House Foreign Affairs Committee Republicans are leading the way in the 116th Congress to advance a foreign policy agenda that promotes American interests, bolsters engagement with our allies, and confronts our adversaries. In 50 legislative days, Republicans have introduced over 50 bills to deliver forward leaning, bipartisan policy solutions for the American people. Under the leadership of Lead Republican Michael McCaul, our Members have hit the ground running to tackle a wide range of international challenges. Uniting with our partners across the aisle, Republicans are embracing a bold foreign policy initiative that projects American strength around the world.


Our “50 in 50” initiative includes legislation to: 

    • Enhance American Security
    • Combat Human and Drug Trafficking
    • Strengthen Partnerships and Alliances
    • Counter China’s Malign Influence
    • Confront Iranian Threats
    • Increase Diplomatic Effectiveness and Efficiency
    • Promote Human Dignity (Human Rights, Democracy, Life)
    • Champion Economic Growth and Development


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Full list of “50 in 50” legislation: 

Enhance American Security

H.R. 97, RAWR Act

H.R. 145, FTO Passport Revocation Act

H.R. 192, Trans-Sahara Counterterrorism Partnership Act

H.R. 336, Strengthening America’s Security in the Middle East Act

H.R. 630, Counterterrorism Screening and Assistance Act

H.R. 1493, Cyber Deterrence and Response Act

H.R. 1850, Palestinian International Terrorism Support Prevention Act

H.R. 1958, Repatriation Assistance Act

H.R. 2320, Walter Patterson and Werner Foerster Justice and Extradition Act


Combat Human and Drug Trafficking

H.R. 295, End Banking for Human Traffickers Act

H.R. 1098, Blocking Deadly Fentanyl Imports Act

H.R. 1542, Combatting Illicit Fentanyl Act of 2019


Strengthen Partnerships and Alliances

H.R. 889, United States and Republic of Korea Alliance Support Act

H.R. 1372, To recognize Israel’s sovereignty over the Golan Heights

H.R. 1459, U.S.-Israel Cooperation Expansion Act

H.R. 1616, European Energy Security and Diversification Act of 2019

H.R. 1632, Southeast Asia Strategy Act

H.R. 2068, Security Partner Modernization Act

H.R. 2123, United States-India Enhanced Cooperation Act

H.R. 2229, First Responders Passport Act


Counter China’s Malign Influence

H.R. 353, Participation of Taiwan in the World Health Organization

H.R. 602, Telecommunications Denial Order Enforcement Act

H.R. 1704, Championing American Business Through Diplomacy Act

H.R. 1811, Countering the Chinese Government and Communist Party’s Political Influence Operations Act

H.R. 2002, Taiwan Assurance Act of 2019


Confront Iranian Threats

H.R. 194, Iran Human Rights and Hostage-Taking Accountability Act

H.R. 361, Iranian Proxies Terrorist Sanctions Act of 2019

H.R. 571, Preventing Destabilization of Iraq Act

H.R. 2118, Iran Ballistic Missiles and International Sanctions Enforcement Act


Increase Diplomatic Effectiveness and Efficiency

H.R. 193, Improving Embassy Design and Security Act

H.R. 739, Cyber Diplomacy Act

H.R. 1677, To repeal certain foreign affairs reporting requirements

H.R. 1952, Intercountry Adoption Information Act

H.R. 2024, To require a five-year staffing plan for the Department of State

H.R. 2127, No Taxpayer-Funded Art for Embassies Act

H.R. 2159, Public Diplomacy Modernization Act

H.R. 2299, Multilateral Aid Review Act


Promote Human Dignity (Human Rights, Democracy, Life)

H.R. 221, Special Envoy to Monitor and Combat Anti-Semitism Act

H.R. 526, Cambodia Democracy Act

H.R. 554, Saudi Educational Reform and Transparency Act

H.R. 649, Uyghur Human Rights Policy Act of 2019

H.R. 661, Protecting Life in Global Health Assistance Act of 2019

H.R. 1383, Vietnam Human Rights Act

H.R. 1819, War Crimes Rewards Expansion Act

H.R. 2121, STOP Organ Trafficking Act

H.R. 2140, Preventing Child Marriage Act

H.R. 2194, Protecting U.S. Heritage Abroad Act


Champion Economic Growth and Development

H.R. 1359, Digital GAP Act

H.R. 2046, Energy Diplomacy Act

H.R. 2067, Aid for Trade Act

H.R. 2097, Legacies of War Recognition and Unexploded Ordnance Removal Act

H.R. 2167, Protecting United States Businesses Abroad Act