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July 18, 2016
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S.CON.RES.41

A concurrent resolution expressing the sense of Congress on the Peshmerga of the Kurdistan Region of Iraq.

Referred to the House Committee on Foreign Affairs.

July 14, 2016
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H.R.4481

Education for All Act of 2016

Ordered to be Reported in the Nature of a Substitute (Amended) by Voice Vote.

H.R.1567

Global Food Security Act of 2016

Read twice and referred to the Committee on Foreign Relations.

H.RES.634

Recognizing the importance of the United States-Republic of Korea-Japan trilateral relationship to counter North Korean threats and nuclear proliferation, and to ensure regional security and human rights.

Ordered to be Reported in the Nature of a Substitute (Amended) by Voice Vote.

H.R.5119

No 2H2O from Iran Act

Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on Foreign Relations.

H.RES.728

Supporting human rights, democracy, and the rule of law in Cambodia.

Ordered to be Reported in the Nature of a Substitute (Amended) by Voice Vote.

H.RES.750

Urging the European Union to designate Hizballah in its entirety as a terrorist organization and increase pressure on it and its members.

Ordered to be Reported by Voice Vote.

H.RES.808

Calling on the Government of the Islamic Republic of Iran to release Iranian-Americans Siamak Namazi and his father, Baquer Namazi.

Ordered to be Reported by Voice Vote.

S.RES.515

A resolution welcoming Prime Minister Lee Hsien-Loong to the United States and reaffirming Singapore's strategic partnership with the United States, encompassing broad and robust economic, military-to-military, law enforcement, and counterterrorism cooperation.

Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S5186)

S.CON.RES.42

A concurrent resolution to express the sense of Congress regarding the safe and expeditious resettlement to Albania of all residents of Camp Liberty.

Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 567.

H.R.5827

Determination of Russia-Iran Weapons Transfer Act of 2016

Referred to House Oversight and Government Reform

S.3277

Remedies for Refusal of Repatriation Act

Read twice and referred to the Committee on Foreign Relations.

S.3279

Vulnerable Children and Families Act of 2016

Read twice and referred to the Committee on Foreign Relations.

S.3256

Education for All Act of 2016

Read twice and referred to the Committee on Foreign Relations.

S.CON.RES.48

A concurrent resolution expressing the sense of Congress that the Italian Supreme Court of Cassation should domesticate and recognize judgments issued by United States courts on behalf of United States victims of terrorism, and that the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs should cease its political interference with Italy's independent judiciary, which it carries out in the interests of state sponsors of terrorism such as the Islamic Republic of Iran.

Referred to the Committee on Foreign Relations. (text of measure as introduced: CR S5177)

S.RES.544

A resolution expressing the sense of the Senate regarding compliance enforcement of Russian violations of the Open Skies Treaty.

Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S5193-5194; text as passed Senate: CR S5175)

S.RES.535

A resolution expressing the sense of the Senate regarding the trafficking of illicit fentanyl into the United States from Mexico and China.

Referred to the Committee on Foreign Relations. (text of measure as introduced: CR S5171-5172)

July 13, 2016
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H.RES.823

Condemning in the strongest terms the terrorist attacks in Istanbul, Turkey, on June 28, 2016, that resulted in the loss of at least 44 lives.

Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.

S.3206

Driving Innovation and Growth in Internet Technology and Launching Universal Access to the Global Economy (DIGITAL AGE) Act of 2016

Read twice and referred to the Committee on Foreign Relations.

July 12, 2016
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H.RES.374

Reaffirming Singapore's strategic partnership with the United States, encompassing broad and robust economic, military-to-military, law enforcement, and counterterrorism cooperation.

The title of the measure was amended. Agreed to without objection.

July 11, 2016
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H.RES.817

Expressing continued support for the special relationship between the United States and the United Kingdom and urging commencement of negotiations for the development of a North Atlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (NATIP) between the United States and the United Kingdom.

Referred to House Ways and Means

July 7, 2016
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S.RES.340

A resolution expressing the sense of the Senate that the atrocities perpetrated by the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) against religious and ethnic minorities in Iraq and Syria include war crimes, crimes against humanity, and genocide.

Resolution agreed to in Senate with an amendment and an amendment to the Title and an amended preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S4920-4922; text as passed Senate: CR S4921-4922; text as reported to Senate: CR S4920-4921)

H.RES.814

Calling on the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) to invoke Article 5 of the North Atlantic Treaty and conduct a military campaign against the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS).

Referred to the House Committee on Foreign Affairs.

July 6, 2016
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S.RES.482

A resolution urging the European Union to designate Hizballah in its entirety as a terrorist organization and to increase pressure on the organization and its members to the fullest extent possible.

Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S4837)

S.RES.506

A resolution expressing the sense of the Senate in support of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization and the NATO summit to be held in Warsaw, Poland from July 8-9, 2016, and in support of committing NATO to a security posture capable of deterring threats to the Alliance.

Resolution agreed to in Senate with amendments and an amended preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S4836-4837; text as passed Senate: CR S4836-4837; text as reported in Senate: CR S4836)

July 5, 2016
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H.R.5624

U.S. Wants to Compete for a World Expo Act

Referred to the House Committee on Foreign Affairs.

June 29, 2016
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S.3125

Stop Terrorist Operational Resources and Money Act

Read twice and referred to the Committee on Foreign Relations.

S.3114

A bill to express the sense of the Senate regarding the safe and expeditious resettlement to Albania of all residents of Camp Liberty.

Read twice and referred to the Committee on Foreign Relations.

June 28, 2016
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H.R.5597

Solar Villages Initiative Act

Referred to the House Committee on Foreign Affairs.

June 24, 2016
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H.RES.799

Calling on the United States Government to resume talks with the Democratic People's Republic of Korea regarding the research, investigation, recovery, and identification of missing and unaccounted members of the United States Armed Forces from the Korean War.

Referred to the House Committee on Foreign Affairs.

H.RES.798

Affirming the votes of the eight countries including the United States opposing the Sixty-ninth World Health Assembly resolution titled, "Health conditions in the occupied Palestinian territory, including east Jerusalem, and in the occupied Syrian Golan".

Referred to the House Committee on Foreign Affairs.

June 22, 2016
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H.R.5568

Combatting Terrorism in Tunisia Emergency Support Act of 2016

Referred to the House Committee on Foreign Affairs.

S.RES.508

A resolution expressing support for the expeditious consideration and finalization of a new, robust, and long-term Memorandum of Understanding on military assistance to Israel between the United States Government and the Government of Israel.

Referred to the Committee on Foreign Relations. (text of measure as introduced: CR S4473-4474)

June 15, 2016
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H.RES.786

Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives that India should be a permanent member of the United Nations Security Council.

Referred to the House Committee on Foreign Affairs.

June 14, 2016
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H.R.3694

Strategy To Oppose Predatory Organ Trafficking Act

Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on Foreign Relations.

H.R.4939

United States-Caribbean Strategic Engagement Act of 2016

Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on Foreign Relations.

June 7, 2016
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H.R.5220

Cyber Act of War Act of 2016

Referred to the Subcommittee on Emerging Threats and Capabilities.

H.R.5387

Special Global Partnership with India Act of 2016

Referred to House Armed Services

May 26, 2016
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H.R.5370

U.S.-China Nuclear Cooperation and Nonproliferation Act of 2016

Referred to House Energy and Commerce

S.3007

Open Skies Treaty Compliance Assurance Act

Read twice and referred to the Committee on Foreign Relations.

S.3010

U.S.-China Nuclear Cooperation and Nonproliferation Act of 2016

Read twice and referred to the Committee on Foreign Relations.

May 25, 2016
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H.RES.752

Condemning the Dog Meat Festival in Yulin, China, and urging China to end the dog meat trade.

Referred to the House Committee on Foreign Affairs.

H.R.5333

No Impunity for Iranian Aggression at Sea Act of 2016

Referred to House Judiciary

S.2984

No Impunity for Iranian Aggression at Sea Act of 2016

Read twice and referred to the Committee on Foreign Relations. (text of measure as introduced: CR S3173-3174)

May 23, 2016
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S.RES.375

A resolution raising awareness of modern slavery.

Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S3060-3061)

May 18, 2016
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S.284

Global Magnitsky Human Rights Accountability Act

Ordered to be Reported in the Nature of a Substitute (Amended) by Unanimous Consent.

H.RES.650

Providing for the safety and security of the Iranian dissidents living in Camp Liberty/Hurriya in Iraq and awaiting resettlement by the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, and permitting use of their own assets to assist in their resettlement.

Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Unanimous Consent.

H.RES.716

Recognizing the deep and abiding friendship between the United States and Ireland and recommending actions to further strengthen those ties.

The title of the measure was amended. Agreed to without objection.

May 17, 2016
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H.R.1150

Frank R. Wolf International Religious Freedom Act

Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on Foreign Relations.

H.CON.RES.88

Reaffirming the Taiwan Relations Act and the Six Assurances as cornerstones of United States-Taiwan relations.

Received in the Senate and referred to the Committee on Foreign Relations.

May 12, 2016
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S.RES.394

A resolution recognizing the 195th anniversary of the independence of Greece and celebrating democracy in Greece and the United States.

Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S2794)

May 11, 2016
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H.R.5197

Interdictions Assistance Act

Referred to House Foreign Affairs

May 10, 2016
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S.RES.418

A resolution recognizing Hafsat Abiola, Khanim Latif, Yoani Sanchez, and Akanksha Hazari for their selflessness and dedication to their respective causes, and for other purposes.

Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S2674)

H.R.5181

Countering Foreign Propaganda and Disinformation Act of 2016

Referred to the House Committee on Foreign Affairs.

May 9, 2016
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H.R.1493

Protect and Preserve International Cultural Property Act

Became Public Law No: 114-151.

H.R.2494

Eliminate, Neutralize, and Disrupt Wildlife Trafficking Act of 2016

Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 459.

S.2905

Cyber Act of War Act of 2016

Read twice and referred to the Committee on Foreign Relations.

S.RES.436

A resolution supporting the goals and ideals of World Malaria Day.

Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and an amended preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S2649-2650; text: CR S2649-2650)

April 29, 2016
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H.R.4869

Comprehensive Strategy to Destroy ISIL Act of 2016

Referred to the Subcommittee on Terrorism, Nonproliferation, and Trade.

H.R.4664

Displaced Jewish Refugees from Arab Countries and Iran Act

Referred to the Subcommittee on Middle East and North Africa.

H.R.4522

PLO Accountability Act

Referred to the Subcommittee on Terrorism, Nonproliferation, and Trade.

H.RES.651

Condemning the recent violent terrorist attack against Taylor Force and the recent wave of terrorism against Israel and Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas' failure to condemn such attacks.

Referred to the Subcommittee on Middle East and North Africa.

H.RES.636

Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives regarding Burma's 2015 elections.

Referred to the Subcommittee on Asia and the Pacific.

H.CON.RES.116

Condemning North Korea's February 6, 2016, long-range rocket launch and North Korea's February 9, 2016, restart of a plutonium reactor.

Referred to the Subcommittee on Asia and the Pacific.

H.RES.689

Expressing condolences to and support for the people of Ecuador following the devastating earthquake on April 16, 2016.

Referred to the Subcommittee on the Western Hemisphere.

H.RES.697

Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives regarding the courageous work and life of Russian opposition leader Boris Yefimovich Nemtsov and renewing the call for a full and transparent investigation into the tragic murder of Boris Yefimovich Nemtsov in Moscow on February 27, 2015.

Referred to the Subcommittee on Europe, Eurasia, and Emerging Threats.

H.R.5134

Venezuela Defense of Human Rights and Civil Society Extension Act of 2016

Referred to House Judiciary

April 28, 2016
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S.RES.381

A resolution honoring the memory and legacy of Michael James Riddering and condemning the terrorist attacks in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso on January 15, 2016.

Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 448.

H.RES.709

Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives that Iran, by failing to adhere to international maritime law, ignoring United Nations resolutions, and conducting military operations in a manner that raises tensions within the Arabian Gulf, has undermined stability in the Arabian Gulf, raised the danger of inadvertent escalation, and increased the risk to members of the United States Armed Forces overseas.

Referred to the House Committee on Foreign Affairs.

S.2878

Frank R. Wolf International Religious Freedom Act

Read twice and referred to the Committee on Foreign Relations.

April 27, 2016
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S.2865

Asia-Pacific Maritime Security Initiative Act of 2016

Read twice and referred to the Committee on Foreign Relations.

April 20, 2016
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H.RES.695

Recognizing the 50th anniversary of the Vietnam War.

Referred to House Education and the Workforce

H.J.RES.90

To provide limitations on the transfer of certain United States munitions from the United States to Saudi Arabia.

Referred to the House Committee on Foreign Affairs.

April 19, 2016
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H.R.4995

Preventing Iran's Access to United States Dollars Act of 2016

Referred to House Financial Services

April 14, 2016
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H.R.4403

Enhancing Overseas Traveler Vetting Act

Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on Foreign Relations.

S.RES.426

A resolution expressing the sense of the Senate that the United States should support and protect the right of women working in developing countries to safe workplaces, free from gender-based violence, reprisals, and intimidation.

Referred to the Committee on Foreign Relations. (text of measure as introduced: CR S2101-2102)

H.RES.682

Urging the Department of State to provide necessary equipment and training to the men and women of the Kurdish Peshmerga in the fight against the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS).

Referred to the House Committee on Foreign Affairs.

April 11, 2016
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H.R.4895

Detaining Terrorists to Protect Americans Act of 2016

Referred to the House Committee on Armed Services.

April 7, 2016
Bill Status

S.RES.392

A resolution expressing the sense of the Senate regarding the prosecution and conviction of former President Mohamed Nasheed without due process and urging the Government of the Maldives to take all necessary steps to redress this injustice, to release all political prisoners, and to ensure due process and freedom from political prosecution for all the people of the Maldives.

Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S1795)

April 6, 2016
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S.2757

Iran Financial System Access Limitation Act of 2016

Read twice and referred to the Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs.

S.2752

Preventing Iran's Access to United States Dollars Act of 2016

Read twice and referred to the Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs.

April 4, 2016
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H.R.4314

Counterterrorism Screening and Assistance Act of 2016

Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on Foreign Relations.

March 23, 2016
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H.RES.658

Condemning in the strongest terms the terrorist attacks in Brussels on March 22, 2016, which murdered more than 30 innocent people, and severely wounded many more.

Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.

March 22, 2016
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H.R.4830

To direct the Secretary of State to develop a strategy to obtain membership status for India in the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC), and for other purposes.

Referred to the House Committee on Foreign Affairs.

March 21, 2016
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H.R.4815

Iran Ballistic Missile Sanctions Act of 2016

Referred to House Ways and Means

H.CON.RES.124

Recognizing the 75th anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor and the lasting significance of National Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day.

Referred to the Subcommittee on Military Personnel.

March 18, 2016
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S.2426

A bill to direct the Secretary of State to develop a strategy to obtain observer status for Taiwan in the International Criminal Police Organization, and for other purposes.

Became Public Law No: 114-139.

March 17, 2016
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S.2726

Iran Terrorism and Human Rights Sanctions Act of 2016

Read twice and referred to the Committee on Foreign Relations.

March 16, 2016
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S.2692

Countering Information Warfare Act of 2016

Read twice and referred to the Committee on Foreign Relations.

March 15, 2016
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H.RES.645

Expressing the sense of the House that individuals captured by the United States for supporting the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant should be detained at United States Naval Station, Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.

Referred to House Foreign Affairs

March 10, 2016
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S.J.RES.31

A joint resolution relating to the disapproval of the proposed foreign military sale to the Government of Pakistan of F-16 Block 52 aircraft.

Motion to table the motion to discharge Committee on Foreign Relations agreed to in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 71 - 24. Record Vote Number: 35. (consideration: CR S1423-1424)

March 9, 2016
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S.2657

A bill to require consultations on reuniting Korean Americans with family members in North Korea.

Read twice and referred to the Committee on Foreign Relations.

March 8, 2016
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S.RES.391

A resolution expressing the sense of the Senate to oppose the transfer of foreign enemy combatants from the detention facilities at United States Naval Station, Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, to the United States homeland.

Referred to the Committee on Armed Services. (text of measure as introduced: CR S1346-1347)

March 7, 2016
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S.2645

Global Respect Act

Read twice and referred to the Committee on Foreign Relations.

March 1, 2016
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H.RES.631

Calling upon the United States Senate to give its advice and consent to the ratification of the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea.

Referred to the House Committee on Foreign Affairs.

Feb. 29, 2016
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H.R.4649

Decade for the People of African Descent Act

Referred to the House Committee on Foreign Affairs.

H.RES.148

Calling on the Government of Iran to follow through on repeated promises of assistance in the case of Robert Levinson, the longest held United States hostage in our Nation's history.

The title of the measure was amended. Agreed to without objection.

Feb. 25, 2016
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S.2589

Terrorist Release Transparency Act

Read twice and referred to the Committee on Foreign Relations.

H.J.RES.82

Relating to the disapproval of the proposed foreign military sale to the Government of Pakistan of F-16 Block 52 aircraft.

Referred to the House Committee on Foreign Affairs.

Feb. 24, 2016
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S.J.RES.30

A joint resolution relating to the disapproval of the proposed foreign military sale to the Government of Pakistan of F-16 Block 52 aircraft.

Read twice and referred to the Committee on Foreign Relations.

H.R.3892

Muslim Brotherhood Terrorist Designation Act of 2015

Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 17 - 10.

H.R.4402

Foreign Fighter Review Act of 2016

Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs.

H.R.3924

Global Development Lab Act of 2015

Ordered to be Reported in the Nature of a Substitute (Amended) by Unanimous Consent.

Feb. 23, 2016
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H.R.4580

Terrorist Release Transparency Act

Referred to House Armed Services

Feb. 12, 2016
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H.R.3483

Stop Nuclear Waste by Our Lakes Act of 2015

Referred to the Subcommittee on the Western Hemisphere.

H.R.3833

To require a regional strategy to address the threat posed by Boko Haram.

Referred to the Subcommittee on Terrorism, Nonproliferation, and Trade.

H.RES.469

Urging North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) member countries to meet or exceed the two percent gross domestic product commitment to spending on defense.

Referred to the Subcommittee on Europe, Eurasia, and Emerging Threats.

H.RES.508

Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives that the President of the United States should use the full authority of his office to convene international negotiations intended to stop the civil war in Syria.

Referred to the Subcommittee on Middle East and North Africa.

H.RES.574

Calling for a restoration of civil government in Thailand established by fair, free, democratic, and open elections and expressing solidarity with the people of Thailand in their desire for democracy.

Referred to the Subcommittee on Asia and the Pacific.

H.RES.584

Urging the President to seek an independent investigation into the death of Tibetan Buddhist leader and social activist Tenzin Delek Rinpoche and to publicly call for an end to the repressive policies used by the People's Republic of China in Tibet.

Referred to the Subcommittee on Asia and the Pacific.

H.RES.543

Celebrating 135 years of diplomatic relations between the United States and Romania.

Referred to the Subcommittee on Europe, Eurasia, and Emerging Threats.

H.RES.565

Supporting the peace process in Colombia.

Referred to the Subcommittee on the Western Hemisphere.

H.CON.RES.78

Expressing the sense of Congress that the President in consultation with the Department of the Treasury should apply economic sanctions against Chinese businesses and state-owned enterprises that can be linked to cyberattacks against United States entities.

Referred to the Subcommittee on Asia and the Pacific.

H.CON.RES.96

Condemning Palestinian incitement of violence and reaffirming the special bond between Israel and the United States.

Referred to the Subcommittee on Middle East and North Africa.

Feb. 8, 2016
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S.2152

Electrify Africa Act of 2015

Became Public Law No: 114-121.

Feb. 3, 2016
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S.2485

North Korea and Iran Sanctions Act

Read twice and referred to the Committee on Foreign Relations.

S.553

End Modern Slavery Initiative Act of 2015

Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 363.

H.RES.588

Condemning and censuring President Barack Obama.

Referred to the Subcommittee on the Constitution and Civil Justice.

Feb. 2, 2016
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S.1882

Nepal Recovery Act

Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 357.

H.R.400

Trafficking Prevention in Foreign Affairs Contracting Act

Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on Foreign Relations.

Feb. 1, 2016
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S.RES.347

A resolution honoring the memory and legacy of Anita Ashok Datar and condemning the terrorist attack in Bamako, Mali, on November 20, 2015.

Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S450)

H.R.4413

Fairness to United States Distant Water Fishermen Act of 2016

Referred to the House Committee on Foreign Affairs.

Jan. 21, 2016
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S.J.RES.29

Authorization for Use of Military Force Against the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant and its Associated Forces

Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 352.

Jan. 20, 2016
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S.RES.346

A resolution expressing opposition to the European Commission interpretive notice regarding labeling Israeli products and goods manufactured in the West Bank and other areas, as such actions undermine the Israeli-Palestinian peace process.

Referred to the Committee on Foreign Relations. (text of measure as introduced: CR S134)

S.2452

A bill to prohibit the use of funds to make payments to Iran relating to the settlement of claims brought before the Iran-United States Claims Tribunal until Iran has paid certain compensatory damages awarded to United States persons by United States courts.

Read twice and referred to the Committee on Foreign Relations.

Jan. 7, 2016
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H.R.4342

Iran Ballistic Missile Prevention and Sanctions Act of 2016

Referred to House Oversight and Government Reform

Dec. 18, 2015
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H.R.4312

Iran's Revolutionary Guard Corps Sanctions Implementation and Review Act

Referred to the Subcommittee on Trade.

H.R.2241

Global Health Innovation Act of 2015

Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on Foreign Relations.

Dec. 16, 2015
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S.RES.310

A resolution condemning the ongoing sexual violence against women and children from Yezidi, Christian, Shabak, Turkmen, and other religious communities by Islamic State of Iraq and Syria militants and urging the prosecution of the perpetrators and those complicit in these crimes.

Resolution agreed to in Senate with amendments and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (text: CR S8732)

S.2407

A bill to posthumously award the Congressional Gold Medal to each of J. Christopher Stevens, Glen Doherty, Tyrone Woods, and Sean Smith in recognition of their contributions to the Nation.

Read twice and referred to the Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs. (Sponsor introductory remarks on measure: CR S8725-8726)

Dec. 15, 2015
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H.J.RES.77

War Powers Amendments of 2015

Referred to House Rules

H.R.4257

IRGC Sanctions Act

Referred to the Subcommittee on Trade.

H.R.4258

Quarantining the Ayatollah's State-Sponsored Aggression and Militancy (QASSAM) Act

Referred to House Financial Services

H.RES.536

Supporting freedom of the press in Latin America and the Caribbean and condemning violations of press freedom and violence against journalists, bloggers, and individuals exercising their right to freedom of speech.

Motion to reconsider laid on the table. Agreed to without objection.

Dec. 10, 2015
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S.2385

Eliminate, Neutralize, and Disrupt Wildlife Trafficking Act

Read twice and referred to the Committee on Foreign Relations.

Dec. 9, 2015
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S.2377

Defeat ISIS and Protect and Secure the United States Act of 2015

Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary. (text of measure as introduced: CR S8548-8558)

H.R.4154

Taiwan Naval Support Act

Ordered to be Reported by Unanimous Consent.

Dec. 3, 2015
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S.J.RES.26

Authorization for Use of Military Force Against the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant and its Associated Forces

Read twice and referred to the Committee on Foreign Relations.

Dec. 2, 2015
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H.CON.RES.100

Expressing the sense of the Congress regarding the right of States and local governments to maintain economic sanctions against Iran.

Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR H8864-8865)

Nov. 19, 2015
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S.RES.321

A resolution honoring the 70th anniversary of the founding of CARE.

Referred to the Committee on Foreign Relations. (text of measure as introduced: CR S8166)

S.CON.RES.25

A concurrent resolution expressing the sense of Congress that the President should submit the Paris climate change agreement to the Senate for its advice and consent.

Referred to the Committee on Foreign Relations. (text of measure as introduced: CR S8166-8167)

H.CON.RES.97

Expressing the sense of Congress that the President should submit to the Senate for advice and consent the climate change agreement proposed for adoption at the twenty-first session of the Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change, to be held in Paris, France from November 30 to December 11, 2015.

Referred to the House Committee on Foreign Affairs.

Nov. 18, 2015
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H.RES.532

Recognizing the 20th anniversary of the Dayton Peace Accords.

Referred to the House Committee on Foreign Affairs.

Nov. 16, 2015
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S.RES.313

A resolution condemning the terrorist attacks in Paris and offering thoughts and prayers for the victims, condolences to their families, resolve to support the people of France, and the pledge to defend democracy and stand in solidarity with the country of France and all our allies in the face of this horrific attack on freedom and liberty.

Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S7970; text as passed Senate: CR S7970)

Nov. 5, 2015
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H.R.2845

AGOA Enhancement Act of 2015

Ordered to be Reported by Unanimous Consent.

Nov. 3, 2015
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S.2230

Muslim Brotherhood Terrorist Designation Act of 2015

Read twice and referred to the Committee on Foreign Relations.

S.2231

A bill to express the sense of Congress that the Government of the Maldives should immediately release former President Mohamed Nasheed from prison and release all other political prisoners in the country, as well as guarantee due process for and respect the human rights of all of the people of the Maldives.

Read twice and referred to the Committee on Foreign Relations. (Sponsor introductory remarks on measure: CR S7725)

H.R.3915

US Navy SEAL SCPO Tyrone Snowden Woods Ceremony Invitee Act of 2015

Referred to the House Committee on Foreign Affairs.

H.R.3646

IRGC Terrorist Designation Act

Referred to the Subcommittee on Immigration and Border Security.

H.R.1853

To direct the President to develop a strategy to obtain observer status for Taiwan in the International Criminal Police Organization, and for other purposes.

Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on Foreign Relations.

Nov. 2, 2015
Bill Status

H.RES.293

Expressing concern over anti-Israel and anti-Semitic incitement within the Palestinian Authority.

Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.

Oct. 29, 2015
Bill Status

S.J.RES.20

A joint resolution relating to the approval of the proposed Agreement for Cooperation Between the United States of America and the Government of the Republic of Korea Concerning Peaceful Uses of Nuclear Energy.

Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 285.

Oct. 28, 2015
Bill Status

S.RES.299

A resolution honoring the life, legacy, and example of former Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin on the twentieth anniversary of his death.

Referred to the Committee on Foreign Relations. (Sponsor introductory remarks on measure: CR S7597; text of measure as introduced: CR S7596-7597)

H.R.3829

UNRWA Anti-Incitement and Anti-Terrorism Act

Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR H7264)

Oct. 27, 2015
Bill Status

S.2207

A bill to require the Secretary of State to offer rewards of not less than $10,000,000 for information that leads to the arrest or conviction of suspects in connection with the bombing of Pan Am Flight 103.

Read twice and referred to the Committee on Foreign Relations.

S.1789

United States-Jordan Defense Cooperation Act of 2015

Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 281.

Oct. 22, 2015
Bill Status

S.RES.274

A resolution commemorating the 25th anniversary of the peaceful and democratic reunification of Germany.

Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S7476)

S.2194

Clean Cookstoves and Fuels Support Act

Read twice and referred to the Committee on Foreign Relations. (Sponsor introductory remarks on measure: CR S7472-7473)

Oct. 16, 2015
Bill Status

S.2078

United States Commission on International Religious Freedom Reauthorization Act of 2015

Became Public Law No: 114-71.

H.CON.RES.86

Welcoming Mr. Muhammad Nawaz Sharif, Prime Minister of Islamic Republic of Pakistan, on his official visit to the United States in October 2015.

Referred to the House Committee on Foreign Affairs.

Oct. 8, 2015
Bill Status

S.RES.284

A resolution recognizing the importance of mental health globally and highlighting the contributions and value of mental health, psychosocial support, and human capacity, particularly in development contexts and humanitarian settings.

Referred to the Committee on Foreign Relations. (text of measure as introduced: CR S7278)

Oct. 7, 2015
Bill Status

H.R.3706

Reach Every Mother and Child Act of 2015

Referred to the House Committee on Foreign Affairs.

Oct. 6, 2015
Bill Status

S.2144

North Korea Sanctions and Policy Enhancement Act of 2015

Read twice and referred to the Committee on Foreign Relations.

H.R.3687

Cuba Agricultural Exports Act

Referred to House Agriculture

Oct. 5, 2015
Bill Status

H.RES.435

Recognizing the persecution of religious and ethnic minorities, especially Christians and Yezidis, by the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant, also known as Daesh, and calling for the immediate prioritization of accepting refugees from such communities.

Referred to the Subcommittee on Immigration and Border Security.

H.RES.447

Calling upon the President to use the United States' voice and vote in the United Nations Security Council to condemn the ongoing sexual violence against women and children from Yezidi, Christian, Shabak, and other religious communities by Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant militants as crimes against humanity, to prosecute all perpetrators and those complicit in these crimes, and to support other United Nations member states prosecuting these perpetrators and those complicit.

Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, and Investigations.

Oct. 2, 2015
Bill Status

H.RES.460

Supporting the goals and ideals of the International Day of Non-Violence.

Referred to the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform.

Oct. 1, 2015
Bill Status

S.2119

Iran Policy Oversight Act of 2015

Read twice and referred to the Committee on Foreign Relations.

H.CON.RES.76

Expressing the sense of Congress that Taiwan and its people deserve membership in the United Nations.

Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR E1403)

Sept. 30, 2015
Bill Status

H.RES.453

Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives that the United States Government should provide additional relief and assistance to the island of Dominica.

Referred to the House Committee on Foreign Affairs.

Sept. 29, 2015
Bill Status

S.2094

IRGC Terrorist Designation Act

Read twice and referred to the Committee on Foreign Relations.

Sept. 28, 2015
Bill Status

S.2086

Justice for Victims of Iranian Terrorism Act

Read twice and referred to the Committee on Foreign Relations.

Sept. 24, 2015
Bill Status

S.RES.268

A resolution expressing the sense of the Senate regarding the Syrian refugee crisis.

Referred to the Committee on Foreign Relations. (text of measure as introduced: CR S6941)

H.RES.440

Calling for urgent international action on behalf of Iraqi and Syrian civilians facing a dire humanitarian crisis and severe persecution because of their faith or ethnicity in the Nineveh Plain region of Iraq and Khabor, Kobane, and Aleppo regions of Syria.

Referred to the House Committee on Foreign Affairs.

Sept. 22, 2015
Bill Status

H.RES.50

Calling for the release of Ukrainian fighter pilot Nadiya Savchenko, who was captured by Russian forces in Eastern Ukraine and has been held illegally in a Russian prison since July 2014.

Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.

Sept. 17, 2015
Bill Status

H.RES.277

Honoring the Tunisian People for their democratic transition.

Forwarded by Subcommittee to Full Committee in the Nature of a Substitute (Amended) by Voice Vote .

Sept. 16, 2015
Bill Status

H.CON.RES.77

Recognizing the 70th anniversary of the establishment of the United Nations.

Referred to the House Committee on Foreign Affairs.

Sept. 15, 2015
Bill Status

H.RES.419

Recognizing the importance of frontline health workers toward accelerating progress on global health and saving the lives of women and children, and for other purposes.

Referred to the House Committee on Foreign Affairs.

Sept. 11, 2015
Bill Status

H.R.3461

To approve the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action, signed at Vienna on July 14, 2015, relating to the nuclear program of Iran.

Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.

Sept. 10, 2015
Bill Status

S.2026

Stop Nuclear Waste by Our Lakes Act of 2015

Read twice and referred to the Committee on Foreign Relations.

H.RES.411

Finding that the President has not complied with section 2 of the Iran Nuclear Agreement Review Act of 2015.

On agreeing to the resolution Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: 245 - 186 (Roll no. 492). (text: CR H5891-5892)

Sept. 8, 2015
Bill Status

H.J.RES.65

Authorization of Use of Force Against Iran Resolution

Referred to the House Committee on Foreign Affairs.

H.R.3445

Bahrain Independent Commission of Inquiry (BICI) Accountability Act of 2015

Referred to the House Committee on Foreign Affairs.

H.R.3338

Justice for Former American Hostages in Iran Act of 2015

Referred to the Subcommittee on the Constitution and Civil Justice.

Aug. 20, 2015
Bill Status

H.R.2621

China Human Rights Protection Act of 2015

Referred to the Subcommittee on Asia and the Pacific.

H.R.2368

Global Respect Act

Referred to the Subcommittee on Africa, Global Health, Global Human Rights and International Organizations.

H.RES.394

Condemning Joseph Kony and the Lord's Resistance Army for continuing to perpetrate crimes against humanity, war crimes, and mass atrocities, and supporting ongoing efforts by the United States Government, the African Union, and governments and regional organizations in central Africa to remove Joseph Kony and Lord's Resistance Army commanders from the battlefield and promote protection and recovery of affected communities.

Referred to the Subcommittee on Africa, Global Health, Global Human Rights and International Organizations.

H.RES.403

Recognizing the campaign of genocide against the Kurdish people in Iraq.

Referred to the Subcommittee on Middle East and North Africa.

H.RES.406

Recognizing the progress made and challenges still faced by people living with albinism in East Africa.

Referred to the Subcommittee on Africa, Global Health, Global Human Rights and International Organizations.

H.RES.407

Commemorating the 70th anniversary of the liberation of the Republic of Korea and expressing the shared vision of the people of the United States and the people of the Republic of Korea for a continued prosperous relationship.

Referred to the Subcommittee on Asia and the Pacific.

H.RES.323

Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives that the Government of Mexico should forthwith repatriate the remains of those American Soldiers who fought in the battle of Monterrey in 1846.

Referred to the Subcommittee on the Western Hemisphere.

H.RES.285

Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives that the United States should become an international human rights leader by ratifying and implementing certain core international conventions.

Referred to the Subcommittee on Africa, Global Health, Global Human Rights and International Organizations.

H.RES.396

Calling on the Government of Bangladesh to protect the human rights of all its citizens, particularly vulnerable minorities, strengthen democratic institutions and rule of law, and prevent the growth of extremist groups.

Referred to the Subcommittee on Asia and the Pacific.

Aug. 13, 2015
Bill Status

H.R.1649

Partnering to Detect and Defeat Tunnels Act

Referred to the Subcommittee on Emerging Threats and Capabilities.

H.R.1349

United States-Israel Anti-Tunnel Defense Cooperation Act

Referred to the Subcommittee on Emerging Threats and Capabilities.

Aug. 6, 2015
Bill Status

S.2009

Bahrain Independent Commission of Inquiry (BICI) Accountability Act of 2015

Read twice and referred to the Committee on Foreign Relations.

Aug. 5, 2015
Bill Status

H.R.3238

Cuba Trade Act of 2015

Referred to the Subcommittee on Trade.

July 30, 2015
Bill Status

S.RES.238

A resolution expressing the determination of the Senate that the 60-calendar day period for congressional review of the nuclear agreement with Iran did not begin with the transmittal of the agreement on July 19, 2015, because that transmittal did not include all materials required to be transmitted pursuant to the Iran Nuclear Agreement Review Act of 2015.

Referred to the Committee on Foreign Relations. (text of measure as introduced: CR S6193)

S.RES.237

A resolution condemning Joseph Kony and the Lord's Resistance Army for continuing to perpetrate crimes against humanity, war crimes, and mass atrocities, and supporting ongoing efforts by the United States Government, the African Union, and governments and regional organizations in central Africa to remove Joseph Kony and Lord's Resistance Army commanders from the battlefield and promote protection and recovery of affected communities.

Referred to the Committee on Foreign Relations. (text of measure as introduced: CR S6192-6193)

July 29, 2015
Bill Status

S.1887

Protect and Preserve International Cultural Property Act

Read twice and referred to the Committee on Foreign Relations.

H.RES.402

Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives regarding politically motivated acts of boycott, divestment from, and sanctions against Israel, and for other purposes.

Referred to the House Committee on Foreign Affairs.

July 28, 2015
Bill Status

H.R.3259

To grant authority to the President to detain non-diplomatic officials of the Government of Iran in the United States and non-diplomatic officials of the Government of Iran in certain other countries until all United States citizens held by the Government of Iran are released and returned to the United States, and for other purposes.

Referred to the House Committee on Foreign Affairs.

H.CON.RES.65

Expressing the sense of Congress regarding the upgrading of Malaysia on the 2015 Trafficking In Persons report.

Referred to the House Committee on Foreign Affairs.

July 23, 2015
Bill Status

S.1855

A bill to provide special foreign military sales status to the Philippines.

Read twice and referred to the Committee on Foreign Relations.

S.1853

A bill to limit the availability of funding for contributions to the United Nations if the arms embargo on Iran pursuant to United Nations Security Council Resolutions 1747 and 1929 is lifted.

Read twice and referred to the Committee on Foreign Relations.

H.R.3210

To prohibit United States voluntary contributions to the United Nations Democracy Fund.

Referred to the House Committee o