US HB5376 | 2021-2022 | 117th Congress


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)
Status: Introduced on September 27 2021 - 25% progression
Action: 2021-09-27 - Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 94.
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]


Provides funding, establishes programs, and otherwise modifies provisions relating to a broad array of areas, including education, labor, child care, health care, taxes, immigration, and the environment. (The bill is commonly referred to as the Build Back Better Act.) For example, the bill provides funding for management of the National Forest System; job placement and career services; safe drinking water, energy-efficiency, and weatherization projects; electric vehicles and zero-emission, heavy-duty vehicles; public health infrastructure and supply chain resiliency; housing, rental, and homeowner assistance programs; cybersecurity programs; tribal infrastructure, housing, environmental, and health programs; wildfire prevention, drought relief, conservation efforts, and climate change research; small business assistance and development; transit services and clean energy projects in low-income communities; and infrastructure and administration of the Department of Veterans Affairs. Additionally, the bill establishes programs to provide up to six semesters of free community college, free child care for children under the age of six, free universal preschool services, and health benefits for eligible individuals who reside in states that have not expanded Medicaid. The bill also includes provisions that establish a methane fee for certain petroleum and natural gas facilities; expand Medicare to cover dental, hearing, and vision care; provide certain aliens with a path to permanent resident status (e.g., those who entered the United States as minors); provide up to 12 weeks of paid family and medical leave; restructure and increase the tax rates for certain corporations and high-income individuals (e.g., individuals with income over $400,000); and require the Department of Health and Human Services to negotiate maximum prices for certain brand-name drugs under Medicare.

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To provide for reconciliation pursuant to title II of S. Con. Res. 14.



2021-09-27HousePlaced on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 94.
2021-09-27HouseThe House Committee on the Budget reported an original measure, H. Rept. 117-130, by Mr. Yarmuth.

Same As/Similar To

HB1791 (Related) 2021-03-16 - Referred to the Subcommittee on Health.
HB1878 (Related) 2021-03-16 - Referred to the Subcommittee on Health.
HB1945 (Related) 2021-03-16 - Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.
HB2288 (Related) 2021-03-29 - Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.
HB2634 (Related) 2021-04-16 - Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.
HB2737 (Related) 2021-04-21 - Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.
HB3633 (Related) 2021-05-28 - Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.
SB2797 (Related) 2021-09-22 - Read twice and referred to the Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs.
HB369 (Related) 2021-02-04 - Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR H332)
HB2294 (Related) 2021-04-01 - Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.
HB2706 (Related) 2021-04-21 - Referred to the Subcommittee on Health.
HB3486 (Related) 2021-05-25 - Referred to the House Committee on Education and Labor.
HB3324 (Related) 2021-05-18 - Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.
SB2877 (Related) 2021-09-28 - Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.
SB2883 (Related) 2021-09-29 - Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance. (Sponsor introductory remarks on measure: CR S6781)


Administrative law and regulatory procedures
Advanced technology and technological innovations
Advisory bodies
Agricultural conservation and pollution
Agricultural education
Agricultural prices, subsidies, credit
Agricultural research
Agricultural trade
Air quality
Alaska Natives and Hawaiians
Alcoholic beverages
Alternative and renewable resources
American Samoa
Aquatic ecology
Arctic and polar regions
Atmospheric science and weather
Aviation and airports
Building construction
Business education
Business investment and capital
Capital gains tax
Cardiovascular and respiratory health
Caribbean area
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
Charitable contributions
Child care and development
Child health
Child safety and welfare
Civil actions and liability
Climate change and greenhouse gases
Coast guard
Community life and organization
Computer security and identity theft
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Congressional agencies
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Corporate finance and management
Correctional facilities and imprisonment
Cosmetics and personal care
Crime victims
Criminal investigation, prosecution, interrogation
Dams and canals
Dental care
Department of Agriculture
Department of Commerce
Department of Education
Department of Energy
Department of Health and Human Services
Department of Homeland Security
Department of Housing and Urban Development
Department of Justice
Department of the Interior
Department of the Treasury
Department of Transportation
Department of Veterans Affairs
Disability and health-based discrimination
Disaster relief and insurance
District of Columbia
Drug safety, medical device, and laboratory regulation
Drug trafficking and controlled substances
Drug, alcohol, tobacco use
Economic development
Economics and public finance
Education of the disadvantaged
Education programs funding
Educational facilities and institutions
Educational technology and distance education
Electric power generation and transmission
Elementary and secondary education
Emergency communications systems
Emergency medical services and trauma care
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Employee benefits and pensions
Employee hiring
Employee leave
Employment and training programs
Employment taxes
Endangered and threatened species
Energy assistance for the poor and aged
Energy efficiency and conservation
Energy research
Energy revenues and royalties
Energy storage, supplies, demand
Environmental assessment, monitoring, research
Environmental health
Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
Environmental technology
Executive agency funding and structure
Federal Communications Commission (FCC)
Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)
Federal Trade Commission (FTC)
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Food industry and services
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Hearing, speech, and vision care
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Housing and community development funding
Housing discrimination
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Housing supply and affordability
Human rights
Hybrid, electric, and advanced technology vehicles
Immigration status and procedures
Immunology and vaccination
Income tax credits
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Indian lands and resources rights
Indian social and development programs
Infectious and parasitic diseases
Inflation and prices
Infrastructure development
Insurance industry and regulation
Interest, dividends, interest rates
Internal Revenue Service (IRS)
Internet and video services
Labor standards
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Land use and conservation
Law enforcement administration and funding
Lawyers and legal services
Licensing and registrations
Lighting, heating, cooling
Long-term, rehabilitative, and terminal care
Low- and moderate-income housing
Marine and coastal resources, fisheries
Marine and inland water transportation
Medical education
Medical research
Medical tests and diagnostic methods
Mental health
Military facilities and property
Minority and disadvantaged businesses
Minority education
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Motor fuels
National Aeronautics and Space Administration
National Archives and Records Administration
National Science Foundation
Natural disasters
Navigation, waterways, harbors
New Mexico
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News media and reporting
Northern Mariana Islands
Nuclear power
Office of Management and Budget (OMB)
Oil and gas
Outdoor recreation
Pacific Ocean
Parks, recreation areas, trails
Pedestrians and bicycling
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Poverty and welfare assistance
Preschool education
Prescription drugs
Public contracts and procurement
Public housing
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Public utilities and utility rates
Puerto Rico
Radio spectrum allocation
Real estate business
Refugees, asylum, displaced persons
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