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HB7909EngrossEnsuring Children and Child Care Workers Are Safe Act of 2020
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2020-09-17
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
HB7785IntroTo amend title 38, United States Code, to extend certain employment and reemployment rights to members of the National Guard who perform State active duty. This bill extends certain employment and reemployment rights and benefits to members of the Na...
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2020-09-17
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
HB7163IntroVA FOIA Reform Act of 2020 This bill requires the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to reduce the backlog of Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) requests by 75% within three years of enactment of the bill. Additionally, the VA must reduce the backlog...
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2020-09-17
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
HR908IntroCondemning all forms of anti-Asian sentiment as related to COVID-19. This resolution calls on all public officials to condemn and denounce anti-Asian sentiment, racism, discrimination, and religious intolerance related to COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus ...
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2020-09-17
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
HB5843IntroStrengthening Oversight for Veterans Act of 2020
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2020-09-17
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
HB4990EngrossElection Technology Research Act of 2020 This bill directs the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), the National Science Foundation (NSF), and other agencies to support research on voting systems. NIST, in collaboration with the NSF...
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2020-09-17
To Senate Rules And Administration Committee
HB4979EngrossRural STEM Education Act This bill directs the National Science Foundation (NSF) to support research regarding STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics, including computer science) education in rural schools. The NSF must award grants ...
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2020-09-17
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
SB2683EngrossChild Care Protection Improvement Act of 2020
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2020-09-17
Message on House action received in Senate and at desk: House amendment to Senate bill.
HB3659EngrossDanny's Law This bill requires the President to establish an Anti-Bullying Roundtable to study bullying in elementary and secondary schools in the United States. The roundtable must submit a report about best practices concerning bullying, including ...
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2020-09-17
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
HB3607IntroFossil Energy Research and Development Act of 2019 This bill expands Department of Energy (DOE) research, development, and demonstration programs for fossil energy. Specifically, the bill authorizes DOE programs regarding carbon capture technologies ...
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2020-09-17
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 410.
HB2694EngrossPregnant Workers Fairness Act This bill prohibits employment practices that discriminate against making reasonable accommodations for qualified employees affected by pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions. A qualified employee is an emp...
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2020-09-17
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
HB2574EngrossEquity and Inclusion Enforcement Act of 2019 This bill authorizes private civil causes of action for disparate impact violations (to the same extent as intentional violations) of federal regulations of general applicability that prohibit discriminati...
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2020-09-17
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
HB1812EngrossVet Center Eligibility Expansion Act
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2020-09-17
AUTHORIZING DUPLICATE ENGROSSMENT - Mr. Cunningham asked for unanimous consent that the Clerk be authorized to produce a duplicate engrossment of H.R. 1812. Agreed to without objection.
HB8275IntroTo amend title 38, United States Code, and the Honoring America's Veterans and Caring for Camp Lejeune Families Act of 2012, to make certain enhancements to grants and agreements between the Secretary of Veterans Affairs and entities that provide ser...
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2020-09-16
To House Veterans' Affairs Committee
SB4600IntroA bill to amend title 10, United States Code, to improve the responses of the Department of Defense to sex-related offenses, and for other purposes.
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2020-09-16
To Senate Armed Services Committee
SB4596IntroA bill to provide tax relief for persons affected by certain 2020 disasters.
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2020-09-16
To Senate Finance Committee
SB4599IntroA bill to withdraw certain Federal land in the Pecos Watershed area of the State of New Mexico from mineral entry, and for other purposes.
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2020-09-16
To Senate Energy And Natural Resources Committee
HR1116IntroProviding for consideration of the bill (H.B. 7664) to permit the Administrator of the Small Business Administration to deem certain nonprofit organizations serving developmentally disabled individuals as eligible to participate in the paycheck prote...
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2020-09-16
To House Rules Committee
SB4591IntroA bill to amend the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 to reform agency process requirements, and for other purposes.
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2020-09-16
To Senate Environment And Public Works Committee
HB8277IntroTo amend the Atomic Energy Act of 1954 to provide for consultation with State, Tribal, and local governments, the consideration of State, Tribal, and local concerns, and the approval of post-shutdown decommissioning activities reports by the Nuclear ...
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2020-09-16
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
SB4592IntroA bill to establish a Maritime Task Force and a private sector advisory committee to address the health, safety, security, and logistical issues relating to the continuation of maritime travel, including the resumption of cruise operations, in United...
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2020-09-16
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
SR699IntroA resolution expressing support for the designation of the week of September 11 through September 17 as "Patriot Week".
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2020-09-16
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S5676; text: CR S5655)
SB4602IntroA bill to prohibit the obstruction of emergency vehicles.
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2020-09-16
To Senate Judiciary Committee
HB8264IntroTo amend chapter 2003 of title 54, United States Code, to protect majority federally owned counties from loss of taxable acreage, and for other purposes.
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2020-09-16
To House Natural Resources Committee
SB4590IntroA bill to amend the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 to reform agency process requirements, and for other purposes.
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2020-09-16
To Senate Environment And Public Works Committee
SB4597IntroA bill to require U.S. Customs and Border Protection to permit the entry into the United States of pets accompanying United States nationals repatriating during public health emergencies.
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2020-09-16
To Senate Finance Committee
SB4584IntroA bill to amend the Energy Policy and Conservation Act to modify the definition of water heater under energy conservation standards, and for other purposes.
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2020-09-16
To Senate Energy And Natural Resources Committee
SB4594IntroA bill to amend title 38, United States Code, to improve and to expand eligibility for dependency and indemnity compensation paid to certain survivors of certain veterans.
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2020-09-16
To Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
HB8268IntroTo amend title 38, United States Code, to direct the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to furnish mental and behavioral health care to certain individuals discharged or released from the active military, naval, or air service under conditions other than ...
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2020-09-16
To House Veterans' Affairs Committee
HB8267IntroTo amend the Energy Policy and Conservation Act to modify the definition of water heater under energy conservation standards, and for other purposes.
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2020-09-16
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
HB8278IntroTo require the disclosure of determinations with respect to which Congressional staff will be required to obtain health insurance coverage through an Exchange.
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2020-09-16
To House Administration Committee
SB4586IntroA bill to amend the CARES Act to require the uniform treatment of nationally recognized statistical rating organizations under certain programs carried out in response to the COVID-19 emergency, and for other purposes.
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2020-09-16
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
HB8273IntroTo establish programs and authorities to facilitate the commercial application of clean energy and related technologies in the United States.
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2020-09-16
To House Science, Space, And Technology Committee
HB8271IntroTo provide supplemental appropriations for the cleanup of legacy pollution, including National Priority List sites, certain abandoned coal mining sites, and formerly used defense sites, to replace lead drinking water service lines, to provide grants ...
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2020-09-16
To House Appropriations Committee
SR700IntroA resolution designating the week of September 19 through September 26, 2020, as "National Estuaries Week".
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2020-09-16
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S5676; text: CR S5655)
SB4585IntroA bill to maintain prompt and reliable postal services during the COVID-19 health emergency, and for other purposes.
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2020-09-16
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
HB8270IntroTo amend title 10, United States Code, to improve the responses of the Department of Defense to sex-related offenses, and for other purposes.
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2020-09-16
To House Armed Services Committee
SB4604IntroA bill to require the imposition of sanctions with respect to certain persons in the defense sectors of nuclear weapons states that at not fulfilling their obligations under article VI of the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty, and for other purposes.
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2020-09-16
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
SB4598IntroA bill to provide for assistance for small manufacturers in the defense industrial supply chain on matters relating to cybersecurity.
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2020-09-16
To Senate Armed Services Committee
SB4601IntroA bill to establish an Animal Cruelty Crimes Section within the Department of Justice's Environment and Natural Resources Division, and for other purposes.
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2020-09-16
To Senate Judiciary Committee
HCR116IntroExpressing the sense of Congress with respect to the principles that should guide the national artificial intelligence strategy of the United States.
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2020-09-16
To House Science, Space, And Technology Committee
SB4603IntroA bill to promote the use of forest restoration residue harvested on National Forest System land for renewable energy, and for other purposes.
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2020-09-16
To Senate Energy And Natural Resources Committee
SR697IntroA resolution expressing support for the brave men and women of our law enforcement agencies and urging the people of the United States to "Back the Blue".
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2020-09-16
To Senate Judiciary Committee
HB8279IntroTo establish and support a quantum network infrastructure research and development program at the Department of Energy and for other purposes.
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2020-09-16
To House Science, Space, And Technology Committee
SB4587IntroA bill to amend the Communications Act of 1934 to establish a program to expand access to broadband in unserved and underserved areas, and for other purposes.
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2020-09-16
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
HR1118IntroExpressing support for the designation of September 2020 as "National Prostate Cancer Awareness Month".
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2020-09-16
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
SB4588IntroA bill to improve programs of the Small Business Administration to better assist small business customers in accessing broadband technology, and for other purposes.
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2020-09-16
To Senate Small Business And Entrepreneurship Committee
HB8265IntroTo amend the Small Business Act and the CARES Act to establish a program for second draw loans and make other modifications to the paycheck protection program, and for other purposes.
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2020-09-16
To House Small Business Committee
HR1117IntroExpressing support for the designation of September 2020 as Peripheral Artery Disease Awareness Month.
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2020-09-16
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
HR1115IntroCalling for the immediate release of Trevor Reed, a United States citizen who was unjustly sentenced to 9 years in a Russian prison.
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2020-09-16
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
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