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HB2278PassDesignates a trail route, to be known as the September 11th National Memorial Trail Route, to link the National 9/11 Memorial and Museum in New York, New York, the National 9/11 Pentagon Memorial in Arlington, Virginia, and the Flight 93 National Mem...
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2021-10-13
Became Public Law No: 117-48.
SB848PassRevises the service obligation verification process for the Teacher Education Assistance for College and Higher Education (TEACH) grant program. For example, the bill provides a process for the Department of Education to reconsider and reverse the co...
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2021-10-13
Became Public Law No: 117-49.
SB1917PassRequires the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) to study the cybersecurity risks facing elementary and secondary schools and develop recommendations that include cybersecurity guidelines designed to assist schools in facing those...
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2021-10-08
Became Public Law No: 117-47.
SB1828PassSpecifically authorizes the Central Intelligence Agency, the Department of State, and other agencies to provide payments to agency personnel who incur brain injuries from hostilities while on assignment. Specifically, the bill allows agency personnel...
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2021-10-08
Became Public Law No: 117-46.
SB189PassRequires the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to increase the amounts payable for wartime disability compensation, additional compensation for dependents, the clothing allowance for certain disabled veterans, and dependency and indemnity compensat...
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2021-10-08
Became Public Law No: 117-45.
HB5434PassTo provide an extension of Federal-aid highway, highway safety, and transit programs, and for other purposes.
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2021-10-02
Became Public Law No: 117-44.
HB5305PassProvides continuing FY2022 appropriations for federal agencies, provides supplemental appropriations, and extends several expiring programs and authorities. Specifically, the bill provides continuing FY2022 appropriations to federal agencies through ...
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2021-09-30
Became Public Law No: 117-43.
HB5293PassTo amend title 38, United States Code, to extend and modify certain authorities and requirements relating to the Department of Veterans Affairs, and for other purposes.
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2021-09-30
Became Public Law No: 117-42. (TXT | PDF)
SB325PassExtends the deadline, from three years to five years, for the Alyce Spotted Bear and Walter Soboleff Commission on Native Children to submit its report to the President and Congress. The commission was established to conduct a comprehensive study of ...
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2021-09-24
Became Public Law No: 117-41. (TXT | PDF)
SB272PassRequires federal agencies to make budget justification materials available to the public on a website. The bill also requires the Office of Management and Budget to make certain details regarding the materials available to the public, including a lis...
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2021-09-24
Became Public Law No: 117-40. (TXT | PDF)
HB5085PassTo amend section 1113 of the Social Security Act to provide authority for increased payments for temporary assistance to United States citizens returned from foreign countries, and for other purposes.
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2021-08-31
Became Public Law No: 117-39. (TXT | PDF)
HB3642PassProvides for the award of a Congressional Gold Medal to the 369th Infantry Regiment, commonly known as the Harlem Hellfighters, in recognition of their bravery and outstanding service during World War I.
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2021-08-25
Became Public Law No: 117-38. (TXT | PDF)
HB1448PassImplements a program and a policy related to service dog therapy for veterans. Specifically, the bill requires the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to implement a five-year pilot program to provide canine training to eligible veterans diagnosed wi...
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2021-08-25
Became Public Law No: 117-37. (TXT | PDF)
HB1002PassAuthorizes the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) to bar an entity from registering to manufacture, distribute, or dispense controlled substances under certain circumstances. Specifically, the DEA may bar—temporarily or permanently—the registr...
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2021-08-06
Became Public Law No: 117-36. (TXT | PDF)
HB772PassDesignates the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 229 Minnetonka Avenue South in Wayzata, Minnesota, as the Jim Ramstad Post Office.
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2021-08-06
Became Public Law No: 117-35. (TXT | PDF)
HB264PassDesignates the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 1101 Charlotte Street in Georgetown, South Carolina, as the Joseph Hayne Rainey Memorial Post Office Building.
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2021-08-06
Became Public Law No: 117-34. (TXT | PDF)
HB208PassDesignates the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 500 West Main Street, Suite 102 in Tupelo, Mississippi, as the Colonel Carlyle "Smitty" Harris Post Office.
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2021-08-06
Became Public Law No: 117-33. (TXT | PDF)
HB3325PassProvides for the award of Congressional Gold Medals to the U.S. Capitol Police and the Metropolitan Police Department of the District of Columbia in recognition of the law enforcement agencies that protected the U.S. Capitol on January 6, 2021.
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2021-08-05
Became Public Law No: 117-32. (TXT | PDF)
HB3237PassProvides $1.9 billion in FY2021 emergency supplemental appropriations for the legislative branch and federal agencies to respond to the attack on the U.S. Capitol Complex that occurred on January 6, 2021. The funding provided by the bill is designate...
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2021-07-30
Became Public Law No: 117-31. (TXT | PDF)
SB1910PassAuthorizes the Department of Veterans Affairs to carry out specified major medical facility projects during FY2021. The bill also indicates the maximum amount that can be spent on each project.
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2021-07-29
Became Public Law No: 117-30. (TXT | PDF)
SB957PassRequires the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to designate periods during which any individual may dispose of controlled substances medications at VA medical facilities with an on-site pharmacy or a physical location dedicated for law enforcement ...
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2021-07-29
Became Public Law No: 117-29. (TXT | PDF)
HB26PassProhibits the federal government from using reverse auctions for complex, specialized, or substantial design and construction services. Reverse auctions allow the sellers to bid down the price of a project and typically result in the contractor with ...
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2021-07-26
Became Public Law No: 117-28. (TXT | PDF)
HB1652PassAdds a new source of revenue for the Crime Victims Fund and makes changes to formula grants supported by the fund. Specifically, the bill directs revenues collected from deferred prosecution and non-prosecution agreements to be deposited into the Cri...
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2021-07-22
Became Public Law No: 117-27. (TXT | PDF)
SB1340PassMoves portions of four counties encompassing the Fort Bragg Military Reservation and Camp Mackall from the Middle District to the Eastern District of North Carolina.
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2021-07-06
Became Public Law No: 117-26. (TXT | PDF)
SB409PassExpands the permissible uses of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission Customer Protection Fund to include administrative expenses.
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2021-07-06
Became Public Law No: 117-25. (TXT | PDF)
HB2441PassRequires the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), during FY2022, to establish and maintain three new centers of the Rural Access Network for Growth Enhancement (RANGE) Program in areas with interest from personnel and a need for additional mental hea...
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2021-06-30
Became Public Law No: 117-21. (TXT | PDF)
SJR15PassThis joint resolution nullifies the final rule issued by the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency titled National Banks and Federal Savings Associations as Lenders and published on October 30, 2020. The rule requires that to be considered a lend...
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2021-06-30
Became Public Law No: 117-24. (TXT | PDF)
SJR14PassThis joint resolution nullifies the Oil and Natural Gas Sector: Emission Standards for New, Reconstructed, and Modified Sources Review rule published by the Environmental Protection Agency on September 14, 2020. The rule finalized amendments to new s...
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2021-06-30
Became Public Law No: 117-23. (TXT | PDF)
SJR13PassThis resolution expresses congressional disapproval of the rule submitted by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) that revises the EEOC settlement process to provide employers with the factual and legal basis that the EEOC relied on to ...
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2021-06-30
Became Public Law No: 117-22. (TXT | PDF)
HB49PassRedesignates the Pulse Memorial located at 1912 South Orange Avenue in Orlando, Florida, as the National Pulse Memorial.
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2021-06-25
Became Public Law No: 117-20. (TXT | PDF)
HJR27PassThis joint resolution appoints Barbara M. Barrett as a citizen regent of the Board of Regents of the Smithsonian Institution.
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2021-06-23
Became Public Law No: 117-19. (TXT | PDF)
HB711PassRequires that land use revenues received by the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) in connection with the use of certain leases or third-party land use at the VA's West Los Angeles Campus in Los Angeles, California, be used exclusively for specified...
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2021-06-23
Became Public Law No: 117-18. (TXT | PDF)
SB475PassEstablishes Juneteenth National Independence Day, June 19, as a legal public holiday.
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2021-06-17
Became Public Law No: 117-17. (TXT | PDF)
HB1276PassAuthorizes the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to furnish a COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019) vaccine to covered individuals during the COVID-19 public health emergency. Under the bill, covered individuals are veterans who are not eligibl...
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2021-06-16
To House Subcommittee on Health
HB2523PassMakes updates to Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) training and education policies and programs, including by amending the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 and the Johnny Isakson and David P. Roe, M.D. Veterans Health Care and Benefits Improvement ...
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2021-06-08
Became Public Law No: 117-16. (TXT | PDF)
HB941PassModifies and reauthorizes through FY2026 the C.W. Bill Young Cell Transplantation Program, which provides support to patients who need a potentially life-saving bone marrow transplant or umbilical cord blood transplant. The bill also requires the Dep...
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2021-05-26
Became Public Law No: 117-15. (TXT | PDF)
HB1318PassTemporarily allows foreign-owned and flagged cruise ships to transport passengers directly between ports in the states of Washington and Alaska without stopping in Canada. Under current law, these ships cannot transport passengers from one U.S. port ...
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2021-05-24
Became Public Law No: 117-14. (TXT | PDF)
SB937PassRequires a designated officer or employee of the Department of Justice (DOJ) to facilitate the expedited review of hate crimes and reports of hate crimes. DOJ must issue guidance for state, local, and tribal law enforcement agencies on establishing o...
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2021-05-20
Became Public Law No: 117-13. (TXT | PDF)
HB2630PassExtends until October 22, 2021, the temporary scheduling order issued by the Drug Enforcement Administration to place fentanyl-related substances in schedule I of the Controlled Substances Act. The temporary order expires on May 6, 2021.
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2021-05-04
Became Public Law No: 117-12. (TXT | PDF)
SB578PassExpands the definition of major food allergen for purposes of certain food-labeling requirements to specifically include sesame. In addition, the Department of Health and Human Services must report on certain information related to food allergy resea...
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2021-04-23
Became Public Law No: 117-11. (TXT | PDF)
SB422PassAuthorizes Senators and Senate committees, leadership offices, and other offices to share employees, and it establishes certain rules to govern this procedure. These rules include (1) requiring the office that authorizes any travel for official busin...
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2021-04-23
Became Public Law No: 117-10. (TXT | PDF)
SB415PassProvides statutory authority for the existing Food and Drug Administration (FDA) practice of defining active ingredient more narrowly as active moiety in certain situations, such as when determining whether a new drug is entitled to a market exclusiv...
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2021-04-23
Became Public Law No: 117-9. (TXT | PDF)
SB164PassRequires the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to advance education and awareness among health care providers about biological products as appropriate, including by developing or improving continuing education programs that address the prescribing o...
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2021-04-23
Became Public Law No: 117-8. (TXT | PDF)
HB1868PassMakes several budgetary and technical changes to provisions under Medicare and Medicaid. The bill continues to exempt Medicare from sequestration until December 31, 2021. (Sequestration is a process of automatic, usually across-the-board spending red...
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2021-04-14
Became Public Law No: 117-7. (TXT | PDF)
HB1799PassExtends the Paycheck Protection Program, established to support small businesses in response to COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019), through June 30, 2021. Currently, the program is set to expire on March 31, 2021. For the final 30 days of the ...
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2021-03-30
Became Public Law No: 117-6. (TXT | PDF)
HB1651PassExtends existing provisions that provide relief to debtors in bankruptcy, including those related to the COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019) pandemic. These provisions (1) exclude certain COVID-19 aid payments from income for the purposes of ba...
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2021-03-27
Became Public Law No: 117-5. (TXT | PDF)
SB579PassRetroactively eliminates the waiting period for Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) benefits for certain individuals with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS). Commonly known as Lou Gehrig's Disease, ALS is a progressive neurodegenerative dise...
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2021-03-23
Became Public Law No: 117-3. (TXT | PDF)
HB1319PassProvides additional relief to address the continued impact of COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019) on the economy, public health, state and local governments, individuals, and businesses. TITLE I--COMMITTEE ON AGRICULTURE, NUTRITION, AND FORESTR...
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2021-03-11
Became Public Law No: 117-2. (TXT | PDF)
HB335PassAllows the first person nominated and appointed as Secretary of Defense after 12 p.m. (Eastern Standard Time) on January 20, 2021, to be a person who is, on the date of appointment, at least four years after relief from active duty as a commissioned ...
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2021-01-22
Became Public Law No: 117-1. (TXT | PDF)
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