Category Archives: Foreign Affairs

H.Res.317 – Calling for the unconditional release of United States citizens and legal permanent resident aliens being held for political purposes by the Government of Iran

TheWeekInCongress.com (TM) Week ending July 28, 2017 H.Res.317 – Calling for the unconditional release of United States citizens and legal permanent resident aliens being held for political purposes by the Government of Iran Brief – RESOLUTION Calling for the unconditional release of United States citizens and legal permanent resident aliens being held for political purposes […]

H.R.3180 – Intelligence Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2018

TheWeekInCongress.com (TM) Week ending July 28, 2017 H.R.3180 – Intelligence Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2018 Brief – The bill aims to authorize appropriations for fiscal year 2018 for intelligence and intelligence-related activities of the United States Government, the Community Management Account, and the Central Intelligence Agency Retirement and Disability System, and for other purposes […]

H.R.2883 – Promoting Cross-Border Energy Infrastructure Act

TheWeekInCongress.com (TM) Week ending July 21, 2017 H.R.2883 – Promoting Cross-Border Energy Infrastructure Act Brief – The bill aims ‘To establish a more uniform, transparent, and modern process to authorize the construction, connection, operation, and maintenance of international border-crossing facilities for the import and export of oil and natural gas and the transmission of electricity’ […]

H.R.806 – Ozone Standards Implementation Act of 2017

TheWeekInCongress.com (TM) Week ending July 21, 2017 H.R.806 – Ozone Standards Implementation Act of 2017 Brief – “H.R. 806 would delay the implementation of a final rule promulgated by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) in 2015 related to ambient-air-quality standards for ozone emissions. That rule, published in the Federal Register on October 26, 2015, requires […]

H.R.3004 – Kate’s Law

TheWeekInCongress.com (TM) Week ending June 23, 2017 H.R.3004 – Kate’s Law Brief – The bill aims to amend section 276 of the Immigration and Nationality Act relating to reentry of removed aliens. To that end – ‘Any alien who has been denied admission, excluded, deported, or removed, or who has departed the United States while […]

H.R.3003 – No Sanctuary for Criminals Act

TheWeekInCongress.com (TM) Week ending June 23, 2017 H.R.3003 – No Sanctuary for Criminals Act Brief – The bill states its aim “To amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to modify provisions relating to assistance by States, and political subdivision of States, in the enforcement of Federal immigration laws, and for other purposes.” To that end, […]

H.Res.397 – Solemnly reaffirming the commitment of the United States to the North Atlantic Treaty Organization’s principle of collective defense as enumerated in Article 5 …

TheWeekInCongress.com (TM) Week ending June 23, 2017 H.Res.397 – Solemnly reaffirming the commitment of the United States to the North Atlantic Treaty Organization’s principle of collective defense as enumerated in Article 5 of the North Atlantic Treaty. Brief – Solemnly reaffirming the commitment of the United States to the North Atlantic Treaty Organization’s principle of […]

H.Res.351 – Condemning the violence and persecution in Chechnya

TheWeekInCongress.com (TM) Week ending June 23, 2017 H.Res.351 – Condemning the violence and persecution in Chechnya Brief – Condemning the violence and persecution in Chechnya.   Whereas, on April 1, 2017, the Russian newspaper Novaya Gazeta reported that authorities in Chechnya, a republic of the Russian Federation, had abducted, detained, and tortured over 100 men […]

H.R.2484 – Women, Peace, and Security Act of 2017

TheWeekInCongress.com (TM) Week ending June 23, 2017 H.R.2484 – Women, Peace, and Security Act of 2017 Brief – The bill aims to ensure that the United States promotes the meaningful participation of women in mediation and negotiation processes seeking to prevent, mitigate, or resolve violent conflict. It shall be the policy of the United States […]

S.J.Res.42 – A joint resolution relating to the disapproval of the proposed export to the Government of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia of certain defense articles

TheWeekInCongress.com (TM) Week ending June 16, 2017 S.J.Res.42 – A joint resolution relating to the disapproval of the proposed export to the Government of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia of certain defense articles Brief – The resolution of disapproval would impact part of the arms deal Trump made with the Saudis during his recent visit […]