Category Archives: Foreign Affairs

H.Res.187 – Relating to efforts to respond to the famine in South Sudan.

TheWeekInCongress.com (TM) Week ending April 28, 2016 H.Res.187 – Relating to efforts to respond to the famine in South Sudan. Brief – RESOLUTION Relating to efforts to respond to the famine in South Sudan. Whereas, on February 20, 2017, famine was formally declared in parts of South Sudan; Whereas South Sudan is the world’s newest […]

H.R.534 – U.S. Wants to Compete for a World Expo Act

TheWeekInCongress.com (TM) Week ending April 28, 2016 H.R.534 – U.S. Wants to Compete for a World Expo Act Brief – The bill aims “To require the Secretary of State to take such actions as may be necessary for the United States to rejoin the Bureau of International Expositions, and for other purposes.” Not later than […]

H.Res.92 – Condemning North Korea’s development of multiple intercontinental ballistic missiles, and for other purposes.

TheWeekInCongress.com (TM) Week ending April 5, 2017 H.Res.92 – Condemning North Korea’s development of multiple intercontinental ballistic missiles, and for other purposes. Brief – RESOLUTION   Condemning North Korea’s development of multiple intercontinental ballistic missiles, and for other purposes.     Whereas the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK), also known as North Korea, possesses a […]

H.Res.54 – Reaffirming the United States-Argentina partnership and recognizing Argentina’s economic reforms.

TheWeekInCongress.com (TM) Week ending April 5, 2017 H.Res.54 – Reaffirming the United States-Argentina partnership and recognizing Argentina’s economic reforms. Brief – RESOLUTION   Reaffirming the United States-Argentina partnership and recognizing Argentina’s economic reforms.     Whereas, on November 22, 2015, the citizens of the Argentine Republic elected Mauricio Macri as their President;     Whereas President Macri […]

H.R.479 – North Korea State Sponsor of Terrorism Designation Act of 2017

TheWeekInCongress.com (TM) Week ending April 5, 2017 H.R.479 – North Korea State Sponsor of Terrorism Designation Act of 2017 Brief – Under the bill Congress finds ‘The Government of North Korea was designated a state sponsor of terrorism on January 20, 1988, for repeatedly providing support of acts of international terrorism. However, on October 11, […]

S.274 – A bill to nullify the effect of the recent executive order that temporarily restricted individuals from certain countries from entering the United States.

TheWeekInCongress.com (TM) Week ending February 8, 2017, 2017 S.274 – A bill to nullify the effect of the recent executive order that temporarily restricted individuals from certain countries from entering the United States. Brief – The provisions of Executive Order 13769 (82 Fed. Reg. 8977; January 27, 2017), entitled “Protecting the Nation from Foreign Terrorist […]

H.J.Res.41 – Providing for congressional disapproval under chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, of a rule submitted by the Securities and Exchange Commission relating to “Disclosure of Payments by Resource Extraction Issuers”.

TheWeekInCongress.com (TM) Week ending February 3, 2017, 2017 H.J.Res.41 – Providing for congressional disapproval under chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, of a rule submitted by the Securities and Exchange Commission relating to “Disclosure of Payments by Resource Extraction Issuers”. Brief – The bill provides for congressional disapproval under chapter 8 of title […]

Trump Ex Orders – Foreign Travel Ban

  EXECUTIVE ORDER: PROTECTING THE NATION FROM FOREIGN TERRORIST ENTRY INTO THE UNITED STATES   EXECUTIVE ORDER   – – – – – – –   Protecting the Nation from Foreign Terrorist Entry into the United States   By the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and laws of the United States […]

Trump Ex Orders Border Security – Border Wall

  Executive Order: Border Security and Immigration Enforcement Improvements   EXECUTIVE ORDER   – – – – – – –   BORDER SECURITY AND IMMIGRATION ENFORCEMENT IMPROVEMENTS   By the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and the laws of the United States of America, including the Immigration and Nationality Act (8 […]

H.R.690 – Gains in Global Nuclear Detection Architecture Act

TheWeekInCongress.com (TM) Week ending February 3, 2017, 2017 H.R.690 – Gains in Global Nuclear Detection Architecture Act Brief – Some duties of the Domestic Nuclear Detection Office are enhanced by this bill. the Director of the Domestic Nuclear Detection Office shall— “(1) develop and maintain documentation, such as a technology road map and strategy, that— […]