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HB84Intro
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Provides that any state or local government that taxes the income of an out-of-state individual who has traveled to such state for the purpose of volunteering or otherwise providing assistance in response to a federally declared disaster or emergency...
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2021-01-04
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
HJR10Intro
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This joint resolution supports the designation of Gospel Music Heritage Month, which would recognize the contributions to U.S. culture derived from the rich heritage of gospel music and gospel music artists.
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2021-01-04
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
HR10Intro
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This resolution elects designated Members to specified standing committees of the House of Representatives.
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2021-01-04
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
HB179Intro
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Prohibits funds provided for the official travel expenses of a Member of Congress from being used for airline accommodations that are not coach-class, unless the accommodations are necessary to accommodate a medical disability or other special need.
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2021-01-04
To House Administration Committee
HB154Intro
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Establishes programs and requirements related to minority banks, Black banks, community banks, women's banks, and low-income credit unions. The bill establishes the Office of Black and Community Banks in the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency ...
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2021-01-04
To House Financial Services Committee
HB34Intro
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Nullifies the final rule issued by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau titled Home Mortgage Disclosure (Regulation C) and published on October 28, 2015. (The rule expands the scope of information that financial institutions must disclose regardi...
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2021-01-04
To House Financial Services Committee
HB126Intro
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Directs the Election Assistance Commission to carry out a pilot program providing funds, during FY2021, to local educational agencies (LEAs) for initiatives that provide 12th graders with voter registration information. LEAs must consult with their s...
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2021-01-04
To House Administration Committee
HB180Intro
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Withholds the salaries of Members of a chamber of Congress that has not passed each of the annual appropriations bills before the beginning of the fiscal year, beginning with FY2022. Salaries are released on the earlier of (1) the date on which the c...
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2021-01-04
To House Administration Committee
HR11Intro
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This resolution sets the daily meeting time for the House of Representatives.
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2021-01-04
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
HCR2Intro
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This concurrent resolution calls for the Citizens' Stamp Advisory Committee to recommend that the U.S. Postal Service issue a commemorative postage stamp in honor of former Representative George Thomas "Mickey" Leland.
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2021-01-04
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
HR16Intro
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This resolution makes it out of order for the House to consider a concurrent resolution for its adjournment during any day in August of a calendar year unless it has passed by July 31 each of the regular appropriation bills for the fiscal year beginn...
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2021-01-04
To House Rules Committee
HB104Intro
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Authorizes the Maritime Administrator of the Department of Transportation to purchase duplicate medals for U.S. merchant mariners who engaged in qualified service during World War II. To be eligible, a merchant mariner must submit an application to t...
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2021-01-04
To House Armed Services Committee
HB178Intro
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Withholds the salaries of Members of a chamber of Congress that has not agreed to a budget resolution for FY2022 by April 15, 2021, as required by the Congressional Budget Act of 1974. Salaries are withheld from April 16, 2021, until the earlier of (...
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2021-01-04
To House Administration Committee
HB162Intro
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Establishes repayment terms for federally-related mortgages in forbearance as part of existing COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019) economic aid programs. Specifically, the term of such a mortgage must be extended for the same length of time as ...
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2021-01-04
To House Financial Services Committee
HB36Intro
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Repeals the National Voter Registration Act of 1993. The act established certain voter registration requirements for federal elections, such as the requirement for states to allow individuals to register to vote when they apply for a driver's license...
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2021-01-04
To House Administration Committee
HR8Intro
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This resolution establishes the rules of the House of Representatives for the 117th Congress by adopting and modifying the House rules from the 116th Congress. Changes from the rules for the previous Congress include measures to facilitate the operat...
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2021-01-04
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
HB68Intro
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Expands efforts to detect and address housing discrimination. Specifically, the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) must conduct a nationwide testing program to (1) detect and document differences in the treatment of prospective renters...
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2021-01-04
To House Financial Services Committee
HB175Intro
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Expands the exceptions in the Internal Revenue Code that permit penalty-free distributions to unemployed individuals from retirement plans. The 10% additional tax on early distributions from retirement plans does not apply to an individual after sepa...
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2021-01-04
To House Ways And Means Committee
HB184Intro
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Excludes from gross income, for income tax purposes, the compensation of a federal employee who served in a combat zone or was hospitalized as a result of wounds, disease, or injury incurred while serving in a combat zone. The bill terminates the exc...
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2021-01-04
To House Ways And Means Committee
HR12Intro
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This resolution requires the Committee on Ethics to investigate whether any Member of the House of Representatives violated the rules of the House by making a false written allegation that fraud occurred in the conduct of the November 2020 Presidenti...
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2021-01-04
To House Rules Committee
HB146Intro
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Directs the U.S. Postal Service to establish rates of postage for packages shipped by priority mail from the United States to a foreign Army Post Office, Fleet Post Office, or Diplomatic Post Office address that limit the charge for distance traveled...
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2021-01-04
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
HB123Intro
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Establishes a pilot program for an additional credit rating system for use by mortgage lenders. Specifically, the program utilizes one or more commercially available credit scoring models that apply additional credit information about borrowers who h...
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2021-01-04
To House Financial Services Committee
HB117Intro
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Requires the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to establish a DHS Cybersecurity On-the-Job Training and Employment Apprentice Program to identify and train DHS employees for cybersecurity work. The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency...
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2021-01-04
To House Homeland Security Committee
HB122Intro
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Increases the federal minimum wage to the minimum hourly wage sufficient for a person working for 40 hours per week, 52 weeks per year, to earn an annual income 25.5% higher than the federal poverty threshold for a four-person household, with two chi...
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2021-01-04
To House Education and Labor Committee
HB150Intro
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Establishes Workers' Memorial Day as a federal holiday.
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2021-01-04
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
HB114Intro
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Requires the Government Accountability Office to report on the feasibility of a national disaster insurance program that covers all hazards.
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2021-01-04
To House Financial Services Committee
HB102Intro
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To ensure election integrity and security and enhance Americans' access to the ballot box by establishing consistent standards and procedures for voter registration and voting in elections for Federal office, and for other purposes.
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2021-01-04
To House Subcommittee on Research and Technology
HB82Intro
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Repeals provisions that reduce Social Security benefits for individuals who receive other benefits, such as a pension from a state or local government. The bill eliminates the government pension offset, which in various instances reduces Social Secur...
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2021-01-04
To House Subcommittee on Social Security
HB101Intro
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To amend title 5, United States Code, to terminate pensions for Members of Congress, and for other purposes.
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2021-01-04
To House Administration Committee
HB157Intro
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Extends the Supplemental Security Income (SSI) program to Guam. This is a federal program designed to help aged, blind, and disabled individuals with limited income and resources meet basic needs. When Congress created the SSI program in 1972, it exc...
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2021-01-04
To House Subcommittee on Social Security
HB165Intro
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Requires public housing agencies to consider the housing needs of veterans when creating their annual plans and housing strategies, the latter in consultation with agencies that serve veterans. Similarly, the Department of Housing and Urban Developme...
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2021-01-04
To House Financial Services Committee
HB24Intro
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Establishes requirements regarding audits of certain financial agencies performed by the Government Accountability Office (GAO). Specifically, the bill directs the GAO to complete, within 12 months, an audit of the Federal Reserve Board and Federal R...
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2021-01-04
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
HB119Intro
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Requires the Office of the Director of National Intelligence to report to Congress regarding the feasibility of establishing a Cyber Defense National Guard. The report shall address topics including (1) the cost of creating a Cyber Defense National G...
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2021-01-04
To House Intelligence Committee
HB85Intro
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Prohibits the flying of any flag other than the U.S. flag over U.S. diplomatic and consular posts.
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2021-01-04
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
HB105Intro
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Makes residents of Puerto Rico eligible for the federal earned income tax credit.
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2021-01-04
To House Ways And Means Committee
HB75Intro
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Cancels the automatic adjustment to the pay of Members of Congress that is based on the employment cost index if the Congressional Budget Office determines that there was a federal budget deficit in the last fiscal year.
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2021-01-04
To House Administration Committee
HB148Intro
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Allows an employer a work opportunity tax credit for hiring the spouse or domestic partner of a member of the Armed Forces and requires the creation of programs for service members to pay for childcare on a pretax basis. Specifically, an employer may...
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2021-01-04
To House Ways And Means Committee
HB111Intro
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Abolishes a federal agency one year after it is reviewed by the Federal Agency Sunset Commission, established by the bill, unless the agency is reauthorized by Congress. Each agency, including each advisory committee, must be reviewed by the commissi...
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2021-01-04
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
HB25Intro
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Imposes a national sales tax on the use or consumption in the United States of taxable property or services in lieu of the current income taxes, payroll taxes, and estate and gift taxes. The rate of the sales tax will be 23% in 2023, with adjustments...
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2021-01-04
To House Ways And Means Committee
HB118Intro
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Requires the Department of Homeland Security to submit a report describing the policies and procedures developed to coordinate the disclosure of cyber vulnerabilities. The report shall describe instances when these policies and procedures were used t...
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2021-01-04
To House Homeland Security Committee
HB168Intro
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Directs the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to admit certain aliens for lawful permanent residence if the alien is the spouse, parent, or guardian of a U.S. citizen. Qualifying aliens shall be those who were removed from the United States befor...
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2021-01-04
To House Judiciary Committee
HR15Intro
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This resolution affirms that Members of Congress elected for the 117th Congress from Arizona, Georgia, Michigan, Nevada, Pennsylvania, and Wisconsin were freely and fairly elected under lawful, constitutional procedures.
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2021-01-04
To House Administration Committee
HB52Intro
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Directs the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) to (1) establish a university-affiliated research center to facilitate NASA capabilities, and (2) use the research center to fund analyses and engineering support related to cis-lunar a...
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2021-01-04
To House Subcommittee on Space and Aeronautics
HB65Intro
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Requires states with a voter registration requirement to make same-day voter registration available at the polling place on any day voting is permitted.
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2021-01-04
To House Administration Committee
HB152Intro
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Sets forth additional housing protections during the COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019) emergency period. Mortgage holders and lenders are prohibited from requiring payment on a mortgage deferred during the COVID-19 emergency period until the ...
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2021-01-04
To House Financial Services Committee
HB103Intro
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Expands the awards program for cost-saving identifications by federal employees of fraud, waste, or mismanagement to include identifications of certain operational expenses that are wasteful. An agency must propose any such identified wasteful expens...
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2021-01-04
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
HR9Intro
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This resolution elects designated Members to specified standing committees of the House of Representatives.
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2021-01-04
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
HB174Intro
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Extends the earned income tax credit to taxpayers with certain dependents, including children and aged dependents, and to qualifying students. It also establishes a matching grant program for tax return preparation assistance for low-income taxpayers...
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2021-01-04
To House Ways And Means Committee
HB53Intro
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Modifies requirements for health savings accounts (HSAs) to (1) exclude from gross income HSA distributions paid or distributed during a period of qualified caregiving, (2) allow participation in an HSA without enrollment in a high deductible health ...
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2021-01-04
To House Subcommittee on Health
HB139Intro
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Establishes a National Jazz Preservation Program and a National Jazz Appreciation Program, to be carried out by the Smithsonian Institution through the National Museum of American History, to (1) preserve knowledge and promote education about jazz, a...
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2021-01-04
To House Administration Committee
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