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Short Titles

Short Titles - House of Representatives

Short Titles as Introduced

Global Respect Act

Official Titles

Official Titles - House of Representatives

Official Title as Introduced

To impose sanctions with respect to foreign persons responsible for gross violations of internationally recognized human rights against lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) individuals, and for other purposes.


Actions Overview (1)

Date
05/15/2015Introduced in House

All Actions (6)

Date
08/20/2015Referred to the Subcommittee on Africa, Global Health, Global Human Rights and International Organizations.
Action By: Committee on Foreign Affairs
06/26/2015Referred to the Subcommittee on Immigration and Border Security.
Action By: Committee on the Judiciary
05/15/2015Referred to the Committee on Foreign Affairs, and in addition to the Committee on the Judiciary, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.
Action By: House of Representatives
05/15/2015Referred to the Committee on Foreign Affairs, and in addition to the Committee on the Judiciary, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.
Action By: House of Representatives
05/15/2015Referred to the Committee on Foreign Affairs, and in addition to the Committee on the Judiciary, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.
Action By: House of Representatives
05/15/2015Introduced in House
Action By: House of Representatives

Cosponsors (157)

* = Original cosponsor
CosponsorDate Cosponsored
Rep. Engel, Eliot L. [D-NY-16]* 05/15/2015
Rep. Lowenthal, Alan S. [D-CA-47]* 05/15/2015
Rep. Honda, Michael M. [D-CA-17]* 05/15/2015
Rep. Takano, Mark [D-CA-41]* 05/15/2015
Rep. McGovern, James P. [D-MA-2]* 05/15/2015
Rep. Keating, William R. [D-MA-9]* 05/15/2015
Rep. McDermott, Jim [D-WA-7]* 05/15/2015
Rep. Frankel, Lois [D-FL-22]* 05/15/2015
Rep. Lee, Barbara [D-CA-13]* 05/15/2015
Rep. Cardenas, Tony [D-CA-29]* 05/15/2015
Rep. Wilson, Frederica S. [D-FL-24]* 05/15/2015
Rep. Pocan, Mark [D-WI-2]* 05/15/2015
Rep. Chu, Judy [D-CA-27]* 05/15/2015
Rep. Rangel, Charles B. [D-NY-13]* 05/15/2015
Rep. Polis, Jared [D-CO-2] 05/18/2015
Rep. Maloney, Sean Patrick [D-NY-18] 06/01/2015
Rep. Norton, Eleanor Holmes [D-DC-At Large] 09/08/2015
Rep. DelBene, Suzan K. [D-WA-1] 10/06/2015
Rep. Castor, Kathy [D-FL-14] 10/06/2015
Rep. Vargas, Juan [D-CA-51] 10/06/2015
Rep. Lofgren, Zoe [D-CA-19] 10/07/2015
Rep. Blumenauer, Earl [D-OR-3] 10/07/2015
Rep. Brownley, Julia [D-CA-26] 10/08/2015
Rep. Boyle, Brendan F. [D-PA-13] 12/18/2015
Rep. Lynch, Stephen F. [D-MA-8] 12/18/2015
Rep. Himes, James A. [D-CT-4] 12/18/2015
Rep. Walz, Timothy J. [D-MN-1] 04/13/2016
Rep. Rice, Kathleen M. [D-NY-4] 04/13/2016
Rep. Tsongas, Niki [D-MA-3] 04/15/2016
Rep. Duckworth, Tammy [D-IL-8] 04/18/2016
Rep. Peters, Scott H. [D-CA-52] 04/18/2016
Rep. Kilmer, Derek [D-WA-6] 04/18/2016
Rep. Lieu, Ted [D-CA-33] 04/26/2016
Rep. Maloney, Carolyn B. [D-NY-12] 04/26/2016
Rep. Rush, Bobby L. [D-IL-1] 05/13/2016
Rep. Crowley, Joseph [D-NY-14] 05/13/2016
Rep. Meeks, Gregory W. [D-NY-5] 05/13/2016
Rep. Quigley, Mike [D-IL-5] 05/13/2016
Rep. Edwards, Donna F. [D-MD-4] 05/13/2016
Rep. Hastings, Alcee L. [D-FL-20] 05/13/2016
Rep. Price, David E. [D-NC-4] 05/17/2016
Rep. DeSaulnier, Mark [D-CA-11] 05/17/2016
Rep. Beyer, Donald S., Jr. [D-VA-8] 05/17/2016
Rep. Nadler, Jerrold [D-NY-10] 05/18/2016
Rep. McCollum, Betty [D-MN-4] 05/26/2016
Rep. Schakowsky, Janice D. [D-IL-9] 06/14/2016
Rep. Gallego, Ruben [D-AZ-7] 07/21/2016
Rep. Cohen, Steve [D-TN-9] 07/21/2016
Rep. Carson, Andre [D-IN-7] 07/25/2016
Rep. Israel, Steve [D-NY-3] 07/25/2016
Rep. Kildee, Daniel T. [D-MI-5] 07/25/2016
Rep. Langevin, James R. [D-RI-2] 07/25/2016
Rep. Norcross, Donald [D-NJ-1] 07/25/2016
Rep. Pascrell, Bill, Jr. [D-NJ-9] 07/25/2016
Rep. Titus, Dina [D-NV-1] 07/25/2016
Rep. Bonamici, Suzanne [D-OR-1] 09/06/2016
Rep. Brady, Robert A. [D-PA-1] 09/06/2016
Rep. Capps, Lois [D-CA-24] 09/06/2016
Rep. Connolly, Gerald E. [D-VA-11] 09/06/2016
Rep. Davis, Danny K. [D-IL-7] 09/06/2016
Rep. Davis, Susan A. [D-CA-53] 09/06/2016
Rep. DeLauro, Rosa L. [D-CT-3] 09/06/2016
Rep. Deutch, Theodore E. [D-FL-21] 09/06/2016
Rep. Doyle, Michael F. [D-PA-14] 09/06/2016
Rep. Eshoo, Anna G. [D-CA-18] 09/06/2016
Rep. Foster, Bill [D-IL-11] 09/06/2016
Rep. Grijalva, Raul M. [D-AZ-3] 09/06/2016
Rep. Gutierrez, Luis V. [D-IL-4] 09/06/2016
Rep. Heck, Denny [D-WA-10] 09/06/2016
Rep. Higgins, Brian [D-NY-26] 09/06/2016
Rep. Jeffries, Hakeem S. [D-NY-8] 09/06/2016
Rep. Johnson, Henry C. "Hank," Jr. [D-GA-4] 09/06/2016
Rep. Kelly, Robin L. [D-IL-2] 09/06/2016
Rep. Lujan Grisham, Michelle [D-NM-1] 09/06/2016
Rep. Matsui, Doris O. [D-CA-6] 09/06/2016
Rep. Moore, Gwen [D-WI-4] 09/06/2016
Rep. Moulton, Seth [D-MA-6] 09/06/2016
Rep. Murphy, Patrick [D-FL-18] 09/06/2016
Rep. Napolitano, Grace F. [D-CA-32] 09/06/2016
Rep. Pallone, Frank, Jr. [D-NJ-6] 09/06/2016
Rep. Pingree, Chellie [D-ME-1] 09/06/2016
Rep. Roybal-Allard, Lucille [D-CA-40] 09/06/2016
Rep. Ruppersberger, C. A. Dutch [D-MD-2] 09/06/2016
Rep. Ryan, Tim [D-OH-13] 09/06/2016
Rep. Schiff, Adam B. [D-CA-28] 09/06/2016
Rep. Schrader, Kurt [D-OR-5] 09/06/2016
Rep. Scott, Robert C. "Bobby" [D-VA-3] 09/06/2016
Rep. Serrano, Jose E. [D-NY-15] 09/06/2016
Rep. Slaughter, Louise McIntosh [D-NY-25] 09/06/2016
Rep. Smith, Adam [D-WA-9] 09/06/2016
Rep. Speier, Jackie [D-CA-14] 09/06/2016
Rep. Thompson, Mike [D-CA-5] 09/06/2016
Rep. Tonko, Paul [D-NY-20] 09/06/2016
Rep. Torres, Norma J. [D-CA-35] 09/06/2016
Rep. Velazquez, Nydia M. [D-NY-7] 09/06/2016
Rep. DeFazio, Peter A. [D-OR-4] 09/06/2016
Rep. Delaney, John K. [D-MD-6] 09/06/2016
Rep. Larsen, Rick [D-WA-2] 09/06/2016
Rep. Cummings, Elijah E. [D-MD-7] 09/06/2016
Rep. Welch, Peter [D-VT-At Large] 09/06/2016
Rep. Ashford, Brad [D-NE-2] 09/06/2016
Rep. Adams, Alma S. [D-NC-12] 09/06/2016
Rep. Huffman, Jared [D-CA-2] 09/06/2016
Rep. Van Hollen, Chris [D-MD-8] 09/06/2016
Rep. Meng, Grace [D-NY-6] 09/08/2016
Rep. Nolan, Richard M. [D-MN-8] 09/08/2016
Rep. Watson Coleman, Bonnie [D-NJ-12] 09/08/2016
Rep. Cartwright, Matt [D-PA-17] 09/08/2016
Rep. Kind, Ron [D-WI-3] 09/08/2016
Rep. Ellison, Keith [D-MN-5] 09/08/2016
Rep. Kennedy, Joseph P., III [D-MA-4] 09/08/2016
Rep. Clark, Katherine M. [D-MA-5] 09/08/2016
Rep. Castro, Joaquin [D-TX-20] 09/08/2016
Rep. Dingell, Debbie [D-MI-12] 09/08/2016
Rep. Farr, Sam [D-CA-20] 09/08/2016
Rep. Kirkpatrick, Ann [D-AZ-1] 09/08/2016
Rep. Swalwell, Eric [D-CA-15] 09/08/2016
Rep. Wasserman Schultz, Debbie [D-FL-23] 09/08/2016
Rep. Lujan, Ben Ray [D-NM-3] 09/08/2016
Rep. Lewis, John [D-GA-5] 09/08/2016
Rep. Sires, Albio [D-NJ-8] 09/08/2016
Rep. Aguilar, Pete [D-CA-31] 09/08/2016
Rep. McNerney, Jerry [D-CA-9] 09/08/2016
Rep. Ruiz, Raul [D-CA-36] 09/08/2016
Rep. Sherman, Brad [D-CA-30] 09/08/2016
Rep. Graham, Gwen [D-FL-2] 09/08/2016
Rep. Fudge, Marcia L. [D-OH-11] 09/08/2016
Rep. Doggett, Lloyd [D-TX-35] 09/08/2016
Rep. Courtney, Joe [D-CT-2] 09/08/2016
Rep. Perlmutter, Ed [D-CO-7] 09/09/2016
Rep. Garamendi, John [D-CA-3] 09/09/2016
Rep. Capuano, Michael E. [D-MA-7] 09/09/2016
Rep. Ros-Lehtinen, Ileana [R-FL-27] 09/09/2016
Rep. Bustos, Cheri [D-IL-17] 09/09/2016
Rep. Yarmuth, John A. [D-KY-3] 09/09/2016
Rep. Larson, John B. [D-CT-1] 09/09/2016
Rep. Loebsack, David [D-IA-2] 09/09/2016
Rep. Beatty, Joyce [D-OH-3] 09/09/2016
Rep. Sinema, Kyrsten [D-AZ-9] 09/09/2016
Rep. Veasey, Marc A. [D-TX-33] 09/09/2016
Rep. Becerra, Xavier [D-CA-34] 09/09/2016
Rep. Esty, Elizabeth H. [D-CT-5] 09/09/2016
Rep. Hoyer, Steny H. [D-MD-5] 09/12/2016
Rep. Jackson Lee, Sheila [D-TX-18] 09/12/2016
Rep. Sanchez, Loretta [D-CA-46] 09/12/2016
Rep. Conyers, John, Jr. [D-MI-13] 09/12/2016
Rep. Levin, Sander M. [D-MI-9] 09/12/2016
Rep. Bera, Ami [D-CA-7] 09/13/2016
Rep. Carney, John C., Jr. [D-DE-At Large] 09/13/2016
Rep. DeGette, Diana [D-CO-1] 09/13/2016
Rep. Lowey, Nita M. [D-NY-17] 09/13/2016
Rep. Sarbanes, John P. [D-MD-3] 09/14/2016
Rep. Kuster, Ann M. [D-NH-2] 09/19/2016
Rep. Clay, Wm. Lacy [D-MO-1] 09/20/2016
Rep. Bordallo, Madeleine Z. [D-GU-At Large] 09/20/2016
Rep. Grayson, Alan [D-FL-9] 11/18/2016
Rep. Sanchez, Linda T. [D-CA-38] 11/29/2016

Committees (2)

Committees, subcommittees and links to reports associated with this bill are listed here, as well as the nature and date of committee activity and Congressional report number.

Committee / Subcommittee Date Activity Reports
House Foreign Affairs05/15/2015 Referred to
House Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on Africa, Global Health, Global Human Rights and International Organizations08/20/2015 Referred to
House Judiciary05/15/2015 Referred to
House Judiciary Subcommittee on Immigration and Border Security06/26/2015 Referred to

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Latest Summary (1)

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Introduced in House (05/15/2015)

Global Respect Act

Directs the President to submit to Congress a list of each foreign person that the President determines is responsible, or acted as an agent, for extrajudicial killings, torture, or other gross violations of internationally recognized human rights committed against an individual in a foreign country based on actual or perceived sexual orientation or gender identity.

Makes a listed foreign person ineligible to enter or be admitted to the United States. Requires revocation of any visa issued for such person.

Authorizes the Secretary of State and the Secretary of Homeland Security to waive such prohibition if in U.S. national security interests or if necessary for compliance with the Agreement between the United Nations (U.N.) and the United States regarding the U.N. Headquarters. Requires congressional notification prior to any such waiver.

Directs the Assistant Secretary for Democracy, Human Rights and Labor to designate a senior officer or officers to track violence, criminalization, and restrictions on fundamental freedoms in foreign countries based on actual or perceived sexual orientation or gender identity.

Amends the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961 to include information on sexual orientation or gender identity violence or restrictions in the annual country reports on human rights practices.