11/09/2023 | Press release | Distributed by Public on 11/09/2023 10:56
Washington, D.C. - House Foreign Affairs Committee Chairman Michael McCaul applauds the passage of significant legislation on measures addressing various issues, such as combatting the efforts of the Putin regime in Ukraine and sanctioning the Iranian regime's support of terror, at this week's markup.
H.R. 4175, REPO for Ukrainians Act
This bill, introduced by Chairman McCaul, demands the Biden Administration transfer frozen Russian sovereign assets to Ukraine to pay for the damages caused by Putin's war of aggression.
H.R. 4723, Upholding the Dayton Peace Agreement Through Sanctions Act
This bill, introduced by Rep. Wagner, mandates sanctions to be imposed on foreign persons undermining the Dayton Peace Agreement, or threatening the security of Bosnia and Herzegovina.
H.Res. 149, Condemning the illegal abduction of children from Ukraine to the Russian Federation
This resolution, introduced by Rep. Wild, condemns Russia's forcible deportation of Ukrainian children, calling it a genocide perpetrated by the Putin regime against Ukraine.
H.R. 5856, Frederick Douglass Trafficking Victims Prevention and Protection Reauthorization Act of 2023
This bill, introduced by Rep. Smith, reauthorizes the Trafficking Victims Protection Act of 2000 and promotes the continued safety of children around the world.
H.R. 4681, Illicit Captagon Trafficking Suppression Act of 2023
This bill, introduced by Rep. Hill, allows for sanctions to be imposed on individuals trafficking illicit captagon.
H.R. 5961, No Funds for Iranian Terrorism Act
This bill, introduced by Chairman McCaul, freezes the $6 billion in Iranian assets covered under the recent hostage deal between the United States and Iran.
H.Res. 683, Expressing support for the diplomatic relations required to encourage the Government of Mexico to fulfill its water deliveries on an annual basis to the United States under the treaty between the United States and Mexico regarding the utilization of the Colorado and Tijuana Rivers and of the Rio Grande
This resolution, introduced by Rep. De La Cruz, expresses support for the diplomacy encouraging the Mexican government to fulfill its water deliveries to the United States under the treaty between the United States and Mexico regarding the utilization of the Colorado and Tijuana Rivers and of the Rio Grande.
H.R. 6119, State Department Security Notification Act
This bill, introduced by Rep. Mast, would require the Secretary of State to notify Congress when security clearances of senior State Department officials are revoked or suspended.
H.Res. 793, Calling on Hamas to immediately release hostages taken during October 2023 attack on Israel
This resolution, introduced by Rep. Stevens, calls on Hamas to release the hostages taken during Hamas' October attack on Israel.
H.R. 6087, YALI Act of 2023
This bill, introduced by Rep. Kamlager-Dove, would establish a comprehensive United States Government initiative to build the capacity of young leaders and entrepreneurs in Africa, and for other purposes.
Watch the full markup here.