AGENCY FOR INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT related term(s) Department of State; Foreign Aid

AGENCY FOR INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT related term(s) Department of State; Foreign Aid

Amendments

Congo, Democratic Republic of: authorize activities to combat ebola outbreak (S. 1340), S5317 [1AU]

Depts. of Labor, HHS, Education, Defense, and State, foreign operations, and energy and water development: making appropriations (H.R. 2740), H4640, H4641, H4644, H4645, H4647, H4648, H4649, H4673, H4676, H4677, H4679, H4680, H4681, H4682, H4683, H4684, H4685, H4686 [13JN]

——— making appropriations (H.R. 2740), consideration (H. Res. 431), H4409 [11JN]

——— making appropriations (H.R. 2740), consideration (H. Res. 436), H4452 [12JN]

——— making appropriations (H.R. 2740), consideration (H. Res. 445), H4787 [19JN]

Articles and editorials

Here’s Why U.S. Aid to Palestinians Needs To Continue, H7194 [23JY]

Bills and resolutions

Africa: establish a global affairs strategy and provide assistance for people of African descent (see H.R. 1877), H2826 [26MR]

Asia: call for protection of human rights, religious freedom, and democracy in Bangladesh, combat Islamist militant threats to religious freedom in Bangladesh and Pakistan, and investigate terrorist affiliations (see H. Res. 160), H2315 [28FE]

Central African Republic: condemn violence by armed groups against civilians, support international peace efforts and humanitarian assistance, prevent human rights abuses, and enforce existing sanctions (see H. Res. 387), H3924 [16MY]

Central America: manage violence and humanitarian crisis in El Salvador, Guatemala, and Honduras by addressing migration factors, smugglers, and traffickers, and expanding refugee processing programs (see S. 1445), S2815 [14MY]

——— support people and strengthen U.S. national security by addressing root causes of migration from El Salvador, Guatemala, and Honduras (see H.R. 2615), H3678 [9MY] (see H.R. 3524), H5255 [27JN]

Children and youth: condemn all forms of violence against children globally, recognize its harmful impacts, and develop and monitor a strategy to prevent and address such violence (see S. Res. 112), S1900 [14MR] (see H. Res. 230), H2745 [14MR]

Congo, Democratic Republic of: authorize activities to combat ebola outbreak (see S. 1340), S2687 [7MY] (see H.R. 3085), H4312 [4JN]

Congo, Democratic Republic of the: express concern over use of, and take steps to end, child labor in cobalt and other mines and identify U.S. entities that receive or benefit from cobalt obtained from child labor (see H. Res. 531), H7481 [30JY]

Dept. of State: establish Global Electoral Exchange Program to promote international exchanges on best election practices and cultivate more secure democratic institutions (see S. 324), S831 [4FE] (see H.R. 753), H1210 [24JA]

——— report on extent of corruption in foreign countries, assign tiered classifications based on governmental efforts to combat corruption, and assess U.S. assistance to most corrupt countries (see S. 1309), S2613 [2MY]

Dept. of State, foreign operations, and related programs: make permanent certain general provisions (see S. 1819), S3363 [12JN]

——— making appropriations (see H.R. 2839), H4009 [20MY]

Depts. of Labor, HHS, Education, Defense, and State, foreign operations, and energy and water development: making appropriations (H.R. 2740), consideration (see H. Res. 431), H4387 [10JN] (see H. Res. 436), H4431 [11JN] (see H. Res. 445), H4769 [18JN]

Developing countries: implement policies to end preventable maternal, newborn, and child deaths globally (see S. 1766), S3284 [10JN]

Foreign aid: call for statutory changes that permanently codify Protecting Life in Global Health Assistance policy that prohibits foreign assistance from being used to promote or perform abortions (see S. Res. 20), S293 [17JA]

——— ensure adolescent girls in developing countries enroll in and succeed in school, address barriers adolescent girls face in accessing school, and develop U.S. Global Strategy To Empower Adolescent Girls (see S. 1071), S2328 [9AP] (see H.R. 2153), H3215 [9AP]

——— establish a review of U.S. aid to multilateral entities (see H.R. 2299), H3263 [12AP]

——— improve coordination of programs to provide trade capacity building assistance (see H.R. 2067), H3067 [3AP]

Foreign countries: prescribe manner in which programs are identified overseas (see H.R. 2691), H3787 [14MY] (see H.R. 2744), H3840 [15MY]

Foreign policy: combat international extremism by addressing global fragility and violence and stabilizing conflict-affected areas (see S. 727), S1734 [7MR] (see H.R. 1580), H2581 [7MR] (see H.R. 2116), H3127 [8AP]

Health: galvanize U.S. programs in support of brain health for global victims of autism, hydrocephalus, Alzheimer’s and other forms of dementia (see H.R. 2077), H3068 [3AP]

Health care professionals: recognize contributions and call for support of frontline health workers for ending preventable deaths in vulnerable communities and responding to humanitarian and public health crises (see H. Res. 467), H5258 [27JN]

Hunger: recognize importance of U.S. leadership to accelerate global progress against maternal and child malnutrition and support AID commitment to global nutrition through its multi-sectoral strategy (see S. Res. 260), S4456 [24JN]

——— recognize importance of U.S. leadership to accelerate global progress against maternal and child malnutrition and support commitment of AID to global nutrition through its multi-sectoral nutrition strategy (see H. Res. 189), H2584 [7MR]

Information technology: promote Internet access in developing countries and update foreign policy toward the Internet (see H.R. 1359), H2232 [26FE]

Israel: authorize appropriations for a cooperative program to provide assistance in the areas of water resources, agriculture, and energy storage in developing countries (see H.R. 1820), H2754 [18MR]

National security: improve diversity and inclusion in the workforce of national security agencies (see S. 497), S1382 [14FE] (see H.R. 2979), H4162 [23MY]

——— recognize interdependence of diplomacy, development, and defense as critical to effective national security (see H. Res. 220), H2717 [13MR]

One Health Program: establish an interagency program to collaborate on the concept that human, animal, and ecosystem health intertwine to make ‘‘one health’’ to prevent and respond to disease outbreaks (see S. 1903), S3844 [19JN] (see H.R. 3771), H5910 [16JY]

Partnership Fund for Peace: establish to facilitate and finance joint economic ventures and people-to-people exchanges between Palestinians, Israelis, and Americans (see S. 1727), S3251 [5JN] (see H.R. 3104), H4341 [5JN]

Solar energy: authorize microenterprise assistance for renewable energy projects in developing countries (see H.R. 212), H209 [3JA]

Terrorism: recognize women’s varied roles in violent extremism and terrorism and promote their meaningful participation in efforts to prevent and counter violent extremism and terrorism (see H.R. 1653), H2614 [8MR]

Trans-Sahara Counterterrorism Partnership: establish to assist countries in Sahel, Maghreb, and adjacent regions of Africa to improve capabilities to counter terrorist threats (see H.R. 192), H208 [3JA]

Women: denounce female genital mutilation/cutting and call for international efforts to accelerate elimination of such acts (see H. Res. 106), H1391 [6FE]

——— improve U.S. efforts to combat gender-based violence in humanitarian emergencies internationally (see H.R. 4092), H7479 [30JY]

World Tuberculosis Day: support goals (see S. Res. 119), S1900 [14MR]

Letters

U.S.-Northern Triangle Enhanced Engagement Act: Representative Engel, Committee on Foreign Affairs (House), H5784 [15JY]

——— Representative Nadler, Committee on the Judiciary (House), H5785 [15JY]

USAID Branding Modernization Act: Representatives Engel and McCaul, Committee on Foreign Affairs (House), H5786 [15JY]

Motions

Depts. of Labor, HHS, Education, Defense, and State, foreign operations, and energy and water development: making appropriations (H.R. 2740), H4731 [18JN], H4795 [19JN]

Notices

Estimated budget effects of H.R. 2615, U.S.-Northern Triangle Enhanced Engagement Act, H5824 [15JY]

Remarks in House

Africa: establish a global affairs strategy and provide assistance for people of African descent (H.R. 1877), E354 [26MR]

Armenia: democracy assistance funding, H4648, H4649 [13JN]

Central America: support people and strengthen U.S. national security by addressing root causes of migration from El Salvador, Guatemala, and Honduras, H7448 [25JY]

——— support people and strengthen U.S. national security by addressing root causes of migration from El Salvador, Guatemala, and Honduras (H.R. 2615), H5780–H5786 [15JY], E1026 [2AU]

——— support people and strengthen U.S. national security by addressing root causes of migration from El Salvador, Guatemala, and Honduras (H.R. 3524), H5580 [10JY]

Dept. of State: establish Global Electoral Exchange Program to promote international exchanges on best election practices and cultivate more secure democratic institutions (H.R. 753), H3975, H3976 [20MY], E676 [24MY]

Dept. of State, foreign operations, and related programs: across-the-board funding reduction, H4679, H4685, H4686 [13JN]

——— across-the-board funding reduction for non-defense activities, H4684, H4685 [13JN]

——— making appropriations, H186–H190 [3JA], H1151 [23JA]

——— making appropriations (H.R. 2839), E630 [20MY]

——— prohibit funding to enter into any contract, grant, or cooperative agreement with any Trump Organization-related business, H4677 [13JN]

Depts. of Labor, HHS, Education, Defense, and State, foreign operations, and energy and water development: making appropriations (H.R. 2740), H4332, H4333 [5JN], H4399 [11JN], H4452–H4625 [12JN], H4632–H4670, H4673–H4687 [13JN], H4710–H4767 [18JN], H4776, H4777, H4789–H4797 [19JN], H4922, H4928 [20JN], E795, E799 [19JN], E833 [25JN]

——— making appropriations (H.R. 2740), consideration (H. Res. 431), H4402–H4411 [11JN]

——— making appropriations (H.R. 2740), consideration (H. Res. 436), H4445–H4452 [12JN]

——— making appropriations (H.R. 2740), consideration (H. Res. 445), H4779–H4789 [19JN]

——— making appropriations (H.R. 2740), corrections in engrossment, H4797 [19JN]

——— making appropriations (H.R. 2740), motion to recommit, H4795 [19JN]

Disasters: disaster recovery funding through reductions in Dept. of State and AID bilateral economic assistance funding, H4681, H4682 [13JN]

Fish and fishing: illegal, unreported, unregulated fishing in foreign waters prevention funding, H4678 [13JN]

Foreign countries: prescribe manner in which programs are identified overseas (H.R. 2744), H5786, H5787 [15JY]

Foreign policy: combat international extremism by addressing global fragility and violence and stabilizing conflict-affected areas (H.R. 2116), H3966–H3969 [20MY]

Howard University: tribute to Donald M. Payne, Sr., International Development Graduate Fellowship Program, H7389 [25JY]

Information technology: promote Internet access in developing countries and update foreign policy toward the Internet (H.R. 1359), H3970–H3973 [20MY]

Martin Luther King, Jr., Fellowship Program: tribute to provision of scholarships to Afro-Colombian and indigenous students to learn English as a second language, H4070 [22MY]

National security: assess Depts. of Defense and State and AID resources available for use in Western Hemisphere and assess Chinese, Iranian, and Russian investments in Western Hemisphere, H5575 [10JY]

——— improve diversity and inclusion in the workforce of national security agencies, H7435 [25JY]

Thursday Luncheon Group (organization): anniversary, E801 [19JN]

Trans-Sahara Counterterrorism Partnership: establish to assist countries in Sahel, Maghreb, and adjacent regions of Africa to improve capabilities to counter terrorist threats (H.R. 192), H432–H434 [10JA], E62 [17JA]

U.S. Development Finance Corp.: funding, H4461 [12JN]

Women: denounce female genital mutilation/cutting and call for international efforts to accelerate elimination of such acts (H. Res. 106), H1383–H1386 [6FE], H3976–H3978 [20MY], H4151 [23MY], E645 [21MY]

——— improve U.S. efforts to combat gender-based violence in humanitarian emergencies internationally (H.R. 4092), E1010 [30JY]

Remarks in Senate

Central America: manage violence and humanitarian crisis in El Salvador, Guatemala, and Honduras by addressing migration factors, smugglers, and traffickers, and expanding refugee processing programs (S. 1445), S3092 [23MY], S3233 [5JN], S4535 [26JN], S4610–S4612 [27JN], S4834 [16JY], S5035 [24JY], S5163 [30JY]

Congo, Democratic Republic of: authorize activities to combat ebola outbreak (S. 1340), S5294 [1AU]

——— authorize activities to combat ebola outbreak (S. 1340), unanimous-consent agreement, S5321 [1AU]

Dept. of State: report on extent of corruption in foreign countries, assign tiered classifications based on governmental efforts to combat corruption, and assess U.S. assistance to most corrupt countries (S. 1309), S2632 [6MY]

Dept. of State, foreign operations, and related programs: making appropriations, S2633 [6MY]

Depts. of Labor, HHS, Education, Defense, and State, foreign operations, and energy and water development: making appropriations (H.R. 2740), S4739 [9JY], S4744 [10JY]

Developing countries: implement policies to end preventable maternal, newborn, and child deaths globally (S. 1766), S3288 [10JN]

Presidential appointments: nominations considered and confirmed en bloc, S3092 [23MY], S5274 [31JY]

Women: improve programs and activities relating to women’s entrepreneurship and economic empowerment, S1839 [13MR]

Women’s Entrepreneurship and Economic Empowerment Act: implementation, S695 [28JA]

Reports filed

Consideration of H.R. 2740, Depts. of Labor, HHS, Education, Defense, and State, Foreign Operations, and Energy and Water Development Appropriations: Committee on Rules (House) (H. Res. 431) (H. Rept. 116–109), H4387 [10JN]

——— Committee on Rules (House) (H. Res. 436) (H. Rept. 116–111), H4431 [11JN]

——— Committee on Rules (House) (H. Res. 445) (H. Rept. 116–119), H4769 [18JN]

Dept. of State, Foreign Operations, and Related Programs Appropriations: Committee on Appropriations (House) (H.R. 2839) (H. Rept. 116–78), H4009 [20MY]

Dept. of State Report on Extent of Corruption in Foreign Countries, Tiered Classifications Based on Governmental Efforts To Combat Corruption, and U.S. Assistance to Most Corrupt Countries: Committee on Foreign Relations (Senate) (S. 1309), S4806 [11JY]

Ebola Eradication Act: Committee on Foreign Relations (Senate) (S. 1340), S3164 [3JN]

Global Fragility Act: Committee on Foreign Relations (Senate) (S. 727), S4946 [18JY]

Nomination of John Barsa To Be AID Assistant Administrator for Latin America and the Caribbean: Committee on Foreign Relations (Senate), S2239 [3AP]

Statements

U.S. Government Working Together for the Abandonment of Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting: Dept. of State and AID, H4642–H4644 [13JN]

Texts of

H. Res. 106, denounce female genital mutilation/cutting and call for international efforts to accelerate elimination of such acts, H3976 [20MY]

H. Res. 431, consideration of H.R. 2740, Depts. of Labor, HHS, Education, Defense, and State, foreign operations, and energy and water development appropriations, H4402 [11JN]

H. Res. 436, consideration of H.R. 2740, Depts. of Labor, HHS, Education, Defense, and State, foreign operations, and energy and water development appropriations, H4445 [12JN]

H. Res. 445, consideration of H.R. 2740, Depts. of Labor, HHS, Education, Defense, and State, foreign operations, and energy and water development appropriations, H4779 [19JN]

H.R. 192, Trans-Sahara Counterterrorism Partnership Act, H432 [10JA]

H.R. 753, Global Electoral Exchange Act, H3975 [20MY]

H.R. 1359, Digital Global Access Policy (Digital GAP) Act, H3970–H3972 [20MY]

H.R. 2116, Global Fragility Act, H3966–H3968 [20MY]

H.R. 2615, U.S.-Northern Triangle Enhanced Engagement Act, H5780–H5784 [15JY]

H.R. 2740, Depts. of Labor, HHS, Education, Defense, and State, foreign operations, and energy and water development appropriations, H4461–H4530 [12JN]

H.R. 2744, USAID Branding Modernization Act, H5786 [15JY]

S. 1445, Central America Reform and Enforcement Act, S2820, S2831 [14MY]

S. Res. 20, call for statutory changes that permanently codify Protecting Life in Global Health Assistance policy that prohibits foreign assistance from being used to promote or perform abortions, S295 [17JA]

S. Res. 112, condemn all forms of violence against children globally, recognize its harmful impacts, and develop and monitor a strategy to prevent and address such violence, S1907 [14MR]

S. Res. 119, support goals of World Tuberculosis Day, S1909 [14MR]

S. Res. 260, recognize importance of U.S. leadership to accelerate global progress against maternal and child malnutrition and support AID commitment to global nutrition through its multi-sectoral strategy, S4460 [24JN]