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HB748PassMiddle Class Health Benefits Tax Repeal Act of 2019 This bill responds to the COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019) outbreak and its impact on the economy, public health, state and local governments, individuals, and businesses. DIVISION A--KEEPI...
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2020-07-23
Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship. Hearings held.
SB4148PassA bill to extend the Chemical Facility Anti-Terrorism Standards Program of the Department of Homeland Security, and for other purposes. This bill extends the Department of Homeland Security's Chemical Facility Anti-Terrorism Standards Program until J...
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2020-07-22
Became Public Law No: 116-150. (TXT | PDF)
HB7440PassHong Kong Autonomy Act This bill imposes sanctions on foreign individuals and entities that materially contribute to China's failure to preserve Hong Kong's autonomy. Hong Kong is part of China but has a largely separate legal and economic system wit...
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2020-07-14
Became Public Law No: 116-149.
SB4091PassEmergency Aid for Returning Americans Affected by Coronavirus Act This bill increases the maximum amount of funding available in FY2020 for, and revises certain requirements pertaining to, temporary assistance for U.S. citizens and their dependents w...
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2020-07-13
Became Public Law No: 116-148. (TXT | PDF)
SB4116PassA bill to extend the authority for commitments for the paycheck protection program and separate amounts authorized for other loans under section 7(a) of the Small Business Act, and for other purposes. This bill extends through August 8, 2020, the app...
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2020-07-04
Became Public Law No: 116-147. (TXT | PDF)
SB3084PassA bill to amend title 38, United States Code, to modify the limitation on pay for certain high-level employees and officers of the Department of Veterans Affairs. This bill excludes certain appointed positions within the Department of Veterans Affair...
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2020-07-02
Became Public Law No: 116-146. (TXT | PDF)
SB3744PassUyghur Human Rights Policy Act of 2020 This bill imposes sanctions on foreign individuals and entities responsible for human rights abuses in China's Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous region and requires various reports on the topic. The President shall per...
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2020-06-17
Became Public Law No: 116-145. (TXT | PDF)
SB3414PassMajor Medical Facility Authorization Act of 2020 This bill authorizes the Department of Veterans Affairs to carry out specified major medical facility projects during FY2020. The bill also indicates the maximum amount that can be spent on each projec...
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2020-06-16
Became Public Law No: 116-144. (TXT | PDF)
SB2746PassLaw Enforcement Suicide Data Collection Act This bill directs the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) to establish a new program—the Law Enforcement Officers Suicide Data Collection Program—to prevent and understand law enforcement suicides. Fe...
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2020-06-16
Became Public Law No: 116-143. (TXT | PDF)
HB7010PassPaycheck Protection Program Flexibility Act of 2020 This bill modifies provisions related to the forgiveness of loans made to small businesses under the Paycheck Protection Program implemented in response to COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019)....
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2020-06-05
Became Public Law No: 116-142. (TXT | PDF)
HB943PassNever Again Education Act This bill expands U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum education programming. The bill requires the museum to develop and nationally disseminate accurate, relevant, and accessible resources to improve awareness and understanding o...
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2020-05-29
Became Public Law No: 116-141. (TXT | PDF)
HB6322PassStudent Veteran Coronavirus Response Act of 2020 This bill addresses education programs and assistance for veterans during the covered period from March 1-December 21, 2020. Specifically, the bill authorizes the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to...
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2020-04-28
Became Public Law No: 116-140. (TXT | PDF)
HB266PassDepartment of the Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2019 This bill responds to the COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019) outbreak by providing additional funding for small business loans, health care providers, and C...
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2020-04-24
Became Public Law No: 116-139. (TXT | PDF)
SJR66PassA joint resolution providing for the appointment of Denise O'Leary as a citizen regent of the Board of Regents of the Smithsonian Institution. This joint resolution appoints Denise O'Leary as a citizen regent of the Board of Regents of the Smithsonia...
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2020-04-10
Became Public Law No: 116-138. (TXT | PDF)
HB4771PassVA Tele-Hearing Modernization Act This bill authorizes appellants in cases before the Board of Veterans' Appeals to appear at a hearing by picture and voice transmission (e.g., Skype) from locations other than Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) faci...
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2020-04-10
Became Public Law No: 116-137. (TXT | PDF)
HB4803PassCitizenship for Children of Military Members and Civil Servants Act This bill establishes that a foreign-born child of a U.S. citizen member of the Armed Forces or government employee may automatically acquire U.S. citizenship even if the child is no...
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2020-03-26
Became Public Law No: 116-133. (TXT | PDF)
SB1678PassTaiwan Allies International Protection and Enhancement Initiative (TAIPEI) Act of 2019 This bill requires the Department of State to annually report to Congress on steps the State Department has taken to help strengthen Taiwan's diplomatic relationsh...
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2020-03-26
Became Public Law No: 116-135. (TXT | PDF)
SB760PassSupport for Veterans in Effective Apprenticeships Act of 2019 This bill requires the Department of Labor to revise its registered apprenticeship programs to include additional program requirements for increasing the access of veterans and their survi...
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2020-03-26
Became Public Law No: 116-134. (TXT | PDF)
HB1365PassTo make technical corrections to the Guam World War II Loyalty Recognition Act. This bill modifies the use of amounts deposited in the Guam World War II Claims Fund, which is used to pay claims of victims and survivors of the attack and occupation of...
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2020-03-26
Became Public Law No: 116-132. (TXT | PDF)
HB4334PassDignity in Aging Act of 2019 This bill establishes, reauthorizes, and revises several programs administered by the Department of Health and Human Services and the Department of Labor relating to care for the elderly. Among other things, the bill reau...
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2020-03-25
Became Public Law No: 116-131. (TXT | PDF)
SB1822PassBroadband DATA Act Broadband Deployment Accuracy and Technological Availability Act This bill requires the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to change the way broadband data is collected, verified, and reported. Specifically, the FCC must colle...
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2020-03-23
Became Public Law No: 116-130. (TXT | PDF)
SB893PassSecure 5G and Beyond Act of 2020 This bill requires the President, in consultation with relevant federal agencies, to develop a strategy to secure and protect U.S. fifth and future generations (5G) systems and infrastructure. Such strategy, to be kno...
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2020-03-23
Became Public Law No: 116-129. (TXT | PDF)
SB3503PassA bill to authorize the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to treat certain programs of education converted to distance learning by reason of emergencies and health-related situations in the same manner as programs of education pursued at educational inst...
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2020-03-21
Became Public Law No: 116-128. (TXT | PDF)
HB6201PassFamilies First Coronavirus Response Act This bill responds to the COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019) outbreak by providing paid sick leave, tax credits, and free COVID-19 testing; expanding food assistance and unemployment benefits; and increa...
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2020-03-19
Engrossment Correction
HB5214PassRepresentative Payee Fraud Prevention Act of 2019 This bill prohibits a representative payee (i.e., a person designated to receive payments on behalf of a minor, a mentally incompetent individual, or an individual under other legal disability) from e...
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2020-03-18
Became Public Law No: 116-126. (TXT | PDF)
HB5671PassMerchant Mariners of World War II Congressional Gold Medal Act of 2020 This bill provides for a Congressional Gold Medal to be awarded to the U.S. Merchant Mariners of World War II, in recognition of their service during World War II. Following the a...
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2020-03-13
Became Public Law No: 116-125. (TXT | PDF)
HB4998PassSecure and Trusted Communications Networks Act of 2019 This bill establishes (1) a mechanism to prevent communications equipment or services that pose a national security risk from entering U.S. networks, and (2) a program to remove any such equipmen...
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2020-03-12
Became Public Law No: 116-124. (TXT | PDF)
HB6074PassCoronavirus Preparedness and Response Supplemental Appropriations Act, 2020 This bill provides $8.3 billion in emergency funding for federal agencies to respond to the coronavirus outbreak. DIVISION A--CORONAVIRUS PREPAREDNESS AND RESPONSE SUPPLEMENT...
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2020-03-06
Became Public Law No: 116-123. (TXT | PDF)
HJR80PassApproving the request of the Secretary of Veterans Affairs for a waiver under section 1703E(f) of title 38, United States Code. This joint resolution approves the request of the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) for a waiver of specified statutory ...
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2020-03-03
Became Public Law No: 116-120. (TXT | PDF)
SB2107PassProtecting America's Food and Agriculture Act of 2019 This bill authorizes U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), every fiscal year, to hire, train, and assign 240 new agricultural specialists until the total number of specialists equals and susta...
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2020-03-03
Became Public Law No: 116-122. (TXT | PDF)
SB394PassPresidential Transition Enhancement Act of 2019 This bill makes changes intended to smooth the transfer of executive power during presidential transitions. The bill provides for the detailing of legislative branch employees on a reimbursable basis to...
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2020-03-03
Became Public Law No: 116-121. (TXT | PDF)
SJR65PassA joint resolution providing for the reappointment of John Fahey as a citizen regent of the Board of Regents of the Smithsonian Institution. This joint resolution reappoints John Fahey as a citizen regent of the Board of Regents of the Smithsonian In...
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2020-03-02
Became Public Law No: 116-118. (TXT | PDF)
SJR67PassA joint resolution providing for the reappointment of Risa Lavizzo-Mourey as a citizen regent of the Board of Regents of the Smithsonian Institution. This joint resolution reappoints Risa Lavizzo-Mourey as a citizen regent of the Board of Regents of ...
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2020-03-02
Became Public Law No: 116-119. (TXT | PDF)
SB375PassPayment Integrity Information Act of 2019 This bill reorganizes and revises several existing improper payments statutes, which establish requirements for federal agencies to cut down on improper payments made by the federal government. The Office of ...
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2020-03-02
Became Public Law No: 116-117. (TXT | PDF)
HB504PassDHS Field Engagement Accountability Act This bill requires the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to develop and update at least once every five years a strategy for DHS engagement with fusion centers. The term "fusion center" means a collaborativ...
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2020-03-02
Became Public Law No: 116-116. (TXT | PDF)
SB153PassSupporting Veterans in STEM Careers Act This bill addresses the participation of veterans in STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) fields, including by making veterans eligible for certain National Science Foundation (NSF) programs...
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2020-02-11
Became Public Law No: 116-115. (TXT | PDF)
SB3201PassTemporary Reauthorization and Study of the Emergency Scheduling of Fentanyl Analogues Act This bill extends until May 6, 2021, the temporary scheduling order issued by the Drug Enforcement Administration to place fentanyl-related substances in schedu...
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2020-02-06
Became Public Law No: 116-114. (TXT | PDF)
HB5430PassUnited States-Mexico-Canada Agreement Implementation Act
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2020-01-29
Became Public Law No: 116-113. (TXT | PDF)
SB457PassPresident George H.W. Bush and First Spouse Barbara Bush Coin Act This bill requires the issuance of $1 coins bearing the image of President George H.W. Bush for a one-year period beginning on January 1, 2020, and bullion coins bearing the image of F...
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2020-01-27
Became Public Law No: 116-112. (TXT | PDF)
HB434PassEmancipation National Historic Trail Study Act This bill requires the Emancipation National Historic Trail, which extends approximately 51 miles and follows the migration route taken by newly freed slaves and other persons of African descent from Gal...
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2020-01-27
Became Public Law No: 116-111. (TXT | PDF)
HB263PassTo rename the Oyster Bay National Wildlife Refuge as the Congressman Lester Wolff Oyster Bay National Wildlife Refuge. This bill designates the Oyster Bay National Wildlife Refuge near Oyster Bay, New York, as the "Congressman Lester Wolff National W...
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2020-01-27
Became Public Law No: 116-110. (TXT | PDF)
HB2476PassSecuring American Nonprofit Organizations Against Terrorism Act of 2019 This bill establishes in the Department of Homeland Security a Nonprofit Security Grant Program, under which the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) shall make grants to e...
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2020-01-24
Became Public Law No: 116-108. (TXT | PDF)
HB583PassPIRATE Act Preventing Illegal Radio Abuse Through Enforcement Act
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2020-01-24
Became Public Law No: 116-109. (TXT | PDF)
HB2385PassTo permit the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to establish a grant program to conduct cemetery research and produce educational materials for the Veterans Legacy Program. This bill authorizes the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to establish a grant...
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2020-01-17
Became Public Law No: 116-107. (TXT | PDF)
HB1424PassFallen Warrior Battlefield Cross Memorial Act This bill provides that the Department of Veterans Affairs authorizes the display of a Fallen Soldier Display in any national cemetery. A Fallen Soldier Display is a memorial monument in honor of deceased...
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2020-01-07
Became Public Law No: 116-106. (TXT | PDF)
HB777PassDebbie Smith Reauthorization Act of 2019 This bill reauthorizes grants that support state and local efforts to process DNA evidence in rape kits. Specifically, it reauthorizes through FY2024 the following: grants under the Debbie Smith DNA Backlog Gr...
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2019-12-30
Became Public Law No: 116-104. (TXT | PDF)
SB151PassPallone-Thune TRACED Act Pallone-Thune Telephone Robocall Abuse Criminal Enforcement and Deterrence Act This bill implements a forfeiture penalty for violations (with or without intent) of the prohibition on certain robocalls. The bill also removes a...
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2019-12-30
Became Public Law No: 116-105. (TXT | PDF)
HB150PassGREAT Act Grant Reporting Efficiency and Agreements Transparency Act of 2019 This bill requires the establishment and use of data standards for information reported by recipients of federal grants. The bill requires the Office of Management and Budge...
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2019-12-30
Became Public Law No: 116-103. (TXT | PDF)
SB737PassBuilding Blocks of STEM Act This bill modifies National Science Foundation (NSF) grant programs that support STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics, including computer science) education. (Sec. 3) The bill instructs the NSF, when awa...
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2019-12-24
Became Public Law No: 116-102. (TXT | PDF)
HB4566PassVirginia Beach Strong Act This bill confirms that cash contributions made on or after May 31, 2019, for the exclusive benefit of the families of the dead or wounded victims of the mass shooting in Virginia Beach, Virginia on May 31, 2019, shall be tr...
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2019-12-20
Became Public Law No: 116-98. (TXT | PDF)
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