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USSR81IntroThis resolution honors the members of Las Damas de Blanco, a group composed of wives and relatives of political prisoners, prisoners of conscience, and peaceful dissidents in Cuba, for their peaceful efforts to stand up to the Cuban regime and defend...
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2021-05-12
Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S2494; text: 3/1/2021 CR S958-959)
USHR169IntroThis resolution expresses appreciation to the officers of the U.S. Capitol Police, the Metropolitan Police Department of the District of Columbia, and other law enforcement personnel for their service in responding to the assault on the U.S. Capitol ...
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2021-04-28
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security
USHB1223IntroDirects the President to impose visa- and asset-blocking sanctions on any current or former official of Russia's government involved in the August 20, 2020, poisoning of Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny or the subsequent cover-up of the poiso...
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2021-04-28
To House Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship
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
USHR115IntroThis resolution makes various statements related to the insurrection at the U.S. Capitol on January 6, 2021. Among other things, the resolution determines that the Proud Boys have engaged in acts of domestic terrorism, including at the U.S. Capitol; ...
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2021-04-28
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security
USHR141IntroExpressing the sense of the House of Representatives that Congress must completely and unequivocally condemn violence, lawlessness, and rioting from all individuals and groups, regardless of ideology or political affiliation.
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2021-04-28
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security
USHR356IntroThis resolution condemns police brutality around the world.
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2021-04-28
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB1405IntroEstablishes penalties for officeholders who engage in insurrection or rebellion against the United States. The Department of Justice may bring a civil action against officeholders who engage in insurrection or rebellion, including such activity occur...
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2021-04-28
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties
USHR103IntroThis resolution condemns the bigotry that fueled those who stormed the U.S. Capitol, the elected officials who stoked that bigotry, including former President Trump, and the Members of Congress who have continued to support those individuals. It reaf...
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2021-04-23
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties
USHB1251EngrossTo support United States international cyber diplomacy, and for other purposes.
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2021-04-22
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
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
USSCR8IntroThis resolution calls for renewed U.S. leadership in addressing the climate crisis that is disproportionately affecting the health, economic opportunity, and fundamental rights of children. It also recognizes the need for the departments and agencies...
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2021-04-22
To Senate Environment And Public Works 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
USSR173IntroThis resolution commends the actions of Cuban democracy and human rights activist José Daniel Ferrer García, and it honors the humanitarian efforts of the Patriotic Union of Cuba for its work to defend fundamental freedoms and human rights in Cuba....
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2021-04-22
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHR186IntroThis resolution calls on the Russian government to immediately release Trevor Reed, a U.S. citizen, and all other political prisoners. It also condemns the Russian government's use of politically motivated imprisonment.
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2021-04-21
Ordered to be Reported by Voice Vote.
USHCR31IntroThis resolution calls for renewed U.S. leadership in addressing the climate crisis that is disproportionately affecting the health, economic opportunity, and fundamental rights of children. It also recognizes the need for the departments and agencies...
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2021-04-21
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
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)
USHR130IntroThis resolution condemns the actions taken by the governments of China and Hong Kong to put in place national security legislation that violates the freedoms and rights guaranteed to the people of Hong Kong. (Hong Kong is a part of China but, by agre...
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2021-04-19
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USHR327IntroThis resolution expels Representative Maxine Waters from the House of Representatives.
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2021-04-19
To House Ethics Committee
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)
USSB1104IntroA bill to measure the progress of post-disaster recovery and efforts to address corruption, governance, rule of law, and media freedoms in Haiti.
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2021-04-13
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHR132IntroThis resolution encourages the recognition of the collective history and achievements of people of African descent and reaffirms the importance of their equal participation in all aspects of political, economic, social, and cultural life. The resolut...
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2021-04-02
To House Subcommittee on Europe, Energy, the Environment and Cyber
USHR118IntroThis resolution condemns Iranian state-sponsored terrorist attacks against U.S. citizens and officials and Iranian dissidents and expresses support for the people of Iran who are engaged in legitimate and peaceful protests against the Iranian regime.
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2021-04-02
To House Subcommittee on Middle East, North Africa and Global Counterterrorism
USHR235IntroThis resolution declares that respect for human rights is foundational to U.S. bilateral and international engagement with Nigeria, and it condemns the violence by Nigerian security forces against peaceful protestors. Further, the resolution supports...
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2021-04-02
To House Subcommittee on Africa, Global Health, and Global Human Rights
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.
USSR44IntroThis resolution denounces the Nicolás Maduro regime's most recent legislative elections as fraudulent and illegitimate, does not recognize the legitimacy of the new Venezuelan National Assembly, and joins members of the international community in re...
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2021-03-24
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 27.
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.
USHB687IntroTo amend title 18, United States Code, by increasing the maximum term of imprisonment for the offense of rioting, and for other purposes.
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2021-03-22
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security
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.
USHR256IntroThis resolution urges the U.S. Capitol Police Board to direct the Architect of the Capitol to remove the fencing installed around the perimeter of the U.S. Capitol complex in response to the attacks of January 6, 2021, and it recommends the end of th...
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2021-03-19
To House Subcommittee on Economic Development, Public Buildings, and Emergency Management
USHR252IntroCommemorating the 100-year anniversary of the fall of Kronstadt, which took place on March 18, 1921.
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2021-03-18
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
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
USSB860IntroAuthorizes and establishes programs to promote internet freedom in Hong Kong and contains other related provisions. The Department of State may establish an interagency working group to develop a strategy to bolster internet resiliency and access in ...
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2021-03-18
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHB1085EngrossDirects the Speaker of the House and the President pro tempore of the Senate to arrange for the award of three Congressional Gold Medals to the U.S. Capitol Police (USCP) and other law enforcement agencies that protected the U.S. Capitol on January 6...
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2021-03-17
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
USSB795IntroEstablishes the Emmett Till and Mamie Till-Mobley and Roberts Temple National Historic Site in Illinois as a unit of the National Park System. The purpose of the site is to preserve, protect, and interpret (1) the Great Migration, (2) the memorial se...
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2021-03-17
To Senate Energy And Natural Resources Committee
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
USHCR23IntroThis concurrent resolution directs the Architect of the Capitol to preserve evidence of the attack on the U.S. Capitol on January 6, 2021, including by preserving features that were damaged, so that visitors to the Capitol may view this evidence.
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2021-03-09
To House Administration Committee
USHB1630IntroTo designate residents of the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region as Priority 2 refugees of special humanitarian concern, and for other purposes.
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2021-03-08
To House Judiciary Committee
USHR44IntroThis resolution directs the Department of Justice to open a criminal investigation into President Donald Trump for his actions related to the attack on the U.S. Capitol on January 6, 2021.
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2021-03-05
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security
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
USHB529IntroProhibits immigration enforcement actions within 1,000 feet of a sensitive location unless there are exigent circumstances and written prior approval has been obtained from certain officials. Sensitive locations include health care facilities; school...
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2021-03-05
To House Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship
USHB334IntroTo provide law enforcement agencies investigating the January 6th attack on the U.S. Capitol with the authority to require a company to disclose the beneficial owners of the company, and for other purposes.
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2021-03-05
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security
USHR26IntroThis resolution impeaches President Donald John Trump for high crimes and misdemeanors. Specifically, the resolution sets forth two articles of impeachment stating that President Trump has abused the powers of the presidency. The first article states...
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2021-03-04
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties
USHR34IntroThis resolution impeaches President Donald John Trump for high crimes and misdemeanors. Specifically, the resolution sets forth four articles of impeachment. The first article states that President Trump abused the powers of the presidency by incitin...
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2021-03-04
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties
USHR39IntroThis resolution honors Officers Brian Sicknick and Howard Liebengood of the U.S. Capitol Police, and it commends the bravery and service demonstrated by officers of the U.S. Capitol Police, the Metropolitan Police Department of the District of Columb...
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2021-03-04
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security
USHR32IntroThis resolution impeaches President Donald John Trump for high crimes and misdemeanors. Specifically, the resolution sets forth two articles of impeachment. The first article states that President Trump abused the powers of the presidency by attempti...
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2021-03-04
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties
USHCR3IntroThis concurrent resolution censures President Donald J. Trump for actions described in this resolution, including attempting to overturn the 2020 presidential election and inciting insurrection at the U.S. Capitol on January 6, 2021. The resolution c...
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2021-03-04
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties
USHR37IntroThis resolution impeaches President Donald John Trump for high crimes and misdemeanors. Specifically, the resolution sets forth an article of impeachment stating that President Trump weaponized hate for political gain. The article states that, throug...
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2021-03-04
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties
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