2022-03-15
Became Public Law No: 117-103.
USHR985Intro
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This resolution recognizes the 11th anniversary of the Syrian revolution against Bashar al Asad and affirms U.S. policy to support the Syrian people's efforts to bring about a free and democratic Syria. Further, the resolution, among other things, ca...
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2022-03-15
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB7023Intro
25%
Requires the President to prohibit the importation of petroleum products from Venezuela. Petroleum product means crude oil, residual fuel oil, or any refined petroleum product, including natural gas liquid product. Further, the bill authorizes the Pr...
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2022-03-09
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHR962Intro
25%
This resolution expresses that the House of Representatives demands an immediate border wall be constructed on the southern border of the United States; supports, unequivocally, America's sovereignty and territorial integrity; and commits to continui...
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2022-03-04
To House Subcommittee on Border Security, Facilitation, and Operations
USHR956Intro
25%
This resolution demands an immediate cease-fire and the full withdrawal of Russian forces from Ukrainian territory and expresses unequivocal support for Ukraine's sovereignty and territorial integrity. It also backs the continued use of sanctions to ...
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2022-03-02
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USSB3723Intro
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Imposes sanctions pertaining to Russia and addresses related issues. The President must impose property- and visa-blocking sanctions on (1) members of the United Russia Party in the lower house of Russia's legislature, (2) Russian government official...
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2022-03-02
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 293.
USHB6867Intro
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Designates the area between the intersections of 16th Street, NW and Fuller Street, NW and 16th Street, NW and Euclid Street, NW in the District of Columbia as Oswaldo Paya Way.
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2022-02-28
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USHB6838Intro
25%
Provides asylum or refugee status to certain Canadian nationals involved in protests and waives certain requirements. Specifically, asylum or refugee status shall be available to a Canadian national who (1) engaged in nonviolent protest; (2) suffered...
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2022-02-25
To House Judiciary Committee
USHR896Intro
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Condemning the Burmese military for perpetrating gross violations of human rights as part of its brutal campaign to suppress the democratic aspirations of the people of Burma, a year after the coup d'état on February 1, 2021.
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2022-02-09
Ordered to be Reported by Voice Vote.
USHB6637Intro
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Addresses immigration-related issues, such as requiring the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to resume construction of barriers along the U.S.-Mexico border and providing removal deferral for eligible non-U.S. nationals (aliens under federal law...
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2022-02-09
To House Oversight, Management, and Accountability Committee
USHB6655Intro
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Establishes grants for victims of racial violence during the Civil Rights Movement. Specifically, the bill establishes grants through the Department of Justice and the Crime Victims Fund to cover the cost of medical care for individuals who sustained...
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2022-02-09
To House Judiciary Committee
USSR35Intro
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This resolution states that the Senate supports the people of Burma (Myanmar) in their ambition for democracy, sustainable peace, genuine ethnic and religious reconciliation, and internationally recognized human rights for all. It also calls on the T...
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2022-02-01
S.Amdt.4920 Amendment SA 4920 agreed to in Senate by Unanimous Consent.
USSR345Intro
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This resolution states that the Senate continues to refuse to recognize Alyaksandr Lukashenka as the legitimately elected leader of Belarus. It also condemns Lukashenka's ongoing crackdown on peaceful protesters and calls for new presidential and par...
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2022-02-01
The committee amendment to the preamble agreed to by Unanimous Consent.
USHR894Intro
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This resolution recognizes the contribution of the Greensboro Four to the civil rights movement and the significant role they played as a catalyst for the mobilization of college students coalescing in the formation of the Student Non-Violent Coordin...
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2022-02-01
To House Education and Labor Committee
USSR490Intro
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This resolution expresses gratitude for the personnel of the U.S. Capitol and the U.S. Capitol Police for their bravery and service to the United States and reaffirms the dedication of the Senate to strengthening the rights of and support to those pe...
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2022-01-13
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Voice Vote. (consideration: CR S226; text: CR S222)
USHR867Intro
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This resolution condemns the repression of Jose Daniel Ferrer Garcia and all brave Cuban activists, and demands their immediate and unconditional release from prison. The resolution also condemns the brutal torture and inhumane treatment of Jose Dani...
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2022-01-12
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USSR489Intro
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This resolution condemns the repression of Jose Daniel Ferrer Garcia and all brave Cuban activists, and demands their immediate and unconditional release from prison. The resolution also condemns the brutal torture and inhumane treatment of Jose Dani...
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2022-01-12
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S183-184; text: CR S193)
USSB3448Intro
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Provides for the presentation of a Congressional Gold Medal to the Freedom Riders, in recognition of their contribution to civil rights by fighting for equality in interstate travel.
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2022-01-10
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
USSB3420Intro
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Provides for the presentation of a Congressional Gold Medal to the Freedom Riders, in recognition of their contribution to civil rights by fighting for equality in interstate travel.
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2021-12-16
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
USHR851Intro
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This resolution finds Mark Meadows in contempt of Congress for failure to comply with a congressional subpoena. The resolution further requires the Speaker of the House to certify the matter for prosecution and to take all appropriate action to enfor...
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2021-12-14
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USHB6179Intro
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Prohibits the use of funds for the 2022 and 2026 World Cup until the date on which Policy 604-1 of the U.S. Soccer Federation (which requires players to stand respectfully during the national anthem) is reinstated.
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2021-12-08
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USSB1064PassEstablishes measures to monitor, report on, and address corruption and human rights abuses in Nicaragua. Specifically, the bill directs U.S. leadership at international financial institutions to advocate for increased oversight with respect to any lo...
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2021-11-10
Became Public Law No: 117-54.
USHB3001Intro
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Requires actions related to human rights in Vietnam and addresses related issues. The Department of State must assist eligible individuals and entities working to secure the release of political and religious prisoners in Vietnam. The Office of Inter...
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2021-11-09
To House Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship
USHB3245Intro
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Authorizes the President to impose visa- and property-blocking sanctions on any foreign person that is responsible for or involved in specified activities that are detrimental to the environment. Such activities include (1) causing significant excess...
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2021-11-09
To House Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship
USHB2946Intro
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Establishes measures to monitor, report on, and address corruption and human rights abuses in Nicaragua. Specifically, the bill directs U.S. leadership at international financial institutions to advocate for oversight with respect to any loan or fina...
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2021-11-09
To House Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship
USHR760Intro
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This resolution expresses solidarity with the Cuban people, condemns Cuba's repression of peaceful protestors and journalists, and calls on Cuba to not arrest or detain peaceful protestors and to release all political prisoners and arbitrarily detain...
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2021-11-03
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USSB1104Intro
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Revises reporting and strategy requirements related to recovery and assistance efforts for Haiti. Specifically, the bill repeals existing reporting and strategy requirements related to earthquake recovery and economic assistance for Haiti. Further, t...
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2021-10-28
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 157.
USHR445Intro
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This 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 calls for the immediate cessation of hostilities in the Tigray region...
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2021-10-21
Ordered to be Reported in the Nature of a Substitute (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHR569Intro
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This resolution expresses solidarity with the Lebanese people following the explosions at the Port of Beirut on August 4, 2020, and supports their right to peacefully demonstrate to achieve political goals and anti-corruption reforms.
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2021-10-21
Ordered to be Reported by Voice Vote.
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