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USHB4017IntroUnited States-Israel Common Defense Authorization Act
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2017-10-11
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB4012IntroNIE on Iranian Proxy Forces Act This bill requires the Office of the Director of National Intelligence to produce a National Intelligence Estimate on Iranian support of proxy forces in Syria and Lebanon and the threat such support poses to Israel, ot...
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2017-10-11
To House Intelligence Committee
USHB3354EngrossInterior and Environment, Agriculture and Rural Development, Commerce, Justice, Science, Financial Services and General Government, Homeland Security, Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, State and Foreign Operations, Transportation, Housing ...
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2017-09-27
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 230.
USSR168IntroA resolution supporting respect for human rights and encouraging inclusive governance in Ethiopia. Condemns: (1) killings of peaceful protesters and excessive use of force by Ethiopian security forces; (2) the detention of journalists, students, acti...
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2017-09-19
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 226.
USSB1848IntroTrafficking Victims Protection Reauthorization Act of 2017 This bill amends the Trafficking Victims Protection Act of 2000 to modify: (1) the criteria for determining whether countries are meeting the minimum standards for the elimination of human tr...
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2017-09-19
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 225.
USSB1780IntroDepartment of State, Foreign Operations, and Related Programs Appropriations Act, 2018 Provides FY2018 appropriations for the Department of State, foreign operations, and related programs. Provides appropriations to the State Department for: Administ...
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2017-09-07
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 216.
USSB1631IntroDepartment of State Authorities Act, Fiscal Year 2018 This bill directs the Department of State to report to Congress regarding State Department and U.S. Agency for International Development reorganization plans. The State Department is urged to esta...
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2017-09-06
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 210.
USHB3364PassCountering America's Adversaries Through Sanctions Act Countering Iran's Destabilizing Activities Act of 2017 This bill directs the President to impose sanctions against: (1) Iran's ballistic missile or weapons of mass destruction programs, (2) the s...
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2017-08-02
Became Public Law No: 115-44. (TXT | PDF)
USHB3219EngrossDefense, Military Construction, Veterans Affairs, Legislative Branch, and Energy and Water Development National Security Appropriations Act, 2018 Make America Secure Appropriations Act, 2018 Department of Defense Appropriations Act, 2018 DIVISION A--...
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2017-08-01
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 187.
USHB3362IntroDepartment of State, Foreign Operations, and Related Programs Appropriations Act, 2018 Provides FY2018 appropriations for the Department of State, foreign operations, and related programs. TITLE I--DEPARTMENT OF STATE AND RELATED AGENCY Provides appr...
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2017-07-24
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 184.
USHB3203IntroCountering Iran's Destabilizing Activities Act of 2017 This bill directs the Departments of State, Defense, and Treasury and the Director of National Intelligence to submit a strategy every two years for deterring conventional and asymmetric Iranian ...
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2017-07-24
To House Subcommittee on Trade Committee
USSB1620IntroTaiwan Security Act of 2017 This bill directs the Department of Defense (DOD) to carry out a program of exchanges of senior military officers and senior officials between the United States and Taiwan that are designed to improve military relations. E...
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2017-07-24
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHR467IntroExpressing the sense of the House of Representatives that the United Nations Security Council should immediately impose an arms embargo against the Government of South Sudan and all other parties to hostilities in South Sudan. Expresses the sense of ...
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2017-07-20
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB2914IntroUnited States-Israel Anti-Tunnel Defense Cooperation Act This bill authorizes the Department of Defense, upon request of the Ministry of Defense of Israel and in consultation with the Department of State and the Director of National Intelligence, to ...
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2017-07-17
To House Subcommittee on Emerging Threats and Capabilities Committee
USHB3261IntroNorth Korea Follow the Money Act This bill requires the Office of the Director of National Intelligence to coordinate with the Departments of State and the Treasury to produce an estimate of North Korea's revenues. The estimate must include the sourc...
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2017-07-14
To House Intelligence Committee
USSB722EngrossCountering Iran's Destabilizing Activities Act of 2017 This bill directs the Departments of State, Defense, and Treasury and the Director of National Intelligence to submit a strategy every two years for deterring conventional and asymmetric Iranian ...
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2017-06-29
Message on Senate action sent to the House.
USSB1476IntroCountering Russian Missiles Act of 2017 This bill requires the Department of Defense (DOD) to submit annual reports on: the status of the Russian Federation's new SSC-8 ground-launched cruise missile, its capabilities, and the threat it poses to the ...
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2017-06-29
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHB2621IntroStrengthening Security in the Indo-Asia-Pacific Act This bill requires the Department of Defense (DOD) to report to Congress regarding: U.S. defense priorities and challenges emanating from the Indo-Asia-Pacific region, including challenges from Nort...
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2017-06-27
To House Subcommittee on Asia and the Pacific Committee
USHB3000IntroTo terminate the designation of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan as a major non-NATO ally, and for other purposes. This bill terminates the designation of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan as a major non-NATO ally. The President may not issue a separa...
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2017-06-22
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USSR200IntroA resolution welcoming the President of the Republic of Korea on his official visit to the United States and celebrating the United States-Republic of Korea relationship, and for other purposes. Welcomes: (1) the President of the Republic of Korea, M...
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2017-06-22
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSR196IntroA resolution expressing the sense of the Senate on the challenges the conflict in Syria poses to long-term stability and prosperity in Lebanon. Recognizes the importance of bilateral U.S. assistance to the government of Lebanon in building its capaci...
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2017-06-21
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSJR42IntroA joint resolution relating to the disapproval of the proposed export to the Government of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia of certain defense articles. This joint resolution prohibits the issuance of a letter of offer for the following proposed exports t...
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2017-06-13
Motion to discharge Senate Committee on Foreign Relations rejected by Yea-Nay Vote. 47 - 53. Record Vote Number: 143. (consideration: CR S3428)
USHB2833IntroDefending Israel's QME Act of 2017 This bill amends the Arms Export Control Act to require that a determination relating to the sale or export of major defense equipment to a country in the Middle East other than Israel include an assessment of: (1) ...
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2017-06-08
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHJR104IntroTo provide limitations on the transfer of air-to-ground munitions from the United States to Saudi Arabia. This joint resolution prohibits the transfer to Saudi Arabia of U.S. air-to-ground munitions until the President certifies to Congress that: (1)...
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2017-05-25
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHJR102IntroRelating to the disapproval of the proposed export to the Government of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia of certain defense articles. This joint resolution prohibits the issuance of a license for the following proposed exports to the government of Saudi A...
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2017-05-25
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB2240IntroU.S.-Israel Joint Missile Defense Act This bill authorizes the Department of Defense to conduct a test of the Arrow 3 missile defense system, in conjunction with the government of Israel, to validate the system's capabilities and improve its performa...
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2017-05-23
To House Subcommittee on Strategic Forces Committee
USHR252IntroExpressing the sense of the House of Representatives on the challenges posed to long-term stability in Lebanon by the conflict in Syria and supporting the establishment of safe zones in Syria. Recognizes: (1) the importance of U.S. assistance to buil...
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2017-05-18
To House Subcommittee on Middle East and North Africa Committee
USHR226IntroExpressing the sense of the House of Representatives regarding United States efforts to promote Israeli-Palestinian peace. Reaffirms the commitment of the House of Representatives to supporting U.S. actions that promote peace between Israel and the P...
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2017-05-18
To House Subcommittee on Middle East and North Africa Committee
USHB2176IntroAsia-Pacific Defense Commission Act This bill declares that it is U.S policy to continue to maintain a strong military posture in the Asia-Pacific region in order to reassure U.S. allies, deter aggression, and respond swiftly to crises. The Departmen...
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2017-05-18
To House Subcommittee on Asia and the Pacific Committee
USHB244PassHIRE Vets Act Honoring Investments in Recruiting and Employing American Military Veterans Act of 2017 (Sec. 3) Provides that references to "this Act" included in any division of this bill refer only to the provisions of the division unless the bill e...
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2017-05-05
Became Public Law No: 115-31. (TXT | PDF)
USHB1644EngrossKorean Interdiction and Modernization of Sanctions Act TITLE I--SANCTIONS TO ENFORCE AND IMPLEMENT UNITED NATIONS SECURITY COUNCIL SANCTIONS AGAINST NORTH KOREA (Sec. 101) This bill amends the North Korea Sanctions and Policy Enhancement Act of 2016 ...
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2017-05-04
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSB1055IntroPhilippines Human Rights Accountability and Counternarcotics Act of 2017 This bill prohibits exporting defense articles or services, or issuing licenses for export of any item controlled by the United States for law enforcement, riot control, or rela...
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2017-05-04
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSB94IntroCounteracting Russian Hostilities Act of 2017 This bill directs the President to impose U.S. entry and property blocking sanctions against: (1) a person that engages in significant activities for the government of the Russian Federation that undermin...
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2017-04-27
Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs. Hearings held. Hearings printed: S.Hrg. 115-55.
USSB897IntroCluster Munitions Civilian Protection Act of 2017 This bill prohibits federal agency funds from being obligated or expended to purchase, transfer, export, or use any cluster munitions unless: (1) the submunitions of such munitions, after arming, do n...
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2017-04-07
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHB2062IntroDefend Israel Act This bill authorizes the President, acting through the Department of Defense and the Department of State, to provide assistance, upon request of the Israeli government, for the development, maintenance, enhancement, sustainment, and...
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2017-04-06
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USSJR40IntroA joint resolution to provide limitations on the transfer of air-to-ground munitions from the United States to Saudi Arabia. This joint resolution prohibits the transfer to Saudi Arabia of U.S. air-to-ground munitions until the President certifies to...
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2017-04-06
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHB1975IntroCluster Munitions Civilian Protection Act of 2017 This bill prohibits federal agency funds from being obligated or expended to purchase, transfer, export, or use any cluster munitions unless: (1) the submunitions of such munitions, after arming, do n...
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2017-04-06
To House Armed Services Committee
USHB479EngrossNorth Korea State Sponsor of Terrorism Designation Act of 2017 This bill expresses the sense of Congress that the government of North Korea likely meets the criteria for designation as a state sponsor of terrorism and, if so, should be so designated....
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2017-04-04
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHR92IntroCondemning North Korea's development of multiple intercontinental ballistic missiles, and for other purposes. Condemns North Korea's development of multiple intercontinental ballistic missiles. Welcomes the deployment of the Terminal High Altitude Ar...
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2017-04-03
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USSR108IntroA resolution reaffirming the commitment of the United States to the United States-Egypt partnership. Welcomes Egyptian President el-Sisi to the United States. Acknowledges the importance of the U.S.-Egypt partnership in advancing common interests. De...
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2017-04-03
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHB1751IntroCounteracting Russian Hostilities Act of 2017 This bill directs the President to impose U.S. entry and property blocking sanctions against: (1) a person that engages in significant activities for the government of the Russian Federation that undermin...
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2017-03-29
To House Subcommittee on Railroads, Pipelines, and Hazardous Materials Committee
USSR102IntroA resolution reaffirming the strategic partnership between the United States and Mexico, and recognizing bilateral cooperation that advances the national security and national interests of both countries. Reaffirms the strategic partnership between t...
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2017-03-29
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSR100IntroA resolution condemning illegal Russian aggression in Ukraine on the three year anniversary of the annexation of Crimea. Condemns the Russian Federation's occupation of the Crimea region of Ukraine, continued aggression in eastern Ukraine, and effort...
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2017-03-27
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHB1619IntroStop Iran From Smuggling Weapons to Terrorists Act This bill authorizes the Department of Defense (DOD) to provide training to: (1) the national military or other security forces of Israel, Bahrain, Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Oman, Kuwai...
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2017-03-17
To House Armed Services Committee
USSB659IntroSouth China Sea and East China Sea Sanctions Act of 2017 This bill expresses the sense of Congress that: (1) the United States opposes actions by the government of any country to interfere in the free use of waters and airspace in the South China Sea...
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2017-03-15
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSB532IntroStop Arming Terrorists Act This bill prohibits the use of federal agency funds to provide covered assistance to: (1) Al Qaeda, Jabhat Fateh al-Sham, the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL), or any individual or group that is affiliated with, ...
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2017-03-06
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHB1137IntroCollectible Firearms Protection Act This bill amends the Arms Export Control Act to allow the importation of certain firearms listed as curios or relics into the United States by a licensed importer without the requirement of an authorization from or...
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2017-03-02
To House Subcommittee on Trade Committee
USHB1299IntroBerta Caceres Human Rights in Honduras Act This bill prohibits funds from being made available to Honduras for the police or military (including for equipment and training), and directs the Department of the Treasury to instruct U.S. representatives ...
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2017-03-02
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHCR21IntroReaffirming a strong commitment to the United States-Australia alliance relationship. Reaffirms: (1) the strong alliance between Australia and the United States, and (2) the importance of a U.S.-Australia relationship based on mutual respect and befi...
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2017-02-16
To House Subcommittee on Asia and the Pacific Committee
USHR88IntroCalling on the Russian Federation to stop the violence in Ukraine, and for other purposes. Calls on the Russian Federation to: stop the violence in Ukraine, honor the ceasefire agreed to under the Minsk Accord, withdraw heavy weapons and troops from ...
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2017-02-16
To House Subcommittee on Europe, Eurasia, and Emerging Threats Committee
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